I got to play more with my Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (XM) phone in the weekend. The following are the things I tried. 1) Video playback: I found there are some Nokia sample videos and a .wmv video (transferred from my PC Windows media player). Both played without problem. However, when I copied some Apple Dev […]
This one. Use coupon code TP2GK4X1DTX0C8 (expires June 3) during check out. It comes out $229 + tax (after $50 mail-in rebate). Slightly cheaper than Amazon ($290 after $50 main-in rebate). Dell also offers Nokia N85 at $247 + tax (with $50 main-in rebate). Reviews: GSMArena; BrightHand. Discussions “N85 or 5800XM”: phonegg; Nokia discussion forum.
(Update May 25) The offer expired on late night May 22 when I was comparing N85 with Nokia 5800. However, one can find lightly used ones at eBay for about $230 to $250. Found this Nokia N85 Reviews from theNokiaBlog: Nokia N85 Review – Part 1 The Physical; Top 5 Reasons Why Nokia N85 Is […]
It’s payback time. Now that “green shoots” are everywhere, many banks, big or small, want to return the TARP money. It seems to me this government effort rescuing the financial system is pretty much like miracle, only 6 months ago, I remember it was like the sky was falling. Now everyone is healthy, at least […]
(Update) The phone sold by T-mobile USA appears only works in the US. See the spec at Nokia USA web site here. Quote the spec “Operating frequency Dual-band GSM 850/1900 MHz”. (Original) Saw the deal from dealsea. Here is the link to T-mobile. Nokia European site has more details spec for the phone. It looks […]
Currency effects While we are heading to $4 gas (partly thanks the weak dollar), not all are victims of this trend. Think Google or IBM. Google (GOOG) and IBM reported blow out earning, while cell phone maker Nokia (NOK) reported so-so earning (or outlook) last week. One key difference is the reported currency, Google and […]
I started pay attention to the mobile phone and service providers lately. In fact I bought some China Mobile (CHL) shares about 2 weeks ago (bought it a bit early again 🙂 Nokia: the balance Nokia is the No. 1 brand in China as shown in baidu Shouji (cell phone) report. One thing I noticed […]
Mittal isÂ the largest steel maker in theÂ world. I happened to watch the CNBC interview of its CEO this morning. I checkedÂ the chart Â (Google Finance) of Arcelor Mittal (MT), it went up 2129% in 5 years. I alsoÂ happened to see the Nokia (NOK), a stock I traded in 2004, it went up 132% in 5 years. […]