Samsung Omnia W on Vodafone New Zealand in November

Press release follows: Samsung delivers a unique smartphone experience with Omnia W, a phone that puts people first This is the first Samsung device utilising the latest release of Windows Phone and offers power, social connectivity and a vivid SuperAMOLED display that delivers a stunning visual experience AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 31 October 2011 – […]

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 Windows Phones in New Zealand

At Nokia World last night (New Zealand time), Stephen Elop and the Nokia team announced two new phones: The Lumia 800: very much based on the Nokia N9 hardware that I reviewed yesterday. The Lumia 710: a lower-cost phone sporting the same internal hardware as the 800, but with a LCD screen. The phones will […]

Mindscape Windows Phone 7 Elements Giveaway

Mindscape build awesome developer productivity tools. Their Lightspeed ORM is one of the best in the business. Now these local chaps have lent their talent to my favourite platform: releasing a bunch of lovely Windows Phone 7 controls in the Mindscape Phone Elements for Windows Phone 7. I’ve had a bit of a play with […]

Windows Phone 7 App Wins Prestigious NZ Award

Unfortunately my own site didn’t win for Best Content (Personal) at Saturday’s Onya Awards, rightfully losing to Courtney’s blog. Still, it was a wonderful night, and still a huge highlight was seeing Keith Patton take out the Best Mobile Application award for Alphajax. Keith is incredibly deserving, having put in many long hours and late […]