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Photo Essay: Sony Xperia AquaTech Store

04/12/2014 – 15:56 | 3 Comments

Earlier today I got to experience something incredible – a visit to Sony’s world first underwater Xperia AquaTech store in Dubai.

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What’s your Levi’s curve ID?

15/09/2010 – 10:29 | 2 Comments

When Syllable asked me if I’d like to attend the Cosmopolitan Levi’s Fit workshop with her, I thought why not, I haven’t seen her in a while. I didn’t think, oh cool, I’m going to a jeans workshop! In fact, I didn’t think much of it. I thought it would just be another showcase of new jeans and a chance …

LG Blogger Forum 2010

06/09/2010 – 22:47 | 3 Comments

LG South Africa invited me to attend the LG Blogger Forum 2010, held in Berlin. It was a group of about 24 of us from South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. The Africa quota was filled by 1 South African; me.

We stayed at The Steigenberger Hotel, where the presentation and explanation of products took place.

playing with the Nokia N8

17/08/2010 – 18:47 | 7 Comments

I was invited earlier today to get a sneak peek of the Nokia N8. The handsets are prototypes and from the demonstration I was given, I was very impressed.

If you’re a Nokia fan, and have been waiting very patiently for a revamped operating system, then you won’t be disappointed with Symbian^3. Most noticeable was the fast and responsive user …

itsa me and Mario!

12/08/2010 – 16:29 | 5 Comments

Yesterday I got to meet the man who is the voice behind Mario, Charles Martinet. If you follow me on Twitter, you would have seen my updates. The man is full of life – Nintendo’s Kate Kearny said it best when she said it’s like he has 12 personalities in one body.
Here is a snippet of him speaking in character:

photo effects

10/08/2010 – 20:11 |

I was playing around with some of my iPhone photo apps and ended up with a stunning result.
I took a normal picture using the standard camera i.e. no effects:

Then converted the pic to HDR (free app called HDRforFree):

Neotel’s 2Mbps WiMAX

04/08/2010 – 20:40 | 3 Comments
Neotel’s 2Mbps WiMAX

When Neotel first approached me about upgrading my connection to a 2Mbps line, for free, I wondered what the catch was. I was offered their WiMAX solution because a) I lived in an area with capability and b) my 24-month contract was up for renewal in a few months.
I was told that I didn’t have to pay for the …