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Forum: Series 60 06-09-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,632
Posted By talhamid
In a word: ANCIENT. The screen, the fonts,...

In a word: ANCIENT.

The screen, the fonts, the menus, that silver power strip straddling the home and mail keys.

Also, I agree with "It's just such a shame that Nokia learned the lesson of...
Forum: Series 60 04-09-2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,221
Posted By talhamid
"the benefits of third party applications is...

"the benefits of third party applications is being overstated. On the Android powered Racer, I've downloaded and been actively using a Twitter client, a Foursquare client, and not much else (okay...
Forum: Series 60 01-09-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,307
Posted By talhamid
" But it only took a few days in the (wild) west...

" But it only took a few days in the (wild) west of the UK with real world use, with real world data, to show that (as I'm sure you've seen for yourself) RAM is still an issue on these Nokia S60 5th...
Forum: Series 60 30-08-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,988
Posted By talhamid
I agree that N900 has the best way, but it is...

I agree that N900 has the best way, but it is hampered by a slow manager, also the interface itself is not very user friendly.

Android Froyo allows users to update softwares all at once, I wonder...
Forum: Series 60 25-08-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,515
Posted By talhamid
And hey, a couple more things Yes, Symbian...

And hey, a couple more things

Yes, Symbian is cheap, and offers smartphone functionality at unparalleled mass market levels. Nokia is to be applauded for that. That said, at the absolute bottom...
Forum: Series 60 25-08-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,515
Posted By talhamid
"Okay, no hard feelings, but I sincerely believe...

"Okay, no hard feelings, but I sincerely believe you hardly know how to use symbian; since I do all those on my severely outdated 5320 (not 5230!), and a lot more for years! I can run various python...
Forum: Series 60 24-08-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,143
Posted By talhamid
Looks quite good - seems Nokia is finding its...

Looks quite good - seems Nokia is finding its design mojo again. However, absence of virtually everything is a bummer though - it was acceptable for 523x since it had that big screen.
Forum: Series 60 18-08-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 20,055
Posted By talhamid
Because android is fragmented Wow, a bit...

Because android is fragmented

Wow, a bit rich coming from a symbian fan! At least android apps run accross all phones running the same os version. With symbian an app working at all is a cause for...
Forum: Series 60 17-08-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,751
Posted By talhamid
Sounds like a good phone. In any case it is not...

Sounds like a good phone. In any case it is not prudent to pay more for a nokia since thanks to the ingenious Symbian you can get the same pathetic experience on a 500 usd device are you would on a...
Forum: Links of Interest 16-08-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,075
Posted By talhamid
I used to love this App, at least till I used...

I used to love this App, at least till I used Nokia phones. Still love it now though I share my dislike of the site.

Still, to put it all in perspective, I think I used ST on my Nokia N82 about...
Forum: Series 60 12-08-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,289
Posted By talhamid
Steve and others: OK I agree that it is not fair...

Steve and others: OK I agree that it is not fair to judge the speed of S^3 UI before its release.

That said, its not about speed out of the box. It is slowdowns once you start DOING something....
Forum: Series 60 12-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,307
Posted By talhamid
Anyone coming away disappointed with HTC Desire...

Anyone coming away disappointed with HTC Desire deserves to be tied to Symbian for the rest of their lives. (Referring to one of the comments above)

Just like Apple lives in its own reality...
Forum: Series 60 12-08-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,587
Posted By talhamid
"So nice review has been produced Shutting d...

"So nice review has been produced
Shutting d mouths of its critics abt CPU speed"

You don't even know what 'fast' is if your usage has been restricted to Nokia touchscreen phones.

Though,...
Forum: Series 60 11-08-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,289
Posted By talhamid
"With the N8 on the way (honest!), with larger,...

"With the N8 on the way (honest!), with larger, brighter, capacitive screen, fast processor, graphics acceleration, more intuitive OS and far better camera/camcorder, and presumably with a...
Forum: Series 60 10-08-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,284
Posted By talhamid
@ comnut: But I AM an android ranter! I switched...

@ comnut: But I AM an android ranter! I switched two months back and have never looked back! :-). I am in no position to forgive Nokia for N97 (biggest and most expensive tech disaster in my life)...
Forum: Series 60 10-08-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,284
Posted By talhamid
This is fun. Let's do a Nokia reviews vs Android...

This is fun. Let's do a Nokia reviews vs Android reviews comparison in terms of what is the most important consideration in reviews of both. Though this is intended as a jab at Nokia, there are some...
Forum: Series 60 27-07-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,743
Posted By talhamid
The level of streamlining within android is...

The level of streamlining within android is shocking and not just limited to calendar. Install any all that performs the same function as any other app and the next time the OS will ask you which to...
Forum: Links of Interest 24-07-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,382
Posted By talhamid
Why does it take Nokia forever to do what others...

Why does it take Nokia forever to do what others can do in months? Nokia put something in beta labs long after that has become an invisible part of other systems. Conversation view is the default...
Forum: Symbian OS News 24-07-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,923
Posted By talhamid
@Hardeep: Yes, I agree both are not perfect. At...

@Hardeep: Yes, I agree both are not perfect. At the same time, one two-year-old OS is considerably further on the path of perfection than another 12-year-old with pedigree.

your problems with...
Forum: Symbian OS News 23-07-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,923
Posted By talhamid
@Hardeep: I would love to find out what Android...

@Hardeep: I would love to find out what Android phone you have and what bugs or irritates you about it. I am not saying it is without fault, but compared to Symbian......

@Everyone else: Well, I...
Forum: Symbian OS News 23-07-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,923
Posted By talhamid
"Down with Eye Candy. We've never cared about eye...

"Down with Eye Candy. We've never cared about eye candy. If we did then phones like N95 and N82 would've never been such huge hits. Features are what matters and Nokia/Symbian phones are by far the...
Forum: Symbian OS News 14-07-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,939
Posted By talhamid
"some manufacturing problems, some unfortunate...

"some manufacturing problems, some unfortunate memory decisions and under-developed software "

Hello - what ELSE is there in a phone? The N97, of which I am an unfortunate owner, was an...
Forum: Series 60 17-06-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 33,972
Posted By talhamid
@jejoma and others: Yes I partially agree, but...

@jejoma and others: Yes I partially agree, but the problem is: no, 128MB is NO LONGER enough to run Symbian. When I compare my HTC Desire to my N97, the difference is like night and day. Both are...
Forum: Series 60 17-06-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 33,972
Posted By talhamid
Erm... How can N8's 256 MB ram be called 'plenty'...

Erm... How can N8's 256 MB ram be called 'plenty' while HTC Desire's 584 MB is just adequate?

SEcondly, while I have never tried N8, the Desire is faster than ALL the other devices listed.

And...
Forum: Links of Interest 12-06-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,019
Posted By talhamid
I am sorry, I just switched to an HTC Legend -...

I am sorry, I just switched to an HTC Legend - and that after being a 5-year Symbian loyalist (and still am today, for some reason).

The thing is:

1) Everything on Symbian is slow, clunky and...
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