Category Archives: Phones

Gotta be said: Huawei Nexus 6P and Apple iPhone 6s Plus Compared – subjectively

Six is when kids normally start school. Both iPhone model and Nexus Android OS numbers have reached 6. Both have improved enormously up to now and I do believe it’s a kind of coming-of-age for Android. Where iOS improvements are … Continue reading

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My current mobile… Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (au KDDI SCL22)

This phone is far better than its predecessor, the SGNII! Of course for the future a few questions remain to be answered: When will Android KitKat be available for the Galaxy Note 3?  Will the iPhone 6 be as good? What size … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

Once upon a time there was a site named http://anandesh.wordpress.com/ where it was postulated that “Stuff happens”. Now that “Stuff” happens elsewhere. Here!

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Samsung Galaxy Note II (SC-02E)

Well now, this is the phone/tablet I always imagined! It has a fantastic display, a quick processor and umpteen other positive features all centred around the Samsung idea of how things should be done – not always the best for … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S3 SC-06D – my recent update

With a huge sigh of relief I have at last been able to sideline those horrible launchers called docomo Palette UI & Touchwiz on my Galaxy S3! I now have the wonderfully simple and effective Apex Launcher and everything is … Continue reading

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docomo NEXT series Samsung Galaxy S3 SC-06D

Sorry for the delay, but I’m not an avid blogger… Nevertheless, I have now passed on the docomo Galaxy Nexus SC-04D that is no longer available at docomo. When asked they said it was a phone for devs to play … Continue reading

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My Galaxy Nexus

Having had this phone for a while and tried a few apps I’ve come to a short-list that suites my purpose. The Desktop looks as the picture on the right – screenshots are a breeze: press & hold power button … Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus, a.k.a. GALAXY NEXUS SC-04D in Japan

So, this is the phone I now love to use here in Japan, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android 4.0.1 – yes, I know, we’re among the first to get it (had it since Dec 07, … Continue reading

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Updating the au Sharp IS03 smartphone to Android 2.2 Froyo

First off, it was very disappointing to see that Sharp decided against OTA (over the air) updating and instead opted to need Japanese Windows and .NET (!) to update the Android (Linux) OS of the IS03 to Version 2.2 – … Continue reading

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