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Lumia 1520: A Phine Phablet


Foster Braun, May 31, 2014

Is bigger always better?  As the bard of Avon might have said, “Aye there’s the rub!” The fact of the matter is that it is hard to evaluate what may be one of the best Windows 8 Phones in the Microsoft lineup with out answering the perennial size question.  So, without pretending to be all “high-geek” in my analysis, here are my impressions of the impressive Lumia 1520.

Excellent Hardware

Just in terms of its hardware, the Lumia 1520 (Sold by AT&T in the US for $199) is the first Windows 8.1 Phone with a quad-core chipset (a 2.2GHZ Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 to be exact) The Nokia Lumia 1520 also has the distinction of being one of the company’s first two supersize phones. This premium handset also features: a 6-inch 1080p HD display and a 2-megapixel front camera, 20 MP Pure View rear camera to name just a few outstanding specs. (Full Specs)  The device comes in 16 and 32 GB sizes but you should note that it has a Micro SD slot for expansion up to 32 GB.  (But who is counting with all the free cloud space being offered by various sites? All …

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Podcast 1422 May 31, 2014 : The Frugal Computer Guy and a Fine Phablet

WWDC 2014

Show Notes:

The Frugal Computer Guy

Michael Rometty FamilyWho doesn’t like free?  One of our listeners, Michael Rommety, has set up his own site The Frugal Computer Guy for free software and video tutorials to help you use them.

 Listen to Mike Rometty, the Frugal Computer Guy


Apple WWDC June 2, 2014: What is Apple’s Next Big Thing?

Is this the year we see an Apple iWatch?  Will software or hardware dominate the gathering in San Francisco next Monday?  Has Apple still got its “mojo”?

Cal Carson’s Predictions for WWDC 2014

A Mighty Fine Phablet

After a month of hands on use, Foster has a review of the giant 6″ Nokia Lumia 1520.  Could this be the “bridge” device between the phone and the laptop for the busy, on-the-go information hound?

Click Here to Listen to Foster’s Lumia 1520 Review

Read Foster’s Full Review of Lumia 1520 

MiTechNews Report

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Hour 2        Answering Listener Questions:


Full Crew 2014Join the conversation with your questions during this live segment and benefit from years of tech troubleshooting expertise. REMEMBER: The only dumb question….is the one

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