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Nokia 2720 Flip

A long time ago, I owned a Nokia 6600 Fold and it is still one of the nicest phones I've ever had. The flip action to open was really satisfying. It was my last feature phone and I've had a smart phone of some sort ever since.

I stumbled across the 2720 Flip on Instagram and the keyboard layout just looked really... inviting.

Nokia 2720 Flip opened

The top part reminds me of the steering wheel buttons on a modern Mercedes while the number pad harks back to the 6600 Fold I had all those years ago. It even has some killer features:

  • Up to 28 days of standby time from a single charge
  • Some social media apps (WhatsApp & Facebook)
  • In Case of Emergency features

It's a shame that the rear camera is just 2 MP which puts it on par with its predecessor and there's no front facing camera for video calls.

With all that said, it's £80!

Price: £79.99

Posted 2nd Mar 2021 @ 11:18

Hey, World!

The name riffs on the familiar "hello, world!" introduction to programming languages.

I really like the work they're doing over at Basecamp and I'm really interested in working on a project that could make use of the HTML/JS framework they introduced called Hotwire.

Posted 25th Feb 2021 @ 15:01

I Miss My Bar

What a great website. I toggled one setting and didn't think it worked very well but toggle a few together and it really gives you a feel for how it used to be to go to a bar. Even pre-pandemic, it's not something I got to do regularly but something I want to do more of once it's safe.

Posted 25th Feb 2021 @ 09:16

This year will be huge for electric cars. Here's why.

An interesting video that touches on Tesla's Cybertruck and Rivian among many other EVs.

Posted 22nd Feb 2021 @ 16:56

'Spy pixels in emails have become endemic'

I'm conflicted about this, I can fully understand why tracking pixels exist. I've been thinking about how best to track how many views my newsletter and RSS feeds get and using a pixel is the most obvious answer as part of my growing interest in analytics.

I am not interested at all as to when or how many times an individual interacts with a particular item, only the raw numbers. But I can appreciate how sceptical anyone would be if they knew it was there. They can only see their side of the pixel, not what I, or anyone else, might be doing on the other side.

Posted 22nd Feb 2021 @ 14:39

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