Raithlin - Raithlin's Corner


Raithlin is a software developer by day, and superhero by night. At least, that's what his children tell him. He loves all kinds of mobile technology, and anything that ties in with it.

Website URL: http://raithlin.co.za
Thursday, 15 October 2015 15:14

If in doubt, reset your phone

In days past, the running joke in IT was that the first point of call for a Microsoft Support Person was to "Re-install Windows". I applied that logic to my phone, with surprising results.

Friday, 09 October 2015 15:01

Troubleshooting Android battery life

Even while I was writing up my previous article, I found myself thinking. Why does a 4100mAh battery not last me more than a day? Then I started scouring the net for answers.

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:11

The Huawei Ascend Mate 7 - 6 months on

It has been 6 months since I last posted an update, and I feel the need to let you know how things have been going.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 11:35

Back to Android - the Huawei Ascend Mate 7

Four weeks ago I was made aware of the existence of the Huawei Ascend Mate 7 - a rather large device that has brought me back to the world of Android. Allow me to explain.

Wednesday, 25 February 2015 16:38

Windows Phone 8.1 shortcomings

I have been using the Windows Phone platform for several weeks now, and I think it's time to tell you about what's on the other side of the coin.

Friday, 20 February 2015 12:24

Back to Windows Phone 8.1

I haven't given up, but there is certain functionality I expect from my phone - and I wasn't getting it.

Monday, 16 February 2015 10:19

Windows 10 Preview for Phones - Day 4

I have been using Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones since Friday - well, Thursday evening, to be precise. These then, are my thoughts regarding the new features and OS overall.

It's here! More to the point, Microsoft chose my lowly Lumia 730 as a test device!

It has been a whirlwind of a week here at the Raithlin residence. Not only did I try out a new (and apparently incomplete) mobile OS - but I liked it.

Sunday, 01 February 2015 15:12

Windows Phone 8 Trial by fire: Day 5-6

I scared myself the other day. I am actually weighing up whether to give my absolutely brilliant Android-powered LG G2 for good.

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