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How to: Getting more apps to your N900 – Adding application catalogues to app manager.

How to: Getting more apps to your N900 – Adding application catalogues to app manager.

| December 18, 2009 | 64 Replies

[Update: Be warned, some apps from this catalogue may harm your N900] As a N900 user, you might be aware that although Ovi isn’t yet officially ready for the N900, you can still get buckets of apps via the app manager. [App Manager>Download>Refresh] With the app manager you can download lists of applications from predefined […]

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FULL N900 Talktime Test (3G Connection)!

FULL N900 Talktime Test (3G Connection)!

| December 12, 2009 | 27 Replies

Hey all, I’m sure a lot of you have seen Nokia’s N900 talk time test with the talking clock? if not its below. I thought that I would do my own test as Nokia’s one is only really half a test (it’s assuming that if the battery is showing half left that it will last […]

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Video: Twitter on the Nokia N900: via browser versus via app (Mauku)

Video: Twitter on the Nokia N900: via browser versus via app (Mauku)

| December 11, 2009 | Reply

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRS5lUTO9S4] This video was made a couple of days ago and was initially just to show Mauku running on the N900. It’s a very simple, fast and easy to use twitter application, getting you to your twitter feed and sending out tweets quickly – respond/retweet and check out other people’s posted links. To get Mauku, […]

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One week with the N900: 22 things I love and a few things (9) that I don't

One week with the N900: 22 things I love and a few things (9) that I don't

| December 3, 2009 | 139 Replies

One week on with the N900. Although I’ve reviewed and given a first impressions of the N900 in September, that was based on very short weekend usage. Here’s just over a week (received N900 last Wednesday) on what I’ve found so far. It was only meant to be a short number of things that I […]

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Free Game: Picture Memory Touch for S60 5th Edition/S60V5

Free Game: Picture Memory Touch for S60 5th Edition/S60V5

| November 23, 2009 | 1 Reply

Picture Memory Touch is your classic “Pair Match” game. You’ve got 36 icons, divided into 18 pairs. They’re scattered around a 6×6 grid and you’ve just got to find all the pairs against the clock. Screenshot and Video Demo below. Download for free from the Ovi Store (you might find it easier to download from […]

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Free Game: Memory Tester Touch for S60 5th Edition

Free Game: Memory Tester Touch for S60 5th Edition

| November 22, 2009 | 1 Reply

Memory Tester Touch is a game that well…tests your memory. You’ve got a 3×3 grid of 9 squares. One square lights up at a time, and you have to remember the pattern as one new square is lit (provided you’ve got the previous pattern right – otherwise game over) You get one point for each […]

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Free Game: Tic Tac Toe Touch (new and improved)

Free Game: Tic Tac Toe Touch (new and improved)

| November 17, 2009 | Reply

This version of Tic Tac Toe touch is slightly improved over the previous version available on the Ovi Store. It’s your standard 3×3 grid and it’s one player only. You play the “X”, computer plays “O” with standard tic tac toe/noughts and crosses gameplay. The visuals have improved slightly, plus the game keeps a record […]

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Freeware: Mr Lock – Autolock application for the N97/N97 mini/5800/5530 and other S60 5th edition

Freeware: Mr Lock – Autolock application for the N97/N97 mini/5800/5530 and other S60 5th edition

| November 3, 2009 | 10 Replies

Here’s a great, practical application for you free at the Ovi Store. Mr Lock. An autolock software with huge set of options for your S60 5th Edition phone. Features: Extensive settings to customise how your phone will autolock Auto-starts so you don’t have to think about turning it on when you restart your phone Choose […]

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Video: Nokia Ovi Store Add claims thousands of apps for Nokia N97 when there are less than 1000. False advertising much?

Video: Nokia Ovi Store Add claims thousands of apps for Nokia N97 when there are less than 1000. False advertising much?

| October 16, 2009 | 4 Replies

Nokia uploaded an advert on YouTube about the Ovi Store: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh9704QIgF4] In the video, Nokia claim that you can “GET THOUSANDS OF APPS FOR YOUR N97 AT THE OVI STORE” Now, “THOUSANDS” implies at multiple thousands, at least 2000, right? Are there at least 2000 applications for the N97 at the Ovi Store? NO! Are […]

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Freeware: Banner Touch – Scrolling LED Dot Matrix Display for the Nokia N97/5800/5530

Freeware: Banner Touch – Scrolling LED Dot Matrix Display for the Nokia N97/5800/5530

| October 1, 2009 | 4 Replies

“Banner” is a scrolling LED Dot Matrix Display for S60 5th Edition devices like the Nokia N97, 5800, 5530, Samsung i8910 and Sony Ericsson Satio. You can change the message to whatever you like using the on screen keyboard or if you’ve got a proper keyboard (N97/N97 Mini) you could use that instead. It’s in […]

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Competition: Win a 1 year's free turn by turn licence to Ovi Maps!

Competition: Win a 1 year's free turn by turn licence to Ovi Maps!

| September 28, 2009 | Reply

I found this via @MickyFin (originally from @chansearrington) How to get 1 year’s free turn by turn licence on Ovi Maps. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23DHbl8Ye2M] 5 Steps to get your 1 year’s Ovi Maps turn by turn licence Open up Ovi Maps 3.0 on your Nokia phone. Find a landmark – either do this via search or if […]

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Ovi Store Rant: 7 things wrong with the Ovi Store

Ovi Store Rant: 7 things wrong with the Ovi Store

| September 26, 2009 | 11 Replies

I just watched Episode 91 of Steve Litchfield’s “The Phones Show” where in this episode, he covers Application Stores: Apple’s App Store Nokia’s Ovi Store Google’s Android Market. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4r4t5t31EY] The Ovi Store is supposed to be Nokia’s one stop shop for Applications, Games, and other content such as ringtones, videos, wallpapers and themes. I’ve been […]

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Freeware: Candle on the Nokia N97 (and other S60 5th Edition)

Freeware: Candle on the Nokia N97 (and other S60 5th Edition)

| September 24, 2009 | 3 Replies

Here’s “Candle” another one of those free apps where it’s just difficult to see any practical use for it. Maybe waving it at a gig? Impromptu candle for a romantic dinner? It’s a realistic candle that you can put out by swiping, and lighting up by double swiping. It works in portrait and landscape though […]

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Freeware: Lights – control your Nokia N97's keyboard lights! (& other S60 5th edition)

Freeware: Lights – control your Nokia N97's keyboard lights! (& other S60 5th edition)

| September 22, 2009 | Reply

“Lights” is a free application from the Ovi Store for S60 5th edition but it does work best if you’ve got a QWERTY keyboard (i.e. N97 or N97 mini). The application basically controls the lights on your phone, be it the keyboard lights, the red/green call/end keys, screen light or even the charger light. You […]

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Freeware: Opera Mini 5 beta – now the best browser for the Nokia N97

Freeware: Opera Mini 5 beta – now the best browser for the Nokia N97

| September 16, 2009 | 5 Replies

A while ago, we got a glimpse of Digia’s @Web browser, a webkit based browser than just had spectacular features I’ve been waiting for from the native browser. It’s main selling features were its touch optimization and multiple tabbed browsing (up to 4). Now, Opera Mini 5 beta has been released and it simply cruises […]

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