Just an FYI/ Helpful tip for our Symbian friends. To anyone that has not received the new Ovi Store update or needs to re-download the Ovi Store for any reason, here is the link to the Ovi Store download: http://store.ovi.com/content/5406 I suggest bookmarking the link on your PC for future use. After clicking on the link, log into your […]
Tag: S60 5TH EDITION
Nokia addresses Chinese character input again with a new app called Nokia Diexie. Instead of having to write one character at a time, you can now write complete sentences. You can try it out on your Symbian^3 or S60 5th Edition devices. No Stylus needed, your finger is your pen. http://betalabs.nokia.com/apps/nokia-diexie Nokia Diexie (诺基亚叠写) is […]
Here’s GSMARENA’s video unboxing of the Nokia C6, a budget version of the N97 mini (complete with N97 style homescreen) with 4 row, non-tilt slide QWERTY keyboard. There’s no speaking during the video but you do get an interesting background song made up of phone vibrations. Despite being S60 5th (S^1) and having ARM 11 […]
Click X now or prepare for a mighty wall of text. This time last year, we were all in anticipation of Nokia’s hottest flagship – the Nokia N97. A year later, N97 is a dirty word, encapsulating Nokia’s failure to understand the high end. Unfortunately, many N97 users got burned. Myself included. Although there was […]
This is a supremely cool application called Nokia Bots from Nokia Beta Labs. It basically learns how you are using your phone and so adapts future phone behaviour to anticipate future actions. Alarm Bot “Setting up a wake-up alarm and silent profile for night time has never been easier! Alarm Bot learns at what time […]
On Friday, a touch-qwerty hybrid from Nokia’s Cseries surfaced. The Nokia C6. I wasn’t expecting anything like this from the core series. I thought they’d at least be non-touch like the recent C5. The C6 seems like a QWERTY/Touch hybrid for the masses. This is exactly the reason why Nokia’s range of smartphones might have […]
New Ovi Maps 3.04 Live at Nokia Beta Labs! (For S60 5th Edition) Improved positioning speed and accuracy!
Navigation got really good after Ovi Maps 3.03, (see 10 reasons to love Ovi Maps) Not only did we get free pedestrian and car turn by turn navigation, Ovi Maps received a complete facelift over the previous version with so many new things to enjoy such as city guides, proper search and improved compass. And […]
Updated Ovi Store App on the Nokia N97 Works Great! Accurate Search, more content, improved navigation and stability!
Last September, I ranted about my frustrations on the Ovi Store App on the N97 with the post, “Ovi Store Rant: 7 things wrong with the Ovi Store” These annoyances consisted of: 7. Inability to update Ovi Store app from the client itself [Ovi Store App updates itself now] There’s been at least three updates I […]
Got something simmering in the stove or roasting in the oven? Need to leave it for a while, but need a reminder to make sure you won’t forget and let your cooking burn? No timer on the cooker or timer is only on the cooker itself? You should get Egg timer for S60 5th Edition. […]