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Lumia for Asha: A Lumia style S40 app to hit Nokia Store?

We are hearing lot of buzz about Nokia’s asha full touch phone’s success. There was a leak by evleaks where it has posted a Sneak preview of upcoming Nokia Asha design language.

Well, that’s an old news! Here is an app for nokia asha full touch phones which is expected to launch by next week.

So what is special about this app?

Lumia for asha: a nokia app for asha 311,305,308

We have managed to get the snapshot of an unreleased nokia application called “Lumia for Asha”. The application itself includes a nokia lumia phone in it. Maybe, essentially it is trying to bring the lumia like features on smart feature

phones like Asha 311, 305 and 308? I wonder if it is really possible to run lumia kind of functionality on nokia asha like OS?

Let’s see..

What’s your take on it? Do comment if you own a phone!

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Nokia N9: Swipe and get it done

Hi friends. Remember just 1 month back we had written a post on the new Nokia N9 rumored phone surfacing around the internet. Well to your surprise it has now become hands on. Yes, engadget was the first to land its hands on this marvellous device.

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Lets set aside all the rumors and lay down the facts on the table. It runs on a Meego 1.2 Harmattan Operating System and features a 3.9 inch AMOLED display. engadget has done a comparison test to check out how impressive the display works and in the result they have nothing but praises for it. The outer material is made of polycarbonate, a plastic which is known for its long term durability at least that’s what the laddies at the Finnish company have to say. It also boasts of an all-HD 8 megapixel camera.

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I saved its best feature for last so here it comes. Nokia N9 has no buttons, yes surprised?  The UI is a complete swipe technology, there are no buttons seen on the front end, except the three buttons seen at the right side, the smartphone is a complete masterpiece. If you would like to know the various swipe navigations, head onto NOKIA SWIPE and check it out. You can also feel the swipe experience in a virtual environment over there.

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There is no official release date as of yet but you will be seeing it late this year. According to NYTimes, the pricing is set at $670 for the 16GB model and $760 for the 64GB model and is available in colours Black, Cyan and Magenta.

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Drop a comment if you wish for a Nokia N9 to fall off from the sky! :)

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Nokia N9 on its way!

Nokia N9 or as Nokia is calling it the N950 is supposedly releasing this summer. Nokia N9 is a smartphone and was rumored to be the first MeeGo powered device to hit the streets. But instead Nokia went on pursuing its Windows Phone 7 craze.

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Recently a teaser video was floating around the web, posted first at pocketnow.com glimpsing the design of Nokia N9, but now we are unable to watch the video because of a copyright claim by the Nokia Corporation. Nokia possibly found the leak and patched it up. Nokia N9 is reported to run on a MeeGo 1.2 GHz processor housing 768MB of RAM memory. Internal memory will be of 64GB although can be increased with the help of a microSD card which can expand upto a maximum of 32GB. It will also feature a 12 megapixel Carl Zeiss optical camera and can capture videos at 720p. Nokia is believed to have a sliding QWERTY keyboard with a 4.2 AMOLED display. The display is a scratch resistant surface.

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Other eye-catching features include Proximity sensor for automatically turning off the phone and an accelerometer sensor as well as handwriting recognition feature. Sources at techtree are claiming that Nokia N9 could be released as soon as in the next month. But those are only rumors, we dont know if Nokia will surely be releasing its smartphone any sooner. Although quite a few blogs suggests otherwise. For screenshots  of the new Nokia N9 please click here.

Here is the same teaser video of the Nokia N9. Watch it before it too gets taken down by Nokia Corp. The background song that is playing in the video is Jessie’s girl. For the lyrics and its original music video please click here.

For more technical specifications please click here.

So now that you have enjoyed this news. Please post your thoughts by a quick comment about the new Nokia N9.

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Nokia Bubbles – Now, Unlocking your Mobile is Fun!

Generally Nokia touch mobiles have a slider in the mobile to unlock your mobile after it goes to the sleep mode. Well ordinary is boring, always. Nokia betalabs has come up with another interesting app called Nokia Bubbles. To unlock your mobile you just have to drag the perfect bubble and drop it in the respective bubble. Here’s a video for your better understanding:

Nokia Bubbles not only serve the propose of unlocking your Nokia touch mobiles but performs a various other actions.

What else can Nokia Bubbles do?

  • Unlock the phone
  • View new messages
  • View/Respond to missed calls
  • Control the music player
  • Control the FM radio
  • Change profile (profile timing also supported)
  • Call/Message your three best friends
  • Activate the backlight to use as a flashlight
  • Show your current location using Ovi Maps
  • Change the background of the Bubbles screen
  • Display when battery needs charging
  • Display statistics about bubble speed and distance (just for fun)

To my knowledge, this is one of the best releases by Nokia netalabs and sounds pretty impressive. Do let me know your views about this application through your comments. :)

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Nokia Launches Feed Reader Application – Nokia Reader

You say Android Rocks or iOS is the best, But Symbian till-date is the most used mobile Operationg System. Nokia Beta labs have been impressing us by releasing some interesting products like Swype, Pixelpipe and more.

What’s hot? Google recently launched Google Reader for Android and Symbian users, since then, have been burning out in Jealousy. :P
Here’s an answer to them, Thanks to the Nokia betalabs.

Nokia Reader – RSS Reader for Nokia Phones

I’d give it a 3 out of 5. Though there are many flaws and bugs in the app as it is still in Beta version. There are two major drawbacks that I’d like to list:

  1. Syncing with Google Reader not possible [Which is something that almost any other feed reader has.]
  2. Full feed is not shown – Just the summarry is seen.

Though this application has been subject to many criticism, I give it a thumbs up for at least giving it a shot launching a feed reader application. Do share your views in the comments.

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Nokia’s “Go Hand in Hand” TV Ad Promoting Nokia E72, E71, E63 in India

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Emotions and Promotions Don’t Come Hand in Hand

Soul mates and Growth Rates Don’t Come Hand in Hand

Passions and Presentations Don’t Come Hand in Hand

Presenting the New Nokia E72 with upto 10 Personal and Business Email Accounts- So you always stay Connected

Getting Everything and Not giving up a thing – Now Go Hand in Hand!

We already have learnt how easy it is to Use Nokia Messaging using Tips and Shortcuts for E72 and E52 to Check and Organize Emails

After a long Time, A wonderful Commercial has hit our Television Sets. Nokia has a Nice Track record in reaching People with its Inspiring Tag line “Connecting People” . This Time Nokia Messaging Team has Released a TV Commercial to promote their E-Series Nokia Phones E71, E72, E52 and E63. E Series Phones are targeted for Business People, who constantly wants to be in touch with Emails on the Go, where ever they Travel…

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The Ad Beautifully Describes How a successful business man misses Glorious moments of his Personal life. The Man drops his child for annual day function and he half heartedly leaves the place because of his business commitments.

“Emotions and Promotions” dont Come hand in hand

The Man Spending his Good times with his Soul mate, cannot be every time with her .. as the Business and Personal life are two different faces of same coin..he is forced to leave the place

“Soul mates and Growth Rates Don’t Come Hand in Hand”

He has to Sacrifice his Passions as well leaving his best of best friends…

“Passions and Presentations Don’t Come Hand in Hand”

The Ad Concludes with a Simple Solution, Having a Nokia Messaging Device where one could setup up to 10 Personal and Business Email Accounts like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoomail etc.. So he can be in touch with his loved one’s 24×7… The Man finally Meets his Child and his Soul mate ..and Goes Hand-in-Hand!

What do you think of this advertisement by Nokia?

Download/Watch New Nokia E72 hand in Hand TV ad here: Link

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Nokia Confident of Fighting back and re-establish

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Who is the latest casualty in the smart phone market? Why, Nokia of course! The once world leaders in cell phone manufacturing have been pushed into the oblivion, thanks to the huge inflow of Gen Next smart phones. After Apple, Microsoft and Google entered the smart phone arena, once pioneers Nokia have been reduced to a mere butterfly among bulls and bears. But Nokia has now woken up from its deep slumber and is aiming to recapture their lost territory.

“It’s my aim to ensure Nokia stays as the market and intellectual leader in creating the digital world,” Anssi Vanjoki wrote in a blog on Nokia’s website.

The makers now plan to use software other than Symbian and LinuxMee Go for their products. This is in an effort to try and gain a foothold in the Gen Next cellphone market. However, there seems to be a dip in the profit share currently, but cell phone giants are confident of fighting back and re-establish themselves.

This would be good news for Nokia-loyalists. They can now dream of possessing a killer smart phone from their most trusted brand

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Download SymTorrent – Torrent Client for Symbian for Free!

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Have you ever Thought of having a Torrent Client in your Phone? If You have not, It is actually possible to have a torrent client for your phone which runs on Symbian OS..

The Application Name is “SymTorrent” which allows you to download Bulky Files directly to your Memory Card of your Phone. All you need to do is to have the Torrent file. Everything works same as that of Torrent clients you use on your computer. After all, the Speed of Download depends on your Operator.

SymTorrent supports downloading multiple torrents at the same time, It is capable of both downloading and uploading and can save the status of your unfinished torrents, so you can resume the downloads after restarting the application.

SymTorrent is available for mobile devices based on the S60 Platform 3rd and 5th edition. SymTorrent is Absolutely Free as it is a OpenSource Software.

You Can Download The SymTorrent (.sis file) , The Torrent Client for your Symbian devices from developer’s website.
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Nokia N8 Launched – Features, Specifications, Photos, Videos and Price

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The much expected Nokia N8 has finally launched today. Nokia N8 has a 12 megapixel camera, HD video and on-device editing suite. The first device to be powered by the brand new Symbian^3 platform and the price is around Rs.22000 approx before taxes.

Features of Nokia N8 –

* 12-megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and Xenon flash

* HDMI connection – show off your images, videos and music on compatible televisions in high-definition digital 720p resolution and projectors.

* 3.5-inch HD capacitive touchscreen

* 16GB of built-in storage and is expandable up to 48GB with a micro SD card

* Live Twitter and Facebook updates direct to your homescreen.

* Location-savvy and comes with free global Ovi Maps walk and drive navigation with support in more than 70 countries worldwide.

* Multi-touch and support for gestures such as pinch-to-zoom.

* Fifty hours of music playback

* Five eye-catching colours (Silver white, Dark grey, Orange, Blue, Green)

* Cost around Euro 370.

* Starts shipping in the third quarter of 2010.

Official Video Preview of Nokia N8

Specification of Nokia N8 –

Dimensions
Size: 113.5 x 59 x 12.9 mm
Weight (with battery): 135 g
Volume: 86 cc

Display and user interface
Screen size: 3.5″
Resolution: 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels) OLED
16.7 million colours
Capacitive touch screen
Orientation sensor (Accelerometer)
Compass (Magnetometer)
Proximity sensor
Ambient light detector

Connectivity
Bluetooth version 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
HDMI
2mm Charging connector
Micro USB connector and charging
High-Speed USB 2.0 (micro USB connector)
USB On-the-Go
3.5 mm AV connector
FM Radio
FM Transmitter

Software platform & user interface
Symbian ^3 for Nokia
Java MIDP 2.1
Qt 4.6.2, Web Runtime 7.2
HTML 4.1
Software updates Over the Air (FOTA) & Over the internet (FOTI)
Flash Lite 4.0
OMA DM 1.2, OMA Client provisioning 1.1

GPS and navigation
Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers
Ovi Maps with free car & pedestrian navigation
Wi-Fi Positioning
Compass and accelerometer for correct orientation of display
Nokia Map Loader application via PC to upload maps to the device memory

Camera
12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics
Fullscreen 16:9 viewfinder with easy-to-use touchscreen parameters
Xenon flash
Face recognition software
Autofocus
Focal length: 5.4 mm
F number/Aperture: F2.8
Still images file format: JPEG/EXIF
Zoom up to 2x (digital) for still images
Zoom up to 3x (digital) for video
Secondary camera for video calls (VGA, 640 x 480 pixels)

Gaming
Use the touch UI to play games
Dedicated graphics processor with OpenGL 2.0 enables 3D graphics
Java games
Use the accelerometer to play games

Image Gallery –

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