Archive

Posts Tagged ‘Nokia N8’

Video: Nokia N8 One Man Acapella for N8Producers Competition

December 30, 2010 1 comment

One man Barbershop vocal group daniscool99 has entered the N8Producers competition (To win a zero gravity flight experience!) with his own arrangement of “I’ll be seeing you”. Filmed four separate times with four separate singing parts, it all combines into a quartet Acapella.

The video certainly looks great, one of the clearest Dan has uploaded. I’m not sure what he used to record the audio though since there’s a big ass microphone there. Although it is possible to hook up microphones to the N8. Would have been nice just to demonstrate the stellar audio recording capabilities of the N8.

I wish more YouTube vlogger folk got an N8 and were made aware of this competition.

Check out the other entries and submit your own too!

Read more…

Categories: Nokia, Nseries, Video Tags: , , ,

Video: Mobile Documents beta for Symbian^3 – Cloud boosted push email at Nokia Beta Labs!

December 30, 2010 3 comments

Mobile documents is a great app that lets you see heavy email attachments with ease; large emails and large documents are no longer a mobile-web waiting issue.

  • Mobile picture viewer handling 71MP images on the fly
  • PDF viewer that supports pinch and zoom, FULL SCREEN view (why the one installed on N8 can’t go full screen, what a fail), and also text flow – with just the text in a single column.
  • Share attachments from email without prior downloadand reupload. It is an instant send.

Get it from Nokia Beta Labs!

Note, you must sign in first with your Nokia account to try betalabs stuff.

Read more…

Videos: Assassins Creed HD demoed on Nokia N8 (available at Ovi Store – 168MB!)

December 30, 2010 6 comments

Here are some blurry video demoes of assassins creed demoed on the Nokia N8 by chavero115, cyberdri and Camb078.

The first two are very, very blurry but the third by Camb078 from  blog-n8.fr is a little clearer.

You can get this from gameloft OR the easier route from Ovi Store. My bills have increased as it’s just too easy to purchase stuff from there :p. You WILL need to download this via WiFi as it is HUUGE! 168MB, much bigger than Avatar.

It’s priced at 3GBP or som how 3EUR. Apparently some of you are seeing these priced at 2.5CAD. Hmm…I’d like some price unity.

It supports multitouch controls and is in full 3D.

Read more…

Nokia N8 Multimedia Computer – Designed by Microsoft in 2005? (N8 found in old manual :p)

December 26, 2010 10 comments

So my new laptop arrived and I’m reinstalling XP on my old XPS to give to my parents.

What with the mass of manuals for the Christmas gadgets, I thought I somehow came across something for the Nokia N8 as it had a picture on the N8 on it. But it’s not from Nokia.

It’s my Microsoft XP Media Centre installation document.  Look at it – some predicted tech specs 😛

  • Digital Camcorder
  • (Dolby) Digital 5.1 Surround System
  • Movie player
  • Can hook it up to TV (via tv OUT and HDMI)
  • The tower center kinda looks like it has touch screen :p Check out the floppy space action going on there.

Haha. What with the recent chatter of Microsoft-Nokia collaborations, I found this mildly amusing. Where else have you seen N8-esque designs? i.e. rectangle with swooping, tapering curves with another curvy rectangle inside.

Read more…

Categories: Nokia, Nseries, Symbian Tags: , , ,

Video: Spider-Man: Total Mayhem on Nokia N8

December 26, 2010 4 comments

A few days ago we saw that Spider-Man: Total Mayhem was available for Symbian^3 devices like the Nokia N8.

However, with no video demo, I wasn’t sure what it actually looked like given the small download size stated from Gameloft’s site. However those sizes were similar with other hugely entertaining and visually blessed games, like Avatar.

I hoped it would be like the iOS version and you’ll be pleased to hear it is, as is multitouch (which isn’t always guaranteed – e.g. SIMS 3 and Galaxy on Fire). Some of you also addressed concerns on whether it’s good enough for your money? What do you reckon?

Read more…

Video: Nokia N8 on a balloon with N8 Producers behind the scenes: Rock Climbing in Finland –

December 23, 2010 3 comments

This is some behind the scenes footage of N8 producers skit: Rock Climbing in Finland. What an absolutely beautiful country. It’s like every angle deserves to be a desktop wallpaper :p.

Check out the contraptions they’ve got for the N8. There’s a shoulder rig to have some steady panning, and at another point, you’ll see the N8 flying on a freaking balloon for goodness sake!

I’m not sure what this behind the scenes video is filmed with – could this 720p stunner also be from Nokia N8 (I’m watching in 480p – thanks Tmob – and it still looks awesome).

Check out the entrants showcase, and upload your own for a chance to win a Zero Gravity Flight Experience 🙂

Read more…

Video: Nokia Loop App Demo (demoed on Nokia N8)

December 23, 2010 Leave a comment

Remember the recently launched Loop Application? It’s FREE at Ovi Store for Nokia N8 and C7 users.

Here’s a demo from the official Nokia Page of Loop in action showing just how to use it:

  • Works best with headphones (to minimise re-recording of recorded loops) and also in offline mode (so your loops don’t get interrupted by calls/text/email etc)
  • Choose starting Bars and BPM or have some preset base (e.g. Dubstep/Funk/HipHop etc) or ones you’ve recorded yourself.
  • Just record your own every day sounds. Anything works, and I mean anything. I’ve used staplers, scissors, coins, drawers, my mates speaking, traffic etc.
  • The mixer screen is pretty cool too, you can fade sounds out, increase volume of others or completely delete them.
  • If you want to add more tracks than allowed, you can just merge tracks with a touch of a button or pushing tracks together in the mixer
  • You can then edit pad sounds (the four black curved bars on the outside)
  • Save and set as ringtone if you wish.

As suggested in the comments, Nokia should really contact Mystery Guitar Man Read more…

Categories: Nokia, Nseries, Symbian, Video Tags: , , ,