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MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 16) Have you heard of the new Nokia N8?

May 2, 2010 2 comments

Just wanted to say thanks for dropping by on mynokiablog.com, reading our posts, retweeting our stories and even finding our posts good enough to track back to (thanks also to our sources!). This week was our busiest week ever, in terms of posting and traffic with over 60,000 views. One of our posts 8 Reasons to Love the Nokia N8 got over 4000 views on its first day and helped reach a new personal best that day.

Apart from Llaadd’s awesome C2 finding and a couple of N900 videos, everything this week was all about the Nokia N8. Starting with the initial drama for dear Eldar (with another midweek Eldar blip), then the official launch and somewhat of a huge turn around in opinion (considering the disappointment from the leaks/and scathing “previews), with much excitement for Nokia’s newest Nseries.

Without further ado here are this week’s post in case you missed anything 🙂

  1. Eldar’s Review of N8 = DisappointmentApril 26, 2010
  2. New Device Leak: Nokia C2 (UPDATED: 01/05/2010)April 26, 2010
  3. Nokia N8 is now official!April 27, 2010
  4. Tons of Live hands on Video Collection of the Nokia N8!April 27, 2010
  5. VIDEO: Nokia N8 HD video sample! Step aside N86 on a plane – here’s the N8 !April 27, 2010
  6. MakeMyApp: Green Tracker! – Track and interact whilst going green environmentally friendly! @Nokia @Nseries @Symbian #n8makemyappApril 27, 2010
  7. First Impressions of the Nokia N8 by Symbian France – undeniably attractive hardwareApril 27, 2010
  8. Nokia Respond to Eldar’s Review of (pre-production) N8April 27, 2010
  9. MakeMyApp iDea 2: “App Brainstormer” – Submit your brilliant ideas anywhere, anytime. Comes with incentives ^_^April 28, 2010
  10. Black/Dark Grey Nokia N8 Most popular colour choice (so far)April 29, 2010
  11. Nokia N8 hands on (P)Review with lots of live photos!April 29, 2010
  12. 8 Reasons to Love the Nokia N8 April 29, 2010
  13. Video: Nokia N8 hand freestyler sneak peak guy – Max Vlassenko. April 30, 2010
  14. Video: Orange Nokia N8 Pinch and Zoom Multitouch WebBrowser (+live pics of orange N8 and HDMI adapter) April 30, 2010
  15. Photos: Black Nokia N8 Unboxing (and some Green Nokia N8) May 1, 2010
  16. Video: Virtual Reality 3D Head Tracking on the Nokia N900 (maybe Winscape soon too?) May 1, 2010
  17. Nokia N8 User Manual! May 2, 2010
  18. Pics: Removing the battery on the Nokia N8. May 2, 2010
  19. Pics: Nokia N8 Disassembly May 2, 2010
  20. Video: HD Video Sample of Nokia N8 real Digital Zoom (user Proto N8) May 2, 2010
  21. Video: Nokia N900 Transformers Advert May 2, 2010

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (EP 15) MyNokiaBlog suspended on WordPress; X6, 5800 Firmware and Brain Party

April 25, 2010 2 comments

We got suspended from wordpress.com today. I don’t know why, (I hope it had nothing to do with the previous post cus I’m not too keen on that phone design!) haha. It’s not btw. WordPress support says it was a mistake.

Everything should be backup except the RSS might have gone a little screwy.

Thanks for the support over twitter – apologies for the drama too.

It might have been cooler had we been suspended for more than half an hour at least (as no one even noticed it had gone) but very pleased that wordpress staff managed to sort this out fairly quick.

Anyway, here are this week’s MyNokiaBlog postings from llaadd and I.

  1. Nokia Messaging for Social Networks Beta now on E63, E71 & E7April 19, 2010
  2. Video: Stream Videos and Music from your PC to your Nokia N900 with Knots for Maemo 5April 20, 2010
  3. Videos: Nokia 5800s on new firmware update V50.0.005!April 21, 201
  4. Ode to Nokia N82′s successor – the upcoming Nokia camera phone king; killer of the digicam. April 22, 2010
  5. Video: Nokia N900 Controlling a Helicopter (for real this time)April 22, 2010
  6. Nokia X6 gets update to 20.0.005 (from 12.0.091)April 22, 2010
  7. Video Ads: MOFILM finalist – Nokia, Making the impossible happen (And 5 other Nokia MOFILM FINALISTS!)April 23, 2010
  8. Video: Nokia N900 vs Motorola Droid vs Nokia N97 mini – Browser War.April 24, 2010
  9. Video: Brain Party – Nokia N900 Brain Training Game from Apple iPhone to Maemo 5 (YOU MUST DOWNLOAD THIS! -Best N900 game ever??)April 25, 2010
  10. Nokia X9 Leaked or Clone?April 25, 2010

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 14). New C3, C6, E5; fMMS N900 walkthrough and Interview with Antti Kujala

April 18, 2010 1 comment

This week was surprisingly packed on MyNokiaBlog (especially considering the previous week). Llaadd brought us a whopping great walkthrough video of an updated fMMS for your Nokia N900 as well as news of a minor update for Ovi Maps.

Nokia’s virtual event kicked off the week, launching the QWERTY phones for the masses: Nokia C3, C6 and E5. Other Direct Nokia highlights include MyNokiaBlog’s interview with Nokia’s Antti Kujala.

On the MeeGo front, we saw that several big name companies are backing the Intel-Nokia project. Furthermore, we saw MeeGo running on a range of devices and saw a glimpse of MeeGo on Mobile (device and screenshots)

We also ran a poll this week, asking if you agreed with mobile analyst Tomi A Honen that Ovi Store would beat Apple App Store and Android Market. Whilst Nokia were winning for the first 100 votes, as it got picked up on Maemo.org there was sufficient backlash to push “No” as the winning answer (at about 60% as it stands).

  1. Event: Something Big Happening With Nokia Tomorrow? New Nokia Messaging Solutions. Virtual Event Invite Inside. April 12, 2010
  2. Video: Nokia N82 Multitasking 66 appsApril 13, 2010
  3. Technical Specifications: New Nokia C3, C6 and E5 announced. Welcome to the Nokia QWERTY-messaging family!April 13, 2010
  4. MeeGo gets much love and public support from the likes of Acer, Asus, BMW, EA Mobile, Gameloft and Cisco.April 13, 2010
  5. “Ovi Store will tower over Apple’s App Store and Android Market in a few years”. Poll: Do you agree?April 13, 2010
  6. MeeGo Screenshots!April 13, 2010
  7. New Sports Tracker on Ovi Store (N97/S60 5th Edition Screenshots inside) FreewareApril 14, 2010
  8. First glimpse of MeeGo Phone! Circule icon apps, Android like buttons and 16:9 screen.April 15, 2010
  9. Videos: Sneaky Peaky of MeeGo on Many Devices: Netbooks, TVs, phones, coupon machinesApril 15, 2010
  10. Video: MyNokiaBlog on NokiaConversation’s Interview with Nokia’s Antti KujalaApril 16, 2010
  11. My Future Nokia #FutureNokia @WOMWorldNokia doodleApril 16, 2010
  12. N900: Full fMMS Walkthrough (20 min!) – Send & Receive MMS [Updated: 18/04/2010] April 16, 2010
  13. Hands on Videos: Nokia C6 Black, C6 White, C3 Black, E5 White (and C5 white) April 17, 2010
  14. Video: Theme Hospital on the Nokia N900 with CorsixTH! (Beta2) April 17, 2010
  15. Could o2 be the first in the UK to launch the Nokia N8? April 17, 2010
  16. Video: Unboxing of the N97 Mini Gold Edition April 18, 2010
  17. Video: Nokia N900 and Neos BluSlim BTK-1 Bluetooth Keyboard April 18, 2010
  18. Ovi Maps 3.04 beta released with minor updates April 18, 2010
  19. Video: Nokia C3, C5, C6 and E5 all together. [C6 looking speedy] April 18, 2010

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (ep 13)

April 11, 2010 Leave a comment

Unlucky Episode 13 is the least busiest week here at mynokiablog in a long time. More due to my crushing deadlines than actual lack of Nokia stuff going on. Man, need more organization/time machine. Things should start picking up soon again. Though my time table should actually get even worse now that its revision time for the major final exams, I should be able to keep more up to date on what’s happening Nokia/Maemo/Symbian Universe wise as I’ll substitute eating breaks for blogging. haha :p

Roll on Friday! And then June when it’s all over!



MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (ep 9)

March 13, 2010 2 comments

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 8): Cseries, Skype on Ovi Store and SXSW

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 7): Video peeks at Flash Earth, X10, Symbian^4 and MeeGo

February 27, 2010 Leave a comment

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 5) :#Symbiangives, Symbian^4 screenshots, and N900 love from Carphone Warehouse.

February 13, 2010 2 comments

Some of this week’s highlights:

Symbian Launched a promotion called #symbiangives, whereby simply tweeting with the hashtag #symbiangives could win you prizes. Symbian also released some Symbian^4 screenshots whereby we saw a new font change and a new “app switcher” button for Symbian.

The X6 got reviewed by Stuff Magazine and also saw a firmware upgrade to V12.0.091.

The N900 got a custom stand, was compared with SE’s Satio, was given much love and attention from Carphone Warehouse. Finally we looked at how to get custom bootup videos on the N900 as well as the exciting Push N900 project.

  1. Custom Laser Cut Acrylic and Wooden stands for the Nokia N900!February 7, 2010
  2. Video: Sony Ericsson Satio Vs Nokia N900 [Symbian Vs Maemo?]February 8, 2010
  3. What would it take to bring you back to Symbian?February 8, 2010
  4. #Symbiangives:Over $5500 grand prize total to win and a bunch of other prizes with @Symbian on Twitter!February 8, 2010
  5. Carphone Warehouse Loves the Powerful N900 and Maemo 5. February 9, 2010
  6. Which handset downloads the most from the Ovi Store?February 10, 2010
  7. Firmware: Nokia X6 (32GB) v12.0.091 February 11, 2010
  8. Videos: How to: Nokia N900 Custom Bootup/Startup VideosFebruary 11, 2010
  9. @WOMWorldNokia gets new improved Experience Map!February 11, 2010
  10. Stuff Magazine’s Nokia X6 Review: For entertainment, music and social networking.February 12, 2010
  11. Video: CNET is impressed with Nokia’s Push N900 Project! #PushN900February 12, 2010
  12. Symbian^4 Screenshots: #symbiangives Death to the ugly font! Post updated with more screenshots of new App Switcher Icon! No more long press necessary when multitasking!February 13, 2010

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Round Up (Ep 4): N97 V21 firmware update, Symbian fully open source and Golden Retrevo Award

February 6, 2010 2 comments

This first week of February on MyNokiaBlog, we bookend with the Conversations app on the N900, showing you how to get more IM account to the default messenger app as well as the update which allows for facebook chat.

But this week has really been all about Symbian, starting with the long awaited update for the N97. The best thing about the update for me was that it fixed my long term frustration with failed bootup. I’ve got my N97 back on track again!

The Symbian countdown finally finished revealling that Symbian was now finally open soure, 4 months ahead of schedule.

There were a couple of cool apps on show from Nokia Beta Labs: Diagnostics and custom dictionary as well as a notable update for the Ovi Store.

Finally, thanks to all your support, we have reached 1 million views, broke 170,000 views in January and also coincidentally, won a Golden Retrevo award in the Mobile Gadgets Category.  We aren’t really a traditional tech/nokia Blog of sorts, just blogging with whatever Nokia story comes of our interest. Thanks so much for reading the randomness on MyNokiaBlog.com ^_^

  1. How to: AIM, MSN, ICQ, Yahoo! QQ, GaduGadu, Sametime, Google Talk, Ovi Chat on N900’s inbuilt messaging client January 31, 2010
  2. New Nokia N97 firmware update V21.0.045 and 21.2.045 from Feb 1, 2010, 08:00GMT. February 1, 2010
  3. Freeware: Nokia Custom Dictionary Word List Organizer V0.02(2) for S60 3rd and 5th Edition [Experimental]February 2, 2010
  4. MyNokiaBlog reaches 1 million views, breaks 170,000 views in January and wins a Golden Retrevo Award!February 2, 2010
  5. N97 Failed Boot up/Hard Reset Problem Fixed by new firmware update V21.0.045?! February 2, 2010
  6. Nokia to go to S^3 in Q3 of 2010 and not bother with S^2! February 2, 2010
  7. Symbian (community) using their spare time to make auto 4×4×4 rubics cube solver! February 2, 2010
  8. WiiMote, Duke Nukem 3D and N900 February 3, 2010
  9. Something Big with Symbian Tomorrow? #symbiancountdown at 12 February 3, 2010
  10. Nokia Orion – Touch Screen Gaming Nokia Concept February 3, 2010
  11. World’s number one mobile OS, Symbian becomes fully Open Source [#symbiancountdown] February 4, 2010
  12. New i version of the 6303 classic to be launched February 4, 2010
  13. New App: Diagnostics from Nokia Beta Labs February 4, 2010
  14. Big Push N900 Event at London tonight! [@PushN900 #PushN900] February 4, 2010
  15. N900 free on a £25/month contract – £240 effective price. Unlocked, Unbranded, unlimited internet, plus free case. Best deals for the Nokia N900? February 5, 2010
  16. Video: Tour of FireFox on the N900 February 5, 2010
  17. Updated Ovi Store App on the Nokia N97 Works Great! Accurate Search, more content, improved navigation and stability! February 6, 2010
  18. Facebook Chat for N900’s inbuilt Conversations app. February 6, 2010

MyNokiaBlog Weekly Post Roundup (Ep 3) Nokia Soars, N90000 and #symbiancountdown

January 30, 2010 Leave a comment

Some highlights of the final week of January 2010: we saw a fantastic game for the N900 called Numpty Physics, and Hiren showed us how to send MMS from the N900. WOMWorld played guess who with 40 Booklet 3Gs whilst Symbian put out a mysterious countdown (still ticking down – iz gonna be big apparently) and Apple announced a feminine hygiene solution.

Nokia set the record straight for Steve Jobs about definitively being number one in the mobile industry, exceeding expectations with increased market share and profits. We also saw some MS paint mockups of a 4/row, tilted screen N900, as well as the tablet N90000 and N900 XL :p. Out of 198 votes, you guys crowned the Laptop as the most productive device, second was the N900/Smartphone. iPad came last with a shameful 8% of the votes…across the web, even die hard Apple fans couldn’t see the practicality behind it.

Finally, FireFox 1.0 became available for N900 users.

  1. Video: Numpty Physics on the N900 – Incredible interactive drawing puzzle game January 24, 2010
  2. N900 Video: Send & Receive MMS (using fMMS) January 24, 2010
  3. If N900 had a 4-row keyboard and/or a tilted screen? January 25, 2010
  4. Video: 40 Nokia Booklet 3G and a game of guess who. Robbie Vs Chris at WOM HQ. January 25, 2010
  5. YouTube advertising counterfit Nokia N900 (Clones!) Fake N900 unboxing?! January 26, 2010
  6. News: New Nokia today?…is it true?…(It’s the X6-16GB) January 26, 2010
  7. Countdown.Symbian.Org: 108 – Secret over at Symbian #symbiancountdown January 27, 2010
  8. N97 Ovi Maps Free Navigation Officially Available [UPDATE via N97 itself] January 27, 2010
  9. Just announced: Apple iPad Specifications (Should smartphones and netbooks be scared?) January 27, 2010
  10. iPad vs Booklet 3G/Netbook vs N900/Smartphone vs laptop: Which is the most productive device? January 28, 2010
  11. Presenting, the new Nokia N90000 (And N900 XL) :p January 28, 2010
  12. Nokia climbs to 40% smartphone market share! 65% Profit increase in Q4. [Apple shares down?] January 28, 2010
  13. Results: iPad vs N900/Smartphone vs Booklet 3G/Netbook vs Laptop. Functionality wars – iPad loses. [iPad Rant] January 29, 2010
  14. Nokia X3 landed in o2 shops! January 29, 2010
  15. Trusted Review’s Video Review of the Nokia N900 – 9/10 performance…but… January 30, 2010
  16. Firefox for Mobile Now Available on Nokia’s N900 Maemo Platform! [Default MicroB browser still better] January 30, 2010
  17. Video: Paris 3D ported from iPhone to N900! January 30, 2010