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This is something I’ve been wanting for awhile on my Nokia N97. A less intrusive notification when a new call, sms, or voicemail comes through and I miss it. As you know right now we get a popup on the homescreen that blocks out part of our screen real estate. Most of the time I […]

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It sure is hard to call myself a N97 Fanatic without being laughed at. To this day, even after all the problems that we’ve experienced with Nokia’s current flagship, I am still using the N97 as my main mobile device. Since the N97’s release nothing from Nokia has hit the market that I’ve wanted to […]

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Ovi Maps beta 3.04 graduates, ready for Nokia N97 primetime!

May 20, 2010
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I’ve been telling you guys to check out Ovi Maps beta for awhile now. Some of you were a little hesitant to try a beta application, but now you have no choice. It’s time to upgrade to the latest official version of Ovi Maps, available right now at Nokia.com/Maps or in your “Software Updater” application […]

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2 Great N97 Themes, “Lake” Makes Your Smartphone Look Like iPad

May 12, 2010
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It’s been awhile since a Symbian S60 theme artist came up with something new that I really like. TehkSeven Jon has always been my favorite but he hasn’t made a Symbian theme in a long time. Damn I miss those! I recently came across Lake Theme by Larsson which resembles the iPad them found on […]

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Ovi Maps (beta) Updated, Quietly Adds “Surfer Dude” And US English Street Names Guidance Voices

April 19, 2010
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If you’re an Ovi Maps user and enjoy trying out applications before they are ready for the big time then Nokia Beta Labs is a place you’ll want to check out. They just released a small update for Ovi Maps, version 3.04 to be exact. Here is what has been updated: – Improved positioning speed […]

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Free N97 Application: Egg Timer Touch Lets You Countdown The Minutes

April 6, 2010
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Looking for a countdown timer application for your Nokia N97 smartphone? It still baffles me that one doesn’t come preinstalled on Symbian/Nokia phones, but that’s what 3rd party apps are for, right? Suprisingly there aren’t many options for a simple countdown timer, especially if you need one that’s free. Just the other day however I […]

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How To Remote Lock Your N97 Smartphone From Anywhere In The World

March 25, 2010

Let’s say you leave your Nokia N97 at work and don’t want your buddies seeing those luvvy-duvvy text messages you send to your girlfriend. Or maybe you can’t find your phone and don’t want anybody using it. Even worse, it might be stolen. The N97 has a great security feature called Remote Lock built in. […]

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Control Your Music with Playlist DJ by Syntonetic

March 21, 2010
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Hello Fanatics! MajorDouble7 here with a look into the Playlist DJ app currently available for free at the Ovi Store, also known as ‘Moodagent’ on other devices. I love the idea behind this application.  It essentially takes your entire music collection and profiles each track individually so that you can listen to specific playlists depending […]

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The Best N97 Screen Protector Only Costs One (1) Penny, And You Get 2

March 8, 2010
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After trying out many different screen protectors for my Nokia N97, I have finally found one that I love – and don’t have a single complaint after about 6 weeks of use. I used to be a big fan of Zagg, but decided to find something that’s a little less pricey. That’s when I came […]

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First-Person Shooter Game ‘Toon Warz’ For N97 Comes to Ovi Store

March 4, 2010

Hello Fanatics! MajorDouble7 here with a look at the new First-Person Shooter (FPS) game ‘Toon Warz’ by Polarbit now available in the Ovi Store. Although ‘Toon Warz’ is an FPS game, the name itself suggests that it isn’t extremely violent like other games of the same nature.  Yes, you are shooting the bad guys, but […]

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Ovi Maps Voice Navigation Now Free For N97, New Version Available

February 27, 2010
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The news about free Ovi Maps navigation for the N97 smartphone is somewhat old, it was announced about four weeks ago. As many of you have already noticed the writers here are a bit behind with the times the past few months. All of us have been extremely busy with things besides blogging, but we […]

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App Update: nUnlock Gives Your N97 Slide To Unlock & A Custom Screensaver

February 10, 2010
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Last year we showed you the first version of nUnlock, a popular “slide to unlock” application for the Nokia N97. Tap the menu key then slide your finger over the screen to unlock your device. You can also tap the screen to see the time, date, signal bars, and other notifications as shown in the […]

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N97 Firmware Updated To Version 21

February 1, 2010

Finally, we have version 21.0.045 firmware for the Nokia N97 available. We’ve been talking about this release for a few months now, and it came a month later than expected. According to Vaibhav from The Symbian Blog, there are a few noticeable changes as shown below…  This update builds on the improvements brought by the […]

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Catch Up With Updates To The Google Maps Application: Sync Favorites, Maps & Add Layers

January 8, 2010

It’s been awhile since I mentioned the Google Maps application that I use so often on my N97. Since that time it’s received some huge updates that I’ve been meaning to share with you N97 Fanatics! Almost on a daily basis I open it up to search for a gas station, local pub, bank, or […]

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Happy New Year From The Fanatics Team! Free Theme & Blood Alcohol App

December 31, 2009

Happy New Year all of you fanatics! 2009 brought many good things to the mobile world, and I’m sure 2010 will be even better. Since the launch of the N97 this device has been through many ups and downs. It was so highly anticipated by everyone. Then when it finally landed, the horrible lack of […]

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Get In The Holiday Spirit With Santa Clause On Your N97

December 22, 2009

The most popular holiday of the year is only two days away. Have you finished all your shopping yet? Considering that this time of the year can also be the most stressful… sometimes it’s easy to lose your “christmas or holiday spirit”. Thanks to the fellas over at ThinkChange you can try to get that […]

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Memory Reorganizer Helps To Clear Up Space On Your C: Drive Instantly

December 22, 2009

Is the C: drive on your N97 being crunched for space? Thankfully Nokia released a software update that quickly reorganizes some system files and throws them on the mass storage drive. The update can be found in the Software Update application along with a few other updates that you might want to install. Once you […]

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Can We Expect Another N97 Firmware Update By The End Of The Year?

December 15, 2009

I’ve gotten a ton of emails from you the readers asking if Nokia will provide another firmware update for the N97 by the end of 2010. There are a few bugs that need to be worked out in v20 and of course there is always room for improvement. I know for a fact that another […]

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Need Holiday Gift Ideas? Check Out The Top 10 Best Selling Stereo Bluetooth Headphones

December 7, 2009
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Looking for something cool to buy someone or an awesome new gadget to add to your wish list this holiday? Or maybe you want to treat yourself with something that can be useful and fun while doing your last minute holiday shopping. Why not pick up a nifty stereo bluetooth headset for that tech geek […]

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16gb MicroSD Card Great For N97 Mini Users, Brings Total to 24gb

November 30, 2009
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As I mentioned just the other day, one of the bigger drawbacks of the N97 Mini compared to it’s older brother is the lack of mass storage space. The original N97 has 32gb built in while the Mini only has 8gb. Of course both have expandable memory slots which brings us to this article.

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To Mini Or Not To Mini? The Smaller N97 Is Calling My Name

November 28, 2009

I’ve been checking out the Nokia N97 Mini since it was first announced. At first I wasn’t turned on by it at all for many legit reasons. But after reading some hands-on reviews on the N97 Mini my opinion began to change. People are saying the Mini feels much better in hand, having a more […]

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OpenVideoHub: Another Mobile Streaming Media Solution For The N97?

November 23, 2009
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Update: This application is now Symbian signed and doesn’t require a certificate or hack by end users. What’s a great media device like the N97 without a program to enjoy streaming media. With the recently released v2.0 update I have been using the N97 more and more. While the OviStore does have a couple of […]

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