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N97 Applications

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Email Solutions For N97 Fanatics: Profimail by Lonely Cat Games

November 16, 2009
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This is the second installment of the Email Solutions for N97 Fanatics series hosted here. We’ll be covering various email apps & solutions for the Nokia N97. Check bottom of article for exclusive 20% off discount code. Hello again, Fanatics! MajorDouble7 here with a review on Lonely Cat Games‘ eMail app for the N97 called […]

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Get Gmail, Hotmail, Facebook Messages, Corporate Email, etc. On Your Nokia N97 With Emoze

November 11, 2009
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This is the first installment of the Email Solutions for N97 Fanatics series hosted here. We’ll be covering various email apps & solutions for the Nokia N97. Nokia smartphone users will never stop looking for the perfect email solution. There is always something that should be tweaked or fixed to make things more perfect, but […]

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Free Nokia N97 Application: Calc Touch – A Calculator Alternative

November 9, 2009
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Looking for an alternative to the built in calculator on the Nokia N97? I wanted something a little more finger friendly and came across Calc Touch in the Ovi Store. It’s nothing revolutionary, just a little more useable for quick calculations. For longer & more complex calculations I recommend using the built-in calculator since it […]

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How To Take A Screenshot With The N97

October 8, 2009
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Need to take a screenshot of your N97? Sometimes you’re trying to get help with a problem and it’s easier to show what’s really going on. Or maybe you have your own smartphone website and you’d like to post screenshots like we do here at N97 Fanatics. Once you take the screenshot you can upload […]

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Game Review: Does Match’em Help Pass the Time?

October 5, 2009
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Hello, Fanatics!  MajorDouble7 here again with another ‘Time Killer’ game review.  I particularly like the Time Killers because they are quick, easy, and usually free.  Today I’m going to tell you about Match’em by moubail.com.  It’s a simple enough game, but with time I think you just might become addicted (it’s too late for me, […]

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In A Bad Situation? Are You Sly? Get A Fake Call & Do A Little Acting

October 1, 2009

Once in awhile you come across one of those apps that are fun and useful at the same time. The same folks that brought you nUnlock (remember that unlock like iPhone app) have something brand spanking new called ByeByeCaller. You know those times where someone starts talking to you face to face and they won’t […]

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Opera Mini 5 BETA: This is a Java app?!?

September 29, 2009
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Opera Mini 5 BETA is the best looking Java app I’ve ever seen I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve been neglecting Opera Mini for quite sometime. Between 3G and Wi-Fi coming to almost every phone I’ve owned in the past 3 years, advancements made to the S60 browser such as Flash support & […]

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Have Time to Kill? Fifteen Touch by Offscreen May Be the Game For You…

September 21, 2009

Hello, Fanatics!  My name is MajorDouble7 and I’m here to tell you about a free game from the Ovi Store called Fifteen Touch. Check out a couple ScreenSnaps from my N97: Left: Game starts out with bottom-right corner empty. Right: One move from victory.

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N97 Freeware: Symtorrent Is Like Bit Torrent For Your Smartphone

September 19, 2009

I came across a useful app whilst trawling the internet over the weekend looking for something interesting to post on N97 fanatics. I sometimes use bit torrent applications on my pc. I use sites like Mininova and btjunkie to find what I’m looking for. It was actually late Friday that I came across an app […]

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