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N97 Applications

New Ovi Maps 3.0 Version From Nokia Beta Labs

September 11, 2009

Nokia Beta labs has been hard at work the past month updated the Ovi Maps application with new features and much better touch optimization for the Nokia N97, 5800xm, and all Symbian S60v5 devices. The maps & navigation experiences hasn’t just been updated – there are a handful of new city guides & local events [...]

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New N97 Facebook App From Nokia Beta Labs

September 2, 2009

Nokia Beta Labs has been silent for a good while but today they have released a new Facebook app for the Nokia N97 and N97 mini. I’m not sure what their goal is behind this “Social Messaging” application, but at least we get a new option besides the junk Facebook widget that came installed on [...]

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Sports Scores On The N97: ESPN Mobile Does The Job

August 25, 2009

Finding a good sports scores app for my precious Nokia N97 has proved to be a real pain in the ass. I want something that shows me the scores for a particular team or sport in a simplified member, and I also need the user interface to be big and finger friendly. So far nothing [...]

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In Depth Review Of Gmail Application: Email On The Go!

August 25, 2009

(you can follow the author on twitter: Most people using Gmail have set Nokia Messaging to access their account since the built in email software is just plain horrible:  not only is it slow &  doesn’t always update on time, it has no html support and no kinetic scrolling- or scrolling whatsoever while the [...]

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Free App: Quick Online Searches With iSearch Widget

August 18, 2009

(you can follow the author on twitter: A few weeks ago, I posted an entry concerning’s great utility widget,  Deviceinfo 2.0, which you can read here. Today I would like you all to  meet iSearch 1.1.

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Drum Roll Please… We Have Some Winners From The nUnlock Contest! Special Treat For The Losers

August 12, 2009

First off I’d like to say thanks to everyone who participated in our “Win The nUnlock App” contest. We had much better participation than anticipated, over 40 people entered and the contest only went for a few days. Part of the rules were you had to leave some feedback in the comments with an article [...]

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Google Reader Widget For The N97

August 10, 2009

(you can follow the author on twitter: This morning, while erring on the net, relentlessly looking for something new to install on my Nokia N97, I stumbled upon this new Google Reader widget. For those of you who aren’t very familiar with Google Reader, let me briefly explain what it is and what it [...]

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Contest! We’re Giving Away 5 Free Copies Of nUnlock – The “Slide To Unlock” App

August 9, 2009

Last week I showed you guys a very handy N97 application called nUnlock. It allows you to unlock your N97 just like the iPhone by sliding your finger across the screen. Click here to read more about it if you haven’t already. The developer was kind enough to give N97 Fanatics 5 free copies of [...]

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How To Sync Your N97 With Google Contacts & Calendar

August 6, 2009

I’m a huge fan Google services such as Contacts, Calendar, Gmail, & Tasks. In this article I’ll show you how to synchronize your Nokia N97 with Google Contacts & Calendar. There are a few different ways to do this. The method I’ll show you in this article is the official way as instructed by Google. [...]

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Unlock Your N97 Like The iPhone With This Must-Have Application

August 4, 2009

The iPhone and Nokia N97 both have their small yet cool features which make which make the phone more fun and productive at the same time. One feature that the iPhone has is the popular “slide to unlock” function which allows you to slide your finger across the screen to unlock the device. On the [...]

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How To: Set Up Ovi Files On The Nokia N97

July 23, 2009

(you can follow the author on twitter: Since Ovi Files became free recently, I’ve decided to write up a quick “How to” for those of you who are curious to see what it looks like or simply too lazy to try it out themselves! The idea behind Ovi Files is simple: to be truly [...]

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Gravity Brings Twitter To The Nokia N97

July 21, 2009

The hugely popular social networking site is gaining membership by the millions and it’s becoming more crucial to be able to keep up with friends and colleagues while you’re on the go. Heck, you can even find @n97fanatics on Twitter, ready to answer questions about the Nokia N97 (follow me if you want . A [...]

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DeviceInfo Widget: All of your N97′s Useful Information In One Place

July 18, 2009

Most of the important and useful information concerning your phone (IMEI, firmware version, MAC number, storage space) are already on your phone but are often either buried deep into the settings menu or are accessible by typing codes (for example *#06# for IMEI number of #0000# for the firmware settings). The new DeviceInfo widget is [...]

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X-Plore: Free File Explorer App For The N97

July 10, 2009

The Nokia N97 already comes built in with a File Manager application, but it’s very simple and doesn’t have many features. If you want to dive deeper into the insides of your N97 then you might want to check out this free Symbian S60v5 application by Lonely Cat Games. The application is called X-Plore and [...]

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New Ringtones via Download Section On N97

July 9, 2009

AH! The poor forgotten download section!  How much I used to visit you in my time of boredom.  I used to prowl through each section looking for something new to install.  However with the introduction of the Ovi Store I have been checking for updates less and less.  Well for those who have been checking [...]

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N97 Screensaver: Get The Time On Your Screen When Phone Is Locked

July 8, 2009

One of the huge bummers of the Nokia N97 is the lack of a built in screensaver. Even popular Symbian applications like cClock and BigTime won’t work with the N97. For something like this we need a real expert in application development, Dr. Jukka. He has created a free application called Key Lock Clock for [...]

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Email On The N97 Part 1: Nokia Messaging

June 27, 2009

This is the first part of my Email On The Nokia N97 series that I’ll be writing. Today I will show you my personal favorite which is Nokia’s latest email solution called Nokia Messaging. This sadly did not come pre-installed on the N97 so it will take some setting up. Nokia Messaging connects to most [...]

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N97 Freeware: Google Maps Is A Must Have Application

June 23, 2009

Upon getting a new smartphone the first application that I install is usually Google Maps.  Having the ability to search for locations and business, see traffic info, and of course get directions is extremely crucial to everyone. With this free N97 app I no longer have to call “411″ for directory assistance, something that usually [...]

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N97 Facebook Application: Video Demonstration

June 10, 2009

The Facebook application will come preloaded on the Nokia N97 – right out of the box. If you’ve been living under a rock the past few months then you will be excited to find out that the Facebook application gives you live updates on the homescreen, as pictured above in the bottom left corner.  You [...]

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Official Skype Application For The Nokia N97 Coming Later This Year, 3rd Party Apps For Now

June 1, 2009

Many people all over the web have been speculating on whether or not Skype will be available on the Nokia N97.  There were early rumors initially that Skype would not be possible on the N97, causing an uproar amongst prospective buyers and Nokia fans alike. Skype is the leading VOIP company in the world right [...]

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Screenshots Of The Facebook Application For The N97

May 31, 2009

One of the most anticipated features of the Nokia N97 is the Facebook application that will be available when the phone is launched. I’m not sure if it will come pre-installed when it ships or if you’ll need to download in from the Ovi Store, but Nokia says it will be ready.  You can update [...]

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N97 Homescreen Widgets: Quite A Few Will Come Pre-Installed

May 21, 2009

One of the major selling points of the Nokia N97 is the new homescreen widget functionality. We now can have ultimate customization on our homescreen with the world wide web feeding us our favorite information in real time. This has always been something that was missing from earlier Nokia smartphones like the E71 and N95. [...]

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