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toolsJust want to give everyone a quick heads up that Nokia has rolled out minor firmware update (3.2010.02-8) for Nokia N900 and you can get it as Firmware Over the Air (firmware over the air) through the Application manager or with Nokia Software Updater As well but in that case you'll lose all settings and apllications as well so be sure that you have valid back up before update.

If you haven’t been warned yet, than enable internet connection and refresh app manager and you should see the 16.2 MB large Firmware version 3.2010.02-8. It should be available for most of the generic product codes but owners of branded devices might have to wait a bit longer.

Although there is no detailed change log it is still highly suggestible to get it as it usually brings dozens of minor bug fixes and improves reliability of your pho... .. .

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Nokia’s Alberto Torres has confirmed first Maemo 6 based device for the second half of 2010!

Wednesday, 02 December 2009 18:56

Written by Apocalypso.

heartAt the company's capital markets day, executive vice president Solutions Alberto Torres has confirmed that there will be more Maemo handsets and that company will launch its first device based on Maemo 6, the latest generation of its Linux base mobile operating system, in the second half of 2010!

Nokia is describing Maemo 6 as delivering an “iconic user experience and integrated internet services in one aesthetic package” and will based on Qt technology which is supposed to make it possible to develop modern, advanced UIs on Maemo 6 as well as on Symbian devices.

Maemo 6 has a user interface which is easy to use and a strong focus on Internet-based social networking servic... .. .

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Nokia releases Qt 4.6: Now easier than ever for developers to create great applications for Maemo, Symbian and other platforms

Tuesday, 01 December 2009 11:14

Written by Apocalypso.

qt_tmNokia today released Qt 4.6, the latest version of the cross-platform application and UI framework. Featuring new platform support, powerful new graphical capabilities and support for multi-touch and gestures, Qt 4.6 makes developing advanced applications and devices easier and more enjoyable.

"Qt 4.6 marks an exciting time for developers, regardless of their target form factor or platform," said Sebastian Nyström, Vice President, Application Services and Frameworks at Nokia."Developers can easily create visually appealing and web-connected applications for desktops or devices, including targeting the hundreds of millions of Symbian and Maemo-based devices,"

"The community will enjoy using Qt's intuitive programming interface to quickly create powerful, appeali... .. .

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Nokia Plans Just One Maemo Based Smartphone Next Year

Monday, 30 November 2009 10:05

Written by Apocalypso.

thoughts_tmAccording to Reuters and a source with direct knowledge of Nokia's product roadmap, Finnish mobile-phone giant plans to offer just one new Linux powered smartphone next year but Nokia spokesman refused to comment on the company's future product plans!

Nokia's Linux based operating system is seen as key for Nokia to gain back ground in the coming years, something that market has been waiting for a years, a real game-changer that will help Nokia to finally turn the tide of smartphone war in their favour and many analysts and industry players have expected the firm to roll out numerous Linux models already next year.

Anyway, the first information about the slimmer and keyboard-less variant of the Nokia’s flagship device has made the rounds throughout the internet rum... .. .

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Great News! N900 Is In The House!!!

Sunday, 29 November 2009 19:27

Written by Chris McFann

n900_hands_onNo, Amazon has still not delivered my N900, which was pre-ordered back in September. But Nokia/WOMWorld made sure Maemo-Freak wouldn't be left out in the cold, and has sent me a loaner device to check out. It arrived at 1:45 pm, right after I returned from walking my dog, and it has kept my attention ever since.

I've officially had the device just a few minutes, but I'm totally impressed across the board with this beast. It is all I expected and more. I have to spend some private time with the N900 to learn all of its strengths and weaknesses, so I may become scarce for the next few days, but will keep everyone pos.... .. .

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Nintendo to Investigating Possible Copyright Infringement By Nokia

Saturday, 28 November 2009 19:19

Written by Apocalypso.

snes_tmIt has already been reported that Video gaming giant Nintendo is looking into the possibility of copyright infringement over the use of emulators running various Nintendo games on high-end Smartphones and other unauthorized hardware.

As most of you should know by now, Nokia N900 is powerful enough to process and run numerous emulators including, Nintendo's Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, NES and SNES and allows you to easily play numerous oldie Nintendo console based or arcade games directly on your phone as it is clearly shown in the video recently published on official Nokia blog.

Unfortunately, Nokia N900 is unauthorized hardware and according to Nintendo,: Introduction of emulators created to play illegally copied Nintendo software represents the gre... .. .

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Sweet Misery: Overwhelming Demand Delays Nokia N900 Launch

Thursday, 26 November 2009 07:32

Written by Apocalypso.

thumb_ub Nokia is facing the unenviable task of telling to their suppliers that company’s first Maemo 5 powered phone has been delayed due the overwhelming demand and that they will not be receiving units until December 4th!

Situation is totally out of control and has reached the point where it has started to impact Nokia’s supply chain; company just can't keep pace with the hype and the number of preorders which not that bad after all, as this is a problem that most companies would love to have.

However, the good news is that pre-order customers will start receiving their devices immediately and the company has promised those orde... .. .

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Koffice 2.1 Released, Ups Nokia N900 And Microsoft Office Compatibility

Wednesday, 25 November 2009 11:17

Written by Apocalypso.

kofficeThe KOffice team is very happy to announce version 2.1.0 of KOffice, 6 months after the platform release 2.0.0. This release brings general improvements in the maturity of the individual applications as well as a number of new features such as the ability to run on the Nokia N900.

The advantages of the clean and well-structured codebase have started to show. Despite a relatively limited developer group, there are a large number of improvements over 2.0. During the development of 2.1

Import and export of foreign file formats have been given an overhaul, and especially the import filters for Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt) and Word (.doc) have been much improved. This is mainly result of the work done for the Nokia n900 Office viewers.... .. .

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Steffen from Maemo 5 UI Team Demos FM Transmitter

Wednesday, 25 November 2009 07:53

Written by Apocalypso.

radio_fm_tmAs you may have already know, Nokia N900 comes equipped with the build in FM transmitter so you can use it to listen to your favourite tunes through any FM stereo receiver.

This transmitter can modulate the audio frequency signal to FM signal (88 -108.0 MHz) and wirelessly connects phone to your car or home stereo quickly and easily using FM radio waves.

Why shuffle through stacks of CDs and tapes to find the song you want in the car when you can wireless access to your entire phone library? N900’s FM transmitter gives your car stereo great-sounding and basically all you need to do is to tune your car stereo or recei... .. .

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Nokia's N900 Support Site Is Now Online

Monday, 23 November 2009 18:04

Written by Apocalypso.

thumb_ubIf you're one of those who can't wait (we can't blame you; most of us feel the same way) to get your hands on hottest Nokia device during the last couple of years, here's some good news!

Nokia's N900 support site is online now which basically means that final version of the user manual is available for you to download and go through. Beside the user manual, support pages include detailed specifications, Interactive Demonstrations, PC and phone software as well as useful tips and tricks and detailed FAQ section.

You can learn how to Personalise your Nokia N900, how to switch between running applications , how to set up your email in moments, add tags to your ph... .. .

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VIDEO: Skype's Mark Douglas Demos Skype for Nokia N900

Monday, 23 November 2009 17:10

Written by Apocalypso.

skypeWith more than 450 million Skype users worldwide, the integration of Skype on Nokia N900 is a significant step in bringing converged Internet experiences from the desktop to the world's most advanced smartphone.

As you may have laready know, the Nokia N900 has Skype built-in – it’s totally integrated into the phone’s operating system, with no extra downloads required. You can make free Skype-to-Skype calls and IM on 3G or WiFi, and call phones abroad at great, low rates.

Skype on the N900 also comes with multiple accounts support but as of now video calls over Skype are not supported but they are promi.... .. .

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The Long Awaited Nokia N900 Now Officially Available In United States!!

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 16:16

Written by Apocalypso.

americaNokia today announced that the highly anticipated Nokia N900 is now on sale in the United States and shipping to consumers who jumped on the opportunity to be among the first to pre-order the Maemo-powered mobile computer. With the Linux-based Maemo platform and with multiple ways to connect to the Internet, the Nokia N900 enables users to be online as it happens with a powerful computer in the palm of their hands.

“Consumers from every segment of the population are looking for more out of their mobile device – more power, more ability, more connectivity. The Nokia N900 ushers in a new era with a very powerful mobile computer,” said Alessandro Lamanna, Vice President, Retail Sales, No... .. .

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Fully Baked Firefox Mobile Browser To Hit Maemo Devices In December

Wednesday, 18 November 2009 07:11

Written by Apocalypso.

pocketfox_tm According to folks over at ElectricPig, the world’s number two browser, is rapidly rolling out its plans to invade the mobile space and is trying to get latest version of its mobile browser in shape to finally leave beta status in December.

In recent weeks, Mozilla has released a number of enhancements, new features, significantly improved performance, new logo and replace the code name (Fennec) with a well known Firefox brand.

Mozilla’s user-experience lead for Fennec, Madhava Enros, told to ElectricPig that final version of the browser will bring an improved overall user experience and drop the beta tag.. .. .

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Nokia N900 Hands On

n900 Since the first Linux powered Nokia phone became official last week, there has been a lot of buzz about device and the huge influx of various different photos, videos and even camera samples onto the internet but most of these materials were produced by Nokia Press studios and if you one of those who prefer real user experience over boring press materials read on!

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Bounce Demo Looks Awesome

bounceThe rendering quality offered by a hardware accelerated core and the OMAP chipset is obviously a lot better than through software rendering. The addition of high-performance hardware, Filtering Modes, MIPMapping and higher resolution textures massively improve the appearance of objects removing the ugly, pixelated blockiness seen in softw... .. .

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Vision Of Mixed Reality

mixed As our lives become increasingly digital, and information about our environment becomes both more contextual and readily available, we will soon want to interact with the ever-growing amounts of information and expect capabilities provided by mobile technology to be delivered in more intuitive and convenient ways. Rather than having to acti... .. .

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