Archive of posts filed under the OVI category.

Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 updates coming

Via Nokia Conversation, there are some updates coming to Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 devices. There will be updates in the browser and OVI Maps. Here are the devices which will get the updates in the coming weeks:
Symbian 3.2

Nokia E72
Nokia E52
Nokia E5
Nokia C5-00
Nokia 6700 slide

Symbian 5.0

Nokia C6-00
Nokia C5-03
Nokia 5230
Nokia 5235
Nokia 5250
Nokia X6
Nokia N97 mini
Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Nokia [...]

Nokia T7 and Nokia 702T, Flash Lite 4.0 enabled

The Nokia devloper site has published the details for 2 new handsets for the Chinise market, the Nokia T7 and Nokia 702T which are both Flash Lite 4.0 enabled devices. Basically these phones are the N8 and E6 but for Chinese wireless network.
Alessandro

Nokia Ovi Store 6 Million daily downloads

Via Nokia Developers, the Nokia OVI Store has reached 6M downloads per day.

300,000 new Nokia accounts are created daily
48,000 apps now available
190 countries and over 30 languages
121 operators across 42 countries

“By the end of May 2011, more than 170 developers had each exceeded 1 million downloads on Ovi Store. Among those developers, 15 companies [...]

Nokia N9 video

Here is a great video showcasing the Nokia N9

Alessandro

Nokia Symbian Anna available in July

Nokia Symbian Anna firmware update will be available in July.

“At Nokia Connection, Nokia also restated its commitment to Symbian. Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop said in his keynote that over the next 12 months the company plans to bring up to 10 new Symbian-based smartphones to market.”
Alessandro

Nokia N9 announced, MeeGo 1.2 device

Nokia today announced their new device Nokia N9. The device uses a swipe gesture for the entire UI and it’s based on MeeGo 1.2.
Here are the specs on Nokia Developer site. It seems at the moment with no Flash technology.

Ok, here is a hands on.

Alessandro

Flash Lite game Tic Tac Toe Blue is #2 in Nokia OVI Store

Via Biskero blog, the Flash Lite game Tic Tac Toe Blue is #2 in the free game global category and in the arcade free game category in Nokia OVI Store.
“Tic Tac Toe Blue, a classic game. Play against your phone from 4 different levels: EASY, NORMAL, EXPERT and [...]

Nokia Ovi Suite 3.1.1.40 Beta

Via Nokia Beta Labs, Nokia Ovi Suite 3.1.1.40 Beta release adds some great features.

The direct download and installation of free Ovi Store apps, games, and more from the Nokia Ovi Suite home view to your connected phone. Just sign in first with Nokia account.
A simplified Maps view. You can instantly see which maps you [...]

Nokia OVI Store client update 2.08.042

There is a new update for the Nokia OVI Store client to version 2.08.042.
More information at AllAboutSymbian.com

Alessandro

Nokia X7 on th way, video!

Here is a video showcasing the new Nokia X7 and should be announced soon. There are not much details about this new phone beside it’s a Symbian^3 device with a newer firmware, other specs not available yet!

Looks like they made it private!
Alessandro

QUI app available in OVI Store: Share GPS location via SMS

Here is a cool application available in OVI Store: QUI
“QUI allows you to share via SMS your location to a friend. Use your GPS to get your location and share it by sending an SMS.”

Alessandro

OVI Store stats: 35,000 apps available

Here some stats from the OVI Store:

Ovi Store attracts more than 4 million downloads a day.
About 80% of Ovi Store traffic converts to downloads.
Of Ovi Store’s signed-in users, 85% are repeat visitors.
Each active user averages 8.5 downloads per month.
Active users represent more than 190 countries.
There are more than 35,000 apps available.
Games are No. 1 among [...]