Posts Tagged ‘S60v3’

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Nokia Gives A Fresh Lease Of Life To S60v3.2 And S60v5 Devices, Almost

Nokia Gives A Fresh Lease Of Life To S60v3.2 And S60v5 Devices, Almost

There are still millions out there who use Nokia’s ‘burning’ Symbian platform – notably, S60 3.0 and S60 5.0. And realising that, the Finnish company has announced that these so-called ‘legacy’ devices will be receiving some much appreciated updates. The devices scheduled to receive the update include -

Symbian 3.2

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

Symbian 5.0

Nokia C6-00 Nokia…

Nokia Releases An Updated C5-00, Bumps Up The Camera Among Others

Nokia Releases An Updated C5-00, Bumps Up The Camera Among Others

Nokia has very silently updated the C5-00, a Symbian S60v3 Feature Pack 2 ( compare that to iOSx :/ ) device. It’s virtually identical to the older C5-00, with only a few specs being bumped up.

Bumped Specs:

5 MP Fixed Focus camera,…
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Gravity Updated, Brings In Auto Complete Finally

Gravity Updated, Brings In Auto Complete Finally

Symbian’s best app, Gravity, the ubiquitous Twitter client, has just received an update that brings Auto Complete, finally. Note that the app is still in Beta, and new features are being added and bugs being fixed, but still, it is highly stable. So stable that you’ll even forget it’s in Beta!

Highlights:

Auto-completion of Friends/Hashtags (you’ll need to use Gravity’s…

Ovi Store Client Gets Updated, Now Faster And Better

Ovi Store Client Gets Updated, Now Faster And Better

As you may know, opening the Ovi Store yesterday may have asked you to update it. The update is for all Symbian devices – S60v3, S60v5, and Symbian^3. Status about S40 is not known to me yet.

But yeah, you may have experienced that it is now faster, and all. Rest of the improvements…

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Nokia C5 gets a Firmware update to v062.001, available OTA

Nokia C5 gets a Firmware update to v062.001, available OTA

Just a quick heads up guys, Nokia C5, a Symbian S60v3, FP2 smartphone has just received a Firmware update. The version is bumped to v62.001 and is downloadable over-the-air.

The download size is quite small and the update is a minor one. There’s no changelog just yet though. Before you update…

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Nokia E5 Review – Part IV – Connectivity and Camera

Nokia E5 Review – Part IV – Connectivity and Camera

With 3 parts already covered, we’re now heading to the last 2 parts. Just like the Software part, this part, where we discuss the various Connectivity options you get with E5 (there are many!) and the Camera as well.

Starting off, you can connect with your loved ones through various options. The E5 is 3G enabled, but however, there’s no FCC, so just in case you thought about Video calling,…

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Nokia E5 Review – Part III – Software

Nokia E5 Review – Part III – Software

After the First Impressions and Hardware parts, here we come to the third and the most important part of the review – the Software. No matter how good the hardware is, the performance is determined by how good the software is. Well, for starters, Symbian has been efficient, though lacking the eye candy here and there. It just gets the work done, and in a very easy, simple way….

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Nokia E5 Review – Part II – Hardware

Nokia E5 Review – Part II – Hardware

As you might know by now, we covered the ‘First Impressions’ in the first installment of our 5-part review. Now, you may well consider non-touchscreens outdated, but still, the physical QWERTY keyboard commands respect.

The E5 stands at a good 115mm, around 58.9mm width and about 12.8mm thickness. Weighing around 126 gms, it doesn’t really feel heavy. Instead it feels solid. Fine, it’s not as slick and sexy…

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Nokia E5 – First Impressions

Nokia E5 – First Impressions

It’s been a couple of days now that I’ve been playing around with the E5, and it’s been two days of good, smooth multitasking I must say! The first time I looked at the E5, all I said was ‘Cute’. Yes, it does look cute for an E-series tag. The curves try to prove…

Socially for Symbian receives another update

Socially for Symbian receives another update

It was just a couple of days back that ‘Socially’ for Symbian received an update. Today, there’s yet another update, solving issues like ‘Incorrect Signature error’ while Tweeting, Desktop notifs, Facebook Sign-in errors etc. Important one if you ask me.

It’s still in Beta and LinkedIn and Foursquare support is still…

Socially for Symbian gets update to v3.0

Socially for Symbian gets update to v3.0

Socially, an app that integrates Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn, has just got an update to v3.0. The new version is a major update over the previous one, bringing along a lot of UI changes and sImplicity. It’s still in Beta, though.

‘Default HTML View’ now comes to E72 and it’s FP2 brethren

‘Default HTML View’ now comes to E72 and it’s FP2 brethren

The much awaited Default HTML view has finally (thank yourselves Nokia, you did it at last) arrived for devices running on Symbian S60 v3 Feature Pack 2 (S60v3 FP2). The better people at Nokia Beta Labs have released a Beta, numbered 3.05. There’s not just HTML view that’s new in this release, there…

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