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Learn to use the “Pause” key

October 13th, 2008 No Comments

No it’s not the “force”, or an ability to stop time, but if used correctly, you will save a lot of time that you waste entering pin codes, extensions and waiting for the voice prompt lady in customer service to finish talking…slowly. Every phone has the ‘p’ or pause key (On Nokia Phones, you can […]

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The E71/E66 does not have a Blackberry Connect client…Why?

July 14th, 2008 7 Comments

S60’s default email isn’t really usable, particularly for enterprise customers. And that is why we have various other add-on clients like Mail for Exchange and Blackberry Connect. Since Blackberry Connect is not available for the Nokia N95-NAM, I have to use a Blackberry Curve as my day-to-day phone. I’ve been contemplating moving to the E61i, […]

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iPhone web apps enrich the S60 browsing experience

August 3rd, 2007 3 Comments

If you don’t already know, the S60 browser is based on WebKit, an open source browser engine – the same engine used by Safari on the iPhone. Thus, many of the ‘web apps’ designed for the iPhone work flawlessly on S60’s Web Browser. There are numerous websites which contain catalogs of applications (free and paid) […]

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Raccoon for S60 … a walkthrough

February 24th, 2007 4 Comments

In my previous post, I talked about how it was possible to share any content from your S60 phone. This post details the entire process of setting up and configuring Raccoon on your S60 device. Where to download: Read the instructions from the Nokia Research site. Make sure you apply for a Raccoon ID first. […]

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Raccoon for S60 allows you to share your phone/mmc contents with the world!

February 23rd, 2007 No Comments

Its possible and I just did it! It involves using Python for S60 and Raccoon (links in the freeware section – Utilities). Its 1:32 a.m. and I’m really tired. Expect a full post with screenshots and a tutorial tomorrow! For all you non-believers, here’s a screenshot:

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The new T9 … XT9

February 14th, 2007 No Comments

Tegic Communications, the company which holds patents on the popular T9 text input system have now developed XT9, an improved version of the T9 system. The key new features include T9 availability for QWERTY, half-QWERTY and touch-based keypads, easier switching between text modes and auto-error correction. It’d be awesome if Nokia shipped the new E-series […]

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