Top 25 Applications For Nokia N95 : Must Have Saturday, Oct 4 2008 

Another reason I love my Nokia N95 is the wide range of applications that can be installed. Just feast your eyes on If you’re looking to pimp your Nokia N95 then there are some great applications here:

  1. Fring: Free mobile VoIP app with Skype, Google Talk, ICQ, MSN Messenger and Twitter support
  2. SlingPlayer Mobile: Stream and control your SlingPlayer
  3. The Filter: Navigate your music in style and create on the fly playlists
  4. Emoze: Full Outlook push sync – who needs a crackblackberry?
  5. Nokia Sports Tracker: Keep track of your training schedule
  6. WWIGO: Webcam Wherever I Go – works both ways, using the N95’s camera
  7. Movino: Collection of open source for broadcasting/streaming to smartphones
  8. Calcium: One of my personal favs, the best calculator for S60 handsets
  9. Lifeblog: blog and share your photos on the move
  10. Shozu: Post your photos and videos to multiple sites
  11. Gizmo: Make calls over WiFi to save money
  12. Jaiku Mobile: Alternative to twitter
  13. MyStrands: Great music player and discovery tool
  14. Handy Taskman: Adds several useful toos to your Nokia phone
  15. RotateMe: Give the iPhone a run for its money with this cool screen orientation tool
  16. Screenshot For Symbian: Save your screenshots in popular image formats
  17. EMTube: Another fav.  Improve the way you watch YouTube videos on your phone
  18. Opera Mini: Great browser for smartphones
  19. Flip Silent: When a call comes in, go into silent mode just by flipping your phone!
  20. Shutup: Another silence/flipping service
  21. Wavelog: Blogging service for S60
  22. Dr Kukka’s Inclinometer: No practical use other than to show off to mates.  Tells you when you are tilted….
  23. QIK: Stream videos from your N95 to the web
  24. Nokia Internet Radio: A….radio service
  25. EXTGPS: Use the N95 GPS with your laptop via bluetooth


Nokia’s first S60 Touch device announced: Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (Tube) Friday, Oct 3 2008 

Nokia as expected today announced the first S60 smartphone with Touch Screen.

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (and not XpressMedia) aka Tube is finally a reality.
In the same Nokia Remix event in London UK that Nokia announced Comes with Music service and Symbian S60 5th edition Nokia also announced the first device based on S60 5th edition and that is no other than the long rumored, long awaited Nokia Tube.

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic smartphone belongs in the midrange category but once you see the specs you will realize that Nokia sets very high standards for this product and what Nokia describes as midrange surely blows away most of its High-end competitors.

Some of Nokia’s 5800 specifications are as follow:

  • QuadBand GSM, and 3G (2100 for Europe and 850/1900 for USA)
  • 3.2 Megapixel camera with VGA Video Recording and Dual Led light
  • 3.2 inch nHD Touch Display 640X360
  • Tactical Feedback
  • TV-Out
  • WiFi b/g and Bluetooth
  • 150MB internal memory with SD slot and 8GB SD card in the box
  • GPS
  • S60 5th Edition
  • Full Internet Browser with Adobe Flash support
  • Video and Image editor right out of the box
  • Stylus and finger navigation

With such specification Nokia 5800 XpressMusic has nothing to be jelus of its high-end brothers. If you compare it with current high-end Nokia Symbian S60 smartphones such as the Nokia N95 and Nokia N85 the main differences you going to spot is the 3.2MegaPixel Camera instead for the 5Megapixel in N95 and N85. In fact 5800 offers many great additions that other Nokia High-end smartphones does not have such as the huge 16:9 touch display with nHD resolution. Such a screen makes 5800 the perfect Multimedia house especially for watching movies on the go and Browsing.