After the recent update, it is now officially possible to access the mobile version of the Ovi Store using your Nokia N900 web browser. Visit store.ovi.mobi and you will be given access to a new apps, games, themes, wallpapers, ringtones and more, that was not previously available via the Application Manager. So head over and load up your hadsets, and let us know if you find any gems.
Mozilla has released the Firefox for Maemo 1.0 second release candidate (RC2), after ten days of the RC1 release. My favourite aspect of this release is the spell checker, which highlights typos and misspelt words in the form field. If you currently have the beta 5 installed, you should automatically receive a software update. Alternatively you can download it at Firefox.com/m. Check out what new in the RC2 after the break. Read the rest of this entry »
Mozilla today released the first release candidate (RC1) of Firefox for Maemo. Built on the same browser engine as Firefox 3.6 for the desktop, the new mobile Firefox comes packed full of your favorite features like the Awesome Bar, Add-ons, Weave Sync and Location-Aware Browsing. If you currently have the beta 5 installed, you should automatically receive a software update. Alternatively you can download it at Firefox.com/m. Read the rest of this entry »
The Mozilla based Maemo 5 browser is the only mobile browser to handle flash in a desktop fashion. And the recently announced Google Wave is probably the complete neo-communication platform. Combine the two together and you have just entered a tech geeks wet dream, the convergence will allow great things in terms of productivity and social networking, and will enable the world to connect in a way never before thought
possible. The release of a standalone application by Google would not even be necessary. Certain aspects of the software can be optimized in order to make this work seamlessly. The N900 software is still in pre-production stages, so watch this space. Check out the video after the jump… Read the rest of this entry »
Matthew Miller of Nokia Experts has put together a great little article highlighting some of the “cool” features the Nokia N900 comes with. He managed to get his hands on the N900 User Guide and has been busy scouring through to see what he could find. The tips include keyboard shortcuts in different aspects of the OS and how you can open new windows in the browser, and also the different coloured notification lights that resemble the battery life remaining on the device.
This is a short promotional video demonstrating some of the features you can look forward to on the upcoming Nokia N900. The N900 is Nokia’s first mobile phone that sports the Maemo 5 platform, has a slide out QWERTY keyboard and is expected to challenge against the iconic Apple iPhone.
Maemo brings the power of computers to mobile devices. Designed with the internet at its core, Linux-based Maemo software takes us into a new era of mobile computing. Maemo is available on the Nokia N900 - a high-performance mobile computer with a powerful processor, large internal storage, and sharp touch-screen display.