Nokia N900 runs on the Linux based OS called Maemo. Since Maemo is an open source OS many third party application manufacturers have taken keen interest in producing exciting applications for this phone. Here are top five applications for Nokia N900:
Even though the Nokia N900 has got Stereo FM hardware, there is no FM Radio application installed on the phone. Hence, you can make use of the FM Radio player application to listen to radio on this phone. You will have to connect the earphones to listen to radio as they serves as radio antenna.
The Mozilla Firefox application is also called Fennec is a web browser for Maemo. The features of this application includes tabbed browsing, you can view xHTML/HTML web pages, synchronize your tabs, bookmarks, kinetic scrolling, simple user interface, etc. You can also install add-ons and extensions.
BlueMaemo is Bluetooth powered remote controller application for Nokia N900. With this application, you can make use of your Nokia N900 to turn on other devices through Bluetooth such as Bluetooth wireless keyboard and mouse. You can also control Windows Media Player through this application. Thanks to the HD Bluetooth profile on Nokia N900, this application is able to maximize the capabilities of Bluetooth.
Skype is one of the most favorite applications of internet users. The Skype application is preloaded on Nokia N900. It allows you to make free internet calls or at low rates to other Skype users, cell phones and land line numbers. You can activate a Skype-to-call number and travel anywhere abroad and still stay in contact with your family members and friends. One of the best features of Skype is that you can make video calls at cheap rate.
With Mobile Maps Application you can make use of voice navigation feature to reach any destination. Once you start using it, it will start notifying you about the upcoming places like gas stations, restaurants, ATM, and so on. You can also view 3D maps to know the places the better. The history feature of this application remembers all the places you have visited. You can download this application from Nokia Ovi Store and use it for free for seven days.
Some of the other applications that can be used with Nokia N900 include Fring, gPodder Podcast Client, OM Weather, eCoach and MaStory,