Posts tagged ‘fring’

November 19th, 2010

Must Have Applications for Apple iPhone

There are over 70,000 applications available for Apple iPhone on the internet and creating a list of must have applications for this amazing phone is not an easy task. However, quite a few apps are useless and others do not work properly but there are plenty of other apps that are worth using on your iPhone. Here are some of the must have applications for your Apple iPhone.

  • QuickOffice Mobile Suite
    Priced at $5, this application lets you not only view but also edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files. You can even create new documents with this application.
  • Google Mobile App
    Google Mobile app allows you to easily search for anything on the internet. You can use it for searching files and contacts on your phone. It also brings to you host of other apps to your phone such as Google Docs, Gmail, Gtalk, Google Mapsand Blogger.
  • Fring
    Fring is a multi-messenger application that allows you to access your IM accounts on Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Gtalk, and AIM. It has also got Twitter for you. This application is available for free.
  • Skype
    Skype lets you make and receive calls anyone across the globe at very low price from your iPhone. You can even make video calls with this app. This app is also available for free.
  • Facebook
    This free app lets you stay connected with your friends on Facebook and do everything else such as update status, post comments, etc.
  • Pandora Radio
    It is a cool app that brings to you free customized radio that can stream your favorite songs. All you need to do is launch the app and type the name of your favorite artist and Pandora will create a ‘radio station’ that will continuously play the songs of that artist.
  • AroundMe
    It is a simple that accesses the web connection and lets you know what services such as banks, restaurants, movie halls, etc are present at your current location.
  • Simplenote
    Simplenote lets you make notes and even synchronizes them over the internet. This free app can truly help you in creating notes, lists and ideas.
  • Angry Birds
    Angry Birds is one of the most downloaded Apple iPhone games. This game is all about breaking the barricades that safeguards green pigs. To fight, the weapon that you are supposed to use are catapulted birds. It is priced at $1.
August 27th, 2010

Top Five Apps for Nokia N900

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:

1. FM Radio Player

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.

2. Mozilla Firefox

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.

3. BlueMaemo

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.

4. Skype

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.

5. Mobile Maps Application

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,

May 14th, 2010

How to Make Skype Calls on Symbian Phones

Skype is a great application that lets you make voice calls from Skype to any person who is using Skype across the globe for free. Moreover, it also lets you make calls to landlines and cell phones across the globe. It is also a very popular IM client available on the web.

Using Skype on your phone
Installing Skype on your Symbian phone is simple and easy. Setting up Skype on your phone is just like installing any other app on your phone. Through the web browser of your phone, you can visit the Skype mobile website and download the Skype application for your phone. It will not take more than few seconds to install the Skype app. Alternatively, you can also make use of Skype through other IM clients available online such as Fring and NimBuzz.

Once installed, you will be able to make your first Skype call through your phone. The best part about Skype mobile client is that it lets you create your own Skype login id which cannot be done on other IM clients like Fring and NimBuzz. If you have a Skype id and password, you can login into your account.

Understanding the Skype mobile client
The features of the Skype mobile client is very similar to the desktop application of Skype. Once you login into your account, you will see 5 tabs. Here are the details on all the five tabs:

Contact list tab – This tab lets you view all your contacts and add new ones from the phonebook or through Skype directory.
IM tab – This tab is the second tab that lets you chat with your contacts.
Calls and text messaging tab – This tab lets you make Skype calls as well as send text messages.
Logs tab – This tab lets you view all kinds of logs like voice mail, call register, sms, etc.
Settings tab – The last tab lets you access general settings, setup voice mail, etc.

Making calls through Skype
You can simply go through the contacts in the first tab and third tab and then make a Skype to Skype voice call to the desired person. If you want to calls to cell phones or landlines, you need to make sure you have paid a fee for subscription from the fifth tab. To make calls, you can select the Call icon and then enter the contact number of the person whom you would like to speak and press OK. Make sure you have entered the country code and area code before you make the calls.

April 23rd, 2010

Social Networking through Fring on Your Cell Phone

fringFring is the most user-friendly mobile internet service that allows users to talk, chat and social network with their buddies. Fring lets you access all your favorite instant messaging applications such as Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, SIP, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM, Facebook, Twitter and many more through a very simple user interface.

Fring is available for free and can be downloaded to your phone by visiting on your cell phone. Alternatively, you can visit the website on your computer and download the application on your computer and then transfer the application phone to your cell phone. Before you download the application, the website will ask you to choose the brand and model number of your cell phone. Fring works on a wide range of cell phones from Nokia, Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Asus, Windows Mobile, etc.

With fring, you can free phone calls (through VOIP), video calls and do live chat from your cell phone. Please check the data plan that is provided by your cellular network service provider before you make use of fring.

After installing the application on your phone, you can enter username and password on the desired services like Skype, Gtalk, Yahoo!, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Once you have done this, you will be able to see a list of people who are online. The interface will let you browse contacts, check whether the contact is online or offline and also check the quality of network of the contacts, etc.

Now you can remain active on your favorite social networking sites wherever you go and you can have live chat with your buddies on the go whenever you want. You can checkout the profile of the fringsters and see his real-time status. You can make use of SIP based providers like SIPNET, Free World, VoipCheap to make cheap local, national and international calls over Fring.

The file transfer feature of fring also lets you send and receive files such as videos, music, games, ringtones, documents, etc. The auto-roaming feature lets you login to Wi-Fi hotspots automatically. It also lets you choose tones for your incoming call and messages. If you like Fring, you can simply send an SMS invitation through Fring.

If you love social networking and staying in touch with your friends and colleagues, fring is a very important application for you. We at consider it one of the must-have applications for any smart phone.