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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,

December 28th, 2009

Nokia N900 – The Power in Your Hand

nokia-n900When it comes to smartphones Nokia is having a tough time to be on par with its competitors like Sony Ericsson, Samsung and LG. Hence, they have released the new Nokia N900, the latest Nokia phone that is hitting the world with the craze. What is unique about this phone is that it makes use of a new operating system called Maemo 5. The device clearly gives you an indication that it is a handheld computer that comes with functionalities of phones.

Let’s talk about the cool new phone – Nokia N900. The phone weighs 181gms and is quite bulky and also ranks among the heaviest we have reviewed in the recent past. The first thing that you will notice about this beautiful phone is that it has 3.5 inches WVGA touchscreen display that is able to display 65,536 colors at resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. Hence, the display is truly amazing with vibrant colors and great contrast. You can clearly view the display even under bright sunlight.

It comes with a sliding QWERTY keyboard. When you want to dial a number, you can make use of the on-screen numpad to dial rather than dialing on the QWERTY keyboard. Writing texts and emails through the keyboard is very user-friendly. You need to keep in mind that this phone does not support MMS. Above the display screen, you will find the ambient sensor that adjusts the brightness and keyboard backlighting automatically. You will also find a secondary video-calling camera and LED status indicator.

On the top of the phone, you will see one speaker near which you will also find the microUSB port. At the bottom, you will see a lock slider and another speaker and3.5mm audio port. You will find a small gap where you can keep the stylus of the phone. On the left side of the phone, there are no controls provided whereas on the right, there is a volume controller, power button and camera button. At the back lies the powerful 5 megapixel camera lens that comes with dual LED flash which is nicely placed under a protective cover. The kickstand allows the phone to stand at an angle while placed on plain surface.

Underneath the back panel of the Nokia N900, you will find the microSD card slot which can be hot-swapped easily and a long lasting battery of 1320 mAh. The Maemo operating system is quite powerful and user-friendly. There are plenty of new applications on this phone that you will surely fall in love with it. The performance of the phone is quite good because it runs on the powerful 600Mhz Context A8 CPU and it also comes with 256MB RAM memory. It comes with an external memory storage of

The audio quality of the phone is quite good and the video player plays a wide range of videos. The sad part is that the powerful 5 megapixel camera does not impress much even though snaps are taken at 2576 x 1963 pixels. Videos are recorded at 24fps.

If you love surfing on web then web browsing will be a real treat for you. It makes use of the Mozilla based application for browsing. It comes with infrared connectivity that allows you to use the phone as a remote control when used with an appropriate application. It has Wi-Fi connectivity, supports USB 2.0 and Bluetooth 2.1 A2DP and3G (HSDPA speed is up to 10 Mbps, while HSUPA speed is up to 2Mbps).All these connectivity options makes this phone as one of the fastest ones for data transfer.

Some of the other features of the phone includes stereo FM Radio which can be accessed by using a third party application, FM transmitter, A-GPS, Skype and Google Talk VoIP integration,  TV-out, PDF document viewer, organizer applications and photo editor.

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