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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 13th, 2010

How to Configure Mailbox on Symbian Phone

After configuring email accounts on your Symbian phone, you can access your email accounts through your phone. You can easily configure your email accounts from various leading email service providers such as Gmail, Yahoo and Windows Live. After setting up the email accounts on your phone, you can launch the in-built browser and access your inbox.  You can even make use of third party applications such as Profmail application to access your inbox.

Here is how you can configure mailbox on your Symbian phone:

  1. You need to go to Messages>  Options> Settings> and > Email.
  2. Next, you need to click on Options and then create a New Mailbox. You can then choose IMAP/POP3 and proceed further to setup your account.
  3. You are now required to enter your email address and then click on Next.
  4. Enter the Incoming Mail server and Outgoing Mail server information.
  5. Choose the default access point and then give a name to the mailbox.
  6. After you have put the above settings, you can then select the newly created mailbox and click on Options> Edit> Connection Settings.

Here is an example on how to setup your Gmail account:

GMAIL POP3 SETTINGS:

In Incoming Mail,

User Name: username

Password: password

Incoming Mail server: pop.gmail.com

Mailbox Type: POP3

Security: SSL / TLS

Port: 995
In Outgoing Mail,

Email Address: emailid@gmail.com

User Name: username

Password: password

Outgoing Mail server: smtp.gmail.com

Security: Start TLS

Port: 465


GMAIL IMAP4 SETTINGS:

In Incoming Mail,

User Name: username

Password: password

Incoming Mail server: imap.gmail.com

Mailbox Type: IMAP4

Security: SSL / TLS

Port: 993
In Outgoing Mail,

Email Address: emailid@gmail.com

User Name: username

Password: password

Outgoing Mail server: smtp.gmail.com

Security: Start TLS

Port: 465

If you enter the above mentioned settings, you will be able to configure your Gmail account on your Symbian phone. Please keep in mind that you need to enable POP/IMAP 4 on your email account and then only you will be able to access you email account on your phone. Another way to setup your email account is to make use of the Nokia Settings Wizard. In case, your phone does not have the Settings Wizard, you will have to manually enter the settings as mentioned above. In order to access and view your mails, you can go to Messaging> then select Mailbox> then click on Retrieve Email.