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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #240 on: November 09, 2007, 01:25:32 PM »
8gb?? you on about the N95 8gb or memory cards?

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #241 on: November 09, 2007, 01:33:03 PM »
8gb card? now thats dope  8)

It should be on the way to the stores.....
Waiting for Matty to confirm.
Have you bought a 4GB card yet?

not yet! but if the 8gb comes out in a couple of weeks i might wait for the 8gb
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #242 on: November 11, 2007, 03:05:58 PM »
The very first N82 video!
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Zw6P0GWHnxo&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Zw6P0GWHnxo&amp;rel</a>



cool video! cant wait to have one in my hands too see if i like it
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #243 on: November 12, 2007, 08:01:52 AM »
NEWS;

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Doro mobile phone for elderly
http://www.intomobile.com/


While all of us at IntoMobile use smartphones and love ranting about them, sometimes we have to also add a post or two about low-end feature phones. One such device which is extremely easy to use and lacks sooo many features is HandlePlus 324gsm.

The work of Swedish manufacturer Doro is primarily designed for elderly who actually don’t need that many options. The device lacks any display but comes with a total of 7 large buttons, 5 of them programmable, a talk and an end-call button. Combined with a vibration alert, neck lanyard, built-in speakerphone and the low price of only Ģ85.10 (plus taxes) - makes the device a perfect choice for the senior citizens. One thing that bother us is a ridiculously bad battery life of just 3 hours of talk time. Weird, don’t you think?

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HTC's Touch Cruise with GPS gets official
http://www.engadget.com/


HTC Touch Cruise (HTC Polaris) in action!
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Cfc8CllDk2U&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Cfc8CllDk2U&amp;rel</a>

HTC Touch Cruise VS Iphone The Microsoft VS Apple war will never end  :laugh:
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/uXzUMyKy2x4&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/uXzUMyKy2x4&amp;rel</a>

HTC just went live with their Touch Cruise. "Touch" as in that TouchFLO interface, "Cruise" as in GPS-enabled. The third addition to HTC's Touch lineup packs HSDPA, WiFi, Bluetooth, a 3 megapixel camera, microSD expansion, and a 2.8-inch touch-screen lying on top of a Windows Mobile 6 foundation. Oh, and it's loaded with TomTom Navigator 6 software to make the most of that GPS receiver. Yup, everything mostly what we thought it would be. Available this month from European retailers or SIM-free direct from HTC.

Update: We're still digging but HTC was a bit unkind by not providing specific country launch information or supported radio bands. At the moment, this looks like Europe-only.



Google has just presented a new open mobile platform.
Theyīre even giving out money to the clever people that can come up with useful applications for the platform.


Android Demo
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/_avwGFsv60U&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/_avwGFsv60U&amp;rel</a>

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #244 on: November 12, 2007, 12:01:22 PM »
Application update;


Symbian;
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Review: Shazam iD, TrackID is no longer just a Sony Ericsson thing
http://www.intomobile.com/2007/11/11/review-shazam-id-trackid-is-no-longer-just-a-sony-ericsson-thing.html


f you have a Sony Ericsson device released in the past 2 years or so then you have a most awesome application on your device called TrackID. If you never used it before, here is what you’re missing out on: Once you open the TrackID application you can hold your phone up to a speaker playing a song and within a few seconds you have the name of the track, artist and album you’re currently listening to. This works with the radio as well so you don’t even have to take off your headphones in that situation.

I have long been an advocate that Nokia get off their ass and replicate this application for their S60 powered devices, but my complaints fell on deaf ears. That is until now.

Where did I find it?

I immediately went off on a quest to find this application,
but my efforts were thwarted once I reached
Shazam’s website.
http://www.shazam.com/music/portal/sp/s/media-type/html/user/anon/page/default/template/pages/p/shazam_id.html
Not only does this company fail to provide a URL for a SIS file, you have to be a UK resident and send a premium SMS to get a download URL. Who do I know in the UK? The folks over at All About Symbian! I sent an email to both Rafe and Steve asking if they could help me out with this review by giving me the download URL and they did without hesitation, thanks guys.

The link is
http://www.shazam.com/shazamid
and you have to visit it in your mobile web browser. This should make typing it out a lot less painful:


Let me convince you to download this!

Here is Shazam’s icon. I find it horrible, which is why I’m pointing it out, in hope that they change it in future versions:



The splash screen is the first image on the top of this post, here is what you see after that disappears:



When you click “Tag Now” the application automatically begins to record a short snippet of the audio currently playing. This takes around 5 seconds at best, I didn’t time it so don’t quote me on that:



After it is finished Shazam will ask you to connect to the internet, in this case I selected my provider, Kolumbus:



What is this young, single, mobile phone addict listening to? Rick Astley! The song name scrolls, artist name is right under that and the last line indicates the time when you clicked on “Tag Me.” One more thing, full album art! I’ll come back to what that 1/14 indicates:



When clicking on “Share it,” a text message entry dialog pops up allowing you to send an SMS to a friend who might like, laugh at, or hate this song:



RealTone doesn’t work for me, it just pulls up Shazam’s site, which is useless. Now what did that 1/14 indicate? MyMusic is a list of all the songs you identified. No clue as to the limit of items within that list. Yes I like Modern Talking, no I’m not gay:



Moving one tab over to “TagChart” you can see the most popular songs people are trying to identify:



That is all. A very simple application, it does 4 things: ID the song currently playing, list the songs you tagged, list the songs people are tagging the most and letting you share the name of that track with your friends.

Message to Nokia:
Clone this
Add the ability to “Download now via the Nokia Music Store”
Add the ability for me to identify songs currently playing on the radio
Let me see what songs my friends are tagging
Let me see what songs my country and other countries are tagging
Do it before Sony Ericsson does because they already have plans to implement everything I just said.

Update: A developer asked me if Shazam and TrackID poll the same database, they do, it is called Gracenote. I’ve also decided to throw in one more screenshot of some songs I had playing over my stereo:





http://www.shazam.com/music/portal/sp/s/media-type/html/user/anon/page/default/template/pages/p/shazam_id.html



The fully-featured, full-fat enhanced version of Shazam's world leading music recognition technology now available as a downloadable smart application for Symbian operating system handsets

(see list below for details of handsets Shazam iD will work on).

Full-resolution sensitivity - cuts through background noise to sample the tune.
Twice as fast - fingerprint is taken 'on device'.
Can be used even if there's no network connectivity - the sample is stored and can be sent later.
View cover art.
Check and manage your tag list direct from your handset.
Share your tags with friends.
See the latest weekly Tag Charts on your mobile.
Download it and try it for FREE today!
Text SMART to 80805
You get a text with a link to the download. Click on the link.
Shazam checks that your phone is compatible.
The application gets downloaded to the appropriate folder in your phone!
Open it and start experiencing the next level of music recognition.

(UK only service.)

Trial version is free to use for a limited term. Terms apply.
Tips for successful downloading.

Make sure your wap browser settings allow downloads.
Shazam iD works on the following handsets

(Symbian 3rd Edition Mobile Devices)

Nokia E50
Nokia E60
Nokia E61
Nokia E61i
Nokia E62
Nokia E65
Nokia E70
Nokia E90
Nokia N71
Nokia N73
Nokia N75
Nokia N76
Nokia N77
Nokia N80
Nokia N91
Nokia N92
Nokia N93
Nokia N93i
Nokia N95

Download link for Symbian;
http://www.shazam.com/shazamid




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InetTools- Free TrackID for Java J2ME Mobile Phones: Record Song using Mic to Identify/Recognise Track, Artist & Music Album
http://thinkabdul.com/2007/09/06/inettools-free-trackid-for-java-j2me-mobile-phones-record-song-using-mic-to-identifyrecognise-track-artist-music-album/

InetTools has released a free TrackID application for Java J2ME capable and MIDP 2.0 compatible mobile devices such as Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Blackberry and Palm.

TrackID is a free service that allows you to capture and record any music, song or sound clip through the mobile phone’s microphone, compare it to online digital signatures on Gracenote, and recognise/identify the media’s track, artist, and album info. I have previously mentioned TrackID for Nokia S60 and TrackID for Windows Mobile devices. Now you can enjoy the same on any Java J2ME mobile device.



InetTools TrackID allows you to record a few seconds of a song using the mobile phone’s microphone and get the track, artist and album information within a few seconds.

Download TrackID for Java J2ME mobile phones here;
http://thinkabdul.com/2007/09/06/inettools-free-trackid-for-java-j2me-mobile-phones-record-song-using-mic-to-identifyrecognise-track-artist-music-album/
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #245 on: November 12, 2007, 06:00:18 PM »
the htc touch cruise looks nice  8) and i need to try out that application
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #246 on: November 13, 2007, 04:36:59 AM »
the htc touch cruise looks nice  8) and i need to try out that application

The one for Symbian was for UK residents only  >:(.
I installed the JAVA one,will try it out later thereīs a couple of joints I have taped from radio that I like to get a hold of.
So this should be a useful and fun application  :laugh:
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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #247 on: November 13, 2007, 08:57:21 AM »
Itīs official!!!!!!

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Nokia N82 press photos leak
http://www.intomobile.com/
Disclosure: I’m currently writing this from a hotel room at the Crowne Plaza in Helsinki, provided for me by Nokia, because tomorrow a few bloggers are invited to an event. You can only guess what we’re going to be playing with.

More picture here on Nokia’s Official Press site.
http://www.nokia.com/A4136017?category=n82#
Update Again: In case Nokia decides to take down the pictures that they accidentally posted early (you never know) I’ve went ahead and mirrored them on intomobile
Flickr account here.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/devilsrejection/sets/72157603138752088/





















The very first N82 video!
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/Zw6P0GWHnxo&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/Zw6P0GWHnxo&amp;rel</a>



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Technical specifications
http://europe.nokia.com/A4674003


Operating Frequency
WCDMA2100 (HSDPA), EGSM900, GSM850/1800/1900 MHz (EGPRS)
Automatic switching between bands and modes

Dimensions
Volume: 90 cc
Weight: 114 g
Length: 112 mm
Width: 50.2 mm
Thickness (max): 17.3 mm

Memory Functions
Up to 100MB internal dynamic memory*
for messages, ringing tones, images, video clips, calendar notes, to-do list and applications
Hot swappable microSD memory card slot

*Dynamic memory means that the available memory is shared between dynamic memory functions. When any of these functions is used, there is less available memory for other functions which are also dependent on dynamic memory.

Power Management
Battery: Nokia Battery (BP-6MT) 1050mAH
Talk time: up to 190 minutes (WCDMA),up to 260 minutes (GSM)
Stand-by time: up to 210 hours(WDCMA),up to 225 hours (GSM)
Still images: up to 290 pictures (with flash)
Video capture: up to 110 minutes (VGA, 30fps)
Video call: up to 120 minutes
Video playback time: up to 200 minutes (VGA, 30 fps)
Music playback time: up to 10 hours(offline mode)

*Operation times may vary depending on radio access technology used, operator network configuration and usage.

Display
2.4" LCD QVGA (240 x 320 pixels) TFT color display with up to 16.7 million colors

User Interface
Operating system: Symbian OS
User interface: S60 3rd edition, Feature Pack 1
Automatic screen rotation

Call Management
Logs: keeps lists of your dialed, received, and missed calls
Voice dialing (with Speaker independent name dialing (SIND)) and voice commands
Nokia Push to talk (PoC)

Messaging
E-mail (SMTP, IMAP4, POP3), MMS, SMS

Data Transfer*
WCDMA HSDPA 2100 MHz with simultaneous voice and packet data (PS max speed DL/UL= 3.6Mbps/384kbps, CS max speed 64kbps)
Dual Transfer Mode (DTM) support for simultaneous voice and packet data connection in GSM/EDGE networks. Simple class A, multi slot class 11, max speed DL/UL: 177.6/118.4 kbits/s
EGPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 296 / 177.6 kbits/s
GPRS class B, multi slot class 32, max speed DL/UL= 107 / 64.2 kbits/s

*Actual achieved speeds may vary depending on network support.
Imaging

Imaging and video
Up to 5 megapixel (2592 x 1944 pixels) camera, Carl Zeiss Optics: Tessar™ lens, MPEG-4 VGA video capture of up to 30 fps
Direct connection to compatible TV via TV-out or wireless LAN/UPnP
Front camera, CIF (352 x 288 pixels) sensor for video telephony
Video call and video sharing support (WCDMA network services)
Integrated xenon flash
Slideshow from gallery
One-click upload of photos & videos to web
Nokia XpressPrint: direct printing via USB(PictBridge), Bluetooth connectivity (BPP), and WLAN (UPnP) or via online printing

Mobile Video
Video resolutions: up to VGA (640 x 480 pixels) at 30 fps
Recording indicator
Audio recording: AAC (AMR for MMS)
Digital video stabilization
Video file format .mp4 (default), .3gp (for MMS)
White balance, scene and color tone setting
Zoom: Digital up to 10x (VGA up to 4x)
Front camera: CIF (352 x 288 pixels) sensor for video telephony
On-device video editing

Mobile Photography
Image resolution: up to 5 megapixels (2592 x 1944 pixels)
Auto focus
Amber colored auto focus assist light and recording indicator
Still image file format: JPEG/EXIF
Auto exposure - center weighted
Exposure compensation: +2 ~ -2EV at 0.5 step
White balance: automatic, sunny, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent
Scene: automatic, user, close-up, portrait, landscape, sports, night, night portrait
Color tone: normal, sepia, black & white, negative, vivid
Zoom: digital up to 20x (5 megapixel up to 6x)
Xenon flash
On-device photo editing

Camera Specifications
Sensor: CMOS, 5 megapixel (2592 x 1944)
Carl Zeiss Optics: Tessar™ lens
F number/Aperture: F2.8
Focal length 5.6 mm
Focus range 10 cm ~ infinity
Macro focus distance 10-50 cm
Music

Music Features
Digital music player - supports MP3/AAC/eAAC/eAAC+/WMA/M4A with playlists
OMA DRM 2.0/1.0 & WMDRM support for music
Integrated stereo hands-free speaker
Stereo FM radio (87.5-108MHz) with Visual Radio support
Nokia Stereo Headset HS-43 in-box
Bluetooth wireless technology 2.0 with A2DP Stereo audio

Video Features
Video player - supports MPEG4, AVC/H.264, H.264, H.263, RV
OMA DRM 2.0/1.0 & WMDRM support for video
Resolution: MPEG4 VGA @ up to 30 fps scaled to QVGA on device or VGA in TV-out mode
Transfer your videos from compatible PC: Windows Media Player, USB mass-storage file transfer or Nokia Nseries PC Suite using full-speed USB 2.0 connectivity

Video Center
Pre-configured video services and dynamic expansion with new services
Video podcasting: find, subscribe, download, view with mobile device

RealPlayer media player
Full-screen video playback to view downloaded, streamed or recorded video clips
Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, H.263/3GPP, RealVideo 8/9/10

Navigation
Integrated Assisted Global Positioning System (A-GPS)
Pre-installed Nokia Maps application and free downloadable maps*

*The service is available free of charge, although any data transferred over the network will incur charges from your network operator. To check the availability and cost of the service, contact your network operator or service provider.

E-mail
Easy-to-use e-mail client with attachment support for images, videos, music and documents
Compatible with Nokia Wireless Keyboard SU-8W (sold separately)

Browsing
Full web browser support (HTML)

Digital home
Play video, music and photos on home media network - compatible TV, stereo and PC over WLAN/UPnP

Other Applications
Personal Information Management (PIM)
Advanced S60 PIM features including calendar, contacts, to-do list and PIM printing
Settings Wizard for easy configuration of e-mail, push to talk and video sharing
Data transfer application for transfer of PIM information from other compatible Nokia devices.
WLAN wizard

Connectivity
Integrated wireless LAN (802.11 b/g) and UPnP (Universal Plug and Play)
Bluetooth wireless technology with A2DP stereo audio
USB 2.0 via Micro USB interface and mass storage class support to support drag and drop functionality
3.5 mm stereo headphone plug(Nokia AV Connector)and TV out support (PAL/NTSC)
Nokia Nseries PC Suite connectivity with USB, and Bluetooth wireless technology
Local synchronization of contacts and calendar to a compatible PC using compatible connection
Remote over-the-air synchronization
Send and receive images, video clips, graphics, and business cards via Bluetooth wireless technology

Standard Sales Package Contents*
Nokia N82
Nokia Battery BP-6MT
Nokia Travel Charger AC-5
Nokia Music Headset HS-43
Nokia Connectivity Cable CA-101
Nokia Video Connectivity Cable CA-75U
Nokia 2GB microSD Card MU-37**

*Sales package content may vary by region.
**Card pre-installation may vary by region.

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #248 on: November 13, 2007, 06:15:14 PM »
damn! i want that phone!!! 8)
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #249 on: November 14, 2007, 05:12:37 AM »
8gb?? you on about the N95 8gb or memory cards?

memory card... (damn I missed your post  :laugh:)


Damn! i want that phone!!! 8)


Have updated the N82 post with more photos and the specs for N82.....
So you like it now?
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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #250 on: November 14, 2007, 02:07:09 PM »
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Nokia N82 smartphone officially introduced
http://www.mobile-review.com/fullnews/main/index_eng.shtml


Eventually a long-awaited Nokia N82 smartphone got official.
The vendor positions the smartphone as a multimedia device optimized for photo capture, navigation and Internet browsing.
The smartphone really has powerful features.
To top it all the developer has implemented a new 3D multimedia menu in Nokia N82.
There is the support of automatic screen orientation (switching between portrait and landscape).
Naturally it supports Ovi services, including Nokia Music Store, N-Gage and Nokia Maps.
The sales of Nokia N82
have already started on main world markets.

The price makes up some 700-800$.



WTF? Itīs already out?
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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #251 on: November 14, 2007, 06:36:39 PM »
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #252 on: November 15, 2007, 01:16:10 AM »
Time for a NEWS update;

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Check out this N92 from China.
When first seeing the name, I thought this would be some Nokia ripoff but this isn't the case.
The phone has a design which combines black with chrome and features multicolor keypad lights.
http://justamp.blogspot.com/2007/11/n92-from-china.html

Here are the specs.
- 3 inch 16 million color QVGA touchscreen
- FM radio
- microSD support
- 2 cameras
- built in solar panel on the back
- measures 115x54x17 mm
- weighs 100 grams

It has a wannabe Windows Mobile UI and has the badge all over the phone.




http://bp2.blogger.com/_h5hOmDEy1n4/RzsuvUCYzJI/AAAAAAAAlqY/qGkp1jTj_p8/s320/m3.jpg

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Sony Ericsson P5i concept
http://www.mobile-review.com/fullnews/main/index_eng.shtml

The Sefanatics has posted an interesting concept of Sony Ericsson P5i smartphone. The device is rumored to be on its way, however the manufacturer hasn’t made any official confirmation or provided official images. Taking into account (unconfirmed) info on an upcoming user’s interface UIQ (UIQ 4?) with figer control, the concept looks like to be true. It is equipped with a big display and has no keyboard. Most likely the mysterious Sony Ericsson P5i will be of this kind.



 

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« Reply #253 on: November 15, 2007, 06:26:09 AM »
Nokia N82 Launch Video
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/e0m2sh-RwuQ&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/e0m2sh-RwuQ&amp;rel</a>

N82 video demostration of the GPS and the camera
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/0sajiLT0Tfc&amp;rel" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/0sajiLT0Tfc&amp;rel</a>
 

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Re: My phone > iPhone
« Reply #254 on: November 17, 2007, 08:33:18 AM »
who taught that thread would be 11 pages long! back on the subject : i went to the nokia webpage and there is no n82 and i was wondering if the nokia n82 will have good battery life cause my n73 is hard to beat bettery wise!