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Thu, 29.01.09

[New] Paparazzi for S60 3rd and 5th Edition
Paparazzi by Jouni Miettunen is a sensor game, where you have to help "Movie Star" avoid "paparazzis" as long as possible. You can do this by turning and tilting the mobile phone.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:14 in category
[New] Ultimate SMS for S60 3rd Edition
Ultimate SMS by Fingertip Access keeps all your SMS messages private and safe, schedules automatic SMS sending, filters out unwanted SMS by senders and contents you specify, notifies you of new incoming SMS using customized alert tones for different phone numbers / contacts of your choice. It also can send encrypted SMS to people in a list of you own and lets you create template SMS and assign hotkeys to those templates so that you send a predefined SMS by simply pressing some keys on your phone screen. All your messages can be grouped into conversation thread based on senders and receivers so that you can view messages in context. You can also export all your incoming and outgoing SMS on your phone to a text file.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 21:26 in category
[Upd] Quickoffice Premier 6.0 for S60 3rd and 5th Edition
QuickOffice, Inc. today announced the availability of QuickOffice Premier 6.0. This latest upgrade enables mobile professionals to view column and line charts in Microsoft Excel 2007, with real-time recalculation. QuickOffice Premier 6.0 is the only mobile solution to provide full viewing and editing capabilities of native Microsoft Office 2007 documents on S60 devices. Other new features include ability to open password protected Word and Excel documents, word count for Word files and Go To Cell for worksheets.

The software is available now for limited introductory price of $39, but at the My-Symbian Software Store you can get it with further 25% discount using SYMBIAN25 promotion code, which makes it cost as low as $29, i.e. $10 cheaper than even directly from the developer.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 18:54 in category
[New] LightSignalPlus for Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Do you find the Nokia 5800's built-in Notification Light feature for missed messages/calls actually quite hard to notice? Then LightSignalPlus from PhonePhreak Software is just what you need: it makes ALL THREE KEYS flash every 2 seconds whenever there has been an SMS or a call. LightSignalPlus has been designed to have the keys blink only when it makes sense. I.e. when a message arrives while you are currently in an app, LightSignalPlus assumes that you have taken notice, so the keys will not blink. LightSignalPlus activates the blinking only when there are no app windows open.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:51 in category
[Upd] FreeCaller 1.05 for S60 3rd Edition
FreeCaller by Ynon Perek is a freeware / Open source application that displays a full screen picture of the remote party on incoming or outgoing calls. Version 1.05 adds autostart, custom animations, support for outgoing calls, English, Hebrew and German translations and various fixes and improvements.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:16 in category
[New] Audio Smileys from Nokia Beta Labs
Audio Smileys from Nokia Beta Labs is a cute little application that allows you to play funny sounds to express your feelings. It is mostly targeted for youngsters, but of course, anyone can use it for fooling around with friends, or pulling pranks at co-workers. Once launched, just press keys 1...9 on your keypad to play the sound. In addition, you can create your own audio smileys with the built-in audio smiley editor.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:00 in category
[Upd] Best TaskMan for S60 5th Edition
Best TaskMan from Smartphoneware helps you better control your device. It shows full information about device memory, running applications, processes, opened files and installed applications. The software allows extended task management, memory control and much more functions to explore. This new version is optimized for S60 5th Edition based devices, including the 5800 XpressMusic and the N97.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:51 in category
[Upd] Best BlackList for S60 5th Edition
Best BlackList by Smartphoneware automatically rejects unwanted callers. Real-time incoming number analysis and instant reject, easy to configure and use. Your phone will be always busy for unwelcome calls. This version is optimized for S60 5th Edition devices, inlcuding the 5800 XpressMusic and the N97.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:07 in category
[Upd] Best Reminder for S60 5th Edition
It is very easy to miss the initial sound of an incoming message or a phone call especially if the smartphone was in another room at this moment, in a leather wallet or in your jacket when you're in a car or at the street. If you don't want to check the display constantly to ensure that you haven't missed an important phone call or a message you might be waiting for then you need to try Best Reminder from Smartphoneware. It provides repeating alarms, visual notification and/or device vibrating to draw your attention to received but unnoticed messages and missed calls. This version is optimized for S60 5th Edition devices, including the 5800 XpressMusic and the N97.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:16 in category
SMS Cleaner from Nokia recovers the phone from "Curse of Silence" SMS
Nokia has just released their own tool called SMS Cleaner which helps recover S60 phones affected by so called "Curse of Silence" SMS preventing receipt of any new SMS messages.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:14 in category

Wed, 28.01.09

[New] OfficeReader for S60 3rd Edition
OfficeReader by Odendahl SEPT-Solutions is a freeware / open source application making it possible to read OpenDocument files from, KOffice, AbiWord and Lotus Symphony on S60 smartphones.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:47 in category

Mon, 26.01.09

[Upd] Best Answering Machine for S60 5th Edition
With Smartphoneware's Best Answering Machine you can expand the possibilities of your device by one of the most powerful features - Answering Machine. Play messages and set up greetings directly on your smartphone. Don't spend any more money on your network operator's voice mail! This version is optimized for S60 5th Edition phones, i.e. the 5800 XpressMusic and the N97.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:31 in category
[New] FX-602P Programmable Calculator for S60 3rd and 5th Edition
FX-602P Programmable Calculator by Martin Krischik is a very precise simulation of the classic CASIO FX-602P programmable calculator and the CASIO FA-1 cassette interface. The simulation does almost everything the original calculator did and it can be used as a full featured and fully programmable scientific calculator. The FX-602P simulator supports all arithmetic, trigonometric, logarithmic, hyperbolic, statistical functions and all alphanumeric display options of the original calculator. It is also fully programmable: you can write up to 10 programs, using 110 registers. With the build in FA-1 simulation you can save and load programs and data to your thump drive for later use.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:23 in category
[Upd] Best Profiles for S60 5th Edition
Best Profiles from Smartphoneware allows automatic profiles switching according to your schedule or calendar. For each profile Best Profiles allows selection of additional settings such as: backlight, sound on activate, run custom application, etc. This version is optimized for S60 5th Edition phones, i.e. the 5800 XpressMusic and the N97.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:21 in category
[New] StickGame for S60 5th Edition
StickGame by G.o.M. Arts is a puzzle game for S60 5th Edition touchscreen phones. Move the stick and rotate the particles in it to form lines of at least four squares of the same color. These squares are going to disappear from the playground. The more particles disappear the more points you get.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:32 in category

Sun, 25.01.09

[New] Resco Defender for S60 3rd Edition
Resco Defender from Resco is a strategic game where the objective is to protect the ramparts against invaders by building defend towers and creating mazes in which enemies find their death.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 19:04 in category
[New] LuckyCoins for S60 3rd Edition
LuckyCoins by SBSH Mobile Software is an addicting puzzle game. Challenge your skills with 25 ascending levels that guarantee pure fun while you're on the go! Step up the levels by matching tiles of the same kind and finding the special tiles hidden in the background, but make sure you are not beaten up by the restless timer.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:32 in category

Fri, 23.01.09

[New] FreeUnRAR for S60 3rd Edition
FreeUnRAR by Junnikokuki is a RAR decompressor making it possible to extract RAR archives directly on S60 phones. It supports folders and archives protected with password.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 00:23 in category

Wed, 21.01.09

[Upd] C2Doom now compatible with S60 5th Edition touchscren phones!
Markus Mertama has updated his Doom port with the new SDL supporting S60 5th Edition, which resulted in a version of C2Doom making full use of the Nokia 5800's touch screen. Touch the screen to move, including running and strafe, Quick tap shoots. There are also moveable virtual keys providing the remaining functions: weapon selection, action, enter, map and menu. See the video to get an idea how fantastic it is!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:28 in category
[Upd] Scenetone for S60 5th Edition
Scenetone by Pygmy Projects is a freeware "demoscene" player that can play various module formats such as famous Amiga Soundtracker, Protracker, XM, S3M, etc. and also Commodore SID tunes. It also has ability to generate .WAV file from a song (to be used as a ringtone). This version is optimized for S60 5th Edition touchscreen phones. S60 3rd Edition version is available here.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:33 in category

Tue, 20.01.09

[Upd] Frodo, the C-64 emulator, now with sensors, vibration and more
Hannu Viitala has just released a new version of Frodo, the Commodore 64 emulator. Version 1.5 released today brings support for sensors (accelerometer), vibration, on-screen C-64 keyboard and a sound engine. Imagine playing Pitstop II by rotating your phone like a steering wheel, or solving Quedex maze by turning the phone in any direction. Or if you can't imagine it, just look at the video. Please note that these advanced features are not included in the free emulator, but require installing an additional "Bilbo" library, which is DonationWare and can be obtained at Hannu's homepage.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 02:23 in category

Mon, 19.01.09

Change fonts of your Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
If you're bored with the standard system font of your Nokia 5800 (as well as actually any other S60 3rd or 5th Edition phone), check robinrob's post on our discussion forums where he describes how to change it, illustrated with a series of screenshots, and shares some nice fonts with other users. (You must be registered and logged in to see the attachements).
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 22:37 in category

Sat, 17.01.09

[Upd] Mobiola Screen Capture for S60 3rd and 5th Edition
The latest version of Mobiola Screen Capture from Warelex (now SHAPE Services) is now compatible with S60 5th Edition phones (the 5800 and N97). The program remotely shows the contents of your S60 3rd & 5th Edition phone's screen directly on the monitor of your PC in real time, takes snapshots, records video. You can share you phone's screen on Skype, IM and in other apps.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:58 in category
[New] Resco Bubbles for accelerometer-enabled S60 phones
Resco Bubbles by Resco is an accelerometer-controlled action puzzle game where the idea is to clear the grid of bubbles in order to advance to the next level. You are given a sequence of bubbles, which should be quickly and efficiently popped. Numerous explosive, speed-up, slow-down and damage bubbles keep the game play exciting and challenging.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:31 in category

Fri, 16.01.09

[New] Mobiscope for S60 3rd Edition
Mobiscope by SHAPE Services is a complete video surveillance at a reasonable price. No need to purchase any expensive equipment. All you need is a webcam or network camera on your computer to record everything that goes on when you are away. Mobiscope can monitor the area for motion and transfer the recording to your mobile.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 13:45 in category
Mac iSync plugin now available for the 5800
Now you can synch the Nokia 5800 to a Mac. The iSync plug-in can be downloaded from this page.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 08:46 in category

Thu, 15.01.09

Firmware update v11.0.008 for the 5800 XM now available
Firmware update v11.0.008 for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic has just been made available via the NSU. This is an important update, so if you are still on v10 don't even think twice. While it doesn't bring new features, it corrects many bugs and improves stability to a point that my v11 unit has been running for several weeks now without a single restart, freeze or any other stability issue, something quite unusual on the v10 firmware. And the good news is that firmware update preserves all contents of your phone, so there is no need for a backup/restore hassle (unless you want to be 100% sure, just in case).
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:57 in category

Tue, 13.01.09

[New] FreeCaller for S60 3rd Edition
FreeCaller by Ynon Perek is a freeware / open source application that displays a full screen picture of the remote party on incoming or outgoing calls. It uses pre-attached photos, and its own incoming call screen, that replaces the native Nokia "bubble". The screen displays a full scale photo of the caller, its name and phone number. The author wishes to bring more free and open source software into the Symbian platform, so please provide him with your feedback and ideas on our Discussion forums...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:57 in category
200.21.118 firmware update for the N71 now available
Nokia has just published an important firmware update for the N71. V200.21.118 adds "My Nokia" and "Internet Radio" applications and reduces 3G power consumption, WLAN operation and camera performance, as well as numerous smaller tweaks and improvements. The firmware is currently available for European devices and versions for other regions/product codes will be added shortly. As always, the new firmware is available via the NSU.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 12:36 in category

Mon, 12.01.09

[New] AcceSnake 2.0 for S60 3rd and 5th Edition
AcceSnake from Cmoatoto is a freeware "Snake-like game" using the accelerometer of your phone. Developed in Python, this game has been entirely coded with a text-editor, on a N95 8GB. You can move in any direction, slow down, and accelerate just by moving the phone. You can cross your tail but don't touch the wall or you will loose a life. If you don't have an accelerometer, or if you prefer to use the keyboard, just choose the right option.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 11:41 in category
Nokia Locate Sensor
At CES 2009, Nokia has just announced a new project by Nokia Research Centre. Nokia Locate Sensor can help you find lost keys, phones, bags, purses or anything you're likely to need right before you rush out the door. The sensor is a tiny device, no bigger than a small thumb. It attaches to whatever you'd like to attach it to and communicates with your phone wirelessly (though we're not totally certain how, just yet - there's no official release so we only know what's been reported so far). Drop whatever has the tag attached and your phone will alert you, via a software app that sits on your phone, and help you find the object, provided you're within 100 meters of it (probably not good for speed boat jaunts then). The system also works the other way around, so you could have the sensor on your person, and if you get separated from your device, an alarm will sound to let you know. Support for 100 individual sensors is provided by the app and each sensor has enough power to last 18 months before it runs out of juice. Read more @ Electricpig.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 09:41 in category
25% discount on all software still valid!
This is just to remind you that the 25% site-wide discount on all available Symbian OS software is still there! Select any programs you want from our giant catalog of Symbian OS software, use the SYMBIAN25 discount code at checkout and.... simply pay 25% less than anywhere else for any selected programs or games and any number of them! Promotion details can be found here. This is a time-limited offer so don't wait or it may be too late, especially that it may take a while before we're able to offer you another such high discount!
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 07:15 in category

Sun, 11.01.09

[New] ListCaller for S60 3rd Edition
ListCaller by Konstantin Bezyaev is a program making it possible to automatically call multiple contacts, one right after another. If you need to make several calls to different people (e.g. to arrange an appointment with a group), you don't have to spend time on calling one person, disconneting, selecting another contact and calling it, and so on. This program will do it automatically. Just select a list of contacts you want to call and the program will automatically connect to all of them, one after another. This way you can make multiple calls while doing something else, e.g. driving a car. You can even configure duration of calls so that the program can automatically disconnect one call and make another...
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:42 in category
[New] SymVPN for S60 3rd Edition
SymVPN from Telexy Networks is a PPTP VPN client for S60 3rd Edition phones securing your mobile phone network communications. Features:

* provides individual users with secure access to their organization or home network
* targeted for use with VPN Servers that support PPTP protocol on Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista
* secures basic VPN client functionality (user authentication, channel data encryption, session with VPN Server management) based on PPTP tunnelling protocol.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:21 in category
[Upd] SymSMB 4.0 for S60 3rd Edition
SymSMB from Telexy Networks is a hi-speed wireless file sharing solution between S60 3rd Edition phones and computers with industry standard secure network communications. There are 3 programs in 1 application: phone to computer wireless access, computer to phone wireless access, file manager (file explorer). New features of version 4.0 include:

* built-in music player to play music directly from network location
* remotely open/edit network files
* 3 options of AutoConnect
* "Always Ask" access point support
* added share-level security mode support (better NAS drives support)
* UI improvements (Search, Mark/Unmark)
* SymVPN ready.

The software isn't cheap but with our SYMBIAN25 discount code you can save 25% and get it $15 cheaper than anywhere else.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:11 in category
[New] SymSync for S60 3rd Edition
SymSync by Telexy Networks is a powerful file and folder synchronization solution for S60 3rd Edition phones. This technology allows you easily and securely to synchronize your files or whole folders in Real-Time or on a Schedule. If you add or change a file in the source location, the synchronization process will add or change the same file at the target location, thus making it possible for you to have an always up-to-date mirror copy of your phone contents on your PC.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 15:01 in category
[New] Advanced Theme for S60 3rd Edition
With Advanced Theme from SymbianOn you can set a full screen wallpaper on the fly, set an alarm for the selected days in a week, set a time to shut down phone at a fixed time every day.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 14:50 in category

Sat, 10.01.09

[New] Mobile Paint for S60 5th Edition
Mobile Paint from Nokia was meant as an example of using Nokia 5800's touch screen to draw graphics, but it's actually a fully functional painting software with a number of drawing options that can be selected from a toolbar. Images can be saved to disk in JPEG format.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:30 in category

Wed, 07.01.09

[Upd] FortiCleanUp now recovers from the "Curse SMS"
Fortinet today announced that a new version of their freeware FortiCleanUp tool has been released, making it possible to recover the phone after receiving the "Curse SMS". So in (unlikely) case you ever receive such an SMS and it blocks the messaging function of your device, don't spend money on any commercial "anti-virus" program, just use this free tool instead.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:29 in category

Sat, 03.01.09

[New] Best Private Conversation for S60 3rd Edition
Do you have secret connections and you wish to hide all traces of communication? Then Best Private Conversation from Smartphoneware is for you. This application allows hiding SMS messages, deleting records from system calls log, restricting access to the application by password and even notifying of new messages in a disguised manner.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 17:04 in category
[Upd] PhoNetInfo v2.0.0 (S60 3rd and 5th Edition)
Patrick Frei has just notified us about releasing an updated version 2.0.0 of his free PhoNetInfo application, retrieving and displaying detailed phone and network information. This new version provides several changes and improvements, including copy/text function for all fields and boxes, performance improvements and adds new phone models' CPU information to the HAL tab. V2.0.0 is released as unsigned, so you'll have to sign it yourself using Open Signed Online.
 Posted by Michal Jerz @ 16:04 in category

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