For those who own Nokia N97 and has updated the firmware to 2.0, Vlingo is the new app that pre-installed with it. Beside that, Nokia E72 and N97 mini also preloaded with this app.

What is Vlingo?

Vlingo is a voice recognition command app. You can sending text & email messages, call a friend, search the Web, create a "note to self" or to-do-list and more by speaking to your Nokia phone.

Below is a quick video of how Vlingo works;

There are a free version but limits the amount of text messages and emails to 5 each. As for Vlingo Plus has unlimited amount of SMS & emails. Vlingo Plus license can be purchased at $4.99 for 30days while the full license is $19.99

Vlingo is compatible and tested works with;

  • Nokia N95
  • Nokia N95 8GB
  • Nokia E51
  • Nokia E71
  • Nokia E75
  • Nokia 5530 XpressMusic
  • Nokia 5800 XpressMusic
Vlingo can be download at Ovi Store or directly from Vlingo.

Source [TheNokiaBlog]


Ever purchased applications or games with Ovi Store and the apps and games were lost/gone when your phone hard reset.

Now fear no more, Nokia with Ovi Store has released a new update of Ovi Store brings with it a simple way to restore any content that you have purchased or downloaded.

Below a quick video of the redownload enable apps and games from Ovi Store.

Source [Nokia Conversations]


Another minor firmware update available for Nokia 5800 XPM via NSU and FOTA. As you can see the size were only 513kB, believe is to fix some minor bugs that has on the previous version.

Changelog of the new firmware;

  • Fixed the bug finally closed the browser load pages if suddenly too big
  • Significantly improved the speed of the satellite fix with OVI Maps 3.0
  • OVI Maps 3.1 is pre-installed in the phone (with firmware version 31.0.008 instead was 3.0 pre-installed, and not the v. 3.1)
  • Increased free RAM
  • Solved the "terrible" bug alarm
  • Increased speed of the system
  • More quality of photos taken in places with poor lighting
  • Now is an icon with a battery that all green appears next to the popup message warns you when battery fully charged.
  • Added an option to choose the font size of the writing of the phone (you located in Settings-Phone-Display)

Kinetic scrolling and widget homescreen yet to applied on this firmware.

source [Persian-forum]


Mobbler is a Last.fm radio player and scrobbler for Symbian smartphones. It allows you to listen to your Last.fm radio stations and to scrobble tracks played using the standard music player.

You can get unlimited musics free flow playback whenever you want.
*Warning - Data connection required for this application. WiFi support.

Supported S60 3rd & S60 5th (Touch Screen)

Mobbler can be downloaded HERE.

Credit [Mobbler]


Nokia N97 mini RAOUL is ready pre-order for Malaysia and it's only limited to 1,000 phones..

The RRP for this Nokia N97 mini RAOUL Limited Edition only RM2550.00 and it's come with 2 colours to choose from Cherry Black & Garnet.

Specification of Nokia N97 mini can be found at GSMArena

The Nokia N97 mini RAOUL Limited Edition has extra treat for the style-conscious with the RAOUL Limited Edition come emblaxoned with RAOUL's signature stripes on an additional back cover and accessories with a calf-skin leather pouch and matching leather dangler, set in exclusive black Saffiano leather-wrapped box. It also has preloaded with Fashion Asia app featuring latest runway looks and videos.

That's not all, in additional you will receive a complimentary RAOUL Gold membership with RM100 credit.

For those who pre-order before 29th October 2009* you will get RM100 Nokia voucher and RM100 RAOUL voucher.
*Only for limited period prior to launch of the Phone.

So to be the one of the thousand to own the Limited Edition Nokia N97 mini RAOUL, you can walk into any of the participating outlets to place your order now;

RAOUL stores:
Suria KLCC (Tel: 03-2078 7845)
Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03- 2141 6136)
The Gardens, Mid Valley City (Tel: 03- 2287 4587)
One Utama, Petaling Jaya (Tel: 03-7728 0849)
Nokia stores:
Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2141 5035)
The Gardens, Mid Valley City (Tel: 03-2284 3929)
Suria KLCC (Tel: 03-2070 0190)
Plaza Low Yat, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2144 1928)
One Utama, Petaling Jaya (Tel: 03-7725 3306)
Jusco Taman Maluri, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-9282 9446)
The Curve, Petaling Jaya (Tel: 03-7725 0396)
Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur (Tel: 03-2284 0629)
Sunway Pyramid, Petaling Jaya (Tel: 03-7492 1906)
AEON Bukit Tinggi, Klang (03-3326 2897)
The Spring, Kuching, Sarawak (082-429348)
Brown Road, Penang (04-229 9929)
Collection date: You will be informed by a RAOUL or Nokia personnel on the collection date.

Terms & Conditions:

  • Nokia reserves the right to amend promotions or replace any premiums without prior notice.
  • Promotion ends 29th October 2009 or while stocks last.
  • Cash deposit of min RM200 is required at the store to confirm your pre-order.
  • Collection date may change depending on stocks availability. Kindly call the stores before collection. Please collect your Limited Edition set at the same store which you placed your pre-order.


Special thanks to Landscape Pro to allow me to be one of the beta tester of iMeLo.

What is iMeLo?

iMeLo is a music player application for Symbian S60 5th OS platform with the most popular interface, iTunes that called ALBUM FLOW.

This application is quite useful for those music lovers for easy access to the songs they wanted by Album Arts.

Once you have clicked the album that you want, the entire album song list will be shown.

Kinetic scrolling are supported in this application for navigation between album arts and songs list.

Check out how the application works and smoothness of music scrolling experience.

Supported Nokia phone would be Nokia 5530, 5800, N97, N97 mini & X6.

This application has yet to released and still under development, the actual version will be coming out very soon.

Do check out their official website www.landscape-pro.net for more info and Forum are also available in discussion of this application.


Are you bored with the analog speedometer that you have on you car?

Offscr has developed an application to works as speedometer in digital supporting km/h & mp/h by using the built-in GPS to measure the speed.

This application works on S60 5th OS platform like Nokia 5800, 5530, N97, N97 mini & X6

Speedometer touch can be downloaded at Ovi Store and it's a free application.