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Nokia has released a new firmware update for the new Nokia X6.



Consider a major update of 145.7MB of size.

There are no changelog available for time being. Will update once changelog available.

For time being you can update your phone via NSU or with Ovi Suite.


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Nokia X6 Launch Party was held today at Bukit Kiara Equestrian in collaboration released of Nokia X6 and introduction of Nokia Comes With Music.

Nokia X6 is the 1st Nokia device that ComesWithMusic brought to Malaysia. There are more coming devices that has CMW such as the Nokia 5230 XPM CWM & Nokia N97 mini CWM.

The SRP of the new Nokia X6 is RM2099.


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The long waiting of Skyfire that supported Symbian S60 5th OS platform is over.

Skyfire are one of the popular server-based mobile browsers that work like charms in Windows Mobile as well as Symbian S60 3rd (non touch) and now it has recently released SkyFire V 1.5 Beta supported Symbian-powered touchscreen device like the Nokia 5800XPM, N97, N97 mini, X6 and more.



Skyfire 1.5 features;

- Faster Browsing Experiece (comparing with Nokia's default browser & Opera Mobile 10)
- Low Memory Consumptions

- Full Screen & Finger-Friendly Interface
- Kinetic Scrolling & Pen Flick,
- Supported Video Flash such as YouTube & Flash Banners.


Some screenshot of the browser.

Able to preview what you could see in your PC.


Flash video supported.

FYI, this Skyfire 1.5 is still in beta stage. There are few bugs that I've found in this browser.
- Does not support YouTube Full Screen
- Backlight went dim while streaming video from Youtube
- Laggy sound output from video streaming

There are more space for improvement. Hope to see a more matured SkyFire very soon.



You can download the new Skyfire for you Nokia's smartphone touch screen and non touch screen for FREE at http://get.skyfire.com/


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Yeah! You read it right, Nokia X6 32GB is selling for RM66* only

This coming Friday (29th Jan 2010) Nokia Malaysia hold a Launch Party of Nokia X6 in collaboration of the Nokia ComesWithMusic Music Portal service at;

Venue : Bukit Kiara Equestrian Club Indoor Arena
Time : 7.30pm till late.
Dresscode : Blue or Pink

A lot artistes are invited like Boys Like Girls, Khalil Fong, Aizat, 6ixth Sense & DJ Nikki vs DJ Goldfish will be keep us cozy with the hottest musics.

Not forget to mentions the admission is totally FREE!!!



*limited to 66 units up for grab

So get yourself ready and pumped for the PARTYYYY!!!!!

For more info nokia.com.my/play


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On the 21st Jan, Nokia has decided to give free walk & drive navigation for the new Ovi Maps supported Nokia devices.
Ovi Maps is a GPS based navigation program that works to navigate from one destination to other destination by driving/walking.

First you may need to update to the latest Ovi Maps via Ovi Store or check the Softwares update from your phone.

You also can download it manually to you PC HERE.

Next, get Maploader to download the updated maps and voice navigation. There are over 70 countries and 40 over voice language pack for the turn-by-turn navigation.

To use Maploader, Nokia PC Suite are required to be installed




This is how Ovi Maps menu look like.

The UI of Ovi Maps is simple and user friendly. The loading/exiting of Ovi Maps is absolutely fast.

The premium features are available such as Share Location via Facebook, Weather Forecast, Events, Lonely Planet & HungryGoWhere.

3 different views of the maps are available; Terrain View, Map View and Satellite View. It does support 3D view & night time mode.

The navigation are very simple. Click/Tap on the Find Places and search for your destination. It will list you the most similar closest/search result. Click/Tap on the destination you want and select Drive/Walk. It's that simple.

Share Location works as how FourSquare does where it share where you are now via Facebook.

Events is to check what and where events that going only around your places.

Weather Forecast are also available in Ovi Maps.


If you travels a lot, Lonely Planet and HungryGoWhere would come in very handy.

Lonely Planet

It's a Travel Guides apps for travel advice, tip and destination information.

HungryGoWhere

HungryGoWhere is the best foods guide of Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and a lot more of restaurants and pubs. It has foods review with rating and best for money before you actually dine-in. Indeed a good apps to kill hunger with great foods.


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Nokia has just announced they are making walk and drive navigation free on their smartphones with the new version of Ovi Maps.



Yeah! It mean FREE to use the features including the ability to easily share your location with your friends, sync your landmarks and routes with Ovi Maps online, and get weather and other local information at no extra cost

What does the FREE ON NEW SMARTPHONE mean?

There are only 10 Nokia's GPS enabled devices given free premium features such as the Nokia N97 mini, Nokia 5800 XPM, Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition, Nokia E52, Nokia E72, Nokia 5230, Nokia 6710 Navigator, Nokia 6730 and the new Nokia X6


Nokia is aiming to make the best maps with voice guided navigation available worldwide for free. It's certainly a good move for Nokia to make the premium content of Ovi Maps for free whereas the latest version of Android were given free-voice-guided turn-by-turn with Google.

We want to make using your mobile for navigation as familiar as using it to send a text or take a picture. We believe that making the best maps with voice guided navigation available for free will be the catalyst to do this. Why have a mobile phone and a separate car navigation system that works in only one country or region? Put the two together, make it free, make it global and you have something that is truly useful and can help you get round almost any city in the world whether you’re on foot or driving.

Say Anssi Vonjoki, Executive Vice President of Nokia

The new Ovi Maps are now available to download for the 10 Nokia handsets that I've mentioned earlier.

A video of Nokia makes walk and drive navigation free on its smartphone.


Via [SymbianGuru & TheNokiaBlog]


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How tough do you think Nokia N900 could bare?

Here are 5 stress tests that has executed by tehkseven

Scratch Test

Compare with N900 vs N97 vs iPhone

Drop Test

Drop surfaces of grass, gravel and concrete.

Pocket Test

N900 placed inside a pocket, handbag and backpack with miscellaneous items such as coins and key.

Dust Test

To determine any dust could gather underneath of N900's screen.

Water Test

Simulate rain to test for water damage.


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Warning! Before you continue to reset your phone you are advise to make a back up of your device and you need to understand that what you are doing this is at your own risk. We will not be held liable for any type of loss that may occur during the reset process.

There are 2 types of Soft Reset;

Restore Factory Setting
Dial *7780# to restore all the settings to default. It will request for security PIN, the default code will be 12345.

Reformat Phone System
Dial *7370# to reset Nokia device, only data in System will be affected. To play safe, back up all your data before proceed. It will request for security PIN, the default code will be 12345.


Hard Reset;
This would only perform as a last resort if you phone can't work/boot up normally. FYI! All the data in System (C) will be gone for good.

Below are the methods for Hard Reset for Symbian S60 3rd, 5th (Touch Screen & QWERTY)


Works on Nokia N82, N85, N86 8MP, N95, N96, E71, E72 and more


Nokia 5800 XPM, X6 and more

Nokia N97 & N97 mini.

Do contact with your nearest Nokia Care Center/Service if your phone still doesn't work.


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Finally the Nokia 5800 XPM new Major Firmware has made it way!


It's version 40.0.005. The major changelog applied for this new firmware was Kinetic Scrolling & New Home Screen with add-on favorite contacts & Music Widget. Beside that, the keyboard would auto switched to full screen QWERTY when it tilted.

It look as good as the Nokia 5530 XPM & The Nokia X6

There are no further changelog that can be found. Will update once I got the full list of the update changelog.

For those who own Nokia 5800 XPM, update your phone now via NSU or FOTA. (from time being, only NSU allow to update with some selected country codes)


Updated! 14 Jan 2009

Here's the latest changelog of the new firmware V 40.0.005;

  • Kinetic scrolling everywhere except: main menu, application menu, browser;
  • Home style widget with Nokia 5530;
  • If you rotate the phone horizontally on messages, it automatically activates the QWERTY keyboard;
  • Refresh Icons "Sharing Online", "Configuring Accessories", "Configure Phone";
  • Improved application "Updating Applications", which also renames Upgrade SW;
  • The application "Data transfer" was also implemented in "Settings";
  • Real Player Updated to 12 October 2009;
  • Touch more responsive;
  • Improved stability;
  • Not hackable.
Source [dailymobile]


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There are few new games introduced at 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and soon would be available at Ovi Store.

Ovi Maps Racing - Race Around Your Block


This game is combination of Ovi Maps and a Racing game. It mean that you can likely to race at your own neighborhood's tracks by uses the GPS in your device to find your location.

A video to show how does the game works;



Climate Mission


Climate Mission is a minigame that brought awareness to the peoples about the climate change affect to life and how to resolve it.

A video demo of Climate Mission;


This game supported only on Symbian S60 5th OS platform like N97, N97 mini & X6 and it now available to download for Free from Ovi Store.


Bounce Boing Battle


Bounce Boing Battle is actual a supported multiplayer a kind like ping pong that you play by drawing angled lines at just the right moment to bounce the ball back to your opponent.

It would be challenging as you would not able to see what angle your opponent sent the ball back to you.

A video explained how Bounce Boing Battle works.


Via [NokConv]


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What is Nokia ComesWithMusic all about?

Nokia ComesWithMusic is a music services provided by Nokia to have unlimited music downloads legally from most of the major labels Music Companies like EMI, Sony Music, Warner Music, Universal and more.

When you have purchased a Nokia ComesWithMusic you are entitled to get 12 months unlimited music downloads and the best thing is you can keep the music forever.

For time being the only devices that supported this feature is the Nokia N97 mini and the so-to-be-launched Nokia X6.

Here a short video to show you a rough idea how the Nokia ComesWithMusic works



Once you have purchased a Nokia ComesWithMusic phone you will be given an activation card with code on it to activate the ComesWithMusic services.

Download and install the Nokia Ovi Player (it works as a music management as well as a music player when you minimized it) if you are already an existing Ovi account user, just sign in with you ID or register a new account with Ovi.

Once is done, key in the activation code and you may start downloading music or even the entire album with just one click. The downloads doesn't limited only with laptop, it also can be download straight from the phone as well.


The website of the Nokia ComesWithMusic catalogue is neat, well categories/organized for ease search.


Example; Top 40 Album Charts, Top 40 Singles Chart and Genre from Asian, Bollywood, Pop, Dance, Country and so on. There were also a list of most downloaded music where you can get the latest what the music up to.

It's a great way to discovering new songs and new artistes with ComesWithMusic.

All the songs downloaded are in Digital Rights Management (DRM) wma format whereby it's protected and not transferable to other's computer/phone. So all the music you've download are bond with one computer and one device with ComesWithMusic account, you are allowed to change the dedicated device once every 3 months if anything happened.

So what do you think about the Nokia ComesWithMusic services?

Does it worth every single penny you paid for a Nokia ComesWithMusic phone?


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I've just received a Nokia X6 in conjunction of the launching Nokia Comes With Music services yesterday night at Dubrovnik, Solaris.

Here I'm gonna show you guys the unboxing of the all new Nokia X6 music phone.

Nokia X6 is the 1st Nokia phone that ever used capacitive touchscreen. The user experience of the touchscreen is totally different and delighted.



More specification and reviews of the phone next.


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Do you set reminders for events/birthday/to-do-note on your Nokia phone's calendar?

It's works like charm on the non-touch screen Symbian smartphone that able to list several calendar items on the home screen but apparently on N97 it only able to shown 1 entry.

Here an apps for Nokia N97 / N97 mini to have calendar widgets to display up to 8 entries on homescreen.


ComingNext is a free apps and can be download HERE

There are 2 installation files and each can display up to 4 entries.


via [Symbian-Guru]