Tech News 101: The Symbian is FINALLY dead!

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(Anodised aluminium monocoque case – that is what grabs you when you see a Symbian powered Nokia N8 smartphone for the first time. That’s what happened to me and it became my first smartphone and it remained until it was clear that it’s OS, Symbian^3 will no longer be developed with new releases.[Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: The Symbian is FINALLY dead!”

Tech News 101: Nokia N8 Firmware Update Part 3

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(Any new updates to smartphone firmware with new features, themes and UI is always welcomed. Image Nokia )

This probably will be the “last” Symbian^3 OS update before Nokia goes all out on Windows Phone 7

I managed to update my N8 to the latest Nokia firmware – Nokia Belle yesterday but to do that, one needs the latest Nokia Suite (FOTA – firmware update over the air was not possible).… [Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: Nokia N8 Firmware Update Part 3”

Tech News 101: Painful Unhanging the Frozen Hard Nokia N8

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(Nokia N8 is great but sometimes I forget that it is more than a phone – it has a very complex system running in the background. Image Nokia)

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Tech News 101: Nokia N8 Firmware Update Part 2

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(I love the smell of napalm…err…software updates for my Nokia in the morning. Image source: http://noknok.tv)

I thought it was the long-overdue PR1.2 update but the Nokia device updates screen shows the release type as “Symbian Anna” (now I believe that PR1.2 was never released in Malaysia). It took less than 30 minutes for the latest updates for my N8 from Nokia servers – it was clean and smooth.… [Click to read the rest] “Tech News 101: Nokia N8 Firmware Update Part 2”

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