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Nokia N8 Applications Part 2

Nokia N8 is one of the most advanced smartphone designed by Nokia. The stellar hardware and appealing aesthetics makes it a success.

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Some of the must have and interesting application for your N8 is listed below. They are all available for your N8 via the Nokia Ovi store on a trial basis before you actually buy the full version.

SPB Wireless Monitor

With the increasing use of the Internet it is getting too complicated to keep track of the usage and the cost of your data plan. SPB Wireless Monitor is a comprehensive application for your Nokia N8 that provides a complete solution to keep track of your Internet usage and also in calculating the network data usage costs. It comes with 330 plus data plans to choose from and also raising an alarm when you are about to exceed your data traffic limit. This helps keep your costly data plan under control.


4squick is a free foursquare client that is similar to the Google Maps for your Nokia N8 phone that facilitates you to check out places near your location and check-in to find someone. Features such as navigation are yet to be included but are expected in the further updates.

Nimbuzz Version 3.2

Nimbuzz is a very important application for people who need a VoIP/IM client on their Nokia N8. The new version for the Symbian^3 platforms smells new and improved interface and performance like the message delivery notifications.

YouTube Downloader 2.0

YouTube Downloader 2.0 is a free application that allows you to download videos from the YouTube easily by just searching for them and hitting download. Several resolutions from 240p to 720p are compatible with this application. At any time you can enjoy high quality videos on your N8 handset.

Fring v4.5.17

Fring is a very popular application that allows you to make free video calls, voice calls and set up video chat with your friends. Fring allows you to chat wit your buddies on various Social networks like the Google Talk, MSN, Yahoo, AIM and more. The new Fring has improved video quality and better audio.

Nokia Battery Monitor 2.0

Nokia battery Monitor is an application rewritten for Qt. You can view your battery level and the app gives you an estimate of the remaining battery time. It also provides stats regarding what has been using your battery to help you manage your precious battery time. It can also be used as a home screen widget.

Nokia Bubbles v1.00

Nokia Bubbles is a Bubbles screensaver for your N8 that activates when you lock your device. The bubbles on your screen can be configured to activate or deactivate certain function without actually opening it. It is also supported with the official Qt version.

Facebook Browser

Facebook Browser is an excellent application developed by Pixelpipe. It is basically a Facebook client using the Qt library and HTML5, but it lacks chat. It is very compact and comprehensive solution to keep track of your account.

Skype v2.00

Skype, the favorite and popular IM client for mobiles and laptops is also available for your N8. Skype allows you to make free IM calls on 3G or WiFi with a basic Skype account.

These applications make full use of your Nokia N8 completing the phone as a whole.

Best top 10 free applications for Nokia N8

Nokia N8, a new splendid phone from Nokia that is becoming the talk of the town all over. This phone has excellent features like sparkling Symbian 3 OS performance, build quality, very good multimedia support, easier to use menus which all made the peoples drooling over this phone. The application experience in this Nokia N8 is far better than Android and iPhone phones so far. So here I am going to list out the essential top application, best and free to get you start experience these app on your dazzling Nokia N8. You can simply start search the app in Nokia Ovi store and you can download it easily and quickly.

Nokia N8 review specifications and features

1. Foursquare (social network)

Foursquare application is being the most famous Social network now. This is closing to 200 million total check in.  Foursquare application on your mobile phone offers you and your buddy’s new means of exploring the city. Try it on your Nokia N8 and find your buddy’s and their latest activities. You can directly access foursquare app from Nokia Ovi Store and have fun connecting to your Pals. This is Available at free of cost.

2. Vopium (VoIP)

Vopium is the 1st VoIP app for Nokia N8 that offers international calls and SMS with a save 90% of your money.  This application offers the N8 users for free calls over Wi-Fi and the other mobile data networks. The advanced built in functions will search and looks for the low rate options for calls and SMS. Vopium offers a free 15 mins calls worldwide, giving the users a very great opportunity to try Vopium immediately on their N8 handset.  In order to get start with it, users must log in to www.vopium.com and they must enter their mobile number, or you can simply go on to get.vopium.com on their Nokia N8 browser. This application is also available in the Nokia Ovi Store.  This application is available at a free of cost.

3. Opera mobile 10 (utility)

The Opera mobile 10 comes with a great look and also it comes with great features like Speed dial, tabbed browsing and the handy pass manager. This Opera 10 is well suitable for both keypad navigation and touch screen. This version offers double the speed of the previous opera released for Symbian/S60 and you’ll explore noteworthy speed improvement while downloading pages, panning and zooming. The Opera turbo is intenerated with this opera offering the users to save both time and money. Opera Mobile app is available at a free of cost.

4. Slide Unlock (utility)

Slide unlock is a great app which allows the users to customize your homescreen in your own style and slide to unlock your phone. In version 5.1, you have the option of downloading bounty number of high quality wallpapers to set them as the background within the application. See everything you need at 1st glimpse: indicators of your current phone status and easy-to-read time display. Then Unlock your Nokia N8 phone with one sooth slid on your phone screen. Font colour, Background image are all completely configurable.  Slide Unlock app is available at a free of cost.

5. Fring for free video calls (Social network)

Fring app offers you free voice calls, video calls and also live chat too all your fring Pals and also to other buddies on the famous social networks such as Gtalk, Ymessenger, MSN messenger, ICQ, Aim, Twitter & SIP!. And also use the Fringout to make calls to any landline or mobile numbers at a low cost all over the world (1c a min). *Free live chat *Free video calls *Free voice calls *Low-cost international calls Download Free now!

6. Sports Tracker (utility)

Sports tracker application is the award winning application. Your handset will become a full-featured GPS sports computer which keep tracking every calories burned while running at avg cycling speed over altitude. You get time and distance calc, maps, step count and also heart rate while you use a compatible HR belt. All the data’s are stored in a diary so that you can chart your progress and you can find all your weakness and strengths and share it with others. Billions of downloads international – join the team. Sports Tracker is available at a free of cost.

7. Ovi Maps (city guides and maps)

With Ovi Maps app you can get free drive navigation and walk navigation with voice direction. Also this app comes with free local weather, all the nearby events and travel guides from Lonely Planet and Michelin. This app also comes with a support of offline maps that you can make use of it anywhere without the GPRS or internet connectivity. Operator data charges might be applied. To get more info check out nokia.com/maps. Ovi Maps can be downloaded at a free of cost.

8. Dictionary & Translation Pro (reference)

Dictionary and translation pro application offers the users a one-touch access to a wide online English dictionary, thesaurus and translation service supporting for various languages such as Arabic, German, Hindi, French, Spanish, Italian and much more. The online dictionary is nearing to million words and it is constantly updated by a community of language professionals. Download Dictionary and translation Pro is available at a free of cost.

9. Snaptu (social networks)

Snaptu is a fast classy all in one application which consists of all the mobile essentials in one place. Facebook, Picasa, weather, Twitter, Flickr, Sports, Sudoku, Movies and much more… Instead having many individual applications which eats your battery, your phones memory and slow things down, guess what? You must have snaptu app which is a single efficient and extremely powerful application which keeps your handset running at full speed ahead. Download Snaptu at a free of cost.

10 Currencies Touch  ( Business productivity App )

Currencies touch is a great application which converts the currencies. This is must application for the people who travel around the world who are always counting and converting their money, this makes their life dreamland. Currencies Touch is available at a free of cost.

Let us know your thoughts on our list of top 10 applications for Nokia N8.

Awesome Nokia N8 – Alternative for iPhone and Android phones?

Nokia N8, the handset that has got both the style and performance that can even challenge the Apple iPhone. The Nokia N8’s body is made up of anodized aluminium, single piece structure that embeds a battery that is irremovable, and a front side having only one button. The Nokia N8 sports a 3.5” inches AMOLED Capacitive Display Touch Screen that is built with Gorilla Glass, making it completely scratch free. This will be the 1st Symbian OS running handset to support the pinch to zoom feature for both the Photo Album and the Web Browser.

Nokia N8 review specifications and features

The Nokia N8 is fully loaded with exciting features including the 12 MP Camera featuring Xenon Flash and Carl Zeiss Optic Lens that makes it better from the others. The Photos taken using that 12 MP camera matches the quality of the photos taken from a Point and Shoot Digital Cameras. The Camera also supports 720p Video Recording at a speed of 25 frames per sec. With the High End inbuilt graphic processor, you can even play High Definition videos. You can share/view the videos and photos with your friends via the HDMI port on your phone to a HD television.

You can experience a complete theatre effect of Music and Video Playback from Nokia N8, as it features the surround sound Dolby Digital Plus capability. Either on your Home Theatre or on your headsets, you can always have 100% guaranteed entertainment.

The inbuilt memory of 16 GB from the Nokia N8 can be extended up to 48 GB, the maximum so far from any SmartPhones that have come from Nokia.

The striking feature on this N8 would be the USB on the go. You can use any pen drive on the USB port and view the files on the pen drive pretty fast. The contents can then be played or can be sent to the phone. You can also connect it with a printer or a portable hard drive that has got the electric power externally.

Social Networking can be enjoyed via the Social Networking Apps like Twitter and Facebook. But, the widget on the home screen does not notify multiple status update at the same time.

Symbian OS is well known for its multitasking support that lets you to work on many apps simultaneously with the same good performance (scalability). The Symbian ^3 Operating System is an improved version of (5th edition) S60, but though needs more improvement to match the Android and iOS. The Menu navigation and common tasks like messaging takes bit more time – Write the message, verify and send it, while in other OS you can just write and send directly.

Battery backup is awesome. Just charge once and you can make outgoing calls, surf the internet, do multitasking with apps, and the charge will last for the next 36 hours.

The Nokia N8, priced at Rs 26, 259 is reasonably the best handset to come from the Nokia and is sure to attract all the Nokia Fans, but though the Android running Samsung Galaxy and the 8GB Apple iPhone 3GS might outscore this Nokia N8. Let us wait and see!!!

Nokia N8, the 1st phone runs on Symbian 3 | A Review | Specifications | Features

Nokia’s 1st mobile phone to run Symbial3 is its N8. In few months this phone will be available in shops.

N8 is still in the final software design, but we are still able to look at its new interface.  There is no big difference from the interface that we saw on the disappointing Nokia’s N97, but some modifications are made that Nokia is hoping that this time it won’t let down his customers.

Nokia N8 review specifications and features

N8 comes with an inbuilt storage of 16GB and an external storage up to 32GB microSD card. Nokia is recommending the users not to change the battery by themselves.

The N8 mobile phone has had a restore and also includes a cover flow like aspects when you are holding it in the landscape mode, same as the iPhone. Nokia has not yet confirmed whether UK will get the benefits from the music bonanza.N8 come with a mini HDMI socket and adapter which allows you to connect the phone to your LCD TV. Thus you can see the photos and the video which you shot using the N8 phone. You can also connect it to your home theatre speakers to have a blasting sound.

N8 comes out with a 12 MP camera at its rear. It also has a xenon flash which is used to take up the photo even in a low light.  It also has the autofocus feature which is used for auto focusing when you shoot up some pictures.

The phone consists of 2 microphone one at its bottom and on at its rear. The additional Mic catches and cancels the background noises.

There are lots of editing options present in the N8. It allows you to edit your photos as you like and you can share the photo on emails, Bluetooth and MMS. And also we hope we will be sharing over the social networking like Facebook and Flicker on the final phone.

Nokia is trying its best to provide web TV and it also trying to convince the networks to lets us have it.

Nokia’s N8 case is made up of androised aluminium. There are about 5 colours, although they will be deciding which one to be sold. The solid metallic case feels a vast development on plasticky phones as like Nokia X6.

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