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Symbian's 'little feature that could' still to be equalled, even on Windows Phone

2013 should see, somewhat belatedly, a feature that has been standard on Nokia's Symbian since 2009 (and also on Meego) finally make it onto Windows Phone. Admittedly, there are some technical considerations here, since the feature only works if the devices have an AMOLED screen (most of the Symbian smartphones do/did), but there have also been issues of OS support, I suggest. What I'm talking about is, of course, the 'always on clock', about which I eulogise below, along with gratuitous shots of owls and leaves....

# Posted by Steve in How To, Comment, Software at 17:46 UTC, May 27th || Comments
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Navteq True at Nokia World 2010

Navteq were present at Nokia World 2010, with one of their GeoData collection cars taking centre stage. They were also showing a promotional video of their LIDAR based 3D data collection system. Also on display was the first showing of a mobile client to actually make use of Navteq's 3D street maps, running on the Maemo-powered Nokia N900. Read on for more details and a demonstration video.

# Posted by David in Interviews, Comment, Software, Previews at 12:47 UTC, Sep 28th || Comments
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How to: Use the mobile web - There's a Bookmark for that!

Over the last few years, I've had a burning conviction that's been growing and growing as I watch the current craze for 'Apps' blossom. Now, I've nothing against genuine applications or games, but it has to be said that a large number of so-called 'Apps' are simply scraping or managing exactly the same data as you get right now, on any phone, for free. And my way there are no installations, no complications and no hassle. Apps? Pah - I've a new slogan to rival Apple's. "There's a Bookmark for that!"

# Posted by Steve in How To, Comment, Software at 9:41 UTC, Jun 22nd || Comments
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Sergejs' N900 Application List

In this feature article guest author Sergejs Cuhrajs shares his list of applications for the Nokia N900 that have earned his attention. There are more than 130 applications on this list, ranging from Abiword (a word processor), through gPodder (podcast client) and Leafpad (notepad style application) to Zoutube (a YouTube browser and viewer). With one or two exceptions they are freely available through the maemo.org repositories

# Posted by Rafe in How To, Comment, Software at 22:00 UTC, Jun 11th || Comments
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How to create music playlists on the Nokia N900

The N900's built in media player has a slightly eccentric way of handling playlists, but it is fairly easy once you get used to it. We've done a brief video to show you how it works, you can watch it embedded below.

# Posted by AAM in How To, Software, Hardware at 2:46 UTC, Jan 17th || Comments

Nokia N900 - Tutorials, Tips & Hints

This page contains all of All About Maemo's tutorials on how to use the Nokia N900 smartphone. Click on a link to see the relevant tutorial.

# Posted by AAM in How To, Software, Hardware at 13:36 UTC, Dec 31st || Comments
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The Unofficial Maemo FAQ

A few of the frequently ansked questions (FAQ) that we have encountered in relation to Maemo. Aimed at beginners. Please let us know if you have any further questions you would like us to answer.

# Posted by AAM in How To, Comment, Software, Hardware at 17:29 UTC, Aug 27th || Comments

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