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Nokia's Podcasting application is bundled with all new S60 devices in the Music or Applications folder. It includes a feature which lets you add web-based podcast directories so you can browse and subscribe to podcasts entirely from the phone, without the use of a computer. This tutorial shows you how to use an RSS feed reader application to create online podcast directories using the OPML format.
Having spent an entire feature slamming Touch in general and perhaps the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic in particular, I think it's only fair to give Nokia some credit and balance the equation with a breakdown of Ten Things that Nokia Did Right in the 5800, things which they didn't have to do but which impressed me nevertheless. Are these ten plus points below enough to make the 5800 XpressMusic a must-buy? Maybe, maybe not, but their very existence speaks well of Nokia, of the 5800 and of sister devices to follow. Let's get started.
Even if you're an old S60 hand, there are some unique aspects of the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and S60 5th Edition which need a little pause for thought. Here's my take on how to get optimised on the 5800's home screen....
One great camera phone produces an image that's full of detail. Another great camera phone produces an image with similar detail but totally different colouring - but which is 'right'?
This is a postscript to my Camera Nitty Gritty series of features.
Continuing a fine and longstanding tradition, we bring you what will be a regularly updated top pick of the very best freeware for S60 5th Edition. Where necessary, there are notes about compatibility with different devices or manufacturers. Updated October 20th 2009
This round-up replaces the previous Top 20 Freeware for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and is also now a Top 25 Freeware for the Nokia N97.
In contravention of the spirit of the age, Steve Litchfield finds himself unconvinced by a touch interface on a phone. And, for a change, there's survey data (see the postscript) to back up his crazed(!) opinions....
Ewan compares the new N86 8MP to its numerical predecessor....
Over the last six months, I've tackled a number of phone camera-related issues head on and tried to draw conclusions, even though they sometimes fly in face of phone marketing. In this final part to the popular series, I'd like to provide an index to all the articles and also summarise some of the individual article conclusions.