The Nokia Developer Summit, being held in Monaco at the end of this month, is the first event that brings all aspects of development for Nokia devices together. Srikanth Raju, head of marketing for Forum Nokia, offers some insight.
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It may be early days for this variant of S60, and of course many S60 3rd Edition commercial applications work fine too (though they won't be optimised for the new screen resolution(s) and touch), but if you own a compatible smartphone, which applications should you be willing to dip into your wallet for? Which are the best, in terms of both quality and value?
Note that this is a follow-up article to my top 20 freeware applications for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and S60 5th Edition.
In our first Whatley Wednesday the topic for consideration is the pricing of applications. Comments and feedback appreciated.
After a successful launch of the 5800 XpressMusic, All About Symbian can exclusively reveal Nokia's future plans for the big-selling handset.
Ovi store is expected to launch in a few weeks, ahead of the release of the Nokia N97, and become available on millions of existing S60 and Series 40 devices from Nokia. I caught up with Eric John, Director of Media Product Marketing for Nokia Services, to discuss the developer proposition offered by Ovi store.
Why the big deal over problems with multitasking in a phone? Why the cries of "Can't be done" from the Apple world? I've been multitasking on just about every device I've owned since 1993.... What's really behind the current negative thinking over background applications?