Steve muses on icons, labels, disasters and the world-gone-mad that is custom icon sets/themes...
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With the advent of Google Latitude, Nokia Chat, Nokia FriendView and other similar services, Steve Litchfield ponders their future, wondering why they haven't taken off as fast as he'd originally predicted.
Betavine, the Vodafone mobile developer site, is currently running a web widget competition. For once a mobile development competition is truly open to any developer; no special tools (beyond those supplied free by Betavine) or signing is required.
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.
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.