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Forum: Series 60 30-08-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,524
Posted By Ratkat
The trouble with the application auto update...

The trouble with the application auto update model is that you have to start the app to see if there is an update. Fine if you only have ten apps installed. But I have 223 apps on my iPhone, and its...
Forum: Series 60 02-08-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,901
Posted By Ratkat
A good article that makes a lot of valid...

A good article that makes a lot of valid points...

but as a developer I am going to disagree that most web pages are developed using WYSIWYG editors, in fact I'd say it's exactly the opposite. ...
Forum: Symbian OS News 17-07-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,272
Posted By Ratkat
I'll go along with that, but I'll stick with...

I'll go along with that, but I'll stick with iPhone 4's retina screen, it is boooootiful
Forum: Symbian OS News 17-07-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,272
Posted By Ratkat
And it shows doesn't it, the design team at Nokia...

And it shows doesn't it, the design team at Nokia who built the N97 with it's minuscule 'C' drive, inadequate RAM, and malfunctioning GPS should take a look at Apple and learn a few lessons.
If...
Forum: Links of Interest 14-07-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,543
Posted By Ratkat
If the iPhone had come out as you say in 1997, it...

If the iPhone had come out as you say in 1997, it would have been about 10 years ahead of its time, and we'd have the iPhone HD13GS or something now. :-)
Forum: Symbian OS News 06-07-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,076
Posted By Ratkat
Strange that the 'completely open' app system...

Strange that the 'completely open' app system struggles against the 'held up third party devs'' creating for iPhone though.
Forum: Series 60 05-07-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,466
Posted By Ratkat
That's a UK Country Variant, which means the...

That's a UK Country Variant, which means the firmware needs to be approved by Nokia UK before release, this usually takes anywhere from a couple of weeks to a couple of months.

Nokia's UK sim free...
Forum: Series 80 30-06-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,626
Posted By Ratkat
I think you can add the N97 Mini to the list, the...

I think you can add the N97 Mini to the list, the new price is 299 at Nokia, and most sell on ebay for around the 160-170 mark, still a good saving over new.

But if you can live without the...
Forum: Series 80 20-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,904
Posted By Ratkat
I think it depends on how you use your phone to...

I think it depends on how you use your phone to be honest.
I am a somewhat heavy user and I never got two days out of an N95 8GB, usually but not always got a whole day though.
I used to get two...
Forum: Series 60 10-06-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,426
Posted By Ratkat
Space Impact uses the compass so won't work on a...

Space Impact uses the compass so won't work on a 5800.

To be honest the games on the iPhone etc, are generally more sophisticated, with better graphics etc etc etc

But in the case of Space...
Forum: Series 60 10-06-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,426
Posted By Ratkat
Seem like just yesterday I was listening to an...

Seem like just yesterday I was listening to an @aas podcast discussing how ngage would take over the portable gaming world, but Nokia let that one slip.
Space Impact though is a superb game, and the...
Forum: Series 60 06-05-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,247
Posted By Ratkat
Yep BBC iPlayer came on my N97 mini too (sim free...

Yep BBC iPlayer came on my N97 mini too (sim free UK variant), works fine for both streaming and downloads.
Forum: Symbian OS News 05-05-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,781
Posted By Ratkat
One note regarding Evernote, on the iPhone, (and...

One note regarding Evernote, on the iPhone, (and possibly Android) you can star an item as a favourite, which then stores a local copy for use offline, not sure if the Symbian widget does this yet,...
Forum: Links of Interest 28-04-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,353
Posted By Ratkat
I think that video looks amazing, but can't help...

I think that video looks amazing, but can't help wishing they had chosen not to edit it on the desktop before posting it on Vimeo.
I'll reserve judgement until they post a un-edited video with audio...
Forum: Series 60 22-04-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,629
Posted By Ratkat
It should be noted that on Android devices, that...

It should be noted that on Android devices, that yes, you do have to install applications on to the internal memory, but also that application can store their data on the memory card, for example a...
Forum: Links of Interest 19-04-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,093
Posted By Ratkat
6110 Navigator never had Nokia Maps, it used...

6110 Navigator never had Nokia Maps, it used Route 66, which was arguably better than Nokia Maps at the time
Forum: Series 60 13-04-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,318
Posted By Ratkat
It's a nice looking device and certainly a great...

It's a nice looking device and certainly a great price point......but

It's outdated now, it will be positively antique by the time it comes out in Q3.

I fail to see Nokia's logic in announcing...
Forum: Series 60 06-04-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,283
Posted By Ratkat
...well I am only going to say one thing, if...

...well I am only going to say one thing, if Nokia can release it for the E71/E66 then they could if they wanted to release it for all S60v3FP1 devices like the N95, N82 etc etc.
It proves there is...
Forum: Series 60 30-03-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,147
Posted By Ratkat
Works for a while then crashes with a 'memory...

Works for a while then crashes with a 'memory full close some applications' error on my N97 Mini with nothing running in the background, first time i've seen that error in ages
Forum: Links of Interest 18-03-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,210
Posted By Ratkat
I started reading eBooks on the SE P900, found it...

I started reading eBooks on the SE P900, found it fine for reading, just the right size to hold in your hand, have fond memories of the 2004 Isle of Man TT, sitting by the side of the road waiting to...
Forum: Series 60 05-03-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,738
Posted By Ratkat
If your printer has a USB port you can also...

If your printer has a USB port you can also plugin your phone using it's data cable.
One thing I have never understood is why the N series phones never had printing built in like the E Series...
Forum: Series 60 02-03-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,911
Posted By Ratkat
I'm going to try and avoid this becoming a rant...

I'm going to try and avoid this becoming a rant about the N97 but...

On the subject of ram
the lessons with insufficient ram should have been learnt with the N95 classic which also suffered at...
Forum: Links of Interest 15-02-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,046
Posted By Ratkat
I really don't want to be a naysayer here, I...

I really don't want to be a naysayer here, I really hope that Symbian ^3 is a resounding success. but....

I do remember that the N97 looked this good in it's promo video, and just as fast, the...
Forum: Series 60 08-02-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,906
Posted By Ratkat
If you must have a touch screen Nokia the winner...

If you must have a touch screen Nokia the winner is ..........the Nokia 5800, 95% of the features and very few of the problems of the N97 Classic/Mini at less than half of the price.
Forum: Nokia Numbered S60 5.0 (Nokia 5800, Nokia 5230, Nokia 5530) 05-02-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,367
Posted By Ratkat
It means that the network that supplied the phone...

It means that the network that supplied the phone has not approved the latest firmware.

The product code is programmed in to the phone, You can find a note of your product code on the label under...
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