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Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 09-09-2011, 11:45 PM
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Posted By rdcinhou
Vlingo is now from (from Ovi Store)

Vlingo is now free from the Ovi Store and works better than it used to.

It also now installs elsewhere than the C: drive.
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 07-04-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,354
Posted By rdcinhou
Finally! A decent Ovi Map d/l for the N97.

Last night in SW UPDATES a new Ovi Maps appeared.

Downloading it it runs quicker faster better than every version Nokia had before.

It gets a "fix" very fast.

There are Add-in's that are...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 29-01-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,652
Posted By rdcinhou
Novia Beta Labs RSS Reader app

I saw a recent post on another board about this new app for subscribing and reading RSS Feeds on your Symbian handset (including the N97).

I downloaded and installed it.

BIG disappointment:
...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 29-01-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,869
Posted By rdcinhou
Use X-plore from Lonely Cat Games (a reputable...

Use X-plore from Lonely Cat Games (a reputable mobile program developer).

I was looking for a way to write my own HTML code with embedded ASP scripting in it and found that with the N97 File...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 29-01-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,556
Posted By rdcinhou
After buying the Symantec antivirus for my Nokia...

After buying the Symantec antivirus for my Nokia 9300, I am convinced that it is not really worthwhile to use an AV program on a hand-held device like the N97.

The N97 is already S-L-O-W enough...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 21-01-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,977
Posted By rdcinhou
e-readers for the N97.... Well...here's my...

e-readers for the N97....

Well...here's my experience...

Mobireader - don't even fool with it. After they were bought out they have not updated anything Symbian. This is a shame since they had...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 16-01-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,437
Posted By rdcinhou
Seems to me that Nokia has been directing their...

Seems to me that Nokia has been directing their technical "talent" everywhere but in fixing their so-called "Flagship" phone.

First it was doing touchscreen interfacing on blocks of ice:
...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 12-12-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,068
Posted By rdcinhou
Due to financial set-backs this year, I am...

Due to financial set-backs this year, I am "stuck" with my N97.

It will NEVER be a phone to impress anyone in terms of speed, response, eye-candy, etc. but I have come to the realization that it...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 23-11-2010, 12:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,172
Posted By rdcinhou
Why Nokia hasn't time to work on N97 v30...

This is what Nokia has been up to:

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20827875.800-worlds-first-ice-touchscreen-virtually-burns.html

Instead of working on the v30 firmware update for the...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 03-10-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,819
Posted By rdcinhou
One of the shortcomings of the N97 were the...

One of the shortcomings of the N97 were the reviewers!

I for one do not trust these any of so-called mobile reviewers any more. They should have had ample chance to put the N97 through its paces...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 23-02-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,001
Posted By rdcinhou
I am unimpressed by the interview: Synopsis:...

I am unimpressed by the interview:

Synopsis:

Mistakes were made.
We were shocked.
(blah, blah, blah)
Wait for the next one.

No discussion whatsoever about how they intended to make it up...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 22-02-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,001
Posted By rdcinhou
All I expected from "the world's most advanced...

All I expected from "the world's most advanced mobile computer" was the experience that I had with my Nokia 9300 (rock solid stable, good call quality, true multi-tasking) except faster and add on a...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 22-02-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,293
Posted By rdcinhou
On my two N800's (touchscreen only), the screen...

On my two N800's (touchscreen only), the screen calibrate routine seemed not just positional but force-calibration as well.

If you used the lightest of touch with the stylus to tap the target...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 22-02-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,898
Posted By rdcinhou
Speaking of yet more weird stuff under v2.1...

Speaking of yet more weird stuff under v2.1 firmware...

My fully charged N97 went "black" didn't respond to the unlock slider, touchscreen or keyboard and when you pressed the power button is just...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 17-02-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,001
Posted By rdcinhou
Talk is cheap. The N97 wasn't.

Talk is cheap.

The N97 wasn't.
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 16-02-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,104
Posted By rdcinhou
As I understand this problem... Custom...

As I understand this problem...

Custom ringtones don't always work with the phone defaulting back to the Nokia Tune or your general ringtone for everyone.

Since the N97 and the N97 Mini are...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 16-02-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,001
Posted By rdcinhou
Only 3 hours? A full restore and...

Only 3 hours?

A full restore and installation usually takes me about 8 hours (it used to take 10 but I'm getting more efficient at it!) all-told (not restoring from back-up, but manually...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 15-02-2010, 11:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By rdcinhou
Uh, yes...it stores Wikipedia on your phone. ...

Uh, yes...it stores Wikipedia on your phone.

On my Nokia 9300 I had the full 2004 Wikipedia (text only-no pictures) on my 1 GB MMC card and used Tomeraider 2 to access it.

Some of my reading...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 15-02-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,759
Posted By rdcinhou
Smile Native Wikipedia (Finally!)

Just when you thought there was no new software for the N97, out comes

Wikipock

http://www.wikipock.com/product_wikipock_symbian.php

Native mode Wikipedia on your phone (requires minimum 4...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 15-02-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,577
Posted By rdcinhou
DHS site (your link): ...

DHS site (your link):

http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/GPS/GPSfaq.htm#(SA)

Set to zero (i.e. "off").

I think that the N97's lack of accuracy is due to either or both:


bad math in the...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 15-02-2010, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,695
Posted By rdcinhou
When a program encounters a memory leak you'll...

When a program encounters a memory leak you'll sometimes see a psychodelic (don't get to use that word much anymore) display as you describe followed by an automatic reboot.

Generally, display...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 14-02-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,376
Posted By rdcinhou
Yes, I use VirtualKey to remap the keyboard, but...

Yes, I use VirtualKey to remap the keyboard, but when simple basic features like scrolling don't work--it is a lot more trouble.

With as much as I read, turning the pages with buttons will just...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 14-02-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,376
Posted By rdcinhou
Thanks, Boothy! :) At least one company out...

Thanks, Boothy! :)

At least one company out there is concerned about providing a half-way decent e-reader for the N97!

They just put update 4.01 out a short while back trying to provide...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 13-02-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,362
Posted By rdcinhou
On Nokia Support Discussions there are at least...

On Nokia Support Discussions there are at least two other people who noticed this--one with an N97 and one with an N97 mini.

That's why I went and tested mine.

Incidentally, the videos that...
Forum: Nokia Nseries S60 5.0 phones (Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini) 13-02-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,362
Posted By rdcinhou
The video data can be found inside the RealPlayer...

The video data can be found inside the RealPlayer application (Options->View Details).

Your apparent clearing of the problem with a VDG (Vulcan Death Grip) reset implies that it is some other...
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