In All About Symbian Insight, number 239, Steve and Rafe start by talking about some exclusive news around the cuteTube app, before moving on to talk about the latest Symbian software updates (Nokia Music for Belle Refresh devices). We follow this with a discussion on whether the BlackBerry Q10 is a potential upgrade option for Nokia E6 users, and some thoughts on familiar features in iOS7. We finish by contemplating the possibility of a Windows Phone powered version of the Nokia 808 PureView.
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In a longer than usual All About Symbian Insight, number 238, Steve and Rafe start by talking about mobile solutions and form factors, before transitioning into the recent over the air updates for Symbian Belle devices (Email, Calendar and Music), which sparks a more general discussion of updates and how long a phone's software remains "current". The second half of the podcast is devoted to a discussion of camera phone shootout tests and how their outcome is very much dependent on how the nature of the test shots.
In All About Symbian Insight number 237, Steve and Rafe start by talking about the recent 3G network fix for Belle FP2 devices, the rolling out of another homescreen widget update for Belle FP1 and 2 devices, and the end of new Symbian theme uploads to the Nokia Store. In the second half of the podcast we turn our attention to apps with mentions for the Erudite ebook reader (Amazon Kindle), Swype (keyboard input), CoverUp (album art), and X-plore (file manager).
In All About Symbian Insight number 236, Steve and Rafe start the podcast by discussing Steve's revolutionary device, before moving on to round up some recent app releases. We mention Nokia Public Transport, ultimate music player app QuasarMX, useful new widget WeatherClock, social status updater ShareBoard, and we finish the podcast with some talk on a delightful custom firmware for the N8.
In All About Symbian Insight number 235, Steve and Rafe spend the first half of the podcast talking about updates (Messaging fix), new betas (upload to SkyDrive for S60 5th Edition), and updates (Nokia Public Transport coverage). In the second half of the podcast we turn our attention to imaging, discussing the Burst Camera app and, building on Steve's recent camera shoot out (special guest appearance by the Nokia N95), talk about the progress in smartphone camera technology.
In All About Symbian Insight number 234, Steve and Rafe start by discussing a number of recent software updates for Symbian Belle FP2 devices (Telephony and Gallery & Camera). We also cover some cloud related topics when talking about the FilesPlus app and a SkyDrive upload tool for older Symbian^3 devices. In the last portion of the podcast we talk about about the changing nature of the user experience from non-touchscreen to touchscreen devices and consider what might have been.
In All About Symbian Insight number 233, Steve and Rafe start our news coverage by talking about a number of new game releases for Symbian. We also cover Nokia's new Webview widget (available via Beta Labs) and app updates related to Twitter's API changes. This week our main discussion points are around the user demand for QWERTY devices, the size of the Symbian installed user base, and how the camera in the new HTC One device measures up to Nokia N8 and 808.
In All About Symbian Insight number 232, Steve, David and Rafe talk about the 'Sharing' software update for Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 devices (Twitter and Flickr). We also cover Google's Exchange ActiveSync deadline, a WLAN software update from Beta Labs, SPB TV 3.0, and an explanation of recent (brief) site outages. The second half of the podcast is around the discussion point "Symbian lives"...
In All About Symbian Insight number 230, Steve and Rafe talk about the former's recent speaker-related Nokia 808 adventures (leading to a more general discussion of smartphone internals). We also cover Nokia's better than expected Q4 2012 preliminary results, an update to Swype for Symbian (fixing installer timeout issue), the latest version of YouTube (fixing broken YouTube APIs), a Nokia N8, Samsung ATIV S and Lumia 920 camera comparison, and Nokia's decision to block public access to firmware.
In All About Symbian Insight number 230, Steve and Rafe talk about the news that Google is to withdraw support from Exchange ActiveSync from free Gmail accounts and assess the impact it will have on Symbian users. In a show that rounds up a number of news stories, we also talk about Nokia Maps data updates, a WiFi beta patch, an update for the Big Screen app on the 808, and accessing general Google services from older Symbian devices.