In All About Symbian Insight number 208, we open with news of a Nokia Store client update (beta), before moving on to chat about phone disassembly and repair, prompted by some recently uploaded videos. In the middle part of the podcast we turn our attention to energy, talking about the E6 going round the world on a single charge and the impact of ad-supported apps on battery life. There's also time for a recap of Steve's latest E7 article and quick mentions for Word Tiles and Nokia Internet Radio.
AAS Insight #237: 3G fix, widgets, and themes
In All About Symbian Insight number 207, we open with news of a Nokia E6 update that fixes the SMS counter bug, details of the latest Nokia Store client update and a pointer to a new eBook reader app. In the main part of the podcast Steve and Rafe talk about the merits of the Jawbone Jambox and Nokia Play 360 Bluetooth speakers, David shares his experience with microSIM adaptor and the whole team discuss the ranking of Steve's some what contentious top 10 Symbian QWERTY smartphones article.
In All About Symbian Insight number 206, we round-up many of the latest Symbian related news stories. Steve talks about the availability of Weather widgets (for Belle), David details the updates available in Opera 12 and Rafe shares his thoughts on Nokia's 2011 20-F filing. We also cover the closure of Share on Ovi, the latest set of Nokia Store numbers and Steve's N8 zooming notes.
In All About Symbian Insight number 205, we discuss the Symbian-related news from Mobile World Congress. The star of the show is, of course, the Nokia 808 PureView. We talk about the sensor, optics and software algorithms that make up the PureView camera technology, we also cover Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1, Rich Recording and NFC demos.
In this gallery we look at the Nokia 808 PureView, which was announced last week at Mobile World Congress. With its 41 megapixel sensor, precision Carl Zeiss optics, and advanced software algorithms it represents a new benchmark in mobile phone imaging. It runs Nokia Belle (Feature Pack 1) on Symbian OS.
In a special joint All About Symbian and All About Windows Phone 'Insight' podcast, we look forward to Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. We discuss what the show is all about, speculate on possible Symbian and Windows Phone-related announcements and debate what the key stories from Barcelona will be this year. You'll be able to follow our live MWC coverage on both sites and on Twitter (@aas and @AA_WP).
In All About Symbian Insight number 203, we share our thoughts on the Nokia Belle software upgrade after a week of use. Steve offers some solutions for common Belle upgrade problems, David compares the Java version of the game TinTin to the Symbian version, Rafe talks about what's new in the latest beta release of the Nokia Maps Suite 2.0 and the team share some concluding thoughts on the Nokia 500.
In All About Symbian Insight number 202, we start with a few notes on the Nokia 500, with Steve and Rafe comparing their first impressions of the device. The major part of the podcast is devoted to the release of Nokia Belle for the N8, C7, C6-01, E7, E6 and X7. We share our experience of the update, discuss some of the initial problems and detail our personal highlights
In All About Symbian Insight number 201 we look forward to the release of Nokia Belle for existing Symbian handsets, with each of the team highlighting an expected benefit. We also discuss Nokia's Q4 results and device shipment numbers. Steve brings news of the addition of 360Cities to Nokia Maps, Rafe talks Social 1.5 and David shares his thoughts on CNN's Symbian application.
After just over four years, we've reached the 200th edition of the AAS Insight Podcast. To celebrate, we look back to the first and hundredth editions of the show, marvelling at the changes that have taken place, but also finding some surprising similarities. Each of the team also chooses their personal favourite Symbian device from the last decade, with the emotional attachment factor being just as important as technical capabilities.