Published October 25, 2009
For more than year writing this blog for you and reading your feedback were great pleasure for me. Unfortunately I need to switch the blog into a “maintenance mode”. What does it mean?
The blog will be still available as a source of useful tips for all Nokia E71 users. I will try to write new posts only if next firmware versions will be available. You can still freely post your comments for existing articles. I will try to keep accepting regularly all meaningful comments, replies or questions. I hope this way the blog will be still alive somehow as active discussion forum for all its readers. If you are also a blogger and you think that current blog’ content may be interesting for your blog readers please mail me, I’d be happy to add you to the blogroll. If you’d like to publish something on the blog as a guest editor please contact me as well.
I still cordially invite you also to join Flickr Nokia E71 Group, which now has over 400 members posting amazing photos taken all over the World with our beloved phone.
So Long and Thanks for all the Fish!
Published July 21, 2009
e71 , general , mobile , nokia , nokia e71
Tags: e71, funny, mobile, nokia, nokia e71, phone, politics, technology
This is not a political blog, and the described fact is no news at all as it happened in April this year, but as it is summer season I have let myself to write a lighter post. Have you heard that Italian Prime Minister – Silvio Berlusconi put important NATO summit “on hold” because of the phone call? Well depending on point of view it was quite comic or humiliating event, which happened earlier this year in Germany. I’m sure some of you already have seen some videos and pictures from this moment. Have you noticed what kind of phone Mr Berlusconi used that day? I bet it’s E71. Anyone other “famous” people using E71?
Published July 20, 2009
e71 , general , mobile , nokia , nokia e71 , s60 , software , symbian
Tags: e71, freeware, mobile, nokia, nokia e71, phone, s60, sms, software, symbian, technology
Have you ever wanted to see text messages displayed on your glasses or maybe read incoming SMS using your brain power? Well, even if it not yet possible (at least not without being assimilated by the Borg :)) there is a very useful and free application, which simply displays next text message content on your display. No action is needed, no button needs to be pressed. You can choose for long the message body is going be to displayed and later of course read and reply the message as usual. I find it very useful during the meeting for example. The application called “SMS Preview” is available for free and requires sending only one message to register it. It can be downloaded directly with your mobile browser from m.smspreview.mobi, with your desktop browser from smspreview.net or from the Ovi Store: store.ovi.com.
Today new software update for E71 has been officially released! New software marked as v300.21.012 is available vie Nokia Software Updater application. Check details here.
Soon I will post some comments. Let me flash my phone first 🙂
Published June 16, 2009
Tags: e series, e71, freeware, mobile, nokia, nokia e71, office, quickoffice, s60, software, symbian, technology
Have you checked QuickOffice application installed on E71 lately, or maybe you read AAS regularly? I do both 🙂 The good news for all E71 users is that you can update default QuickOffice (220.127.116.11 in my case) version 6 – for free. All you need to do is to access updates menu of application and install new one! Great surprise, not only for the owners of E71, but also E51, E52, E55, E63, newest E72, E75 and E90.
Published June 15, 2009
e71 , general , hardware , mobile , nokia , nokia e71 , s60 , symbian
Tags: e series, e71, e72, mobile, nokia, nokia e71, nokia e72, phone, symbian, technology
Late last year there were some rumors and videos about possible successor of E71, which would be named with the following number – E72. Today this phone has been officially announced. What brings next E series smartphone? Here is a basic comparison against its older brother E71.
Size and mass? E72 is almost the same size as E71, only 2.5 mm wider and 0.1 mm thicker. Additionally E72 is one gram heavier (128g).
Memory? Bigger internal memory (250MB instead of 110 MB), plus support of 16GB memory cards – E71 supports officially cards up to 8 GB.
Connectivity? HSDPA has been accelerated up to 10.2 Mbps instead of 3.6 Mbps, plus HSUPA support (2Mbps)
Photo features? Better camera, 5 Mpix instead of 3.2 Mpix
Battery performance? While E72 has the same battery (1500 mAh) its estimated standby time increased from 408 to 492 hrs in GSM mode, and 12 hrs 30 min instead of 10 hrs 30 minutes of talk time.
Audio? Standard 3,5 mm mini-jack instead of 2 mm one.
Anything new? Of course E71 runs on Symbian S60 3.2, like E71x, which is different from S60 3.1 installed on E71. Official description tells us about FM radio with RDS support, which was missing in E71, nevertheless it was not clear in case of this phone. Anything missing? I regret it doesn’t have FM transmitter, which I find very useful in N97. New phone will be available in three colors: – Zodium black, Metal grey & Topaz brown and should be released in 3Q of 2009. You can find official Nokia E72 specification in here. What’s your opinion?
Published June 4, 2009
e71 , general , nokia , nokia e71 , s60 , software , symbian
Tags: e71, internet radio, nokia, nokia e71, s60, software, streaming, symbian
One of the blog readers – Prashant mailed me just a moment ago that his E71 NAM variant suggested updating Nokia Internet Radio right after it was started. My E71 (European variant) asked a minute ago as well. New version described as 1.16(0). Unfortunately I haven’t found any release notes or change log for this version.