Nokia EVP Of ‘Mobile Phones’ Mary McDowell On The Next Billion

Nokia’s EVP of Mobile Phones, Mary McDowell, spoke at MWC 2011about her role to drive the strategy put in place to get the ‘Next Billion’ connected. The aim is to make mobile phones and Internet services affordable and accessible to more people across the globe, especially to growing economies. Check out the interview after the break.

Nokia EVP Of ‘Mobile Phones’ Mary McDowell On The Next Billion

Nokia’s EVP of Mobile Phones, Mary McDowell, spoke at MWC 2011about her role to drive the strategy put in place to get the ‘Next Billion’ connected. The aim is to make mobile phones and Internet services affordable and accessible to more people across the globe, especially to growing economies. Check out the interview after the break.

Angry Birds Headed To Texas #NokiaConnects

Nokia today released a short teaser to what seems to be an event taking place at SXSW 2011 in Austin, Texas. Clearly involving Angry Birds, the event is set to take place at The Belmont Stage on Saturday 12th March at 9pm. Check out the trailer after the break.

Sports Tracker On The Nokia N8

Sports Tracker is the award-winning tracking application that turns your compatible Nokia Smartphone in to a fully-fledged sports computer. It lets you measure your workouts, keep a track of your progress, and you can also share your routines with friends. Hit the jump to check out this video demo.

Sports Tracker is available for all Symbian S60v3, S60v5 and Symbian^3 devices. You can download it for free from our Applications section or alternatively from the Ovi Store.

Nokia Situations For Symbian^3 Updated To v2.51

Nokia Situations Beta has just been updated for Symbian^3 devices to v2.51. Nokia Situations basically allows you to manually define situations, like “In a meeting” or “Sleeping”, and set how you want your device to act. With the application running in the background, your device automatically senses the situation you are in and adapts to it according to your preferences. Check out the full changelog, along with a video demo and download links, after the break.

What’s New In Version 2.51 For Symbian^3:

  • Application action allows selection of several applications
  • Added possibility to close launched applications when situation changes
  • Added possibility to close browser when situation changes
  • Time & WLAN conditions now support multiple selections (remove conditions by long tapping the condition)
  • Timed option added as in profiles
  • Small UI changes (long-tap context menus & direct actions on items)
  • “no change” -option added to Bluetooth, theme & powersave actions
  • Network location condition improved
    • Cell ID limit increased to 100
    • Added possibility to remove cells from existing network location condition
  • Bookmark action fix (open bookmark correctly when browser is already started)
  • Removed background service autostart from sis-installation (caused unexpected problems where settings could not be accessed properly without device restart)

NOTE: Calendar condition will be reset in this update, application & bookmark actions may be corrupted.

Mozilla Firefox 4 Release Candidate For Maemo Now Available To Download

Mozilla has announced that its Firefox 4 for Maemo is out of beta and is now available as a release candidate. This release offers faster scrolling, better responsiveness with Firefox Sync and improves the overall user experience of Firefox on your Nokia N900. Check out the video demo after the break along with direct download links.

You can download Firefox 4 for Maemo and many more great apps for your Nokia N900 from our Maemo 5 Applications page.