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Nokia N8 Notes (for my own benefit really)

OS: Symbian ^3 (v011.012)

Typing *#0000# gives me the following nerd numbers:
Release: PR1.0
Software version: 011.012
Software version date: 2010-09-18
Custom version: 011.012.250.02
Custom version date: 2010-09-21
Language set: 011.012.01.01
Product code: 059C951 (Tesco Direct / Pay as you go phone?)
Model: N8-00
Type: RM-596
Latest Update: Not updated
Browser Version: 7.2
Flash Version: 4.0
Java Version: 2.1


Switch on time:
N8 25secs
N97 Mini 49secs


Built in apps:
Default OVI Maps pre-installed: v3.04 10wk34 b03 - Can be updated to v3.06 in betalabs (10wk36 b06) which is a dramatically improved version.
Music player - very loud! 


Must have apps: (download them from ovi store / beta labs)
OVI / Own Voice - lets you record your own voice for use with OVI maps.
Swype - clever quick input and BETA version adds a portrait keyboard to touchscreen phones (Not available for the N8 yet...)
Mobbler (for last.fm) or Spotify - online streaming / tracking music players
Opera Mini - for when / if you get fed up of the built in browser
Nokia Panorama - http://store.ovi.com/content/51690
Nokia Photo Browser - http://store.ovi.com/content/3612
Gravity - http://mobileways.de/products/gravity/gravity/

Games for Symbian ^3 (N8 etc)
Angry Birds Lite (Free) - http://forum.dailymobile.se/index.php?topic=30777.0
Galaxy on Fire - http://store.ovi.com/content/55746

List of improvements / New features?
  1. Data transfer built in - to bluetooth from old Nokia to new N8
  2. POP-UP Connection Notifications - tell you when you've connected to the network
  3. Improved graphics on icons / smoother prettier icons but generally the same look
  4. Nokia Ovi Suite comes on the phone as an installable program when connected in Mass Storage mode (copying the useful feature from the Sony Satio?)
  5. Nokia Social - widget shows twitter/facebook on home screen
  6. Nokia Social - built into contacts, can download pictures info from twitter / facebook into contacts

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