Quick heads-up, Minor optional software update “Calendar Update v 10.3(7)” is now available for Nokia N8 with Belle Refresh. The update brings better calendar event management and fixes to the calendar app on device. Update Descriptions v 10.3(7): “Brings better calendar event management and fixes some problems”. To get this update just … Continue reading →
Quick demo of some intensive multitasking on the Nokia 603 with Belle FP1. Sorry for the bad quality. This video shows a short demonstration of the multitasking capabilities of the Nokia 603 running on Belle FP1. Even with 57 … Continue reading →
A couple of days ago we ran a story that stated the Carla update for Nokia Belle has been cancelled. However, we have now been contacted by Nokia regarding this matter, stating that this is not the case at all. What we … Continue reading →
From a Nokia 808 Pureview launch event in Milan, guys over we have managed to get some information about the future of Symbian from Nokia marketing manager Mattia Fiorin. Here is the transcript of info they got about Symbian from Nokia marketing manager Mattia Fiorin in a Q&A session at the event: … Continue reading →
We will slowly update the post with changelogs and download links. The firmware is…. Currently the firmware is available in 2 variants for Spain and I think the firmware is being uploaded and within a few hours, we should … Continue reading →
Have a look at all the graphical changes present in the new Symbian Belle FP1 update for 2nd generation Belle devices (Currently available for Nokia 701 and Nokia 603) Have a look at these screenshots showing the changes (Screenshots come … Continue reading →
Nokia 808 PureView needs no introduction. The best handset of MWC 2012 , the Best Camera phone in the world with a 41MP sensor! Nokia PureView announced this MWC 2012 by Nokia is finally reaching the stores and users will … Continue reading →
Yesterday we posted about CFW for N8 by Taylor based on leaked version of Nokia Belle RC v111.040.0704 featuring some new widgets and Music Player. Modders have now succeeded in extracting the new Music Player and Widgets – Notes, Text Clock, Flip Clock from the leaked Nokia Belle RC. Your Belle phone must have … Continue reading →
Well, the above image is a screenshot from the HTML5 Speed Test website, html5test.com. It shows how various browsers and operating systems managed to score on HTML5, and lists Nokia’s Belle offerings as S60 5.x, and also the yet-to-be-announced Nokia Belle … Continue reading →
One of the most addictive puzzle game ’Cut the Rope’ is now available for Symbian^3 and Symbian Belle smart phones over Nokia Store.
“The little monster Om Nom is hungry and the only thing standing between him and a full belly is you – that is your help cutting the ropes that hold the candy he wants. Swipe your finger across the ropes to release the delicious bundles into his mouth. But don’t forget to collect the stars and break the bubbles along the way – easier said than done when enemies and obstacles await!”
Quick heads-up, ’Nokia Maps Suite’ for Belle smartphones updated to v3.00(95) beta over Betelabs. The latest release brings enhancements around usability and performance improvements to the client.
“What’s new in this release?
You already know Nokia Maps for delivering best-in-class mapping, navigation, and photorealistic 3D views. This latest release raises the bar even further with a new way to show and tell where you’ve been with photos on a map, new voice search capability, and direct home-screen access to your favorite places. Finding your way has never been easier.
There are no new features in this release but simply enhancements around usability and performance.”
Nokia Belle OS
E6-00 is not compatible with the Places and MyLocation widgets.
We’ve had a fair few posts talking about new widgets for Belle. The Weather widget was a popular one but it wasn’t there at the Belle update, though it was possible to install with a ‘hack’.
You can now install this official Weather Widget on Nokia Belle.
Nokia Weather Widget
The Nokia Weather widget displays the current weather and forecast in your current location or any other selected city in the world. This package contains two versions of the widget – Weather now and Weather forecast. Weather now displays only the current weather information, Weather forecast displays also a two day forecast.
Search and select a fixed location. By default the widget displays the weather information of your current location.
Information is updated automatically every 3 hours for fixed locations and every hour otherwise.
Tap the widget to open the Weather application (part of Nokia Maps Suite 2.0) that shows detailed forecast. If Maps 3.09 or newer is installed, weather application will open forecast of the same location as is shown in widget. If you have not installed Nokia Maps Suite 2.0, the Weather application will always open to the detailed forecast for your current location.
More details on the upcoming Nokia Carla release came in. The platform previously known as Symbian will get its next update in Q3 of this year, when the first smartphones running Nokia Carla will hit the shelves.
According to the latest rumors, second-gen Belle smartphone, including Nokia 603, 700 and 701 will start shipping with the new version of their OS first. Later on, the rest of the Belle-running smartphones in the Nokia portfolio will get Carla as an update. Scheduled for Q4, the update should cover N8,C7,E7,X7,E6,C6-01.
Despite what previous rumors were saying, Carla will be distributed to all smartphones currently on Belle. However, those that lack NFC capabilities and 1GHz processors will get a trimmed down version of the update to avoid performance hiccups.
Finally, we learned that the Nokia N8 successor, which should be unveiled on Monday at the Nokia MWC press conference won’t be the last device to run on Carla. There are at least two more Carla smartphones in works – they should both come out this year.
It would be best if you take those rumors with a pinch of salt, but the source has a decent record for these things and there are few things that sound unreasonable, so it’s probably quite close to the truth.
Good News, Nokia has finally released the much awaited Symbian OS update Nokia Belle for Nokia 500 device users, the update is now live for many countries.
The Nokia Belle update version for Nokia 500 isv111.20.59, which is differs from the one which is released few days ago for other S^3 devices (v111.030.0609). As Nokia has already made this clearthat due to hardware limitations Belle features on Nokia 500 will be a bit differ in-respect of other Symbian^3 devices. We have also checked the Belle update is now live for Nokia 500 over NaviFirmfor following regions.
Aisa Pacific regions
You can now update your Nokia 500 device firmware only by using Windows PC applications Nokia’s Software Updater or Nokia Suite. All Symbian^3 devices have UDP (User Data Preservation), but its always good idea to backup all of your personal data before updating the device firmware.
HD video recording at 30 frames per second.
Visually improved browser enabling high-quality Web video viewing.
Notifications bar has been added
Menus have been simplified
New larger live widgets
Support for up-to Four homescreens
Nokia Maps version 3.06
Note: It may take some time before the new firmware is available for your region.