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  Reply # 241008 31-Jul-2009 14:59 Send private message

I also just tested the FM Transmaitter today...that a cool feature...great for listening to your music in your car.

Simply, it turns the N97 into a radio station, with your own chosen broadcast frequency...

When enabled, you just tune your car stereo into your chosen frequency, and any music playing on your N97 will come through on your car stereo, nice and loud.

Very cool, actually practical and useable.




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  Reply # 241332 1-Aug-2009 22:30 Send private message

Just seen a tweet, with links to 100 games downloads...

Found here:
http://sweetcall.blogspot.com/




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  Reply # 241342 1-Aug-2009 23:19 Send private message

Good find on the free games! Have you tried any?

Yes, I had a great time with the FM Transmitter while I was away in Aussie. I was surprised by the clarity of sound.

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  Reply # 241343 1-Aug-2009 23:22 Send private message

Quick Office has also been updated to version 6 - now able to play PowerPoint 2007 presentations, as well as other improvements / upgrades.

Free for the "view only" version.



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  Reply # 241381 2-Aug-2009 10:15 Send private message

Have not tried any of the games yet...I currently have Connect4. Tick Tak Toe and Worms World Party (N-gage)

Yup, I already knew about Quick Office, I have also linked to it in the first post for others.

You, or anyone else found any goodies I should list here?




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  Reply # 241399 2-Aug-2009 11:51 Send private message

I use a Sega emulator called picodrive to play sonic etc. Very cool, especially when i connect the n97 to the tv.

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  Reply # 241418 2-Aug-2009 13:26 Send private message

FYI.

I don't know why they bother the N97 is great as is, just my opinion.

http://www.phonedog.com/cell-phone-research/blog/pics-of-rumored-nokia-n97-mini-spotted.aspx



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  Reply # 241424 2-Aug-2009 13:54 Send private message

Old news...that rumor been floating for quite some time...its just targeting a different price point.




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  Reply # 241574 2-Aug-2009 21:08 Send private message

I just posted a blog about what I think the N97 is missing or needs fixed...tell me what you think, have I left anything major out?




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  Reply # 242651 4-Aug-2009 20:17 Send private message

TheBartender: I just posted a blog about what I think the N97 is missing or needs fixed...tell me what you think, have I left anything major out?


Creaky-sounding back cover!  Have you noticed when you put your fingers against the back cover as you type on the keyboard?  Very annoying... doh.  Hope there is a solution to it.  I have read on the net that others are experiencing the same noise.



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  Reply # 242780 5-Aug-2009 00:59 Send private message

heavenly_wild:
TheBartender: I just posted a blog about what I think the N97 is missing or needs fixed...tell me what you think, have I left anything major out?


Creaky-sounding back cover!  Have you noticed when you put your fingers against the back cover as you type on the keyboard?  Very annoying... doh.  Hope there is a solution to it.  I have read on the net that others are experiencing the same noise.

I have, and I have read a few solutions offered in places, although they not the best...

1) Cut a business card in half and put that in between the battery and the cover (perfect fit)...
I would not do it myself as I would be concerned of the heat of the battery against the card.

2) The plastic clips that secure the back cover, bend them just a little and it tightens the grip of the cover to the device removing the creaking sound...
Once again, I would be too scared to do that for fear of breaking the flimsy plastic.





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  Reply # 243035 5-Aug-2009 15:01 Send private message

Hi, I have been reading through much of the info in this thread but i havn't found the answer to my questions.

I bought an N97 when I was in America, it works fine here in NZ on 2d, VF or XT. Im running it on VF atm.

I cant install many .sis files as the phone says something along the lines of "Certificate error, might not be active, might have expired" and then just fails to install.

I have tried changing the date of the phone and repeating the process but it doesnt change.

Secondly, I dl the Ovi Maps for NZ, it was only a 12.4Mb file, the maps work fine, and when I get a gps signal, it accurately shows my position. The issue I have is when I search for an address, then select "Drive to", I get a pop up saying content allow blah blah, thats all good, then I have to check if there are any free licences for my region, ofcourse the message comes back and says no.

Then i get the option to purchase a licence for voice guidance. If i select purchase im sure it would be fine, but 30 days for $17 doenst seem reasonable.

So, I select the cancel option. Then the whole process that i have been through is canceled, it does back to simply displaying my position as if i havn't told it to drive anywhere.

Anyone else had this issue, or know how to stop this happeneing???

Thanks

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  Reply # 243070 5-Aug-2009 15:52 Send private message

Because you bought the handset off shore the included Drive/Walk licences are for the country you purchased the handset from.

If you upgrade to Maps 3.0 the cost should be slightly cheaper.

Without paying for the Drive and/or Walk solution you will not get Voice Guided Navigation.

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  Reply # 243074 5-Aug-2009 15:56 Send private message

Any word on VoIP client for these phones?




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  Reply # 243075 5-Aug-2009 15:57 Send private message

thanks for the reply.

Im not really interested in voice guided nav, i just want it to show me where to turn. I thought that option was free, but according to my fone it cannot be accessed.

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