N97 vs iPhone - Does Luke Warm N97 Sales Volumes Provide Clues On Its Future ?

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Written BY Walter   
Friday, 10 April 2009 18:22

A couple of days ago we put the N97 vs 5800 and today it's the turn of the almighty iPhone. Once again, it's difficult to do a true head-to-head as we don't have both handsets. So for now, it's mainly based on theory and announced specs of the N97. We've trawled through other blogs and most of the N97 vs iPhone comparisons we've found have been somewhat biased, mostly coming from other N97 fan sites, the specs compared were very selective, in the N97's favor. Now we're already big fans of the N97, but we want to keep these head-to-heads fair, well as fair as we can without having the N97 in our hands. So lets see how some of the main "hardware" specs of the N97 compare with the iPhone 3G. Firmware of course can change. I don't agree with those blogs who opted to use "SMS forwarding" as a spec comparison, especially as it's likely to come in iPhone 3.0 firmware. Looking at the specs, we can see the N97 excels in a couple of main areas, the most obvious being the camera. Not only is it more than double the resolution, but it features a duel LED and autofocus as well as capable of recording video at 30FPS. Another notable advantage of the N97 is it's staggering storage capacity, which we believe can be up to 64GB with the aid of a 32GB microSD card. The iPhone though, features a capacitive rather than resistive screen, which allows for multi touch gestures and a more accurate "touch". But looking beyond the specs, the iPhone excels in a number of area's. The first being the app store, it's incredible, never has it been so easy to download mobile content and the developer support is unrivaled. And let's not look past the fact the iPhone is a brilliant gaming device in it's own right. Sure Nokia will have the OVI store which is set to attempt to replicate Apples success, but whether they manage or not, is yet to be seen. Lets also keep in mind that the N97 is set for a June release, and by our estimates a new generation iPhone is due, which could really shake things up. As I keep saying, the real test won't come until I have an N97 in my hands. Nokia, accept this as an official invitation to send us an N97 to test drive! Here at n97Geeks we buy a lot of gadgets and stuff from Accessory geeks and they sent us some cool coupon codes to distribute to you.

News on N97 Sales Volumes

Nokia continues to be the clear leader with over 45% of the worldwide smartphone market as of their second quarter of 2009 sales shows, yet a majority of that share is for the lower end model and not necessarily the Nseries or Eseries devices. Apple also showed a HUGE increase of 10.5% up to the current 13.3%. RIM is in second behind Nokia at 18.7%, but Nokia still can’t rest at its lionshare of the market as smartphones gain momentum. A rather disappointing part of the report states: Nokia maintained its leadership position, but its portfolio remained heavily skewed toward low-end devices.Quoting from an industry source we have the following about its sales data "Its flagship high-end N97 smartphone met luke warm sales enthusiasm at its launch in the second quarter of 2009 and has only sold just 500,000 units in the channel since it started to ship in June, compared to Apple’s iPhone 3G S, which sold 1 million units in its first weekend." We think with sales volume data at these levels smartphones are starting to take over already as the numbers dont lie . Watch this space in the coming years but the N97 sales volumes of old maybe gone forever


Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2009 12:39
 
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011 21:27

If you're looking for an in-car audio CD / MP3 receiver product that works well with your Nokia N97, then you can't go too wrong with the JVC KW-XR810.
This site gets backed up remotely via Carbonite.com daily via the cloud , they have such great deals they created a facebook page to share them so make sure you follow .They work together seamlessly and give your daily commute to work a much better feel, no more listening to the boring radio, simply hook up your Nokia N97 to the JVC KW-XR810 and listen to the music from within your phone. Check out the JVC KW-XR810 review over at JVC KW-XR810.

Not only that but it's excellent for receiving and making calls whilst on the move and even has features such as voice control, meaning you won't ever have to fiddle around with knobs or buttons. If you're on the look-out for a new CD / MP3 receiver for your car, check out the JVC KW-XR810 review over at their blog.
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Last Updated on Sunday, 30 October 2011 12:39
 
Ovi Maps Beta 3.06 for Nokia N97
Written by Nick   
Friday, 24 September 2010 19:18

As we reported over at N8Geeks, Nokia have recently announced the release of the new Ovi Maps at the Nokia World convention earlier this week, which boasts great new usability, a refreshing new look and its very own social check-in service, similar to the Facebook Places check-in service that was recently released on mobile devices in the US and UK with an uproar of discontent.Hey and dont forget to buy the Leadbuddy iphone charger from amazon before the coupon runs out , here is the code to use KJHGCFG. The team at MydealsClub Coupons and Promos
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Okay, a few new additions, but nothing too impressive I hear you cry? Well, the new Ovi Maps 3.06 Beta brings many more features and functionality to Nokia devices and in particular the Nokia N97, which only helps to improve your overall experience of the application and the end user experience.

So, what else does the update bring? The list is as follows.If you want to download the cool new software and try it out before everyone else then check out the information after the video below. If you also want to check out the cool new check-in service by Nokia, you can do so by viewing the video – it looks pretty awesome if you ask me.

  • Pinch to zoom – now Nokia N8 users can have a similar experience to iPhone users via the Maps application (only available on Symbian^3 devices)
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  • More maps and public transport – new maps with public transport lines (added as a new map layer) for subways, trams and trains in 80+ cities around the world. Just click the map icon and select transit lines
  • Check in – keep your friends up-to-date with where you are and what you’re up to. Check in to places and share it with your friends on Facebook and lots of other social networks. See places you’ve been to in your check-in history
  • New drive assistance mode with live traffic flow – after clicking drive, you’re automatically in drive assistance mode with live traffic flow and more. Once you start moving, get safety camera alerts and speed limit warnings
  • Improved search functionality – now you can find places and addresses that are around you – or anywhere else in the world. Browse places or enter a keyword in the search box. Now with suggestions and “did you mean?” functionality
  • Quick Recharging Of iPhone – Now you can get a portable charger like this one we tested from Amazon to get great recharging results on the go , this unit was able to provide us 4 charges of iphone before needing a recharge
  • Share a place – now you can send a place to your friends via SMS or Email. The SMS contains the address and a link to the place page with description, ratings, contact, URL and a mini map. Once clicked, the link will open up in your browser and can even be accessed by non-Nokia users.

 

Nokia Ovi Maps Beta 3.06 check-in service preview video


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Suprisingly, there is yet to be a backlash for Nokia's choice to add a check-in service, which updates seamlessly with Facebook. This wasn't the case for Facebook's own branded check-in service, which was met with uproar from users and privacy campaigners. But, who, realistically would actually have a friend on their 'friends list' that would potentially mug, rob or hurt them?

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Last Updated on Monday, 20 December 2010 02:16
 
Nokia N8 vs Nokia N97
Written by Nick   
Thursday, 02 September 2010 17:43

With the soon-to-be release of the Nokia N8, we have compared the Nokia N8 vs Nokia N97 for you guys to see the difference between the two handsets for yourself. If you're planning on upgrading to the Nokia N8 then this is probably good reading for any perspective viewer, though if you're die-hard N97 fan it will probably have the opposite effect.

Nokia's flagship model is far superior than the Nokia N97 in terms of technology and even the material it is made out of, but whether the N8 will overhaul the N97 in the ever competitive mobile phone market remains to be seen.


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Sunday, 27 March 2016 14:21

It's a cruel world out there, with no shortage of malware, ransomware and phishing attacks to swoop in and steal your data, money and online persona. What is the best way to protect your devices, and your peace of mind?
The answer is to build the tallest and thickest wall around your digital life with a computer security software. Why do you need security software? When you are on the internet, you are connected to a network with many millions of users. There are hackers and virus creators, whose intent is to cause harm to your PC and others.
With the continuous rise of the number of people taking advantage of the power of the Internet, online threats also increase, and so is the risk of getting your computer infected. That is why it is important that you take adequate measures to prevent damage to your computer. One of these measures is to install computer security software.
A lot of reasons exist for people to use computer security measures to protect information that is important to them whenever they are online. Different forms of security software provides internet users with the necessary protection that they require against viruses, worms and other forms of malware that infiltrate your computer and wreak havoc and steal personal information that could result in dire consequences for you.
One other benefit of using computer security software like Carbonite online backups is that the computer security software was specifically crafted in order to prevent hackers from accessing computers that they have no right to access. This if often the best way to ensure that you privacy is catered for whenever you're online.And in fact you have a limited time to get to the amazing offers and deals that Carbonite have via their top re seller teams .Security software may also disguise and hide you IP address so hackers cannot use your IP address in order to target your computer system specifically and disrupt your computer system. Whenever you place security software on your computer system what you are trying to do is that you're making sure that any personal information on your computer system sis kept secure when you are in public locations such as an Internet café or a wireless hotspot in a hotel or an airport. Internet users who are always on the move will appreciate such security measures.
Companies like Microsoft spent a lot of money and resources to come up with effective and affordable computer security software. These software programs prevent and detect the misuse of your computer. Preventive software curbs hackers from accessing private data, while detection software helps you detect any damage done by the intruding virus. In the current scenario, where we use computers in almost all essential activities like investing, purchasing and chatting, it has become imperative for us to regularly update our computer security software.
Keep in mind that protecting your computer means protecting everything - your wealth, investments, identity and life. And there are a variety of means and ways to do this. Search the Internet and read articles to help you make a wise decision; just be sure not to spend much when there are available options for being effectively and efficiently protected at minimal or no cost at all! Free computer security software usually provides a bare minimum level of protection. It will scan for malware, and often can perform automatic scans, too. Some free apps may have additional protection tools such as a browser add-on that checks for bad links and has a firewall. One of the biggest drawbacks to going with a free product is the lack of technical support. While most companies offer some sort of phone support for paying customers, free antivirus users usually must fend for themselves. On the other hand, free products do give you some flexibility. You can augment a free tool's basic security with countless security utilities. The least-expensive paid Windows antivirus products, which generally list from $40 to $60 per year depending on the number of PCs covered, have the essentials. Definition updates and scans are automatic; websites and email attachments are screened, and the products should be easy to use. Some basic AV programs toss in extra features, such as file shredders or system optimizers, that are normally found in pricier products.
Premium antivirus products cost upward of $100 per year, but offer a world of extra features that low-cost or free antivirus programs don't have. Their product licenses often cover multiple installations on several platforms — including OS X, Android, iOS and, sometimes, Windows Phone — although other platforms' software may be more limited than the Windows version. The most cost-effective premium packages offer all-you-can-scan plans, with unlimited device installations across multiple platforms. To adequately protect your computer you need to get good desktop security software, antivirus firewall software and drive backup software. Having this software loaded on your computer will ensure that your computer is safe and that you will not suffer any data loss. Make sure you do adequate research before you choose your computer security software. Keep your computer and your virtual life safe, get computer security software today.

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Whats The Best Lightning Cable ?

Sunday, 29 August 2010 14:21
Most Lightning cables look exactly the same, sometimes with different colors, but what’s inside can differ broadly. The types of materials utilized in the Lightning cables can impact from lengthy-term sturdiness to charging speed.

When you wish to charge any iOS products inside your daily existence, you have to choose the right lightning cable on your own. You'll find several kinds of cables available in the market easily. Therefore, you have to compare all available cables before buying the very best cable with effective performance. LeadBuddy DUO Lightning to USB Cable would be the one we’d buy. The LeadBuddy sticks out one of the competition because of solid quality inside and outside, a Lightning-connector plug that actually works with just about any situation, along with a cost tag that’s under 1 / 2 of what you’ll buy one of Apple’s cables.

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LeadBuddy's Lightning to USB Cable is affordable, well-constructed from braided cord which safeguards the cable from damage brought on by bending close to the connector port. Apple's cables are well known for breaking in this manner. Within our power draw tests, LeadBuddy's cable consistently transported electric power charge of 2.4 amplifiers for an iPad Air. Although some cables carried out too in connection with this, none did much better. This high-speed ensures any iPhone, ipod device or iPad charges you as rapidly as it can certainly, as lengthy as it is blocked in a high-current source of energy.

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