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SATtracker for BlackBerry 10

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 16:26:15 +0200

With SATtracker for BlackBerry 10 you can track the ISS (International Space Station) and almost 1000 other satellites, see their current orbits and locations, calculate their visible night time passes over any location. Features: supports ISS and 920+ other satellites which can be quickly selected from the built-in database and changed anytime automatically downloads current orbit data for highest precision, stores previously downloaded data for use without Internet connection track the ISS and two other freely selectable satellites at once see on map current satellite location and orbit path within the next hour with 5 minute steps get a detailed list of all upcoming visible night time passes over any location (date & time, duration, azimuth and elevation of approach, transit and departure) supports both GPS and manually entered coordinates of your location.

PanoRIMio for BlackBerry 10

Sat, 04 Oct 2014 16:20:15 +0200

PanoRIMio is a native (BB10 Cascades), feature rich Panoramio viewer for BlackBerry 10, providing you easy and quick access to tens of millions of Panoramio pictures from around the world, easier and quicker than on Panoramio itself. Countless images of any location are at your disposal within seconds and can be viewed in a multitude of ways. Multiple location input options (address or place of interest, coordinates in either decimal or DMS format, map, current location from GPS) let you easily select the exact place you want to see pictures of, and you can even choose a range in kilometers around the selected point to include images from. Don't want to browse by location? There is also a "Tag / Keyword" option that shows images by tags or subject - just type e.g. "HDR" to view tens of thousands of beautiful HDR pictures, or "sunset" to see countless sunset sceneries, or even "Car crash" for images of car accidents from all around the world. Or anything else you'd like to see. Select from four gallery types to view the images in your preferred way: filmstip-like vertically scrollable list, tile grid, slideshow with configurable interval, or the classic map layer. The application is also integrated with Google Maps and Street View, showing you the exact location an image was taken at.

Jolla smartphones to feature HERE maps

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:04:02 +0100

Sailfish OS now supports HERE's mapping and positioning technology. Jolla announced an agreement to license positioning services and map technology from HERE, a Nokia business, to be used in Sailfish OS. This will provide users with up-to-date map data and rich location information, such as restaurants and hotels, from over 190 countries around the world. Enabling fast and accurate retrieval of positioning information anywhere in the world, these services are essential for any mobile maps experience. A global map and location content offering also brings Jolla one step closer to achieving a fully equipped mobile operating system. The mapping asset is an integral part of Jolla's complete user experience. "We are excited that HERE is providing its leading positioning services for Sailfish OS and that our maps application will be powered by HERE cloud services. This will help us deliver the optimal mobile maps experience to our customers," says Jolla CEO, Tomi Pienimäki.

Jolla Harbour now available

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:02:56 +0100

Jolla has fixed some small issues and the Jolla Harbour has been relaunched today. Dry dock and slipway for Jolla developers - Jolla Harbour is home for developers with all the engineering tools needed to launch apps to Jolla Store. At the moment it only supports free applications but Jolla has been working hard on adding support for commercial applications in near future. If you are developing apps for Sailfish OS, simply go to and be ready for the upcoming launch of the Jolla phone!

Nokia continues to FINISH OFF MeeGo, Symbian and ITSELF - they're cancelling Ovi Store support for Symbian and Harmattan applications

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 20:01:23 +0200

It looks that what's been done to Symbian and MeeGo so far still isn't enough for those who destructed Nokia's own operating systems and the company itself. Now, starting from January 1st, they're cancelling support for Symbian and Harmattan applications in the Nokia Store. A message stating so has just been sent to all Nokia Store publishers. The existing content will remain available, but neither new applications nor even updates to the existing ones will be accepted. They are going to focus SOLELY on Windows Phone and the Asha series, i.e. only on what they sold to Microsoft. It looks that Nokia continues to do EVERYTHING it takes to support Microsoft, even if it is harmful to Nokia itself. Or else, what other company (especially in THIS financial condition) would be just giving up like this on yet another revenue source, and probably quite a good one considering that only in September Symbian and Harmattan users have downloaded nearly 700 copies of my applications (and I surely am NOT the most popular Ovi store publisher), which shows that there is an ongoing demand for Symbian and MeeGo software. And it makes me wonder what has happened with Nokia's PROMISE to support Symbian until 2016. A company that doesn't keep their own promises should get what it deserves, and I hope that Symbian and Harmattan users will not forget how they've been cheated and misled. Hopefully by that time someone else will decide to launch a '3rd party' appstore supporting Symbian and Harmattan.

Petition to Nokia to fully open source Symbian

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:17:46 +0200

In the light of the recent news about Nokia and Microsoft, those who remained loyal to Symbian have created a PETITION to Nokia and Microsoft, calling them to release full source code, including the latest builds, and make it fully open source to preserve the platform and let the community go on with it. The petition has quickly reached over 2,500 signatures, and counting. If you still care about Symbian OS, please sign the petition here.

EasyStreetView - Street View optimized Google Maps client for Symbian

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 16:56:27 +0200

EasyStreetView is a Google Maps client focused on, and optimized for, quick StreetView access and usage. You don't have to switch back and forth between the map and the street view, no need to drag and drop the Pegman, either. Both the map and street view are shown on one screen. Simply enter an address, then just tap on a street/place you want to see and that's it - a marker will be shown on the map and street view will be displayed. The map and street view are integrated with each other - you can switch to a different street/place anytime just by tapping on different area on the map and street view will change instantly. As you move on the street view, the marker moves on the map, too, always showing you the current, exact location. The map and street view can be zoomed in/out and panned independently.

ISSTracker for Symbian

Tue, 06 Aug 2013 22:04:19 +0200

ISSTracker for Symbian Anna & Belle (also available for MeeGo Harmattan) tracks satellites and predicts their visible passes over your location. It supports ISS (International Space Station), Hubble Space Telescope, and any other satellite listed at defined by the user. ISSTracker automatically downloads current orbit data (TLE) and shows realtime-updated satellite location now and within the next hour on a Nokia Map (street, terrain, satellite) zoomable from world map to street level. Prediction of visible passes includes appearance and departure times and azimuths, visibility duration and highest elevation. Supports both GPS and manually entered coordinates.

GeoCoder for Symbian Anna & Belle

Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:21:13 +0200

GeoCoder lets you quickly find any location and get LOTS of information about it, which would otherwise require browsing multiple resources. For any place / address / coordinates / map position or for the current location you'll get: its exact address and postcode, exact elevation, road distance and travel time (for driving, bicycling or walking), sunrise/sunset times and day length, dusk/dawn times and daylight duration, moonrise/moonset times, timezone/DST information, current weather and 7-day weather prediction, 360° panorama of the exact location, Nokia Map and fullscreen Google Map with Street View, related Wikipedia entry, and more - all that with one tap.

MoonCalc Pro and Biorhythms ported to BlackBerry 10 (Z10)

Tue, 07 May 2013 08:16:11 +0200

I've just finished porting MoonCalc Pro and Biorhythms from MeeGo/Symbian to BlackBerry 10 (Z10) and got them approved by RIM for distribution in the AppWorld store. The remaining applications will be released for the Z10 within the next two weeks, followed by Sailfish OS versions for the upcoming Jolla smartphones.

Parental Controls for your child’s Blackberry

Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:42:32 +0200

It's almost frightening how quickly technology develops these days. It doesn't seem like too long ago that phones were simple, making calls and sending texts. Now, we have phones that are essentially full computers, with full access to the internet and all its features; video calling, music sharing, maps, everything. It's quite fantastic really, knowing that you have full connectivity anywhere; that millions of pages of information are at your fingertips wherever you go and you're never cut off from the world around you. The problem is that this applies to everyone that has a mobile phone, even your children. It means they can access the internet and all its videos, social media and app stores wherever they are, away from the protection of the family home and your watchful eye. Some parents worry about what their children get up to on the internet, and that's only natural. There are many opportunities for mischief on the internet and some all too well known dangers too. Some parents might have already had something of a close shave or seen some warning signs, and want to prevent things from getting out of hand. Luckily, mobile phone developers have kept up with parental pleas and included control features so parents can determine what features a child can access on their mobile - the best of these being the Parental Control app on Blackberry. What is Parental Controls? Parental Controls is a Blackberry app that allows you to disable or edit certain features on your child's phone. It is available for download from the BlackBerry® App World for any users on BlackBerry® 6 or BlackBerry® 7, and a version for BlackBerry® 5 should be available very soon. Those of you that purchased your phones after Summer 2012 should already have the application on your devices, so won't need to download it yourself. How Parental Controls can give you peace of mind The Parental Controls application gives you an array of options, allowing you to disable certain features entirely or just to edit or limit a feature. It doesn't only cover internet access and apps, but the phone’s own calling and messaging features as well, and even the camera. Editable features include: Phone Calls: using this option you can enable or disable calls to the phone. You can also limit incoming calls only to contacts stored to the phone, meaning you child won't receive calls from anyone unknown. Text Messages: enable or disable text messages. Bluetooth: enable or disable direct file transfers from phone to phone over Bluetooth – your children and their friends might use this to share photos. Location Services: use this feature to turn the phone GPS feature either off or on. This feature can show your child's location if used with certain apps, but is also needs to be on if they want directions to a destination from their location on Google Maps. Browser: enable or disable internet access via the phone's web browser. Youtube Uploader: decide whether or not your child can upload videos straight from their phone to Youtube. Application installation: this might come in useful if your child is spending too much on apps. You can use this to disable the ability to download new apps to the phone. Email accounts: enable or disable the addition of new email accounts to the phone. Facebook and Twitter: enable or disable access to these two social media applications on your child's phone. Camera: enable or disable the camera from use. Blackberry Messenger: allow or prohibit access to the Blackberry Messenger application. Once your chosen settings are in place, these are locked with a four number PIN to ensure your child can't interfere with your settings. You can then allow your child to use their phone with complete peace of mind. More information on Blackberry Parental Controls[...]

Biorhythms Pro for Symbian

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:08:14 +0100

Biorhythms Pro is a mobile personal biorhythm calculator providing features missing from other apps of this kind currently available for the N9/N950: storing two persons' data (birth dates and names) and switching between them with one tap, biorhythm interpretation (textual explanation of what the current state means) and scrollable graph to quickly and easily change the date for the biorhythm reading, critical days warnings, information about history and explanation of the biorhythm theory, and more.

SunCalc for Symbian

Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:49:52 +0100

SunCalc provides all important Sun related information for any location and date: times of sunrise, sunset, dawn, dusk, transit & altitude, various twilight levels (civil, nautical, amateur, astronomical), day and night length (also vs. previous day and solstice), shown both numerically and on a real-time updated, intuitive graph. See Sun's path through the sky on any day at a glance, be informed about all events. Supports both GPS and manually entered coordinates. The most advanced Sun app for Symbian and MeeGo. If you're interested in astronomy, also check StarFinder and MoonCalc.

StarFinder Pro - quickly and easily locate stars, constellations, galaxies, nebulae...

Sat, 01 Dec 2012 07:17:46 +0100

With StarFinder Pro you can easily locate stars, constellations, galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, asterisms, meteor shower radiants. Just select the object of your interest and the program will instantly show you where in the sky it is located. Turn in the direction and look at the altitude shown and... there you have it! Useful for both naked-eye sky watchers and to aid in quickly positioning a telescope. Comes with a handy database of useful astronomical information for each supported object, and a direct link to related mobile Wikipedia article, should you need more details. Support for Solar System objects (all planets, the Sun, the Moon) coming soon as a free update. For Moon observations, please also check MoonCalc Pro providing real-time calculation of moon phases, age, distance, coordinates, rise/set/transit times, angular size, perigee and apogee, azimuth and elevation, moon compass, and more.

Nokia Belle FP2 for the 808 PureView

Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:55:25 +0200

Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2 is being rolled out for the Nokia 808 PureView. Improvements inlcude: Gallery Grid view when you have the phone in landscape. Access to more functions when you open your images from the Gallery widget on your home screen – swipe through other images, zoom, share, edit, and send images faster. More information about your images, such as image resolution, ISO value, white balance setting, and file size, and the location. When you are connected online, one click will show you on Nokia Maps where the photo was taken. Select and delete multiple photos in Gallery Grid. New reset button in Creative mode to change all the settings back to default with a single touch. Updated browser (to version 8.3) with enhanced HTML5 support. New and significantly faster keyboard. Nokia Car Mode – easy access to your phone's key features when you're driving. This software update is being rolled out globally from today, 2 October. However, there may be regional variations in the precise delivery due to country and operator variants. To check if the update is available for you and to install the update, connect the phone to your PC and open Nokia Suite, or alternatively check the Software Update application on your device. The Nokia 603, Nokia 700 and Nokia 701 will also get an update that includes the features such as the faster browser and Nokia Car Mode. The imaging and gallery enhancements, however, are for the Nokia 808 PureView only.