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Nokia E5 Guide: How to Take Better Pictures

The Nokia E5 comes with a built-in fixed focus five megapixel camera. It may not be the most advanced camera phone on the market especially since it doesn’t offer autofocus, however there are quite a few things that you can do in order to take better photos.  Here are seven of them: Change the quality of the image. To do this, go into camera mode and press “options” on the left side of the screen. Select “settings” and press the central key in the middle of your E5. Use the up and down buttons on your navigation key to change […]

Going Green With The Nokia N8

Nokia’s next-generation phone, its only hope in the super-smartphone battle against the iPhone and an army of Androids, has just revealed that it’s going green. Nothing ecological – it’s just physically turning green, and we’ve reached such an insane point of smartphone saturation that such things are apparently important. We all remember how Apple’s unique white colour scheme redefined what “cool looking” was, but can the green go the same way?  Especially when it’s exclusive to Vodafone, whose colour is red? The new Symbian^3 system may struggle for traction in an already stuffed marketplace, with the third-place Ovi Store going up […]

Guide to Nokia 6700 Voice Commands

The Nokia 6700 handset was named one of last year’s “latest and greatest mobile phones“. It seems like a deceptively simple phone. Sure, it’s easy to use. However, it has more functions than you may think. For example, did you know that your Nokia 6700 supports voice commands? It’s a little-used feature by many people with this phone but one that can be very convenient. Here’s your step-by-step guide to setting up and using voice commands on the Nokia 6700: Set the language for your voice commands. If your primary language isn’t already set then you can change this. Do […]

Guide to Nokia 6700 Call Settings

The Nokia 6700 has different call settings for you to take advantage of andif you’re not sure what these different functions can do, then  this guide explains them all. To reach these settings, go to MENU then choose “settings” and select “call”. Here are your options: Call Divert. Selecting this function will allow you to divert your incoming calls from one number to another. For example, you might divert all cell phone calls to your work phone during work hours. Any key Answer. As the name suggests, this allows you to answer a call by pressing any key on the […]

How to Use 3D Ringtones on Nokia N86

If you have a Nokia N86 handset then you have access to a cool feature that serves very little functional purpose but is a lot of fun to play with – 3D ringtones. 3D is the buzz word in mobile phones today and although 3D sound isn’t quite the same as 3D visuals, it’s a neat little thing to enhance the fun of your phone. It alters the acoustics to create a multi-dimensional sound that can be heard best through earphones but is audible as a general ringtone as well. The first thing that you need to do is to […]

How to Free Up Nokia X6 Memory

Your Nokia X6 comes with 128 MB of memory. There is no card slot available on this handset to increase the memory on this device. For that reason, you may find yourself needing to free up memory. The quickest way to do this is to head to the phone’s file manager. This allows you to easily see if the data in various locations is too low. You can then delete the files that you no longer need. Getting to the Nokia X6 File Manager To locate the file manager on your Nokia X6, do the following: Press MENU. Go to […]

How to Stay Up To Date with your 4 Best Friends Using Nokia 5800

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic handset is best known as a device for people who want the most from their handset’s music player. However, this phone actually has another really cool feature that should be getting more attention – the contacts bar. The contacts bar on this device allows you to put your four favourite people into the home screen. This lets you easily call them as well as allowing you to review your recent messages from them. Perhaps more importantly, it allows you to stay up to date with their latest blogging and social networking news using basic feeds. It’s […]