Nokia 5800 – also known as XpressMusic – is practically the first gadget with a touch screen released by Nokia. According to both specialists and current users, it represents a multifunctional device that can meet a series of expectations. Practically, it can be used as a mobile phone, camera, Internet navigator, organizer and MP3 player. At a first glance, it might seem a little unusual to rely on a touch screen smartphone for so many activities, especially since buttons are more convenient. But the Nokia 5800 specs and features make it worth every cent.
Just when you were about to write 5800s off, our Finnish friends have shown us just how much they really care for us with their latest firmware release for 5800. Numbered v52.0.0.007, the latest firmware brings in some bug fixes and minor optimizations.
Two years on, it goes on to show the commitment of the world’s leading handset manufacturer in supporting its debutante in the then emerging touchscreen segment which has now become the mainstay of mobile electronics. And true to the spirits of our blog, we are back with what we do the best: bringing the latest 5800 news to our followers. So yeah, do hit on the read button for more info on the firmware including the changelog. Read more »
2011 is here and guess what our friends at Electronic Arts join us in wishing our readers and patrons at Tube5800 a very Happy New Year 2011. As we gave it way with the title of our post, one of the best selling real-time tactics video games of all times-Command and Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight is available as a free download exclusively at the Ovi store.
Tiberian Twilight as you may know is the latest and final chapter of Kane saga of the Command and Conquer series. So yeah, Tube5800ers are getting the latest game for free and before you head to ovi store to download this game, check out our brief review, after the break. Read more »
Good news again! Nokia has released a new firmware update for our Nokia 5800 XpressMusic phone. The firmware update is v.51.0.006 and its not a major update unfortunately. The minor update contains some performance improvements and bug fixes.
You can download the latest firmware update v51.0.006 Over The Air (OTA) now. Its not available via Nokia Software Updater utility as of yet. Remember the update is not yet available for all product codes and geographical regions. Check the changelog below. Read more »
Who says you need a fancy 3D panel to peek into the third dimension of entertainment? Your 5800 is all that you need and we aren’t kidding whatsoever. Carnival Comics bring 3D technology to your 5800s and 5800ers are among the first few to experience this 3D extravaganza on a mobile device!
At present the 3D technology comes at the cost of having to sport 3D glasses to catch the extra dimension, sans which it’s just a blurry image. This 3D comic is no different and you will have to invest in a pair of 3D glasses. The comics is free though, but is the investment in the 3D glasses, worth it? Let’s find out after the break. Read more »
Fancy new Nokia 5800? What if we tell you that Nokia is doling out Amr Diab Limited Edition handsets in the middle east and elsewhere? Too tempting for some of your right?
Amr What Diab Who? If that’s the question lingering in your mind reading this post, let us throw some background info on this celebrity. Amr Diab is a popular singer cum composer from Egypt who is best known for his work in Jeel music and hit the top charts with his singles “Habibi” and “Tamally Maak“ is also referred to as “Father of Mediterranean Music .” So, what exactly does the Amr Diab Limited edition of 5800 packs under it’s hood? Let’s find out after the break. Read more »
Our Norwegian friends from Opera have been all over the news for quiet some time now. First it was the release of their Opera 10.6, which they claim to be the fasted browser on earth! Just over a week after their update for the desktop version, their popular mobile browser-Opera Mini saw an update and as always we are going hands on with it.
The mobile browsers from Opera- the Java based Opera Mini and the beastlier Opera Mobile have been the browser of our choice for quiet sometime now. Adobe’s Flash is one thing we sorely miss on this browser, but let’s see how well they compensate for the lack of it in their latest iteration. Read more »
Perhaps the most popular VoIP service cum client-Skype added a few more fans to its already burgeoning fanbase with it’s symbian client seeing an update a couple of days ago. Such is the popularity of this service that chances are that people more easily identify to Skype than the generic term for this service-VoIP.
Skype fascinated netizens with its attractive call rates in VoIP and easy video integration in Skype-Skype IM conversations. While VoIP calls work great over the client, will we now able to make video calls on Skype iPhone 4 style? Let’s find out, after the break. Read more »
A long time ago, in a generation where cell phones didn’t exist, people such as our parents had to actually pick up the telephone and call to talk to the person they wanted to have a conversation with. These days, texting has become the go-to method of communicating, allowing teenagers and even older adults to have in-depth conversations without even having to speak a word. The average teenager even averages 3,339 texts per month! But with various platforms available for texting, what is the best way to communicate and what makes these different platforms so special?
Just like Apple themselves, the iPhone has added some great features to the texting process that can make conversing with friends easier. The biggest addition is the ability to send group messages. While group messaging is nothing new to the texting world, Apple has created it so that it is more simple, and more fun. Viewed like a regular text message, you and any number of friends you want can have one continuous conversation. It is similar to a chat room with all of your best friends, except you can take it on the go! Read more »
Love capturing the photons? Nah, we aren’t talking about any experiments relating to Molecular Physics here, but a very subtle art called photography. If you are into photography, the archives of National Geographic must be akin to the holy grail! Shutterbucks not limiting, nature enthusiasts flock this popular service which extends beyond the web space (into the traditional print and electronic media).
We are not sure what category of the target audience you belong to, but we can assure you that Natgeo Photos has something to offer for everyone. Just how much you will love to have this is something you will have to find out through our brief review, which you can catch after the break. Read more »