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The latest Firefox 4 beta for the Nokia N900 was released today, version Beta 4. To get it, go to Firefox.com/m/beta on your default browser. The Mozilla team says this update features faster start-up, page load times and responsiveness to panning and zooming. If you still have your Maemo device, don’t hesitate to try it out.
Nokia XpressMusic devices such as the Nokia 5800 or 5530 have a touch button on the top corner to bring up shortcuts to core apps. This functionality has been introduced to the Nokia N900 thanks to MohammadAG from the Maemo forums. The shortcuts are activated by holding the proximity sensor on the Nokia N900.
Amazon.com today released its “Best of 2010″ lists, which include the bestselling, most-wished-for and favorite gift products as determined by Amazon.com customers in 2010. The Nokia N900 was the most frequently purchased as gifts in the wireless category! Yay for Nokia and Maemo!
TwimGo, the best Twitter client for the Nokia N900, was just updated to version 2.0.15. It now includes old and new retweets, and the ability to view original tweets when viewing reply details. You can download the new version at twimgo.com, but make sure to remove older versions before installing the new one.
There is a new update for the Nokia N900 dubbed PR 1.3, but you’ll see it in the device as version 20.2010.36-2. The update adds support for PC Ovi Suite to access and sync files and messages between your Nokia N900 and desktop. There are also tweaks and fixes that should make the Nokia N900 perform better. The OTA update wasn’t available for me, but Nokia Software Update via PC worked fine.
Don’t forget about the Nokia N900! Word on the net (the Meego blog to be specific) is that PR 1.3 update is coming soon and that you’ll be able to dual boot between Maemo and Meego. The last update, PR 1.2 was released last May. Do you still have your Nokia N900? Post updated with Nokia’s response.
Researchers at the University of Manchester revealed a real-time face tracker on a mobile phone this week and decided to use the Nokia N900 for demo. The aim for the research is to do both face and voice verification using the camera and microphone built into mobile phones for secure access to apps without passwords.
Nokia and Newegg are currently running a promotion over the next month that might interest you. They will be offering some pretty exciting offers on some of Nokia’s latest devices but it requires you to have a quick eye. When you see the egg on the widget flashing (embedded after the jump), it means one of the offers has gone live. For example, one of these deals is a voucher for a Nokia N900 for just $1.
Meego forum member, fatalsaint, created a guide to install the Meego Preview for the Nokia N900. You shouldn’t do this if the N900 is your daily device because it isn’t targeted for end-users yet. The guide writer even warned developers to stay away. Noone can stop the curious, so read on if you’re still interested.
Joikuspot, an app that lets you turn your device into a wifi hotspot is now available at the Ovi Store for the Nokia N900. The Maemo version came out of beta last March and has been ready for purchase and download at Joiku’s own site. Its presence in the Ovi Store now makes it even easier for users to download this great app.