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[23 Dec 2009 | | ]
The Nokia N900 will be landing soon in the UK

The amazing touch screen display of 3.5-inch with a 800×480 pixels resolution, a 32GB internal memory for storage and a microSD card slot to take it up to 48GB with a 16GB microSD card, slide-out Qwerty keyboard, a 5MP camera with a 2576×1936 pixels resolution, Carl Zeiss optic, autofocus, Dual LED flash including video light, A-GPS, FM radio, web browser with full internet capabilities, Wi-Fi and 3G connection, Bluetooth, Skype and GTalk VoIP integration, multiple audio and video formats player, Maemo 5 OS, all this things are proximately to land on the old continent, more precisely on the UK thanks to the completely integrated mobile device, the Nokia N900.
It seems that there was a Christmas delay on the island for some British people and they would be receiving their presents on the first week of January 2010 when the gorgeous Nokia N900 will be hitting the UK stores. They would began the New Year with a lot of anxious and excitement because that’s the feeling this device have been transmitting to the people all over the word since it was released back on December, but then you’ll find nice Nokia N900 deals.

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[22 Dec 2009 | | ]
Nokia N900 available in Spain

If you looked up for the Nokia N900 in Spain, the oficial Nokia Spain web page offered you the phone but what you where actually doing was to pre-ordering it. However, the button’s word has changed from “pre-ordered” to “Buy”.
An incredible news for our Spanish readers and as this situations has repeated (first appearing in the UK, and now in Spain) I recommend you to the readers living in Europe to check your Nokia’s country page in order to check if the Nokia N900 is available too in your countries.
Coming back to the news, the Nokia N900 in Spain includes a hands-free headset BH-212 and an extra battery DC-11. This last accessory gives you the possibility of taking with you up to one full charge. In addition, it also gives you the option of charging two devices but not a full charge. You could buy it for EUR€ 599 and there are two shipping option’s. One tittles as “normal shipping” meaning that the device should arrive on December 21st and then is the “express shipping” which is free of charge and the arriving date should be before December 24th.
Source: Globedia

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[18 Dec 2009 | | ]
Vodafone UK brings soon the Nokia N900

After a few weeks from the official release of the Nokia N900, it was only available through pre-order or may be through a online shop where you get it unlocked. And this would be the outlook until January 2010. Because Vodafone announced they are bringing the Nokia N900 in the UK at some time next month.
If you go the Vodafone’s online shop, you would see that Vodafone’s coming soon label (in order to see you with your own eyes, click here). However, it seems that they are not going to have competition at the beginning from the other UK carriers. O2 replied that they are not bringing it yet and Orange and T-Mobile haven’t said anything about it.
So UK guys, start saving and I hope that you understand how lucky you are.

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[16 Dec 2009 | | ]
Portuguese People: Get Nokia N900 cheaper

The Nokia N900 has been released in Portugal and is available for purchase on the Nokia Portugal website, it comes unlocked and everything else. If you purchase right now you will get Nokia N900 before Christmas for 599€, it’s not cheap and you could think it would be better to buy via ebay…it can…in some cases, but remember that buying via Ebay is an international purchase and the delivery can take many days and you wouldn’t get your hands on the N900 by Christmas.

Fortunately, here at Nokia N900, we have a tip for you to save 109€ on the Nokia N900 and get it new and unlocked and with everything you would have right if buying on the Nokia Official Store website. If you live in Portugal, or even Spain (all you need to know is to speak Portuguese), you can get the Nokia N900 much more cheaper via Proposta Genuína, a website that I found and where I purchased my new Nokia E52 (priced at 309€ at the Nokia Store and where I purchased by 230€ in Proposta Genuína). Simply check the differences and have in mind that I am a happy buyer from this store and that this store is referenced by Pixmania. Indeed you can get the Nokia N900 at a very good price.
Well, this is just my opinion. My name is Muhammad, and I am portuguese, I collaborate with Matias to bring you you daily news, tips, application packs and games for the Nokia N900 everyday and just thought this tip would be good for all of you as the Nokia N900 was released yesterday in Portugal. Here on this PDF you can have a look at the Nokia N900 technical specifications.
The cheapest price here in Europe that I found is this, 490€, and you? Tell us where you got the N900, how you got it and how much you paid. Any of you bought via Ebay? Who intends to buy?
We are also working on to get a contest here on the N900 website to give-away a newly Nokia N900.

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[7 Dec 2009 | | ]
Nokia N900 to be released in South Africa!

While the actual scene of the Nokia N900 on the Europe and USA markets is limited due to the partial release of the phone, only available through the pre-order kind of sale, Nokia South Africa has announced today that they would release the Nokia N900.
Back in mid November Nokia revealed that they wouldn’t release the Nokia N900 on the South Africa Market. This was established by Nokia the same day that they announced the release of the Nokia N97 mini and he Nokia Booklet. But today we received the good news! the South Africa Communications Managers Tanja Steenkamp explained that back on those days the strategy was to release the Nokia N900 in select markets only. However, a “solid business case” convinced head executives at Nokia to ship the device to South Africa.
There isn’t an exact release day yet because it has just started the first approaches between Nokia, the major network provider and communication authority in order to approve the Nokia N900 for retail locally. The estimated date which the Nokia N900 is expected to be available would be sometime around the second quarter of 2010.
Steenkamp also added that the price hasn’t been set yet but you got to know that the global price is around €500 (R5,500) without sales tax or surcharges. For more information you would have to wait a few more months, more precisely on February.

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[2 Dec 2009 | | ]
N900 defectives

It seems that people who already received their gorgeous Nokia N900 are not as lucky as we thought on the first place. Some buyers which preordered the Nokia N900 and their order have not canceled, received the phone as promised. However a surprise was waiting on the phone for them and not a nice one. They notice that their new Nokia N900 are defective because they could not use the microphone in any application which it demands it.
So there isn’t an operating system problem because there are others Nokia N900 which it works correctly. Here is a customer experience:
“Hey everyone,
Was very excited to get a N900 yesterday but right out of the box I noticed that I have no mic audio. I know the odds of this being a hardware issue are pretty good since I hadn’t mucked with anything but wanted to see if anyone had any ideas.
On-board mic audio does not work for any application. (Phone, video, voice recorder) I can use the included headset and the phone switches to the headset profile works like a champ. When I say the mic doesn’t work I mean there is NO audio present what-so-ever. (No hum, noise or anything. Total silence.)
Fired up alsamixer to take a peek and I do not seem to have a capture device? Insert the headset and then PGA switches to capture and goes to 40.
Any ideas? Also any advice on who I should contact first? Nokia or Amazon. If it turns out to be truly broken I’m sure it’s going to be a long wait for a replacement. So much for getting it early.

Brian”
As soon as I have some news about this problem, how to proceed, where to make the complain, etc. I will update this post.

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[29 Nov 2009 | | ]
Delay on the Nokia N900 in the UK

Nokia has had to delay the launch of its new fancy Nokia N900 in the UK. Why is that? This time is because of the huge demand for the mobile phone, and the amount of pre-orders Nokia has received. It seems that the Nokia N900 it´s really wanted by our folks in the UK.
The Nokia N900 was due to go on sale in the UK last week, but now it looks like it won’t be available until the 4th of December, this is mainly to the fact that the demand for the handset has surprised Nokia and it has overpass their supplies.
Working on a strict first-come-first-served basis, Nokia have said that the N900 will be available in the UK from the 4th of December, giving priority to customers who have pre-ordered the Nokia N900.
Finally, the Nokia N900 will be available from Nokia’s online store as well as a range of Nokia stores in the UK for £499 without a contract.

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[11 Nov 2009 | | ]
Starts the countdown of the Nokia N900!

November 14th to North American and 16th to English people it´s getting closer. Those are the released dates which we have announced that the Nokia N900 would available. To commit that target Nokia started shipping today from the fabric the Nokia’s N900! (In Europe, Middle East, Russia and North America). This means that the people on these regions would have to possibility of getting a Nokia N900 in just a few days from today.
This information comes to us when Nokia’s CEO Olli-Pekka Kalasvuo said in a speech today that the company has started the deliveries. So for some of the readers that have asked me if the 14th and 16th dates where the dates when Nokia started shipping the N900 or it really was the day that you would be able to get your Nokia N900, this post has the answer.

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[5 Nov 2009 | | ]
Nokia N900 to be released in EE.UU and UK!

It seems that the released date was never to come, but finally it looks like we are now on the final stage of this story.
Based on NewEgg web page, the gorgeous Nokia N900 will be released on the November 14th (less than ten days from today!) in EE.UU. For $559.99 you can get it (unlocked) when the original price was $649.00 meaning you are saving $89.01. And Free Shipping. Let’s hope this is true.
Our UK friends will have to wait 2 days more than our American friends, because the released day for them would be November 16th. But they have quite an interesting advantage. They can get it for free! How is that? Depending on the plan you can get the Nokia N900 for free with a 2 years contract agreement a £35 monthly plan from Orange (includes 900 minutes). Or if you want to pay for this beautiful phone you can get it for £10 with a £30 monthly plan and 2 years contract with O2.
After Nokia has postponed the released date from October to November, I think Nokia won´t change the date again, because this decision of changing the date make some people (Nokia loyal customers’) start to get angry with Nokia. So another change would increase this number of people, taking down the image of the company, something that no company wants. So let´s hope for the best!

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[31 Oct 2009 | | ]
Nokia N900 delayed again!

Bad news! (Or not, it depends on the looking glass) We have to wait for the Nokia N900 a little more. How much? It´s said until November, so that would be next week. Nothing to worry about. But on Play.com says that the phone is expected to be arriving on some day around the 20 of November, no more than 3 weeks from now.
Pete Schneider, Nokia’s Head of Maemo Marketing, has since said: “We expect it to start shipping during November 2009.”. And why is this? We got nothing official from Nokia, but mobile industry watcher Caroline Gabriel says that Nokia is using the time to get more feedback from independent Maemo software developersand to fine-tune the device’s user experience prior to delivery. It seems a good idea to me.
In my opinion is worth to wait for it if this is the reason. I prefer a good working phone rather than one with some known issues. If you are more interested on this news, I recommend reading this post (click here), it has a very complete analysis!

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[8 Oct 2009 | | ]
What do you want to see from a Nokia N900?

What do you want to see from the Nokia N900 that you haven’t seen yet? Of course there are a lot of things that we haven´t seen from this device yet. Most of the videos going around the internet show pretty much the same, simple reviews, hands-on, some app, but nothing more than that. The information you can get from the internet follows the same rule, everyone is talking about the same things, even me! So there are too many questions about the Nokia N900.After having postponed the release date three times already (1st, 12th and 30th October), there is an increasing expectation and speculation about the reason of this delay.
If you go to Nokia Conversation, they are asking what the people want to see. Some ask about the final release date, other about the battery-life (some of you readers have make it me this question, as you might see couldn´t such information), an others want to see running apps, GPS and synchronizing. In my opinion, the last two are the most important ones.
So make your suggestion. I have already made mines.

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[26 Sep 2009 | | ]
Price first dropping on and now disappearing on N900 at Amazon!

I know that´s not hot news that the price on the N900 had dropped on because this happened a few days ago. Probably the most of you (readers) have read about this notice that Amazon dropped on the price from U$S649 to some price near U$S583, about a 10% of discount. But what it really is hot news is that Amazon decided to remove the price of the pre order and even the pre order it-self. In state of the preorder, you would find a short text like this:
Sign up to be notified when this item becomes available
So right next to this, there is a box like this:

When you click on the box, you would be asked your email or your Amazon account, to end in a box like this:

Why this radical change? Some says that this might means that there was a delay in shipping, other prefers to belive that  too many people put in pre-orders and Amazon doesn’t have the supply ready to meed demand. All possible scenarios ready to be confirm in a few days when the N900 finally would be on sale on this country. Nothing Official!
Meanwhile the price at Nokia´s official shop online web is a expensive U$S649.
But wait a minute! What is happening on the old continent? If you check Nokia official shop online web you would find quite a particular 599 Euros (Spain) or 649 Euros (France) but in some countries are included a Bluetooth headset like in Spain, interesting.

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[15 Sep 2009 | | ]
Nokia N900 coming to US retailers on September 27, 2009

Hold your breath for September 27th.The Nokia Blog mentions that Nokia has given one of its major distributors in the United States the estimated date for the Nokia N900.
Retailers receive their stock a couple of days after distributors ship them over.
The suggested retail price is $649 USD just as expected. Want to pre book your Nokia N900? (in the USA) click here.
It would be interesting to know whether people would prefer to prebook the device or compare it side by side with the Nokia N97 and Nokia N97 mini before actually purchasing the device.
For those who are not too happy with the symbian S60 v5 interface, Maemo 5 may provide a fresh breath of air.
Though the USD 50-USD 60 may prove to bend the sales in the favour of the 32GB N97. I personally in a way regret buying the N97 since the Maemo platform looks very promising and so does the new fast ARM processor thats present in the Nokia N900.
For those of you who need to replace your old phone, the N900 is the way to go if you’re ready to spend that kind of money. For the current lot of N97 owners, I would suggest you to take a demo of the N900 and only then think of changing your device. With the rising popularity of Maemo 5, who knows, Nokia might just release a firmware for the N97 which would replace Symbian S60 v5 with Maemo 5, for the Nokia N97. Now thats wishful thinking for the Nokia N97 user who aspires to own the N900 but does not want to spend that kind of money again on a similar (read sibling) device.

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[13 Sep 2009 | | ]
Buy the Nokia N97? or wait for the N900.. read on!

Just a few months after the launch of the high end Nokia N97, Nokia have now announced the Nokia N900. Replacing the N810 Internet Tablet, the N900 is a beast for the fact that it is more of a smartphone than an Internet Tablet – you can even make phone calls on it!
This positions it on top of the smartphone market, where it competes directly with the Nokia N97, Sony Xperia and the HTC Touch Pro 2! So what is it that the N900 can do that the N97 can not do? And besides should you go ahead and buy the Nokia N97 or wait for the N900 to lauch?
The dimensions of the Nokia N900 are 4.4″ x 2.3″ x 0.7″, which is big for a phone, but only as big as an HTC TouchPro 2. And when you think that the N900 is being pitched as an Internet Tablet, it’s actually kind of small.
One thing that isn’t in doubt is the N900’s looks. It’s black, it’s big, it’s a touchscreen smartphone, but with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard that looks more like the E90’s than than the N97’s. Better still, with an 800 x 480 screen, it looks like it really means business.
The extensive list of features includes:
• 32GB of internal storage
• 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics
• Dual-LED Flash
• 800 x 480 video recording
• A-GPS with Ovi Maps
• 10Mbps download, 2Mbps upload HSDPA for super-fast browsing
• Quad-band GSM
• 54Mbps data transfer over Wi-Fi
• 600MHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor
• 1GB application memory
• OpenGLES 2.0 3D graphics acceleration
• Superb Web browser with built-in support for Adobe Flash 9.4
• Maemo 5 operating system
• TV-Out
• Media player supporting the following formats and codecs: mp4, .avi, .wmv, .3gp, H.264, MPEG-4, Xvid, WMV, H.263
• Music formats supported include .wav, .mp3, .AAC, .eAAC, .wma, .m4a
• FM Radio
That’s a huge list of features. But look a little closer, and you’ll see it’s not that different to the N97. So how do the two differ, and which one should you buy?
Where the two differ significantly, is the operating systems underpinning each phone, and the vision that Nokia has for them.
The Nokia N97 uses the old Symbian operating system that Nokia have been using on …

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[10 Sep 2009 | | ]

The highly awaited Nokia N900 is now available for preorder in Germany at a price tag of 599 Euro.. Are you gonna book it?

If you are in Germany and want to book your own N900.. see the link below
http://shop.nokia.de/nokia-de/product.aspx?sku=6958534