Opera today announced that they have signed a agreement with Microsoft that will replace Nokia Store portal with its Opera Mobile Store as a default hub for apps and games on Nokia feature phones, Symbian and Nokia X smartphones.
Microsoft is closing down Nokia Sync service for S40, Symbian and MeeGo devices. The backup service was launched back in 2008 as part of the Ovi brand, which later become Nokia Sync. The service lets you backup and synchronize calendar, contacts and notes between your phone and Nokia’s cloud.
New in store, Double Waves is a smart utility app for Nokia Belle smartphones developed by popular Symbian developer Ashraf Alshahawy. The new app allows you to handle some phone operations without touching the phone screen by using air gestures.
Another nail in the coffin!! In an email sent out to all developers, Nokia has stated that starting from January 1st, 2014, they are going to stop accepting new applications or updates for existing Symbian and Meego apps into the Nokia Store.
Following-up Asha phones, Venetasoft, the team behind popular unofficial Instagram app “Instagraph” for Windows Phone has now released their app for Symbian smartphones over Nokia Store.
Quick heads-up, Nokia has updated its mapping database for WP7 Nokia Drive, Symbian, Nokia N9 and Asha phones. The update brings more details with more map features and broader coverage to the service.
Nokia has updated the offline Mapping database for its MeeGo and Symbian Maps Suite. The latest Maps v2.50.103 will bring new routes, new pedestrian paths, corrections, new POI data and fixes.
New in store, qooSaver is a customizable screensaver for Symbian smartphones developed by qooApps. The app allows you to customize the lockscreen info with lots of options – like you can add Battery status, Bluetooth status, Whatsapp chats notification and more to your lockscreen.
New in store, AndroTaskman is nice utility app for Symbian smartphones developed by SnakeSoft. The app display up to 20 tasks on one Screen, allows users to close apps with simple gesture, support app autoclose feature and more.
New in store, Eq Widget, is a simple homwscreen equalizer widget for Symbian smartphones. The widget allows you to control audio equalizer presets and volume for media player directly from your device homescreen.