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Top 67 Nokia N8 tips and tricks « highdiver's blog. Hi, and welcome to my MEGA tips-and-tricks post about the first Symbian^3 phone – the Nokia N8!

Top 67 Nokia N8 tips and tricks « highdiver's blog

You may remember my hands-on preview post about this fine device. How to Build an App for Your Small Business. Mozilla Wants Everyone to Have a Web App Store: Tech News « AppBistro Wants To Give Every Service With An API Its Own App Store. New York City Wants More BigApps, Please. New York City is opening up its government data to hackers in the hopes that they will create some apps to help the people who live there.

New York City Wants More BigApps, Please

Today, it officially opened its BigApps 2.0 challenge (hosted by ChallengePost). Developers will have access to more than 350 data sets from more than 40 different government agencies. The best apps will win $20,000 in prize money. This is the second year New York City is conducting a BigApps challenge. Magno Urbano - Digital Artist (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, visual identity, video, web) Mobile Publishers, Mobile Developers. Dev & Design. 9 Free Resources for Learning Photoshop. This post originally appeared on My Life Scoop, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about using social media and technology for a more connected life.

9 Free Resources for Learning Photoshop

If, like most people, you haven’t “layered” since last winter and only “merge” at speeds of 60 mph and over, getting accustomed to the lingo and layout of Photoshop can be daunting. These nine free resources are good places to learn how to lasso, dodge, burn, paint, filter or do whatever else you need to in order to accomplish your desired photo editing task. If we didn't mention your favorite Photoshop tutorial, add it in the comments below and let us know how it helped you in your design endeavors. 1. Adobe Tutorials For a thorough introduction to the basics of Photoshop, starting at the source might be your best bet. 2. The ‘Appification’ of Everything - Digits. How to Get More Followers on Twitter. Is there a secret formula to gaining Twitter followers?

How to Get More Followers on Twitter

No, I don't think so, but there are some tactics you can apply throughout the Twitter experience. They'll help you become more highly engaged and attractive to other Twitter users seeking new people to follow. Think of it this way: Your Twitter habits are like the music the Pied Piper played on his tiny flute. Play it well and you'll have a legion of people trailing behind you. First, you must think about why people follow other people. 1. 2. 3. Following others when they follow you also helps connect you in a more real way with other Twitter users. Forum Nokia - Your idea. Our tools. Nokia Conversations - The official Nokia Blog. AFRICA – The mobile app industry is starting to explode in Africa, according to reports from our colleagues at Forum Nokia and Ovi Store today.

Nokia Conversations - The official Nokia Blog

There’s two parts to this: the number of apps that people are downloading and buying; and the number of developers creating new apps. Read on after the break to find out what’s going on. Since July 1 (three months ago), the number of Ovi Store downloads by African consumers has grown by 50 per cent, with the number of active users growing by 20 per cent. In South Africa, which appears to be the most mature market in the region, purchases from Ovi Store have grown by a whopping 438 per cent since June.

This massive increase followed the introduction of operator billing for apps, which clearly makes people far more likely to purchase compared to pulling out their credit cards or other alternatives. iPhone App Exchange: Where’s the Open Source Love? Developers, what can you do if your iPhone app isn’t exactly the second coming of Farmville?

iPhone App Exchange: Where’s the Open Source Love?

If, frankly, it’s a dud? Not to worry: there’s an app for that. Or, rather, an App Exchange. For those not-so-successful iPhone apps, the iPhone Application List, an iPhone app review site, launched its App Exchange on Monday. While Apple created the App Store to enable third-party software developers to line their wallets (and Apple’s) with cash, App Exchange provides a forum for app developers to offload the code for their apps in hopes that a little TLC might turn a dud into a stud.

Lists Scobleizer is following... Nice Summary @stanleytang 256 Must-Read Content For All Tech Entrepreneurs. C++, Development Tools, Java, Open Source, Web... the world of software development from Dr Dobb's. 10 Tips for Aspiring Digital Marketers. Digital marketing budgets are expected to increase steadily during the next few years, according to Datran Media's Annual Marketing & Media Survey, which reaches out to more than 5,000 marketing executives from Fortune 500 brands, top publishers, and leading advertising and media agencies.

10 Tips for Aspiring Digital Marketers

This is good news for those of you hoping to break into the digital marketing industry. How to Market Your iPhone App: A Developer’s Guide. Editorial: Nokia's not going to switch to Android or Windows Phone 7, so stop it already. I've had it.

Editorial: Nokia's not going to switch to Android or Windows Phone 7, so stop it already

I can't take all this Nokia operating system speculation anymore. The final straw came with a VentureBeat piece citing a "trusted source" that claims "Nokia is now likely to use Windows Phone 7 as an additional platform for its phones. " Enough already. A Badge That Tells Consumers, 'Trust This App'

The Internet-connected cellphones in our pockets know a lot of personal things about us, like our location, e-mail contact list and credit card numbers.

A Badge That Tells Consumers, 'Trust This App'

Mobile Applications for Nokia N97. Nokia picks MeeGo Linux, not Symbian, for flagship phones. Nokia confirmed on Thursday that it plans to use the Linux-based MeeGo operating system instead of Symbian for its N-series smartphones.

Nokia picks MeeGo Linux, not Symbian, for flagship phones

The move is a sign of Symbian's declining relevance in the high-end market as Linux continues to gain traction. The upcoming Symbian^3-based N8 is said to be the last Symbian handset that Nokia will offer in the N-series. MeeGo is an open source project that was formed when Intel and Nokia merged their respective Linux mobile operating systems to create a unified platform. MeeGo development is a collaborative effort that is coordinated by the Linux Foundation with the involvement of other companies in the mobile Linux ecosystem. The platform is quite modern and uses Nokia's sophisticated Qt development framework to simplify application development.

The Symbian Foundation has worked hard to address the platform's limitations and has made serious progress, but not enough to make the OS a compelling choice for future high-end smartphones. Why I dumped my Droid. I wanted to love the Droid X. I really did. The specs are awesome, and it got rave reviews from friends and colleagues, who overwhelmingly recommended it as the best of the Android phones.

My iPhone Homescreen.