Another render of the Nokia Searay

Here’s another render of what may be either the Nokia Searay courtesy of T-Mobile in Germany. There isn’t much to say here given that we don’t have much information the device’s final specification (other than the 3.7″ screen noted here). But it remains to be seen if Nokia will use the Searay codename as the final retail product name (remember the AT&T renders of the HTC Mondrian..). We will know soon enough

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Nokia Maps for Windows Phone 7

A placeholder for the official Nokia Maps (AKA Ovi Maps) application has briefly appeared in the Windows Phone Marketplace yesterday. As you can see in the screenshots which are contained in the dummy application, the application is essentially a Metro-fied version of what is already available on Nokia’s smartphones. As previously announced by Nokia this one will be exclusive to Nokia’s Windows Phone handsets the Searay and Sabre.

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Flickr for Windows Phone updated for Mango with new features

The official Flickr application just received a major update containing lots of new features specifically implemented for Mango. Loading performance is now also vastly improved so it’s a win-win situation. Here’s the new features¬† list:

- Take high-quality photos directly from the in-app camera.
- Share the story behind your photo with titles, descriptions, comments and tags.
- Share photos only with the people you want with easy privacy settings.
- Full screen browsing and slideshows for your photos, your contacts’ photos or any of the public photos from the global Flickr community.
- See the most interesting Flickr photos, galleries and photos around you with our Explore module.
- Pin additional Live Tiles to your Start screen for quick access to the in-app camera, contacts’ activity, and your photostream.

You can download it directly from here.

How to get AllShare DLNA to work the Samsung Omnia 7 and Samsung Focus

A relatively easy trick enables you to bypass the current restriction put in place to allow the Allshare DLNA application to work on the Samsung Omnia 7 and Samsung Focus devices:

- Connect you device to a WiFi network
- Launch the Allshare app and instantly hit the start/home button of your device (before the error message pops up
- Navigate back to the Allshare application by long pressing on the back button and selecting it in the fast application switching view
- Voila you’re done

I just did it and it works like a charm but I sincerely hope that Samsung updates it though.

UPDATE: Actually it doesn’t properly work at all. The application in its current state doesn’t have access to the multimedia files stored on the device. You can only use is as a remote control to playback files that are shared on a network.

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