Category Archives: Uncategorized

“Unable to edit protected network destination” error

Under Settings…Connectivity…Settings…Destinations, I have numerous access points under Uncategorised which I cannot seem to delete. Each time I try, I get an error: “Unable to edit protected network destination”. I have trolled the Internet looking for a possible solution and … Continue reading

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Symbian Belle update for the N8

On 7th February 2012, Nokia began to roll-out the Symbian Belle (i.e. Nokia Belle) update for current Symbian^3 Anna devices like the Nokia N8. The update is not available over-the-air (OTA) due to its size and complexity. Hence, you will … Continue reading

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The Nokia Ecosystem: Travelling made easy and fun!

Having just returned from a two week visit to Australia, I am grateful for the valuable services provided by the Nokia ecosystem. Before leaving South Africa, I loaded the Australia road network onto my Nokia N8 using Nokia OVI Suite … Continue reading

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SPB Shell 3D v1.2 for Symbian released

It seems that SPB Software have not forgotten about the Symbian OS and have finally released an update of SPB Shell 3D from version 1.1 to 1.2 on 15 December 2011.  New features include: Symbian Belle support “Show Native Homescreen” option Call … Continue reading

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Keep your N8 updated

In the past week or so, there has been many software updates for the N8. I will briefly mention some of the important updates: Symbian Anna service pack: a 1040 Kb service pack is available for the N8 via an … Continue reading

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Hacking your N8 with HelloOX2 or an antivirus app (e.g. DrWeb) and RomPatcher+

In a previous post titled “Its time for a little hacking…“, I described how you could obtain a developer certificate for your N8 based on its IMEI number. If you were lucky enough to obtain your .cer and .key files … Continue reading

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Downloading applications from OVI Store to your phone and PC

When you find an application (e.g. Nokia Drop) on OVI Store that you wish to install on your N8, you simply click the Send to mobile button. You are then provided with two options, namely: Download on mobile: This option … Continue reading

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