Tag Archives: Qt SDK

Can the N8 install unsigned applications?

The short answer is yes, but not easily. Symbian OS devices can be hacked to remove the platform security, thus allowing users to install unsigned applications. The hack involves the modification of system files and access to previously locked areas of the … Continue reading

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Why are applications digitally signed?

After customizing your smartphone with various applications and widgets downloaded from Nokia’s OVI Store and Beta Labs, your smartphone should now simplify many daily tasks. However, in order to unlock the N8’s full potential, you may want to install applications … Continue reading

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What is Symbian^3?

What is a smartphone? I consider smartphones to be small pocket-sized computers with mobile phone functionality. A smartphone has an Operating System (OS) which provides a platform for software developers to create a range of applications. A smartphone allows the user to … Continue reading

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