New Firmware v400.21.013 | Nokia E71, Nokia E63 & Nokia E66

Over the weekend the Nokia E71, Nokia E63 & Nokia E66 all received new firmware updates taking them to v400.21.013. The new update brings a host of new features including many bug fixes and we highly recommend you to update you handsets. To get this new software onto your device you will need to plug yourself into a PC and use either NSU (Nokia Software Updater) or the Ovi Suite. Remember none of the handset supports UDP (User Data Preservation) so make sure you do a full backup of both the mass storage and phone data to ensure you do not lose anything. You can find the full changelog after the break.

The changelog has not yet been officially released but heres a quick overview of the new update:

New Functionalities:

  • Gimlet v9.5 (v9.5.3.72)
  • Quick Office 5.3
  • Ovi Store 1.5 (v1.5.2)
  • Ovi Contacts – Pre-installed
  • Mail for Exchange 2.9.176

Changes and Improvements:

  • Email Setup Wizard update
  • WLAN Corrections
  • Internet Radio v1.16 – Increased functionality
  • Camera functionality improvement
  • Incoming call hang issue fixed
  • Turkish SMS character input improvement
  • Many functionality and Stability improvements in MfE
  • Support for Russian and Ukranian keymats
  • Phone activation Baseline updated
  • Yahoo account hack fixed

General:

  • Stability and functionality improvements
  • Email and WLAN functionality improvements
  • Increased robustness in handling SMS and incoming calls
  • Memory leak fixes and crashes
  • Email and WLAN functionality improvements

Call Handling:

  • Fix for Incoming call hang issue and fast call crash
  • Fix for making emergency call when the phone is locked

Calender and Clock:

  • Minor Functionality improvements
  • Time display correction when the phone is locked

Connectivity:

  • WLAN functionality Improvements and fixes for crashes
  • Improvement in WLAN authentication
  • mVPN authentication improvements and general functionality improvement

Contacts and Phonebook:

  • Functionality improvements for search functionality

Email:

  • Email setup wizard updated
  • Fix for Yahoo account hack while setting up Gmail account through Nokia Email
  • Fix for mails getting duplicated after restoring backup
  • Mail for Exchange upgraded from 2.9.158 to 2.9.176
  • Many functionality and stability improvements in MfE
  • Robustness and functionality improvements in email items

Internet Radio:

  • Improved functionality
  • Increased application stability

Qwerty Keyboard (E71 Only):

  • Usability improvements
  • Keyboard mapping corrections for Russian and Ukranian keymat

Messaging:

  • Improvement in Turkish SMS characters input
  • Fix for delivery report for SMS with more than 22 characters
  • Increased robustness in handling SMS

Nokia N900 | TV-Out Demo

The Nokia N900 comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack that also doubles up as a TV-Out port. The TV-Out cable in the box therefore lets you connect your device to your TV, or as in this case, a projector. This feature is extremely useful for sharing pictures and videos with your family and friends and when playing games on your device. Check out the video after the break

The Nokia X6 Is Now Shipping

Nokia announced today that the Nokia Comes With Music Flagship phone, the X6, is now available in selected markets. Through the ‘all-you-can-eat’ music offering the Nokia X6 pioneers new ways for the world to experience music. With a whopping 35 hours of music playback, 32GB of onboard memory, the X6 is surely a music lover’s dream. The Nokia X6 is expected to retail for approximately €450, before taxes and subsidies.

“The Nokia X6 Comes With Music edition is a stellar offering, that gives music fans the power to download all the music they could ever want – quickly, easily and for free,” said Ole Feddersen, vice president, smartphones, Nokia. “We are giving people a handy access to and ownership of a vast music library and a great new touchscreen device to play their music on.”

In addition to the unlimited access to millions of tracks available in Nokia Music Store, Comes With Music subscribers will be able to download exclusive content directly to their device or PC from both, international superstars and favorite local artists. Fans will have access to bonus tracks, remixes and other additional content, free of charge as part of the Comes With Music subscription.

The Nokia X6 is a powerful entertainment device capable of playing up to 35 hours of music, offering 32GB of on-board memory and supporting all main digital music formats, with a slick 3.2″ finger touch interface and a 5 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss lens.

The ultimate device for social butterflies, the Nokia X6 has a 16:9 widescreen optimized for photos, videos and browsing. The Nokia X6 is a hive of activity that brings friends and virtual communities, like Facebook, to the homescreen, making it easy to socialize with friends and follow all the favorite blogs and celeb gossips.

The entertainment experience is completed by three embedded games, Spore by EA, Asphalt4 and DJ Mix Tour by Gameloft, and direct access from the homescreen to download more games and applications through the Ovi Store.

The Nokia X6 will initially be available in Europe, Eurasia and Middle-East and Africa. It is also possible to order the device from the Nokia Online Store: http://europe.nokia.com/buy-online