3 UK’s Sneak Peek Video | Nokia E7 To Be Available Early 2011

Three UK has today confirmed that the Nokia E7 will become available in early 2011 in their sneak peek video preview of Nokia’s Communicator Successor. With its 4″ capacitive touch display with ClearBlack technology, an 8 megapixel camera with Dual LED flash and full QWERTY keyboard, I can assure you that there are a lot of people waiting for the Nokia E7 to hit the market. Hit the jump for this exclusive preview.

Avatar HD For Symbian^3 | Gameplay Demo On The Nokia C7

Check out this gameplay demo of Avatar HD on the Nokia C7. If you crank up the video to 1080p, you can really see how crystal the gameplay is. You can download Avatar HD for £3.00 GBP from the Ovi Store. Check out the video after the break.

AR Drone Test Flight With MeeGo On The Nokia N900

Kate over at Forum Nokia has managed to get her MeeGo powered Nokia N900 to take control of the Parrot AR Drone, a Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) quatrocopter. Using Qt she created MARDrone to support MeeGo, and took the AR Drone for its first test flight. Check out the video after the break.

Ovi Store Continues Rapid Growth | Up To 3.5 Million Daily Downloads

Nokia’s Ovi Store is continuing its substantial growth month-by-month and continuing to break personal records. Today Nokia announced that the Ovi Store is currently serving up 3.5 million downloads per day. That’s a staggering 40 downloads per second, and up from 3M in November, and 2.3M in October. Hit the jump to find out more.

So how has the Ovi Store progressed over the past few months? Well, download rates have drastically increased, demonstrating a growth in awareness of Nokia’s app store. Nokia was undoubtedly late in the app store market, however this growth shows better late than never.

Ovi Store | October 2010

200,000 New Users Signing Up To Ovi Everyday
2.3 Million Downloads Per Day
140 Million Active Nokia Service Users Worldwide

Ovi Store | November 2010

250,000 New Users Signing Up To Ovi Everyday
3 Million Downloads Per Day
165 Million Active Nokia Service Users Worldwide

Spark 1.0 For S60v5 & Symbian^3 | Brings The Important Stuff To The Homescreen

Hiplogic today announced that Spark has been updated to version 1.0, its first update that takes it out of Beta. Spark is a homescreen customisation app that brings all your important content to the homescreen. From BSkyB news to Facebook and Twitter updates, Spark really makes accessing your content quicker when on the go. Find out more after the break.

Spark allows you to access and update your Facebook and Twitter streams right from you homescreen, as well as giving you access to the latest real-time news, on which you can comment or share via your social networks and or text message. Spark also provides you with the current weather forecast wherever you are, with it’s location-aware weather monitor, and brings you great localized deals every day with the new deals module courtesy of Groupon. Spark brings all this directly to your homescreen. Check out the short video demo below.

Santa Receives A Nokia N8 With Ovi Maps To Help Him Navigate This Xmas

Well he’s spent all his life giving gifts to others and so Nokia decided to reverse the roles for a change and give Santa a gift this Christmas. He arrived at Nokia Headquarters in Espoo today where the Nokia Maps team wished him a successful journey by fitting his sleight with a new Nokia N8 loaded with the newest versions of Ovi Maps. Check out the video after the break.

Nokia E7 ClearBlack Display Outdoor Visibility Test

Check out this awesome visibility test of the Nokia E7‘s ClearBlack display, and how it fairs in the real world. As you will see from the video, the visibility in daylight has significantly improved when put next to the likes of the Nokia N900. Hit the jump to see it for yourself. I really hope Nokia continue to use this technology on all future devices, whether touch or non-touch.