QuickFlickr Video Preview On The Nokia N8

Check out this video preview of a QML based QuickFlickr app demoed on a Nokia N8. QuickFlickr is a Flickr client for Symbian devices but is not quite ready yet for public release. It still lacks many features and graphics, and still has several bugs that need ironing out. Hit the jump for the preview and to find out more.

Current Features:

  • Authentication with Flickr (doesn’t work on symbian devices due the QtWebKit problem with developer packages)
  • Latest uploads from contacts
  • Photo streams of your contacts and your own photo stream
  • Photo details (favorite,views, comments, add comments, description, etc)
  • Contact list
  • Navigation between different pages

Qatar Airways Launch Nokia Promo With Free Tickets To 22 Destinations

Celebrating Qatar’s historic win to host the FIFA Football World Cup in 2022, Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC) and Qatar Airways have launched a Winter promotion where if you purchase from a select range of Nokia phones in Qatar, you will receive free economy class return tickets to one of twenty-two destinations in the Middle East. Hit the jump to find out more.

Valid till 31st January 2011, customers have a chance to travel until 31st March 2011 via Qatar Airways to these following great destinations: Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat, Amman, Beirut, Damascus, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mumbai, Thiruvananthapuram, Colombo, Dhaka and Kathmandu.

Anil Mahajan, Chief Operating Officer of CGC, and Ehab Fattah Amin, Vice President of Qatar Airways, together announced this unique Nokia winter bonanza at an exclusive press even in Doha on 27th December 2010.

Addressing media persons, Anil Mahajan, said: “We are pleased to bring this fabulous scheme to celebrate Qatar’s extraordinary feat of achieving the rights to host the FIFA World Cup. Making it big, we are offering nine top-of-the-chart Nokia mobiles, including latest hit Nokia N8, E5, E63, E72, C7, C6, C3, X3-02 and Nokia 6120. Altogether 11 countries are included under the scheme and there is no limit on number of Nokia purchases. We take this opportunity to thank the national carrier for once again joining hands to offer customers cozy travel by the world’s 5-Star airline with Nokia.”

Ehab Fattah Amin said: “Qatar Airways is pleased to offer this promotion in partnership with CGC, the Nokia representative in the country. To commemorate Qatar’s 2022 World Cup bid win, we are offering free round trip tickets to any one of 22 destinations from which customers can choose their favorite place to visit and enjoy their time with family and friends.”

So if you’re in and around the area, make sure you don’t miss out on this limited stock promotion, which is available at all CGC-Nokia showrooms as well as selected dealer outlets across Qatar.

New Custom Firmware Hegazy Ultimate For The Nokia N97 (inc. Changelog)

Hegazy Ultimate is a new Custom Firmware for the Nokia N97 based on firmware v22.0.110. This is the final build of the Hegazy Ultimate CFW series for the Nokia N97 RM-505. It is acclaimed to be the fastest firmware currently available and brings features such as Threaded Conversations and a Symbian^3 styled Dialer. Check out the changelog after the jump, along with a short video demo and download links.

Hegazy Ultimate Custom Firmware Changelog

  • Faster Menu Navigation
  • 6 Widget Spaces
  • More Widgets
  • Symbian^3 Style Dialer
  • Swipe To Unlock (With Landscape Support)
  • Notification 1.05
  • Threaded Conversations
  • Faster Theme Effects
  • Custom Folder Icons (Similar To Symbian^3)
  • WinRar Plugin Included