Talk:Ovi (Nokia)

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Operating System[edit]

Isn't the primary operating system for Ovi be Symbian S60? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 62.213.132.62 (talk) 10:31, 10 December 2009 (UTC)

No not really. It's also Maemo the Linux offer and the new Symbian^3 and Symbian^4 platforms. The later using Qt instead of S60. The S60 "sell by" date is 2011 when Symbian^4 and MeeGo (formally known as Meamo) will both use Qt as user-interface. --Krischik T 18:06, 2 June 2010 (UTC)

WTF does Ovi mean? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.20.43.230 (talk) 09:19, 15 January 2011 (UTC)

vs. Google[edit]

Google and Nokia will soon face rounds of close encounters. More updates are welcome to keep pace with market developments and wirless mobile technolog shakedown.Chmyr 19:37, 4 December 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Ovi small.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 19:46, 5 December 2007 (UTC)

Lost user data[edit]

http://www.engadget.com/2009/02/12/nokia-ovi-crash-results-in-three-weeks-of-lost-user-data/ —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.227.254.130 (talk) 04:51, 13 February 2009 (UTC)

vs. PC Suite[edit]

What's the difference from Nokia PC Suite? I've tried to find out on the Nokia website but always ran into unusable marketing babble. They seem to offer mostly the same set of features. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 195.38.110.188 (talkcontribs) 22:35, 21 February 2009

Ovi is a website/portal with the feature that many of the services can connect to Nokia phones. PC Suite is an offline client that connects to a Nokia phone, and lets you do stuff like move files on/off the phone, but doesn't offer web services. Mojei (talk) 19:24, 24 March 2009 (UTC)

centigrade is not SI (Ovi Maps)[edit]

Btw. the SI unit for temperature is K not °C. So you can as well continue using °F, which is as much or as little SI as is °C, but maybe more useful for everday usage.

(concerning the section: It has some annoying limitations, for instance, it is only possible to have the temperature in centigrade if distances are measured in kilometres (in some markets a mixture of SI and Imperial units are required) and notifications (such as those warning of roaming) pop up and block the maps and halt navigation requiring a user reset.

)--Bk1 168 (talk) 22:08, 20 December 2010 (UTC)

Competitors[edit]

"It has some significance in that Nokia is moving deeper into the world of Internet services, where head-on competition with Microsoft, Google and Apple is inevitable." Doesn't it need to be updated with regard to Microsoft? --Mortense (talk) 11:18, 12 June 2011 (UTC)

No updates in Ovi (Nokia app store)?[edit]

See: [1]. I think I am in the right place. Then this page and List of mobile software distribution platforms should be updated? http://www.allaboutsymbian.com/news/item/19016_Symbian_application_updates_in.php].