The Nokia E5-00 is the latest launch in Nokia’s business handset range. It comes with a full QWERTY keyboard, 2.4-inch screen and a 5-megapixel camera. It’s great for both business users and messenger addicts alike. You can get a whole lot more out of it thanks to the many Ovi Store apps. We’ve picked out ten of the best free apps. Read on to see our picks.
We’ve rustled through the Nokia Ovi Store in search of the best free apps, new and old, with apps to extend your phone’s battery life, share video, protect your phone’s contents and more – all for no extra charge.
Type: Photo & Video
The free Qik app lets you record and share high quality live videos taken from your Nok. Videos can be instantly posted to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and more. You can either exchange video messages privately between family and friends, or view them on Qik.com, where all videos are automatically saved for playback on your computer or handset.
If you’re looking for an alternative web browser, Opera Mobile 10 adds tabbed browsing and optimised touchscreen and keypad navigation. This latest version of Opera Mobile is significantly faster than the previous version, with noticeably extra speed when downloading pages.
Save money on your phone by downloading this free Skype application to let you make free Skype-to-Skype calls and IM on 3G or Wi-Fi. it’ll also let you save money on call and texts to phones abroad. Using Skype with a data connection may incur charges, so an unlimited data plan is recommended.
Worried about losing your phone. Once you’ve installed and activated WaveSecure it keeps track of your mobile phone when a new SIM card is inserted, by letting a friend or family member know – letting you lock and secure your mobile to prevent unauthorised use, and backup and restore your phone’s data.
Type: Social networks
An application that, when connected gives you free video calls, voice calls and live chats to your fring friends and on other social networks such as MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Google Talk, Twitter and more.
One for the more sporty Nok owners. Speedhero uses sound recognition technology to measure the top speed of your shot in sports such as football, badminton, cricket, golf and more.
Battery Extender extends the standby time of your Nok by up to 30% by fine tuning your phone’s setting as its battery drains.
Type: News & Info
ForecaWeather Free is an ad-funded app that provides current weather conditions and 10 day weather forecasts from over 140,000 locations, or from yours, using your phone’s GPS skills to pull in your location.
If you want to hide secret photos, videos and other files from prying eyes, download Smart gallery Trial to do so with password protection with this security conscious app.
Type: Social networks
Snaptu puts all your most used mobile apps and social networks including: Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and more in one place. Rather than having each individual app running, Snaptu lets you access them all in one powerful app to save you time and your phone’s battery life.
Got a favourite app for your Nokia E5-00 we’ve not listed? Let us know in the Comments below.