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How many of you have gone to the Ovi Store before… wanted to buy some apps but not sure how it works and if its worth the money?

Isn’t it better if you can try them and see how they are like buying purchasing? Now you can!

Ovi Daily App blog now has a tutorial section which lets you experience the apps so you can decide if you like them or not.

Head on to the “Tutorial” section and you will get to see a list of apps which you can “try”.

This is a screenshot of me trying out the Nimbuzz app… an all in one IM messenger app for Symbian devices.

This demo shows you how to ‘twitpic’ on Gravity.. the best Twitter client for S60 devices.

Head on to the Tutorial section of Ovi Daily App now!

So hope that helps you guys a bit in your app shopping process! ahahaa Let me know if you are not sure about anything. :D

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Categories: Contest, Gaming, ovi store

In tune with the social nature of today’s gaming industry, Nokia’s Ovi Store is making available a slew of free mobile Flash games enhanced for competitive play in a unique collaboration with Singapore-based, multiple-award winning design studio, Breakdesign.

In conjunction with the availability of the new Flash games, a series of monthly competitions will be held for four months beginning 7th of May across the South East Asia Pacific region, including Malaysia.

“As early as the 1990s, Nokia has connected people through mobile gaming with the Snake game that became a classic over time.  Providing a rich mobile gaming experience is integral alongside the most essential, communicative and organizational features of any Nokia handsets,” said Nelson Wee, Regional Services Marketing Manager, Nokia, SEAP.

Dawn of the Fly Ninjani That Roach Game

The new games lined up for the competition are That Roach Game, Ninjani, Dawn of the Fly, Dawn of the Fly 2, Monsterilla, 10 PM and Horseface.
These titles will make their way to Ovi Store progressively throughout the competition period and are exclusively available on Ovi Store only, until the competition ends in August.

That Roach Game SA, a well known flash game already today, is available on Ovi Store and is also included in the competition.

The game competition is hosted on Breakdesign’s game platform, Barking Seed at www.barkingseed.com.

Participants stand a chance to win one of the 25 prizes monthly, including the Nokia X6, the Nokia BH-216 and exclusive Barking Seed merchandise as well as other attractive prizes.

To participate in the competition:

Simply download any of the listed flash game titles from Ovi Store (http://bit.ly/dgGQPM) and start submitting scores!
More details can be found at www.barkingseed.com. Gamers can also post messages on the individual “game walls” as well as send fan mail to their favourite Breakdesign game designer from within the game.

The mobile Flash games will be supported by 29 Nokia devices, including an array of full QWERTY, touch and keypad devices.

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Notes:
Anyone with a valid street address in these countries are eligible for the contest:  Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka or Bhutan.

7 Flash Game Titles exclusive to Nokia Ovi Store until August 2010

1. That Roach Game (Keypad)( http://store.ovi.com/content/30026)
2.
Ninjani (Touch & Keypad) (http://store.ovi.com/content/29809)
3.
Dawn of the Fly (Keypad) (http://store.ovi.com/content/30027)
4.
Dawn of the Fly 2 (Touch)(coming soon)
5.
Monsterilla  (Touch) (coming soon)
6.
10 PM (Touch) (coming soon)
7.
Horseface (Touch) (coming soon)

These flash games are made available globally while the competition is only open to consumers in the South East Asia Pacific region.

Nokia devices supported include the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic, Nokia 5230, the Nokia N97, the Nokia X6, the Nokia N97 Mini and the Nokia E52.
The full list of supported Nokia phone models are available at www.barkingseed.com.

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Categories: OVI, Services, ovi store

We’ve all heard of it… waited for it.. and now it’s finally live! Ovi Store… is the one stop shop for Nokia users to download apps, ringtones, videos, games and many other interesting contents for the mobile.

OVI Store is for all Nokia users.. be it an S60 or S40 device

You can visit the store using your PC at http://store.ovi.com but it is recommended if you view it using your phone browser as you can directly download apps without the need to send the SMS link to your phone(if you are on PC).

Be sure to get yourself an OVI username (if you still havent got one).. cos you need it to sign in to Ovi Store to download contents to your own phone or send to your friends.

Here are some screenshots I took when I was surfing Ovi Store on my 5800. Upon arriving on the site, you will be prompted to download and install the Ovi Store app for better and smarter experience. So I did. As you can see on the 2nd screenshot, I was signing in to my OVI account. You can do that by scrolling down to the bottom of the page in the app.

This is how the app looks like on the 5800. Touchscreen experience is always the best.. ahahhaah (cant wait for the BETTER experience on the N97.. lol).. ya so you can surf around to look for the contents that you like. The green tabs on top categorises the apps to games, apps, recommended, my stuff, personalisation and audio & video. Once you click on an app that you are interested in, it will switch to the screenshot on the left.. more info about the content and buttons to download and send to friend. If it’s a paid app then you will see the option to buy.

Do check out the all new OVI store now!

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