Symbian

How to read and create "barcodes" (Mobile Codes) on the Nokia N95

I just came across another neat application on my N95. You can use the built in camera to scan barcodes! Well, they don’t really look like your traditional barcode, but the application is called Barcode. Nokias web site refers to these codes as Mobile Codes, so that’s what I’m going to call them. If you don’t have a code reader application on your phone already, visit http://mobilecodes.nokia.com/scan.htm. Nokia provides their code reader free of charge as well as links to third party applications that will work on more phones than just the N95. Keep reading for a full overview on how to read the barcodes with your phone, and create your own. …

How to run unsigned applications on your Nokia N95

UPS finally delivered my new Nokia N95 8GB yesterday. In anticipation of its arrival, I had spent the past week researching all the cool things one can do with these phones. It seems like the powers that be don’t want you installing software on your N95 unless its been signed. Unfortunately becoming an accredited Symbian Developer involves more hassle and expense than it’s worth for the average Joe who just wants to try coding cool applications for Symbian based phones. Luckily I have found a way to install unsigned applications on my N95. The following tutorial will guide you through doing just that. …