Nokia's Sleeping Screen Is an Informative Wallpaper
Nokia Beta Labs has released a new bit of software for Symbian^3 devices that transforms the display into an entertaining yet informative landscape. With the software enabled, users can see missed calls, unread text messages, and calendar notifications. The time and date are always visible, it can be dimmed for use at night, and the appearance can be customized as well. Nokia claims that, despite the activity on the display, battery life is not affected. The software also does things such as make use of a proximity sensor, and will shut off Sleeping Screen when the device is covered, such as when in a pocket. The beta software is free, and works with the C6-01, C7-00, N8-00, and E7-00,
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3.5" display 360 x 640 pixels
ARM 11 processor
1,200 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), Memory Card Slot
3.2" display 360 x 640 pixels
ARM 11 processor
1,050 mAh battery
Memory Card Slot, Headphone Jack (3.5mm)