Top 10 Free Apps for Nokia N8

I finally got my new Nokia N8 Black. I bought this device for four reasons: (1) for personal use; (2) to satisfy curiousity; (3) so that I can blog about it and provide readers with tips, how-to's or anything that would help them maximize their phone; and (4), of course, make money online out of blogging.Nokia N8 BlackRight now I am posting the Top 10 free apps for Nokia N8. This is the first of a series of posts regarding Nokia N8 tips.

Top 10 Free Apps for Nokia N8

Ranking is based on various factors such as (1) popularity, (2) ease of getting the app installed on the device (search, download, install), (3) ease of use or user-friendliness, (4) functionality and (5) efficiency.
  1. Foursquare — helps you find ways to explore the world around you. See where your friends are, learn about the places they frequent, keep track of all the things you want to do and learn about new things to experience from your friends.
  2. Snaptu — a fast stylish all-in-one app that includes your mobile essentials in one place: Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, News, Weather, Sports, Movies, Sudoku and much more.
  3. Nokia Battery Monitor — shows you the battery charge level with estimates of remaining usage time and charging time. It also provides statistics of your recent energy usage. Information can be viewed in full screen application or homescreen widget.
  4. Swype — provides a faster and easier way to input text on any screen. With one continuous finger or stylus motion accross the keyboard, Swype's patented technology enables users to input words faster and easier.
  5. Opera Mobile 10.1 — introduces the Speed Dial, tabbed browsing, geolocation, and the always convenient password manager. Opera Mobile 10 is optimized for both touch-screen and keypad style navigation.
  6. Best Screen Nap — is a freeware app that allows you to capture screenshots on your Nokia N8 and save them as file or send them to friends or your personal computer.
  7. F-Secure Anti-theft for Mobile — with this app, you can be sure that your personal information won't be misused by anyone. If you suspect your phone is missing you can remotely lock it or wipe the data so that your private text messages or pictures don't end up in the wrong hands. You can also locate your phone or the person holding it remotely.
  8. Nokia Panorama — wide-angle high-resolution panoramic views are now possible on your Nokia N8 device. Panorama application produces high-quality smooth landscape panoramic images by automatically capturing and processing input images into a panorama, directly on your device.
  9. HP iPrint Photo — enables fun and easy wireless photo printing with your Nokia N8. HP iPrint Photo allows you to quickly and easily print 4" x 6" photos. It brings you a fun wireless printing experience as you capture, view and share photos with your device.
  10. Wikipedia Reader — is a free and open-source online Wikipedia reader with bookmarks, history, collapsible sections and beta support for reading in all languages.
Top 10 Nokia N8 Free Apps

Next year, we will update the list and ranking of the most excellent free applications that are available for the Nokia N8.