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I guess its no surprise that Nokia and Microsoft are pals now, as they announced their strategic partnership today.¬† After all, both have lost significant ground falling well behind in the high-end mobile space to that little green robot and the popular brand with a fruit as its logo. With Stephen Elop at Nokia’s helm, it has been decided to jump on icy waters rather than burn (see Elop leaked memo).

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It looks like the Nokia N8’s impressive 12MP camera was NOT enough to swoon me over to fork hard earned cash in exchange for the device. After continued use of the N97 I have further solidified my stance on the need for a hardware keyboard. Some may be able to do without it, but I certainly cannot. This is why I am placing the Nokia E7 in my consumeristic crosshairs and if reviews indicate enough positives I will pull the trigger.

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Nokia E7 User Manual and Tips

Thank goodness for FCC filings — at least for those of us who have gadget OCD. If you’re as excited as me about the E7 and willing to give up the 12MP camera plus the radio transmitter. You might want to download the 26-page E7 user manual.

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When the Nokia N8 was announced, I was extremely disappointed that it would only take 720p videos @ 25fps. Thankfully hyperX would have none of that and create a hack that allows videos up to 30fps with continuous autofocus.

Nokia N8 Compression Comparison

Nokia N8 Compression Comparison

Also in the mod is 100% image quality. There is less compression and therefore  less artifacts with the modification. The only downside is that images tend to be four or more times larger in size than the default settings.  I imagine that this would slow down the processing in both saving and opening time in the gallery application not to mention the built-in editing software.

Maybe Nokia will take the hint and release firmware with these features built in.

Download the modification full 30fps and 100% image quality (2.2 KB)

*** Note that you will need to sign the file and REBOOT the device after installation ***