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Nokia N810 turned into Bluetooth keyboard & mouse remote

Nokia N810 turned into Bluetooth keyboard & mouse remote

If you've built a media PC and are now looking for a reasonable wireless keyboard and mouse, how about using the Nokia N800 or N810 Internet Tablet instead?  BlueMaemo is a port of ReMoko for the Linux-based Maemo OS used on the touchscreen devices, and basically offers the Internet Tablet as a combined keyboard and mouse device via the Bluetooth HID profile.

Check out the BlueMaemo demo video after the cut

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Firefox for Mobile coming next week for Nokia N810 Internet Tablet

Firefox for Mobile coming next week for Nokia N810 Internet Tablet

Mozilla will release an alpha-build of their new Firefox Mobile browser by the end of next week, initially only for the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet.  The software, codenamed Fennec, is intended for preliminary code checking with a touchscreen-centric device, according to Jay Sullivan, Mozilla vice president of mobile, and precedes a Windows Mobile version that will drop "in a few months".  As well as the multifunction search & address 'awesome bar', Firefox for Mobile will support swipe-gestures for calling up control and contextual menus, and use the same Gecko rendering engine as the desktop version of Firefox.

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Nokia N810 tablet controls full theater sound system

Nokia N810 tablet controls full theater sound system

As usage applications go, this is perhaps not applicable to most - I doubt many people have access to a Yamaha 01V96 digital mixer - but it's a cool implementation of a UMPC/MID device nonetheless.  Part of a Nokia Internet Tablet thread on the Internet Tablet Talk forums, it's a quick guide to using VNC to remotely control a full theater sound system from the touchscreen of a Nokia N810.

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Nokia N810 price drops to $299.99

Nokia N810 price drops to $299.99

Bargains to be had, as Nokia's N810 Internet Tablet takes a price tumble at several big-name retailers.  Both TigerDirect and CompUSA have the N810 - which offers VoIP, internet browsing, email, messaging and more over a WiFi connection - for $299.99, down from the original price of $479.99.  Nokia's own online store is selling the N810 for $439.

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Nokia N810 running Android OS – could be better than OS2008 for the N810

Nokia N810 running Android OS – could be better than OS2008 for the N810

Some enterprising fellows over at eLinux.org have found a way to get Google's Android OS onto a Nokia N810 with its OMAP2 chips, which means this particular hack should also work with some Sharp Zaurus models. Anyways, the Android OS looks simply heavenly on the N810 and just goes to further prove that the OS isn't limited by a cellular connection, it can work on a broad range of mobile devices.

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Nokia N810 now for sale in Canada

Nokia N810 now for sale in Canada

Sure, you could have easily crossed the border and bought one, but now you can keep your ugly Canadian money in the barren cold up north. All jokes aside, it is for sale in Canada now, which I assume means that the GPS maps will work in Canada as that is the only hurdle that comes to mind when selling this unit in other countries.

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Nokia N810 Internet Tablet well worked over by ThoughtFix

Nokia N810 Internet Tablet well worked over by ThoughtFix

If information on Nokia's N810 Internet Tablet is your current poison of choice, then you'll want to go hang out with ThoughFix who is blogging the hell out of the compact net-surfing device. Not content with a nicely detailed overview video of the device (which you can see after the cut), he's been comparing it to its N800 predecessor, checking out video performance (as the N800 was renowned for promising big things in mobile video but lacking the processor grunt to back up those claims) and generally exploring why the N810 should have space in your bag.

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