It seems all those Symbian updates that Nokia has been working on since October last year are finally coming to fruition, with a major “Discover what’s new with Symbian Smartphones’ announcement scheduled for April 12th in London.
[RELATED_ARTICLE]Check out the press invite above. The update is expected to pretty much refine the interface of the platform, hopefully extending beyond just the homescreen, browser, onscreen keyboards, and messaging, if previous announcements are anything to go by.
In related news, Nokia Beta Labs has released an experimental sharing application called Drop, which will allow users to send images and links from a browser to their Symbian smartphone. The push-application is available for Symbian^3 and Series 60 5th Edition smartphones. It requires a browser extension, compatible only with Firefox 3.6 or 4, and Chrome 10. The drop icon will have to be added to the browser’s toolbar for easy access.