Nokia N97 Trial

Nokia sent me an N97 to play with for a few weeks (thanks to

It arrived just as I needed a new phone to test some demo assets for my presentation at Adobe. I had fun playing with some of the features, but unfortunately, I didn’t have it long enough to do a video chat with anyone. Perhaps it will float my way again. I did like the phones keyboard and force-feedback features of the touchscreen. It felt better in my hands than the N97 mini.I’m pretty used to having a touchscreen keyboard

For my presentation, I wanted to demo how mobile Flash applications can access the phone’s accelerometer features (angle, acceleration, heading/direction). After a few hours of trying I found an entry on Nokia’s developer site that let me know that these features couldn’t be emulated in Adobe’s Device Central.

Next will be the 5800 Music Express. Stay tuned…

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About Britt Carr

I am the founder and Creative Director for Advanced Authoring, a company dedicated to making learning more interactive and engaging, and sometimes even portable. I have spent the last 15 years consulting as an Instructional Designer and Technology Specialist for multiple universities' Learning Technologies units. I was responsible for helping faculty and teaching staff include learning objects into their courses. In this role I help faculty develop both personal and distance learning websites, interactive media, and advanced presentations technology. From my innovative work in the field, I have been recognized by Adobe Systems as a worldwide Higher Education Leader. Before assisting universities, I worked as an Internet Strategist for Macromedia, Inc. I created and managed Macromedia’s Innovation Award program which highlighted web developer’s talents and ground-breaking use of rich media in the education and e-Learning fields. I am a certified Macromedia Flash Designer and hold a B.S. in Broadcasting from Northern Arizona University and a M.Ed. in Educational Media and Computers from Arizona State University.

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