Five items I really want to see added to my Nokia N8 (but possibly never will)
DLNA/UPnP – OK, this one is probably the most likely (least unlikely?) of the five to appear, if only because Nokia keeps promising specifically they’ll add it to Symbian^3 “a bit further down the road”. Um, we haven’t forgotten, chaps.
PPTP (or even better, OpenVPN) VPN functionality – yes, yes, i know there’s a Nokia VPN client available for Symbian^3, but it’s IPSec-based. Better than nothing, except a lot of folk need PPTP (native Windows) or OpenVPN to access their network securely. (I’d settle for either of those for my home network. I’m not fussy… well, OK, I’d prefer OpenVPN, ‘cos I’m a Linux sort of fellow.)
FLAC and/or Ogg Vorbis audio support in the Music Player – file under “pffft, forget it”. Next?
Video-calling support in Skype – oh, hang on, didn’t Skype just get bought by Microsoft the other week? Yes, I’m sure further development of the Symbian Skype client (or for that matter, for any other OS that doesn’t feature “Windows” in its name) is really going to be a high priority from this point on. Don’t hold your breath.
An equivalent to Apple’s “Find My iPhone” app – oh yes, I would definitely use this, especially as my wife has a Nokia C7 (the Astound, in the States). (Can I also add “an equivalent to FaceTime”? Yes? Thanks a bunch.)