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Nokia is pushing its online money pit Ovi with the launch of remote synchronisation and file management, promising much of the functionality offered by Apple's iPhone but without the slick interface. Ovi is still free, excepting the Files function, and punters risking the beta service can synchronise their calendar, contacts and …

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One mans slick

is another mans clunky.

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Stop

"...without the slick interface..."?

What, so selecting "synchronise now" isn't slick enough. WTF do you expect? Dancing girls?

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Pirate

Will it ever be slick????

Come on, sending a simple SMS in Series 60 is apt to send anyone into thumb-cramp with all that hotkey popup menu blindness.

Nokia simply don't know how to design good UIs these days. They were fine when the phones were tiny... 33XX anyone? But somewhere down the line (my suspicion is when they adopted symbian and munged Series 60 over it) they lost the plot...

So I don't expect them to get this working in a way which is simple, slick and easy to use... ever!

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Flame

WHAT?

menu - tools* - sync - select ovi.com - synchonise

How, exactly, is that so totally "unslick"? How does the Jesus phone do it? Does a genie suddenly appear out of thin air and do it for you? And wipe your arse at the same time? All to the accompaniment of a heavenly choir?

(* or wherever you've put it because you've got a fully configurable menu)

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Paris Hilton

slick

menu - tools* - sync - select ovi.com - synchonise

HA!

iPhone:

Step 0 : setup once

Step 1 : ... there is no step 1

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