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Nokia PC Suite VS Nokia PC Connectivity

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LeweJahlil
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Nokia PC Suite VS Nokia PC Connectivity

This may be a noob question, so please forgive my ignorance.

 

Can someone please give me a concise rundown of what Nokia PC Suite & Nokia PC Connectivity Solution are?

 

I've been searching Google & all over & can't really get a distinction between the two. I'm largely unfamiliar with these applications, but because of some of the work I'm doing for my job I need to find this information out.

Thank you all.

 

*Hopes & prays to not get flamed or trolled upon* (^_^)

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Re: Nokia PC Suite VS Nokia PC Connectivity

There used to be separate versions of PC Suite for each and every phone model

 

At some point it evolved into a single, "unified" PC Suite version supporting all phone models (relatively current at the time and afterwards, ignoring support for many older models).

 

A few yeara later Nokia branched off parts (the core PC connectivity bits/components) from PC Suite to create a new application (user interface) called Ovi Suite (PC Suite was being kept updated alongside) based on Qt.

 

A couple of years later (last fall) Ovi Suite was renamed to Nokia Suite (as Nokia is gradually moving away from the "Ovi" brand it introduced in 2007).

 

Latest Ovi/Nokia Suite here:

 

http://www.comms.ovi.com/m/p/ovi/suite/English

 

Latest PC Suite here:

 

http://europe.nokia.com/support/product-support/nokia-pc-suite

 

If things haven't changed lately, you can even install both on the same PC, if you wish.

 

For N9 (MeeGo) Nokia also has the Nokia Link:

 

http://europe.nokia.com/support/product-support/nokia-link

 

And for Mac users Nokia has had stuff, too:

 

http://europe.nokia.com/support/product-support/mac-support

 

 

(Note: For Windows application developers Nokia has also released two different SDKs, Software Development Kits. For the phones prior to the "unified" PC Suite times, there is/was something called the "Nokia PC Connectivity SDK", and for the newer PC Suite supported phones there's the "PC Suite API", also known as "Nokia PC Suite Connectivity API".)

 

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LeweJahlil
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Re: Nokia PC Suite VS Nokia PC Connectivity

petrib, thanks for the info. That was exactly what I needed to know so that I can move forward!

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