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Symbian & Open Source: The Momentum Grows

Open-Source Symbian Applications Are Hard to Find, But Represent a Growing Category, Report Says

A recently published round-up of useful Symbian applications that are all open source confirms that, while tracking down open source applications for Symbian isn't a cakewalk, there are rich pickings for those who persevere.

Among the useful apps recommended were the following:

Calculator, written by Konstantin Knizhnik

jFreeSafe - a password storage application developed in Java by Laszlo Marai

Bemused - for controlling your music collection remotely using Bluetooth

OggPlay - for playing play .ogg audio files

Shopper2 - another  Kostantin Knizhnik app

Torch - allows you to use your phone as a flashlight(!)

Bomber - a Java game created initially by www.whiletrue.com

Frozen Bubble - a popular GPL-licensed Linux game

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