September 9, 2008

Nokia Demonstrates Latest From Ovi With Backup, Sync and Share Elements

Nokia demonstrates latest from Ovi with backup, sync and share elementsStepwise approach to increasing Ovi functionality aimed at ensuring a smooth and intuitive user experience

Nokia today demonstrated the new personal information management (PIM) sync functionality of, as well as the recently launched Nokia Ovi Suite for PC and the Files on Ovi remote-access service. These different elements of Ovi help you manage your personal information and media in various ways through a simple and unified interface.

"Today we are showing people how they can easily backup, sync and share your content using Ovi services on their PC, the web and their mobile device," said Jussi Nevanlinna, vice president of product and portfolio management in Nokia's services and software business. "Our stepwise approach to rolling out and integrating these and other elements of Ovi lets us learn and adjust according to the feedback we receive from people, so that we can constantly improve the user's experience of our services. We recognize that in the services business bringing something new to market is not the end of its development it's only the beginning."

The latest version of, which is now available as a public beta, offers free functionality for syncing your calendar, contacts, notes and tasks between a Nokia mobile device and With this functionality users can now create an online backup of their important information that they can access and edit anytime when connected to the internet. Nokia believes this improves a customer's mobile experience by safeguarding their personal information in case their device is lost or stolen.

With the Nokia Ovi Suite for PC application consumers can easily copy files and information from their Nokia mobile device to their computer and back up the contents of their Nokia device.

Files on Ovi allows users to remotely access the files on internet-connected personal computers from any browser-enabled mobile phone or computer. They can also store files online in their Anytime Files personal storage area so that these are always accessible. The service is based on the software and expertise Nokia obtained through the acquisition of Avvenu in December 2007. 2008 Al Bawaba (

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