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iPhonesque is a small technology demo I made in December 2007 to test how iPhone optimized pages work on Nokia's new S60 devices. First this was only interesting from iPhone's perspective; to test different mobile sites. Soon I realized that there is more than that: there are many operators who have services that require certain terminal model and type. No matter that those services work also with other devices - operator will deny access from those users. As far as I know, operators still accept payments from these customers but at the same time deny service.
This reply to my blog posts says it all:
<operator's> politic is certainly illegal, but I don't have the courage and money to fight with them :(.
I already phone to their technicians, but they answer that they don't have support for the models they don't sell, but I payed my subsribtion for theses options, my model is capable (like the N73, it's similar system, same browser, same player), they just don't want to do it, they would prefer that we buy the models sim lock and branded...
There's not much I can do, but based on the requests that I've got I decided to compile different versions of the application for you to use. Remember though, that you must sign the application yourself; I will not do it for you. Check the original Forum Nokia and Mobilitics pages for more information about signing.
|iPhone||Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU like Mac OS X; en) AppleWebKit/420+ (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.0 Mobile/1A543a Safari/419.3|
|Nokia N73||NokiaN73-1/2.06184.108.40.206 S60/3.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1|
|Nokia N75||NokiaN75-3/3.0 (10.1.054); SymbianOS/9.1 Series60/3.0 Profile/MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1|
|Nokia N95||Mozilla/5.0 (SymbianOS/9.2; U; Series60/3.1 NokiaN95/11.0.026; Profile MIDP-2.0 Configuration/CLDC-1.1) AppleWebKit/413 (KHTML, like Gecko) Safari/413|
|iPhone3||Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 3_1_2 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/528.18 (KHTML, like Gecko)|
If you want to make your own experiments, download the source and let the fun begin.
One more thing: don't forget to check more interesting stuff from Mobilitics blog.