Mobile Apps for Cross-Cultural Outreach: Nokia S40 (Part 2)

In the previous post, we presented several helpful Nokia S40 apps for cross-cultural outreach. We continue here with the second (and final) installment for Nokia S40 feature phones. This list of tools is provided courtesy of Mobile Advance.

Web Browsers

biNubiNu (free) What makes the biggest difference using the internet from your mobile? SPEED! biNu is super-fast, even on slow networks, and super-lite on data. Ultra-fast browser of internet services – claims to be faster than UC browser, Bolt and Opera Mini.

opera miniOpera Mini Web Browser (free) The Opera Mini browser is a turbo-charged web browser for mobile devices. The Opera Mini browser uses Opera’s servers to compress Web pages so they load faster. You also save money on data charges since Opera Mini uses a fraction of the data of other browsers.

Media Downloader

fastTubeFastTube Downloader (free or $1.99 for no ad Pro version) FastTube is a fast YouTube browser and downloader. Download videos in HQ and HD (if available). Option to play in low resolution for slow internet connection. Browse videos by selecting country. Shows comments, description and related videos.

ytdYouTube Downloader (free) Download and watch YouTube videos anytime. YouTube Downloader is the application that allows you to browse, watch and download YouTube videos to your mobile. Support resolutions from 240p up to 720p HD quality (if available)

Audio Media Production & Distribution

No apps in this category were identified for Nokia S40 phone. If you know of any, please let us know in the comments.

Visual Media Production & Distribution

animatorAnimator ($0.99) Unleash your creativity and create short animations directly on your phone! Paint up to 25 frames of animation. Keep track of previous painted frames with alpha layer support. Save and load in 5 built-in slots. Export your animations to GIF format and play it directly on any device! 3 level undo for every frame. Choose from 30 colors palette, and 5 pen sizes.

camEfxCamEfx (free) CamEfx is the photo app that Symbian users have been waiting for. You can preview the special effects in real time before taking a picture! It covers everything to make taking pictures fun: just start the app, select a filter, preview the filter effect in real time, take a snapshot and share it with your friends on facebook, twitter or MMS.


smartOfficeSmart Office ($4.99) A powerful mobile office productivity tool. VIEW, CREATE, EDIT, SAVE and SHARE Microsoft® Word Documents (doc/docx), Excel Spreadsheets (xls/xlsx) & PowerPoint Presentations (ppt/pptx). Our benchmark viewing technology means you can view Adobe® PDF documents, image files, plain text and other standard applications, without losing important content.

Utilities/Tool Replacement

Free Wi-Fi LocatorFree Wi-Fi Locator (free) Locate Free Wi-Fi near you. If you know a Wi-Fi location that is not listed, you can add it using this app.


weatherThe Weather Channel (free) With over 200 meteorologists and our ultra-local TruPointsm forecasting technology, you can trust us to help you plan the best day possible, with the most accurate WEATHER forecast available.

We’ve reached the end of our list of helpful Nokia S40 apps for cross-cultural outreach. Next up we’ll look at apps for Android.

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