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Developer Marco Bellino has updated his Navifirm + app, which replaces the functionality of the now defunct Nokia Navifirm app, to version 2.8. The app, which allows users to download official Nokia Lumia ROMs from Nokia’s servers, has the following fixes and improvements: Improved: client/server transfer speed Improved: registry is not used anymore. Username, password and GUI settings are now…

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Nokia has locked down their Navifirm service, but as usual intrepid hackers have found a way to still access the latest firmware. Navifirm Plus is a modded version of Nokia’s Navifirm app, which still allows firmware to be downloaded, and also in the latest 2.0 version offers the following improvements: New: NaviFirm+ automatically downloads and installs new updates New: Engine…

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Blinkthinks, who first noticed that Navifirm is now locked down, reports that there is a work-around, at least for current ROMs, for downloading from the server. They write: DO NOT CLEAR THAT NAVIFIRM CACHE!!! If you guys still haven’t cleared your Navifirm+ cache, D-O-N-T. Make sure you save that cache using WINZIP, or WINRAR or any compression utility. Then upload…

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It took longer than even Nokia predicted but it seems the time has come that regular users have been locked out of Navifirm, Nokia’s online firmware repository. Nokia has originally said this day would come in January, writing then: “Nokia will close the connection to the Nokia Firmware Repository during the month of January 2013 and will integrate access control.Then,…

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Well, that escalated quickly. WPCentral reports that while sniffing around on Navifirm for the update which brings the “Other” storage fix they also stumbled across some new Swedish firmware for the Nokia Lumia 920 which are clearly labelled GDR2. GDR2 was leaked by evleaks initially as the next minor Windows phone OS update which will ship with the HTC Tiara…

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We have been tipped that Nokia has removed all the Windows Phone 8 Update ROMs for the Nokia Lumia 920 from Navifirm recently. The reasons are of course not know, but one of two possibilities are that Nokia wants to stop 920 owners from installing it before they lock down Navifirm at the end of the month. A less benign…

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Nokia’s online firmware repository has often been the source of early access to official Windows Phone firmware well before the company has actually pushed it out as an update to consumer handsets. It has always been somewhat of an oddity that this would just be open to the public, and now with increasing awareness of this Nokia has decided to…

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If there is any doubt Windows Phone 7.8 is still a work in progress the news of Nokia is pushing out a second ROM update for the Nokia Lumia 510, which ships with the OS, should erase it. New firmware for the handset has just appeared on Navifirm which takes the OS from firmware version 12460 to 12490. There is…

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