In just about eleven days my brothers of the Muslim faith will be observing the holy month of Ramadan.

For those who know about this month, it involves a great deal of discipline as the faithful observe strict prayer times and a full day of fasting.

In this technology intensive world more and more people are relying on their mobile devices to check on daily essentials and now applications on Ramadan are now available to help users keep abreast with prayer times and also directions on prayers.

Nokia OVI stores has just launched the Ramadan applications on selected phones. This apps are free of charge from the ovi stores

The Ramadan applications are feature-packed and include the Holy Quran, Prayer Times and Hadith. The Holy Quran includes Quran recitation from multiple recitors from which users can choose to download in MP3 format while offers Qibla direction, provided for 1,000 cities in 200 countries, along with the ability to add, remove, update and edit any location using the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Ramadan applications for 2010 are compatible with a range of Nokia devices including Nokia N97 mini, Nokia E72, Nokia E52, Nokia X6, Nokia 5230,Nokia 5530,Nokia C5,Nokia 5235, Nokia 5800, Nokia E5, Nokia 6700 slide, Nokia 5233, Nokia X3, Nokia 6303i, Nokia 2710, and Nokia C3. The user interface for the applications is available in English, Arabic, Farsi, French and Urdu. 

  • The Holy Quran: allows users to read, search, bookmark and listen to Quran recitation although they are yet to include the translation in English saw if you do not know Arabic better learn fast.
  • Prayer Times: provides prayer timings and Qibla direction for 1000 cities in 200 countries, along with the ability to add, remove, update and edit any location using the GPS
  • Hadith: gives an easy and convenient way to read the Honorable Hadeeth from Sahih Bukhari, Sahih Muslim, Riyad us-Saliheen, Holy Hadeeths and Arba’in An Nawawi

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