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Cracking the code…with only Nokia hardware

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I noticed a couple bloggers have already covered this new viral ad from Nokia, but I had a very fun experience messing around with it today since I don’t have most of the equipment required to participate. If you haven’t read anything about it yet, the website http://openatownrisk.com/ launched almost a month ago with a countdown to a date when the weirdest video ever created would be shown. Since that date passed, a scan of a notice of immediate termination letter was posted instead. If you go to the correct site, however, you should see something like this:

The site consists of a sequence of puzzles or “seals” that need to be broken to reveal different downloadable content and all of it corresponds to some new content that was added to the Download! application on most S60 devices. The site also requires you to have different pieces of computer hardware to unlock everything correctly. Seeing as how I don’t have much of what was required, I made do with nothing but Nokia equipment.

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Written by Jonathan

July 30, 2008 at 8:56 pm

Posted in s60 Suggestions