Nokia's E61 had the Finns in a tizz, what with Symbian OS 9.1 and a brand new (for them) form factor. It's clearly aimed at the competition, so how does it look at this stage of its development? Ewan finds out.
Rafe looks at Nokia's new S60 slider - the N80. It is packed with features and looks set to become one of the most desirable phones of 2006. It also perhaps represents the coming of the age of the smartphone.
Can you really replace your laptop with a smartphone? Ewan took his 9500 around the USA for two weeks to find out if it would be sufficient for him to stay in touch and connected, with all his site admin and blogging duties.
Announced at Symbian's recent Smartphone Show, the Nokia E60 Business Smartphone looked to be the dullest of the lot, a standard candybar phone with all the usual bells and whistles. But it looks like a little corker. Ewan Spence finds out more.
So, you decide to get a new phone. Naturally, the thought of shelling out £300-£400 on a handset when the odds are that within 6 months it will be obselete, is enough to give anyone the heebie-jeebies. Enter eBay with plenty of cheaply priced handsets - but have you ever stopped to think why the phone is being sold so cheaply?