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Review: Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition

Wednesday, December 20th, 2006


The Nokia 8800 Sirocco Edition, as with the original 8800, looks very distinctive. It retains the smooth design and hefty price tag of all previous 8000-series devices, which have traditionally been Nokia’s final step before having to move to the ultra-premium Vertu line of handsets. Whilst design is a very personal thing, evaluating the functions of the handset is more objective, and that is what we are trying to do today.

Physical Aspects


Motorola ROKR E6

Sunday, December 10th, 2006

Motorola ROKR E6 homeThe Motorola ROKR E6, or E690 as the engineers call it, was just approved by the FCC, much to Linux fans’ delight. It will follow up older ROKR phones, possibly with iTunes capabilities, and will run Motorola’s Linux OS

The phone will have a touchscreen instead of a keypad, and will be loaded with a 2-megapixel camera, FM transmitter, and stereo Bluetooth capabilities. The iTunes integration seems like a long shot, seeing as this runs Linux.