So you've feverishly unwrapped your new toy, powered it up
and enjoyed it for a day or so. You now feel organised no doubt, but where to
go next? There's a huge pool of community expertise, software and
enthusiasm on which to draw. Here's a very quick guide as to where to start
Note that the the older Psion 5mx and Revos were based
on EPOC (Symbian) v5.0, or 'ER5', the Nokia 9200 series of communicators are
based on Symbian OS 6.0, and the P800 is based on Symbian OS 7.0. Series 60
devices are either Symbian OS 6, 7 or 8, depending on which model you buy.
Training - Free Software - Community
|For Psion owners, I offer
the old (but still appropriate) Training CD, with
movies that play on a desktop monitor. The CD is suited to all EPOC palmtops,
but especially the 5/5mx.
Here are my Top tips
for the Psion, Top tips for the Nokia
9210, Top tips for the Nokia 9500,
Top tips for the Sony Ericsson P800/P900,
Top tips for the Nokia 6680, Top tips for the Nokia 6630, Top tips for the Nokia N-Gage and Top
Tips for the Nokia N70.
Both PalmtopMan and I also do customised,
one to one training on all these platforms, so get in
See also the newsgroup below for more instant Q&A
|There's no one
online definitive source of Psion freeware and shareware - although
EPOC Software is a good
Most people end up looking for new software announcements on the news
sites, or simply cruising the main shareware houses (see here for a list of links).
course, 3-Lib is still definitive, producing a CD-ROM, updated quarterly, of everything
written for the Psion platform.
For general Symbian-related smartphone
software, see my freeware directories!