Nokia 5800 XpressMusic: Hands-on With Nokia's First S60 Touch Phone

The 5800 XpressMusic (aka Tube) is the first touchscreen Symbian S60 phone from Nokia—a surprising fact considering how prominent touchscreens have quickly become over the last few years. And instead of rolling out the new touch-specific S60 Fifth Edition on a flagship N-series phone, Nokia has decided to position… » 10/02/08 12:30pm 10/02/08 12:30pm

First Official Pics of Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Touchscreen 'Tube' Leak

Nokia's a little late to the touchscreen game—and they've been parading the "Tube" around for a while ("we promise, it's coming!"). Now details are starting to build for a rumored October 2 announcement of the Tube (known more stodgily as the 5800 XpressMusic), fanned by the leaked pic above spotted by Mobile.cz. The… » 9/24/08 9:30am 9/24/08 9:30am

Nokia/Universal's Total Music Plan Soured By PlaysForSure DRM

Ars Technica is reporting further details on Nokia/Universal's supposedly "free" all-you-can-eat one year music subscription service, and if you thought this plan seemed too sweet to be dreamed up by a bunch of music biz suits, you thought right. Not only are the Nokia tracks DRM'ed to prevent you from using other… » 12/05/07 12:37am 12/05/07 12:37am