My phone died on Friday afternoon. What with trying to find a new flat and organise myself for my holiday next week, it was a timely reminder of how reliant we all are on our mobile phones. I’m not one of those people that will tell you how liberating the whole thing is.
I’ve had my old Nokia 6233 for a couple of years now and it’s basically fallen to bits and now won’t charge.
Fortunately my mate Stav came to the rescue with an old Nokia 6310i which he had laying around. According to a website that sells refurb 6310is (over £100!), it was discontinued four years ago, so is definitely in the oldskool camp – i.e. not whiz bangs like 2 mp camera or video messaging, just a nice chunky phone with mono screen.
But first thing’s first, I needed to get it unlocked. There are reputedly merchants down