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I'm a traitor

Currently, my N95 is a ball and paddle game, a pedometer, a GPS system, an iPod killer, a TV substitute and most importantly of all, a lightsaber

It's true, I am. I used to be exclusive to Sony Ericsson, but I've recently had an affair and now I'm going steady with Nokia. My switch is even more perplexing to those who know me, because I've spent the last five years cussing Nokia's user interface as ugly and hard-to-use. Why this sudden change of heart?

The answer is simple. I like to upgrade my phone every year, so when I came to look for a new phone I obviously wanted a new Sony Ericsson. The problem was, there wasn't a new Sony Ericsson, and there hasn't been for some time. Okay, that's not quite true, it has been releasing new phones, but the design is getting stale and, in my opinion, its features just aren't moving on at the right pace.

Nokia on the other hand, has the N95 -- and now, so do I. Which is a truly staggering piece of technology. It has everything you could possibly need, and some things you'll never use in a billion years. I always liked the fact that Sony Ericsson phones could run Java apps, but the N95 can do so much more, it's almost ridiculous. Currently, my N95 is a ball and paddle game, a pedometer, a GPS system, an iPod killer, a TV substitute and most importantly of all, a lightsaber.

The fact is, this phone has the capability to replace most of the other devices I own. If it weren't for Vodafone's terrible data plan I'd be using it to listen to Internet radio stations and streaming video from my home computer. I love it. Sorry Sony Ericsson, if you want my custom again, you're going to have to try a little harder.