Nokia 9500 Communicator

First thing to understand is that while the 9500 is a phone, it is also a computer running a very elegant and powerful operating system.  The legacy of the Psion is the availability of a vibrant freeware, shareware, and commercial software industry supporting the device.
This page was last updated on: November 5, 2019
The community resources available are immense.  The following list is not exhaustive, but represents the places I have found to be useful.
3Lib - Steve Litchfield - The Granddaddy of EPOC sites
AgileMobile - free chat client
Breadbox - 95NBasePro data base and utilities
Corisoft - SmallBase database software
EPOCWARE - Power Data data base manager and other utilities
Mobipocket - e-books, news, reference
Memoware - E-Book Site
Odendahl SEPT Solutions - RSS and Newsreader
E-Book Creation Software
Project Gutenberg - e-texts for downloading to Nokia 9500
Free EPOC - Free software for Symbian and EPOC
jDictionary Mobile - Advanced English Dictionary AED
RMRSoft - banking and utility software
OPL Runtime Project - required to run OPL programs
PUTTY - TTY Open Source Project
Redshift - Games and File Manager
Nokia - LD-1W GPS Receiver
Lonely Cat Games - SmartMovie video player
Psiloc - 9500 Software
SymbianOS - Open Source progams
SymbianWare - utility and productivity software for the 9500
Yellow Computing - FTP and utility software
MAME game emulator
Doom, MAME, Frodo - game software for 9500
Doom How-to and Stuff
Doom - downloads
SOLUN - The Pocket Planetarium

The 9500 is the result of developments dating back to the late 1980's when Psion launched the revolutionary Series 3 PDA.  The evolution to today's smartphone was not straightforward or without incident. 

A good overview is available in this article from The Register., and an analysis of the various OS and UI permutations is here.
Nokia's official specs for the 9500 are here.
My Symbian
Nokia AP - 9500 Main Page
Nokia -  9500 Software Support
Symbian Developer Resources
Symbian - Developer Resources
Reviews, Forums, and Software for Symbian devices
Reviews, Forums, and Software for Symbian devices
Why are there ads on this page?
I do not have a financial interest in any of the companies I review.  In order to help defray the running costs of the site, I link to Google Adsense, which provides the ads. Please click on the advertiser if you find it useful.