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More cool themes for your Smartphone

We originally named this site "CoolSmartphone" because we wanted to do everything possible to make your Windows Mobile device even "cooler" than it already is. We've always hunted down people who design themes and backgrounds and feature them in the "...

Getting your handset repaired – But where?

One reoccurring question in our forums is "Where can I get my handset repaired?" If your network or insurance package doesn't cover it or they don't believe the fact that "The screen just broke by itself, it had nothing to do with me leaving it on

o2 XDA Argon Coming Soon

A mystery handset is starting to appear on o2 documentation. The o2 XDA Argon is slated to appear sometime this week (April 16th) and there's tonnes of rumours about it. Some say it'll be an o2 branded version of the T-Mobile Ameo / HTC Advantage, wit...

HTC S310 PAYG Now in Orange shops for just £79.99

I'll confess to not visiting an Orange store of late. Forum member nowimboard has though, and he's spotted the Pay-As-You-Go HTC S310 on sale. You may remember it being announced at the end of February when it was given a price of £249.99. Well, it c...

SPV E650 Pricing (Update)

Following our earlier E650 news we can now reveal more detail on the pricing of this handset. According to sources, the SPV E650 will be free of charge on any Talkplan over £25 per month.Upgraders will find that the prices varies depending on how muc...

Palm to launch a new WM6 device soon?

Palm could be bringing more Windows Mobile handsets to the market following rumours that a device like the Asus P525 will show up on a UK network. We're getting the feeling that a splash of red paint will be added to the device, pointing at a

Just what IS the Orange TR1?

A quicky for you today. I was mooching around the Orange Shop site and noticed this device. It's called the "Orange TR1" and there's not much about it on the t'interweb. Whilst I doubt it's a Windows Mobile handset, it's a nice looking slider phone wi...

World Exclusive – Samsung i600 Confirmed UK Launch

Remember how we told you a month ago that the Samsung i600 was coming to Orange UK ? Well, here's the proof! The slim and streamlined Samsung i600 is actually tucked away on the Orange Shop with it's own page, however it's yet to become

First – Orange SPV E650 Appears as "Coming Soon"

Wehay! It looks like the Orange SPV E650 has at last landed (err..almost). It is now sat next to the other SPV handsets in the regular Orange Shop. As we promised you just ten days ago, the innovative QWERTY / numeric keyboard combination-phone is now...

Orange-branded i600 images appear

Smartphony are reporting that Orange France are to pick up the Samsung i600. We've already carried this story last month and we've got suspicions that other Orange territories will be selling it too. The i600 runs a TI OMAP 1710 CPU running Windows M...

Alarm Master – Highly configurable alarm system

So you've got a Smartphone. An SPV C600, an O2 Xda Graphite or Vodafone v1240 - whatever it may be you'll probably have spotted my own personal annoyance - the Smartphone Alarm system. It's just not good enough. The Pocket PC version is miles better a...

Free game for Windows Mobile – PocketPool

Wanna free game? You do? Good! Grab PocketPool, featuring realistic physics, intuitive controls and addictive gameplay. Currently this game is under development and is offered as a free Beta download until the end of April. With support for Windows M...

Free Game – Eggstreme Sizzler Supremacy

Easter is inextricably linked with religious events, however ask most people and they'll talk of chocolate eggs and the Easter bunny. Eggstreme - Sizzler Supremacy is ideal for your Easter break and, best of all, it's completely free. Available for Wi...

HTC P3600 Owners get GPS and TomTom

HTC really are doing rather well. Just today I've spoken to three different business people using handsets purchased directly from HTC and there's now an operating system update for the P3600 which enables the in-built GPS function. Get it directly b...

It’s your Coolsmartphone

You're probably all looking forward to a long Easter weekend, so I'll make this quick. Coolsmartphone relies on various things - mostly it's beer, review units (come on T-Mobile and o2!) and huge wads of money to pay for the server. However, you guys ...

Get 25% off VITO Remote and PT Pocket Office

Our partners in the Coolsmartphone games and apps shops have sent us two great deals. VITO Remote for Smartphones, shown here, is now available for just $11.96 / £6.04. That's 25% off the normal price. It'll let you use your Smartphone as an all-in o...

XDA Trion appears on o2 UK website

Yes, yes, as we told you nearly a week ago the o2 XDA Trion is now confirmed to be replacing the o2 XDA Zinc, which has been dropped from the o2 lineup following poor test results. The details confirm it will also replace the o2 XDA Mini

Reviewed – Skins disposable phone protectors

Well, I'll confess that we've had some weird stuff sent to us to review but these almost take the biscuit. "Skins" are disposable covers that look a lot like ...err... condoms. :) I'm pretty sure that the manufacturers are aware of this though, especi...

Deepfish – Put through it’s paces

A heck of a lot of people have been mentioning Deepfish - the new lightweight internet browser. Unfortunately you can't grab this as the maximum amount of downloads has been exceeded already. There's a good Flash animation showing it in action, howeve...

Orange SPV E650 on the starting grid

It looks like the Orange SPV E650 is now just around the corner - and no, this isn't an April Fools! Alun Mothersill has emailed in to tell us about the appearance of the E650 in Orange catalogues, plus there's news that dummy handsets are appearing