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Seller Mobile Pro – Add eBay items via your mobile

Moving house can be a pain at times, but it is a good way to de-clutter. We found stacks of items in the loft and garage which we didn't really need. The solution ? Bang it all on eBay. If you want a quick, easy and mobile

MobileTracker for Windows Mobile – Tried and tested

We told you about Mobile Tracker a few weeks back and I gave it a try. It installed perfectly on the T-Mobile MDA Compact III and I drove home with it running. When I got home it produced a KML file which I dropped into the

Pocket CM Keyboard v0.5 Now out – iPhone keyboard on WinMo!

First up, many thanks to everyone who sent in their thoughts on the HTC TyTN. These have all been forwarded on and we'll keep you posted. You can still add your comments if you haven't emailed or posted yet. Thanks also to everyone for their opinions

Stolen in 60 seconds – new thieving game!

It's an every day occurance - some guy walks up to you and says, "Hi, I've got a job for you. A little jeweler’s robbery". Who can resist ? Certainly not me. $tolen In $ixty $econds does just this. Using a combination of strategy and puzzle

iPhone networks revealed – will you be jumping ship?

Although we're true Windows Mobile fans, there's no avoiding the iPhone hype. It's coming to us here in Europe this Autumn and, finally, the networks carrying the device have been revealed. The Financial Times newspaper is now reporting that not one, ...

HTC P4350 Gets Windows Mobile 6 Treatment

If you read our review of the rather lovely HTC P4350 and ended up buying this handset, you'll be glad to know that Windows Mobile 6 is now available to install. Log into the HTC e-Club to get the download and then ensure your data is backed

Orange attempt to sort their customer service

It looks like Orange are realising a little too late about some of their current problems. They're investing £100m into improving their customer service. An Orange executive admits that their current systems are "not fit for purpose" and have added 1...

o2 XDA Graphite Update

If you own an o2 XDA Graphite then here's some good news. The Windows Mobile 6 upgrade, complete with full Office 2007 support, is now available to download. You'll need your serial number to grab this, however some people have reported problems getti...

Another reason I love doing this site – Let your phone fly!

Sometimes I look around this site and think, "I love this. I really, really do". It's not an egotistical thing - I just love the community aspect and the interesting ideas and news that you guys find. We always try and "give back" with free money,

Calling all HTC TyTN owners!

Do you have one of these fantastic QWERTY-sliding devices ? Do you like it ? Well you should, because they're great. Packed with Bluetooth, WiFi, 3G, dual cameras, Office Mobile and a "proper" keyboard it's still one of my fave devices. But wait, we w...

i-mate – An update…

Oh dear. More bad news from i-mate. According to distributor Clove Technology, the i-mate 5150, 7150 and 9150 will never appear. It turns the i-Mate Ultimate range into a choice of just two phones.... "We can now confirm, of the original 5 handhelds ...

Forum problems – sorted!

Sometime yesterday afternoon our forum stopped accepting posts. It also meant that you couldn't register either, which is also bad. The reason is far too boring and technical to mention, however it was fixed last night with some of my trademark "mash ...

Pocket WiFi Radar – locate those hotspots easily!

You've heard of makayama.com have already blessed us with some top software such as Pocket Live TV, DVD to Pocket PC and Smartphone Media Studio, to name just a few. Now there's Pocket WiFi Radar, which lets anyone owning a WiFi-enabled Windows Mobile...

Rumour Alert – iPhone-esque Emgeton Mini One

Ladies and gentlemen, let me present the Emgeton Mini One Phone. What's that you say? It looks like an iPhone? Nah, never. Don't know what you're talking about. :) This device has appeared on the "What's New" section of emgeton.com and, should they ma...

Create and edit ringtones easily – WMRingToneMaker

Hey, come close. Have you got £5 burning a hole in your pocket? You do? Well, for $9.95 (which is actually £4.95 at todays crazy rates) you can get WMRingToneMaker to make and transfer ringtones to your phone easily. The software has an easy to use...

HTC Shift Video – Vista and Windows Mobile in one!

Imagine a large Pocket PC combined with a small laptop. This is the HTC Shift. It's got Windows Mobile 6.0 Pro (Pocket PC) and Vista Business on board - hey, take your pick. If you fancy then there's also the tilting touchscreen, slide-down QWERTY key...

HTC Iris about to hit USA

Given our name, you'd forgive us for getting more than a little happy when an actual Smartphone (Windows Mobile Standard) appears. Y'know, one without a touch-screen and an actual keypad on the front. Meet the HTC Iris, aka the S640. On the front of t...

HTC Kaiser becomes the AT&T Tilt in the USA

Shh - don't tell anyone but the HTC Kaiser is going to chalk up another name - the AT&T 8925 Tilt. It'll replace the 8525 that was released almost a year ago. AT&T reps seem to be calling it simply "The Tilt" or the "AT&T Tilt",

Splashblog closes

Splashblog, a great favourite of mine and an incredibly useful tool, is to be closed. Splashblog let you post pictures direct from your phone to your own personal webpage - you could also have a web feed of the photos as shown in my blog. Originally t...

Coolsmartphone competition – Win a Blackjack!

Here's your chance to win a brand new Samsung Blackjack i607 thanks to the guys at cellular-blowout.com. It's unlocked and can retail at up to $599.99 or £300 ! This device runs Windows Mobile 5.0 (Smartphone) and has quad-band capability, GPRS, EDGE...