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Orange SPV M5000 AKU2 Update now available

More good news for you on this St. Patrick's Day - the M5000 DirectPush AKU2 update has just been published on the Orange website. Click here to get it plus more detail. Orange say of the update... "As part of our commitment to enable Customers to get...

Be the pub quiz champion!

If you're ever in the need of a encyclopedia when you're on the move, when not try typing in http://www.3g.co.nz/wiki into your device to get a mobile version of the huge Wikipedia.org site. New Zealand-based company "Instinct" have developed this por...

Smartphone Media Studio – DVDs to your Smartphone

Makayama have today announced a new version of their DVD to Smartphone product which, as the name suggests, converts whole DVD's down so that they can be viewed on your Smartphone direct from the memory card. Now called "Smartphone Media Studio", this...

Virtual Pool Mobile – Now for QVGA and WM5.0

The brilliant Virtual Pool Mobile has been given the full hi-res QVGA treatment and is now Windows Mobile 5.0 compatible. This pool simulation is so real it's almost guaranteed to improve your game in the pool hall with an intuitive interface allowing...

HTC Flip Phone Reviewed!

Wouter at PocketInfo.nl has posted an extensive review on the HTC Star Trek handset, which is shortly to be sold as the i-Mate Smartflip and Qtek 8500. It's one of our most talked about handsets and we love the look of it. The PocketInfo article (mach...

CeBIT 2006 – Hidden gems

The guys at NewMobile.com have just published this very interesting story detailing the Windows Mobile handsets shown at industry event CeBIT. They've got lots of very interesting detail which I've not seen elsewhere. The Qtek 8500 was on show, which ...

Real-life pic of HTC Breeze

MoDaCo have this secret shot of the upcoming HTC Breeze, the 3G handset will run Windows Mobile 5.0 however from that we really don't know that much apart from what you can see here. Oh, and that on the right is the new HTC Star Trek that

WiFi on a coach

WiFi ? On a bus? Yes, it's now possible on National Express coaches on the SH010 service from Cambridge and London. Working via a 3G connection, which then feeds into a WiFi access point. The WiFi access is included in the ticket price, so you can

PhoneThemes Announce animated screens for WM 5.0

PhoneThemes have just announced their first ever animated themes for the PocketPC on Windows Mobile 5.0. You may remember that PhoneThemes showed this off when Bill Gates announced Windows Mobile 5.0 in his keynote speech in MEDC 2005.Plus there's g...

Smartphones Show 6

Steve Litchfield has just put his sixth Smartphones Show online. It includes a review of the QTek 8300 music phone and a beginners' guide to using more than one application at once on both Windows Mobile and Symbian handsets. Get the latest episode, p...

Meteor Breakout for QVGA Smartphones

Yet more games for you today, this time it's Meteor by Mobile Stream. It'll make use of your entire hi-res QVGA screen plus it'll work a treat on every other Windows Mobile out there too. There's 90 - count them - 90 levels, smart fullscreen graphics,...

Hot new games – Plus 10% off GPrime Xtreme!

We've managed to get a great deal for you guys on the excellent GPrime Xtreme. Right now you can get 10% off the price of our exclusive CoolSmartPhone Edition just by quoting the promotion code of "XTREMECOOL" at the checkout. Give it a try here -

Bye Bye Tatung M1. Hello M1A

Remember the Tatung M1 we covered earlier? It's had FCC approval and was being shown just a month ago at 3GSM. Well it's been binned and they've instead moved the keyboard around a bit and called it the Tatung M1A. It'll get rebranded though as variou...

Orneta Beta Program for Windows Mobile

The guys at Orneta have unveiled a new beta program designed to help power users preview upcoming Orneta releases. The Orneta Beta Program currently offers six pre-release products including Biorhythm Mobile, Calculator Mobile, Checkers Mobile, Notepa...

CeBIT 2006: Samsung SGH-i310 Pictured

Engadget have some real-life shots of the Samsung SGH-i310. It's similar in design to the Samsung SGH-i300 that's currently on sale at o2 however the i310 has an 8Gb HD on board. That same design style has also been continued with the SCH-B600 10 Mega...

VITO AudioPlayer v1.0

VITO have announced their AudioPlayer for both Smartphone and Pocket PC. This software will play all your MP3 files and it has Bass Boost and loads of different "play modes" including single file, current folder, current folder and all subfolders and ...

CeBIT 2006: T-Mobile MDA Vario II On show

Engadget.com have got close-up pictures of the new T-Mobile MDA Vario II. "What!?", I hear you cry, "We've only just got the T-Mobile MDA 1!"Well yes, that's true. The USA only got the MDA (1) last month, however this new one is currently only slated ...