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Opera will fix their browser for C500

Remember this news story from last week? Well, Opera has finally come out of beta - however it didn't seem to load on SPV C500's at all. Oh dear. Opera have now identified the problem and announced a fix for it, which should be available as a

Vodafone VPA Compact to come to UK

Initially only available in Germany, the teeny-weeny HTC Magician is about to make an appearance in the UK as the Vodafone VPA Compact about September time. Orange are launching their variant of this - the M500 - any day now, so it looks like Vodafone...

Battery Pack Pro comes to the Smartphone

Now available for the Smartphone is Battery Pack Pro, an excellent package of tools which allow you to clean and monitor your phone. There's a Battery Bar which displays battery, memory, storage card, time etc on the home screen. Plus there's Power Ta...

Orange SPV C550 goes on sale – in the Netherlands at least

Doah! Come on Orange UK! :) MSMobiles.com are reporting that the C550 is on the shelves in Orange Shops across the water in Holland. Apparently shops in Dordrecht, South-East of Rotterdam, have been spotted stocking the device. Hopefully, sometime nex...

Get CoolSmartPhone fun in your pockets

Huzaar! Another quick tweak to the site is a special subdomain for those of you viewing CoolSmartPhone on your Smartphone. From now on, you'll need to set your phone to go to .... http://mobile.coolsmartphone.com This will then show the mobile versi...

More SPV C550 and M500 teasers

We're now just days from the release of the C550, which we reckon will be out next Monday. More info is being drip-fed through to us now including these specs and adverts that MoDaCo have picked up. It's interesting to note that the C550 will come wi...

SPV M500 Manual online

Although the M500 doesn't appear to be fully available just yet, the manual is at least online at Orange.co.uk. Just click onto Orange.co.uk, choose "Help and Support", then switch "My Phone" to the Orange SPV M500 to download the manual. You can also...

PocketMem for Smartphone

Over at MoDaCo is news of a new free utility allowing better memory management on your Smartphone. PocketMem, available here, lets you view the biggest folders and files, plus the newest or last-changed files. This can be helpful in diagnosing why an ...

Look ma, it’s the SPV M5000!

Yesterday at TechEd 2005 Orange showed off their latest handset - due to arrive later this year we believe - to the crowd. It's the Orange SPV M5000, which we saw back in February as the "3G SPV". MSMobiles.com have the story on this device, which is

Another Podcast Online

Despite being put through 2 hours of "Sex and the City" hell on random satellite channels this evening by my darling, I did at least manage to upload the CoolSmartPhoneCast - number 5. This time we have news on the campaign to bring the C500 update

Wapipedia.org now online – cut-down version of Wikipedia

Wikipedia.org is a fantastic free on-line encyclopedia which you can access from anywhere. Gone are the days of paying a fortune for editions of the Encyclopedia Britannica, now it's all free and online. But wait - have you tried accessing it on your ...

Kids give all their money to Verisign..

According to several stories today, kids are spending more than £1bn a year on mobile phones and mobile services. Yes, read it and weep - £1,000,000,000,000 spent on phones and crappy-arse ringtones. Jamster is one of the chief money-grabbers, who a...

Orange turns into a full ISP

It seems that France Telecom, owner of Wanadoo and Orange, is going to change the old "Freeserve" name again. Freeserve, which hit the headlines originally by offering an 0845 dial-up without any additional charges, was bought by France Telecom and th...

Opera Smartphone Web Browser

One thing gets me about Pocket Internet Explorer on the Smartphone. It doesn't support frames. Even in Windows Mobile 5, it still doesn't support frames. Why-oh-why-oh-why ? But wait, Opera browser for the Smartphone has now entered the non-beta stage...

Facade – New home screen plugin

I'm far too busy doing my day job at the minute to give this a proper right-up, but it's worth noting the release of Facade, which is a home-screen plugin allowing.. Launcher bar - Bring your favorite application shortcuts directly to your Home scree...

New T-Mobile SDA to come in September

This T-Mobile Press Release, which goes on about the new T-Mobile Web’n’Walk service, has a note about a new T-Mobile SDA Smartphone..... "Around September, T-Mobile is due to introduce a fourth web’n’walk device, the new SDA model, which will...

Volleyball (Smartphone) 1.1 by Simbsoft

Simbsoft now have 30% off Volleyball 1.1 for Smartphone. You can grab it here or try it out. The object of Volleyball is to win volleyball match with jelly boy. Yes.. yes.. Jelly boy. Don't ask me, I'm not sure. I'm really not sure. Anyway, you can

Jeyo Mobile Extender Version 2

The guys at Jeyo.com are a little too modest in my opinion. They've released version 2 of the excellent Jeyo Mobile Extender for Outlook with bug fixes (remember these bugs we mentioned in our review of version 1.11 ?) and a free upgrade path for exis...

War Of The Puzzles!

Quick ! You've only got a few days to get an amazing 50% off excellent puzzles like Quartz 2 for JUST £1.90 ($3.48 | €2.86), Octopuzzle Deluxe for JUST £2.18 ($3.98 | €3.27), Fruit Bomb for £3.27 ($5.98 | €4.92), Candy Catchup for £2.74 ($5....

2Gb SD cards and loads more to be reviewed!

I've just taken delivery of an incredibly quick 2Gb SD card from MobyMemory.com - yes 2Gb!!! I've still got a Hard Drive that big in a PC upstairs!! The SanDisk Ultra II 2GB SD memory card is the largest capacity card currently available in the SD