Tag: imate

The Orange SPV GUI

Yesterday I found a haul of classic smartphones including the SPV E100, E200 and M2000. Not only that, but I dug out the SPV C500 and C600 too. That C600 was, at the time, quite something – it came with an OMAP850 CPU running at 195Mhz and had …

Smartphones. The old days.

I finally raided my “special cupboard” and look. Look at what greeted me. Anyone remember these? I know some of you might recognise your favourites, but I’m going to start with the oldest one, on the left. It’s the Orange SPV, also known as the HTC Canary. This …

Goodbye i-mate.

We'd heard the rumours but now it's becoming more official by the hour - i-mate is gone. The company, headed up by Jim Morrison, closed it's Dubai office today. Staff were told to take "compulsory two months unpaid leave" in an email last Wednesday, w...

iMate Hummer handset appears

The iMate Hummer has made an appearance over at the Boy Genius Report. Like the vehicle, it certainly won't be winning any beauty contests. This is a rugged hard-wearing device running Windows Mobile Standard and has a waterproof metal-alloy case. WiF...

i-Mate JAMA 101 Reviewed

We've just added our review of the i-Mate JAMA 101. It's a tough little Windows Mobile 6 Pro phone which is currently selling for £199.95 off-contract. Equipped with a 2 megapixel camera, microSD slot and Bluetooth 1.2, we've perhaps seen higher spe...

i-Mate JAMA 101 Review coming soon

Just yesterday i-Mate announced the launch of two new handsets - the Ultimate 8502 and the Ultimate 9502. However, there's other i-Mate devices out there, and we decided to take a look at this - the JAMA 101. It's a dinky device and is pretty much the...

i-Mate 8502 and 9502 announced. Coming to Telstra soon

i-Mate has just announced an exclusive deal to roll out two new handsets in Australia. The handsets in question are the all-new i-Mate Ultimate 8502 and i-Mate Ultimate 9502 and will be appearing on the Telstra network very soon. The i-Mate 8502 is a ...

Roll up, Roll up, Get your iMates!

It looks like Devicewire are now selling iMate phones and have the JAMA 101 and JAMA 201 in stock. They've also in stock of the iMate Ultimate 6150 and 8150 phones coming soon. Check out our earlier review of the Ultimate handsets and get saving your ...

Pocket PC Magazine reviews the iMate Ultimate 6150

Following our review of the iMate Ultimate 6150 and 8150 it's interesting to see other publications getting their hands on the near-final devices. The PC Magazine review comes to pretty much the same conclusion - power is delivered in spades but there...

iMate Utlimate 6150 & 8150 – New exclusive photos

Remember the iMate Ultimate 6150 and 8150 devices we reviewed? Well, as usual we'd managed to get them early, and we're extremely happy to see that iMate have now improved the build-quality further and changed them to a sultry black shade. We've man...

iMate Ultimate 6150 and 8150 Review

Things have been a little quiet of late but there is good reason. You'll already have seen the HTC Touch Dual and SanDisk 6Gb MicroSD card reviews and now, just for you, we've got yet another review. The iMate Ultimate range appears on the newly desig...

iMate Ultimate 8150 on test – TV Output

Last night I had a play with the iMate Ultimate 8150. Now, although the design and build of this handset aren't totally to my taste (more in the upcoming review), you can't argue with the specs. A 520Mhz CPU, WiFi, loads of memory and storage space, F...

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 ...

iMate Ultimate range gets dedicated website

Our mate Mark Surry has dropped us a line about this iMate website. It's promoting the "Ultimate Edition" range of handsets that we've heard so much about but not yet seen. The specs are fantastic and shops like Expansys are showing them as "coming so...

3GSM: i-Mate 7150 Pictured

Earlier this week we heard about the new i-Mate Ultimate range - a group of high-end phones with different form factors to suit your needs. We i-Mate 5150 but mobilmania.sk have managed to grab a look at the bigger i-Mate 7150, with Windows Mobile 6, ...

3GSM: i-Mate Launch JAQ 4 and their Ultimate range

Here's the i-Mate JAQ 4 alongside one of their new "Ultimate" handsets - the i-Mate Ultimate 5150. First up, the i-Mate JAQ 4, which comes with Microsoft Windows Mobile 6, GPS and get quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE and WiFi 802.11b/g connectivity. It also pa...

3GSM: i-Mate get colourful

i-Mate have been busy boys. Not only are they promising a Windows Mobile 6 upgrade for their JAQ3 device, but they've also found time to give a little colour to their Motorola SLVR-esque handsets. A choice of blue, pink and red SPL handsets will soon ...

i-mate JAQ3 and PDAL make their debut

i-Mate have now confirmed the release of the i-Mate JAQ3 (left) and i-Mate PDAL handsets. Both devices sport a 2 Megapixel camera, GPRS, EDGE and Wi-fi. i-Mate have also stated that these network-free devices will also cost you less than you might exp...

i-Mate SPL Reviewed

i-Mate are well known for their network free phones. They've previously re-branded HTC devices and sold them on as the i-Mate JASJAM, SPJAS, JAM etc. However, these handsets are now being sourced from elsewhere and this slim TechFaithWireless device, ...

i-Mate SPL and JAQ – Full pictures and specs

We've been sent more pictures of the i-Mate SPL and the i-Mate JAQ devices. Check them out below. You can now also get a full specs sheet here for the JAQ and here for the SPL. Both handsets will be available SIM-free from various sources soon. Link -...