Author: Leigh Geary

newObjects ActiveX Pack1 for Windows Smartphone

Special edition newObjects ActiveX Pack1 family for Microsoft Smartphone 2003 and later has been published. AXPack1 Family consists of about 50 COM components that cover wide area of OS features and supply additional useful features. The family ...

Holiday times – I’ll be back soon!

The bags are packed and there's a plane at Gatwick airport with a few seats free so we're off on a 10-day holiday. This time I won't be able to get near an internet cafe and check the site, so I'm going to be leaving you guys until …

T-Mobile SDA II ready to reserve on the T-Mobile site!

Blimey! One moment T-Mobile are announcing the SDA II at CeBIT and then it appears on the T-Mobile Germany website ready to reserve with a June release date. T-Mobile HQ have yet again shown that they're ready to push forward with their very latest ha...

Samsung SGH-i300 Preview

Samsung this week announced their new Windows Mobile phone - the SGH-i300 at CeBIT. This is another very music-centred handset and includes a 3Gb HD and a 1.3 Megapixel camera. You can see lots of pictures here at PPCW.net but now you can also see som...

T-Mobile SDA II and SDA II Music announced at CeBIT

MSMobiles have news on this press release from T-Mobile about the T-Mobile SDA II and T-Mobile SDA II Music. Things are moving quickly for the Windows Smartphone by the looks of it - the T-Mobile SDA (1?) has only just arrived here in the UK. These ne...

Orange G2 Review

Bluetooth headsets are a must for pretty much everyone now - especially drivers as it's illegal to hold and use and mobile whilst driving. Bluetooth headsets, like the Jabra headset I reviewed a couple of years back are now quite widespread. Russ Cas...

Samsung i300 Musicphone – With a 3Gb Hard Drive t’boot!

Over in Hannover there's a big gadget show called CeBIT which is one of the worlds largest IT and telecoms trade fairs. Basically it's another chance for us plebs to see what's "coming soon" in the mobile phone world. The show features this Samsung i3...

SPV C500s – Now available to all!

I've probably missed it previously, but it looks like the silver C500 which was previously only available to people taking out Orange Premier plans, is now available to all - even PayAsYouGo customers! The C500s is identical in every way to the cool b...

MiniMo(zilla) shows up on the Windows Smartphone

MiniMo is a new cut-down version of the Mozilla (Firefox) web-browser for Mobile Devices. It's still in it's very early stages and you can catch updates here at the project site.Some pictures of this new browser have appeared here on the internet runn...

T-Mobile SDA – A First Look

I've just put a first-look review of the T-Mobile SDA online here, which was written by CoolSmartPhone member Ian Moore. As you may know, T-Mobile weren't willing to let me review an SDA handset (and I can't afford to buy another phone!), so I've aske...

Dopod 585 Musicphone

The Dopod 585 is coming soon to Taiwan. It comes loaded with the specs (megapixel cam, extra music buttons etc) already seen in our story on the SPV C550 handset here in the UK. The Dopod 585 will run Windows Mobile 2003 OS and follows on in the …

SPV C550 – Quick update

There's been many rumours about the SPV C550 handset we told you about a couple of weeks back. However, it now seems fairly certain that this device will definitely have 262,000 colours on the display. We're getting info that this device is not - repe...

New Pocket PC Phones appear

MobileTechReview have had a look at the upcoming Pocket PC phones that'll hopefully be appearing very soon. Running Windows Mobile, these handsets include the Samsung i730, HP Mobile Messenger, MDA IV, ASUS P505 (looks a lot like the P900), Benq P50 a...

T-Mobile bundles CoPilot with SDA and MDA Compact

CoPilot® Live is basically door-to-door navigation via satellite from the guys at ALK Technologies. From today it'll be available as a bundle with the T-Mobile MDA Compact and SDA! The CoPilot® Live satellite navigation system transforms both the T...

US Visitors! Our new shop is online!

CoolSmartPhone.com is, as you may know, based in the UK. However, I'm keen to include everyone, and so today I'm proud to announce the launch of the CoolSmartPhone USA Shop! Built and maintained by MobilePlanet, this shop includes the popular iMate JA...

Bill Gates collects his Knighthood

Slightly off-topic this, but interesting none-the-less. Today Bill Gates attended Buckingham Palace to receive his honorary knighthood. The title of "Sir" isn't allowed though as he's not a British Citizen, however he will be able to use the letters K...

Handsets to arrive in 2005

The 3G SPV that we've featured here should be out later this year. Umm.. I think. See, to be honest I'm not sure because I've had a sneaky look at the device road-map for Orange in 2005 and it mentions that... "A Windows Mobile-based 3G phone will al...

Seagate releases 6GB mini-hard drive

Seagate recently announced that it is shipping the highest capacity one inch hard drive available, with a capacity of 6 gigabytes. The drive is projected to be able to store 150 hours of music, or about 3 000 songs at 128kbps. Expect a 6GB iPod mini ...

Orange SPV C500 – Free plus free Bluetooth headset!

The excellent Orange SPV C500 now comes free on certain plans, plus you'll get yourself this free Bluetooth headset if you take a plan which costs £30 or more per month. Now that's a bargain! :) Click here to learn more.

More SPV C550 Details

There's still some confusion over whether the SPV C550 we revealed last week will be 3G compatible. Although it would appear to be listed as a 3G handset there's no mention of video calling and there's no inwardly-facing camera, so you'd be unable to ...