Author: Leigh Geary

CoolSmartPhone Mobile improved!

Just a quick note about the mobile version of CoolSmartPhone.com (click here to see). As you may or may not know, when you browse to ... http://www.coolsmartphone.com ...on any device, the site will do some magic and will automatically detect whether ...

HTC Universal / T-Mobile MDA IV / 3G SPV

Right, so - you remember this InfoSyncWorld.com article from last week? This Windows Mobile Powered T-Mobile MDA IV offers GSM, GPRS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi AND 3G - yes, 3G. It's apparently also to be badged under the Orange SPV range too. Some thought ...

Core Network Maintenance

This Monday morning at around 8AM UK time (GMT / UTC), CoolSmartPhone will be off-line for around 15 minutes while a core network switch is upgraded. Don't worry if you can't see us! We will be back within quarter of an hour! :) I have also added a …

Nokia gets Windows Mobile

A tiny little outfit calling themselves "Nokia" (never heard of them, have you?) may well be getting the mobile Windows Media Player on their devices very soon, according to this Nokia press release. In it, music delivery solution "Loudeye" is used in...

Benq P50 Windows Mobile to include Handango

In this MySan.de article it's revealed that BenQ will be shipping the Handango InHand intelligent download client on its P30 (Symbian Smartphone) and P50 (Windows Mobile for Pocket PC) smartphones. This announcement is one of many occuring today at 3G...

MS Go for mass-market

Looks like Microsoft is aiming to get even more phones running its' Windows Mobile OS. In this ZDNet.co.uk story, from the 3GSM World Congress event, it was annouced that Microsoft are to use the Peabody platform. More info below ... "3GSM: Microsof...

Airfagev gets a new look..

Rey J Vegafria, owner and webmaster of the excellent Airfagev.com site has emailed in to tell us about his new funky site design. Airfagev.com is the place to go if you've got a Smartphone in the Philippines and Rey is always ready to help. He holds e...

Episode 3 – Atlantis Redux!

Download Trailer ClickGamer Exclusive!Episode 3 For WM Smartphone And Symbian 2020. Hoggar desert - A young archeologist searches for the existence of a metropolis built, according to myth and legend, by the ancient Egyptian...

SPV M2500 Coming too!

We've seen a glut of new Windows Mobile Devices recently. News about the MPx220 coming to Vodafone, then there's the 3G T-Mobile MDA IV plus the M500 too! It's been a busy week. However, now MoDaCo have news on the next Pocket PC Phone from Orange, th...

Smartphones are taking over

In this Register story there's plenty of info about the way things are developing in the Smartphone arena. While some, like the Microsoft Smartphones (C500 / SMT 5600) are getting smaller and smaller by the day, other smartphones are in fact getting l...

MoDaCo Poll for flat-rate GPRS

MoDaCo have been running a poll - a very worthy poll too. They're trying to get a UK network to come up with a £10 per month with an Acceptable Use Limit of 100MB per month GPRS plan. Now unfortunately they only want it to be available to …

T-Mobile SDA – It’s here in the UK! Update – OS Info

If you live in Swindon, pop down to the T-Mobile shop at 57 The Parade (or call them on 01793 533888). Why ? Well, they've got some of these... Our "mole" (hiya Alun) has had a play with it and says.. "Bearing in mind it's a brand new …

SPV M500

Just to confuse me still further (well, that's not too hard to accomplish!), it looks like there's now an Orange SPV M500... which is.. ermm.. the T-Mobile MDA Compact errmm.. Yes, it's another fantastic HTC, and this time it's on the Dutch Orange web...

T-Mobile SDA.. Come on, it can’t be long now!

During the past couple of weeks I've tried in vain to contact the UK Press Office of T-Mobile. I haven't heard a squeek out of them at all, but today I did get this picture from a completely different source. The handset in question is the T-Mobile SD...

CoolSmartPhone Juicy Newsletter

Hey! Do you want something cool in your inbox every week ? Do you want the latest Smartphone goss ? The latest downloads and lovely stuff for your SPV / SMT5600 / MPx200 etc etc ? Well now you can 'cus we're .. (me, I mean me.. it's …

Spoken Speed Camera Warnings for TomTom

Y'know that TomTom Review I did ? Y'know how I said that you can use the excellent speed camera database at PocketGPSWorld.com to see when a speed camera is near? Well, they've gone one better now - adding in full spoken phrases for approaching speed ...

DAT and Dangaard Telecom launch mobile email service for MPx

Today, DAT Group plc and Dangaard Telecom announced they would form a new company, Tabella LP, to develop and market a new mobile email solution. The service has been specifically designed to match the market demand for managed mobile messaging soluti...

More on TIM and the Motorola MPx220

Friedrich has emailed in regarding my earlier story on the TIM network picking up the MPx220. It would appear that I got a few bits wrong. Mainly, I had trouble translating stuff because the site is actually in Portuguese, not Spanish.. DOAH. Anyway,...

MPx220 on TIM in Brazil

I'm not sure whether this has been covered yet, so I'm going to do a quick story about it. It was announced last week that telecoms network TIM will be carrying the Motorola MPx220 phone. More information direct from TIM can be found here. TIM is a Br...

C500 Screen Dust Problem

Online Petition for SPV C500 users with screen dust ingress There is now an online petition for people who'd like decisive action on the persistent problem many SPV C500 owners are experiencing: dust getting in and covering areas of the LCD screen. I...