Author: Leigh Geary

Worrying news from the US

First we hear about the recall of the Motorola MPx220 (here at HowardForums.com) due to sound issues and now.. now we have more news from the States about the Audiovox SMT 5600. According to several websites, the recent Cingular / AT&T Wireless merger...

Fizz Traveller 2.0 – Beta

  Fizz software are looking to beta test Fizz Traveller 2.0 in a week or so. If you'd be interested in taking part, have a look at the Fizz Traveller 2.0 beta page. The new version is packed with features, here are just a few : Smaller pr...

Theme Changer Version 4 now available

After far to much time Riki has released Theme Changer Version 4. Theme Changer allows you to change home screen themes, system screens, and windows media skins at the touch of a button. New in Version 4 is support for sound - allowing you to change s...

T-Mobile SDA AND SDA Music coming to UK

Following this story about the T-Mobile SDA here in the UK, we've got even more good news! T-Mobile have contacted me today regarding this... "I refer to your recent email about SDA handsets. I can confirm that we are planning to launch the SDA Bu...

C500 S

Not a major story this, but interesting to see that the Orange Shop has labelled the silver C500 as the "Orange SPV C500 S" - you can get more detail on getting a silver one by clicking here. The silver C500's are available to customers taking the O...

3G Smartphones – the next big step

You may have heard about the Samsung i640 / i645 Smartphone already - this is the follow-up to the fairly chunky Samsung SCH-i600 handset. Well, here's the Samsung i640 / i645 running Windows Mobile 2003 SE. If you're confused on the name, the i640 h...

T-Mobile SDA – Coming to all UK customers soon!

Following our earlier story about the T-Mobile SDA, we can now give you some more info! Very reliable sources are now telling us that both the T-Mobile MDA III and the T-Mobile SDA are both planned for launch later this month / begining of December. I...

We’re Firefoxed!

Just a small bit of news. I've tweaked the site so that it'll work with Mozilla Firefox 1. Firefox is a new web browser which is currently gaining a lot of users. I know what everyone is gonna say...."Ugh! I'm not downloading this Firefox browser if p...

White hot exclusive – Atlantis Redux Episode 1

Blimey ! This is one flippin excellent game and has already sold like freshly baked bread rolls on the Pocket PC. Now it arrives on the Smartphone and comes complete with music and spoken dialogue too! Atlantis Episode 1 is available exclusively fro...

Christmas 3G for Orange

Orange have geared themselves up for a Christmas launch of their 3G handsets. 6 will be available at launch - all non-MS powered things. :) They come from Motorola, LG, Nokia, Samsung, Sanyo and SonyEricsson. This ZDNet.co.uk story has more info on ...

T-Mobile SDA is available NOW in Holland and … UK too?!

I've just had a message from the guys at T-Mobile Customer Services. I asked them whether the T-Mobile SDA would be coming out in the UK a few months back, but they were pretty tight-lipped. However, in a phone call from them today they stated... "Th...

Big Smartphone Event – Live Gallery!

OK, so you know about this event by now? Yes? Good. If you don't, click here and get your name down quick! .. tssk.. fancy leaving it until the last minute eh? You're like those drivers in roadworks who bomb down the outside line and try and cut …

Orange SPV C500 is a top gadget!

David Knipe has just nudged me about this BBC News story for Stuff Magazine's top Christmas Gadgets. Topping the chart is (rather unsurprisingly) the iPod, however the Orange SPV C500 is in the list too, which is well deserved. You can buy Stuff Magaz...

SDA Coming to Holland

Yes, it certainly seems that way, according to this GSMStunts.nl story. The T-Mobile SDA is gradually weaving its' way across Europe, and will be available in the Netherlands later this month. The handset is free on the "Relax 300" package and above,...

Hello world

As you may be aware, I'm based in the UK. I know a lot about the SPV handsets, but not a great deal about the T-Mobile SDA / SDA Music (Germany) or the Audiovox SMT 5600 (USA) or even the Motorola MPx220. CoolSmartPhone has a large range of …

SPV M2000 (HTC Blue Angel) now online at Orange.co.uk

The latest Pocket PC Phone from Orange - previously code-named the HTC Blue Angel - is now online here at the Orange shop. Yes, this is the one with the sliding keyboard!The SPV M2000 comes with a massive list of features, some of which are included b...

MPx220 vs SMT 5600

If you're in the USA then you'll have the luxury of chosing between two new Microsoft Windows Mobile phones - the Motorola MPx220 and the AudioVox SMT 5600. Which is best ? Well, this MobileGizmo.com article should help you. Personally, when I saw the...

CoolSmartPhone second birthday – come and meet me!

CoolSmartPhone launched as a single web-page way back on November 1st 2002. At first it was just a test page saying, "this is the SPV, it's a phone from Microsoft". About a fortnight later I managed to get my hands on the original Orange SPV and the s...

MobileJoe.de is back up!

The huge MobileJoe.de website is now back online. This comes following our earlier story regarding the traffic situation at MobileJoe after it bacame the place to resolve any T-Mobile SDA issues. Click back viewers!

MiTAC Mio 8870

We've already seen the Sagem MyS-7, but now it's due to appear under the MiTAC brand as the MiTAC Mio 8870. No info on a release date or anything, but it's good news all the same.MiTAC have a major problem.. they just don't put Bluetooth in their hand...