Author: Leigh Geary

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...

MobileJoe.de – Down but not out

Many of our German visitors will be aware that the excellent MobileJoe.de website is experiencing some problems at the moment. Joe, webmaster of the site, will hopefully not mind me explaining the reason why. Basically, it's all down to the T-Mobile ...

Orange – 52 Million and growing

Our friends at Orange (who brough us the SPV range) have reached and breached the 52 million-customer mark. This "TheRegister.co.uk" article also states that ... "In the UK, the average annual amount each punter spends with Orange was up £4 to £...

Voq from Sierra Wireless at CTIA 2004

There's some things I'm not a great fan of. There's no big list really, although I'd have to include the people at Motorola who postponed "indefinitely" the Motorlola MPx100 and the continuing delays to the Motorola MPx being just two (Come on Motorol...

SkyForce – The best shoot-em-up on the Smartphone!

Skyforce is one helluva game. It's already taken the PocketPC and Symbian platforms by storm and is a top seller. This wicked shoot-em-up is available exclusively from our friends at Clickgamer, who do a fantastic job running our software shop here. ...

Motorola MPx hits ebay

Yep, Liam G has emailed to inform me of this ebay.co.uk auction for a Motorlola MPx. The MPx is a cleverly designed Pocket PC Phone with a dual-action hinge. If you wanna get in on this auction, click here. Oh, by the way, this Ebay seller has no …

o2 Release XPhone II (HTC Feeler)

Blimey, it's handset day today! o2 have announced the release of the O2 Xphone II in Singapore today, stirring rumours that they may add or replace the MPx220 handset from Motorola in the UK. The Motorola MPx220 hasn't been released on o2 in the UK ye...

Europhone MS Smartphones coming soon?

MSMobiles.com is reporting on this .... this ...and ... this offering from EuroPhone. Although we don't know much about these phones as yet, we're hoping to hear a lot more about them soon! For more info, click here to go to the EurophoneUSA.com. All...

Media Player 10 for your Smartphone

I've had a few emails about people wanting Windows Media Player 10 for their Smartphone. You'll be aware that the Audiovox SMT 5600 has it, but many other handsets don't. Well, according to MS themselves you CANNOT download it. However, there's a beam...

AudioVox SMT5500 – the HTC Vivida! Will this be on AT&T too?!

Remember the HTC Vivida? Well, the guys at Mobile Gadget News were taking a stroll around the CTIA Wireless 2004 event in San Francisco when they came across the Audiovox stand. Audiovox were showing off their SMT 5600 (AKA the Orange SPV C500) and .....

MPx220 Mysteries solved?

Some rather hilarious but possibly missed solutions to the Motorola MPx220's problems have been uncovered by the guys at SmartPhoneThoughts.com. Firstly, the volume issue could be all down to a small piece of sticky tape over the speaker. These small ...

More cheap MiniSD cards

James Kennedy has emailed in about these MiniSD cards from Offtek.co.uk. They're ruddy cheap - 57 quid for a 512Mb MiniSD card, 35 quid for 256Mb and 25 quid for 128Mb! Check them out here at Offtek.co.uk.

Bumpy start for the MPx220

More bad news from the USA about the MPx220. The volume on the handset appears to be causing many users to return the phone and now some stores are beggining to cease selling them. It's another blow for the MPx220 handset, which is the successor to th...

MiTAC Mio 8390 DigiWalker

I've been lucky enough to get my hands on a MiTAC Mio 8390 handset for a short while. The Mio is on sale in Taiwan and elsewhere and is now being distributed in the UK by AGBGlobal.com. The Mio runs Windows Mobile 2003 on a very nippy Intel …

More reviews of the C500 and AudioVox SMT 5600

Essentially both the Orange SPV C500 (Europe) and the AudioVox SMT 5600 (USA) are the same handset and they're getting some excellent coverage across the web at the moment. However, I'm annoyed to see the silly "bad points" mentioned in some web revi...

New additions

I've just added a recent submissions page which will show you the latest 100 file additions. These are the very freshest downloads in our downloads section. This is designed to complement the existing Top 100 Downloads. Both of these will show you how...