Author: Leigh Geary

More pixels baby!

MSMobiles.com have got themselves a sneak peek at the very early stages of a Samsung Smartphone. In the pictures here you can see the "demo board" - this is basically the insides of a phone, but not quite squashed up enough to fit into a case just yet...

Orange France go broadband crazy

Orange have announced a massive rollout of EDGE in France and aim to cover the entire country with EDGE, 3G and WiFi by the end of 2006. EDGE, for those who don't know, is like GPRS on drugs. EDGE will enhance the number of bits that can be …

New homescreens from Kleinweder.ch

Here's two new homescreen skins from kl1wd. The first, called BlueSky and features the MSN butterfly. The second, strangely called IamRunningOutOfNames and features the Windows Mobile logo. Get both of these by clicking the links below.... - BlueSky...

Off-Road Maps & Charts for Smartphones

A New Ring to Outdoor Safety and Navigation Turn Your Windows Mobile Smartphone into an Outdoor Atlas 60,000 Off-Road Maps and Boating Charts for only $20! Maptech, Amesbury, MA – Some of us plan our outdoor escapes while others like to wing it...

Animated homescreens from MadBeetle

So, we reported already on the PhoneThemes.com story, we showed you how animated homescreens were indeed possible. However, they've not released their work fully as yet. Step forward Madbeetle, who've generated their own homescreen plug-in for the Win...

Exchange Server 2003 offer on Orange SPV C500

Looks like Microsoft and Orange are teaming up to offer those interested in Exchange Server 2003 up to 3 Orange SPV C500's on a trial-basis for a month. Details on this offer can be found at the bottom of this Microsoft.com page. Here's some highlight...

TomTom Mobile 5

Looks like TomTom have released a new version of their excellent TomTom Mobile, which we reviewed here earlier. The improvements are fantastic - TomTom Mobile 5 now has full compatibilty with the Orange SPV C500 (I presume they're selling it on MiniSD...

Flux Challenge comes to the Smartphone

Damn this is good. Check out the killer 3D game, Flux Challenge from the guys at PDAMill, who brought us excellent Smartphone games such as Anthelion, the Gamebox series and the stunning Snails. You can pick up Flux Challenge for £5.26 ($9.95 | €7....

More Memory Deals

Our friends at MobyMemory.com have recently cut prices across the entire range of mini-SD cards to the following, with the 1GB cards now under £100 mark!: 1GB mini-SD - £99.99512MB mini-SD - £39.99256MB mini-SD - £20.99128Mb mini-SD - £12.99 Moby...

Do you have a T-Mobile SDA?

The T-Mobile SDA started appearing in T-Mobile shops recently, however I haven't heard much from those who've managed to bag themselves one of these devices. So, if you have one, let me know what you think! I'm also interested in receiving reviews of ...

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...