Author: Leigh Geary

TCL e777 in China

You may have heard about the TCL e777 - well, Phonemag and Mr MSMobiles.com have spotted that TCL's upcoming e777 Windows Mobile Smartphone is now being shown around in China. It's got a rotating megapixel camera but alas no bluetooth. It's a dual-ban...

News feed fixed – I think!

Back in November 2002, when I started this site - I promised that I'd get the news feed working. However, I never did. Yes, it's taken me almost 2 years to get around to fixing this ! :) The XML feed can be viewed in an RSS Reader …

Getting that C500

There's a hunt on across the UK for the Orange SPV C500. It appears that the best place to get them at the moment is in Orange Direct Shops, which you'll find on any high street. To find your local shop and bag an Orange SPV C500, just …

Virtual Keyboard

Mitesh Patel emailed in about the infamous hi-tech keyboard that projects a full QWERTY keyboard on any flat surface. It's nice, and we'd like to see if this would work on the Smartphone with appropriate drivers.. :) It's been much talked about for a ...

MPx220 Still coming

According to this Digitimes article, the MPx220 is still on its way. In Tokyo the new range of Motorola Smartphones were shown to reporters. It included a couple of Linux based smartphones (the A768i and A780) and one Windows-based one.. the Motorola ...

UPDATED – C500 Review now online

As you may know by now, Orange officially started the sales of the SPV C500 handset yesterday (see "read more" for full press release), and you can either get details from this Orange Shop page or from our friends at FoneTastic. So what else do you ne...

MiniSD Price Wars!

Yet again there's some fierce price wars going on for SD cards. This time, with the launch of Windows Mobile handset utilising MiniSD cards, we have some good offers on MiniSD cards. EBuyer.com now appear to be leading the way, with this 256Mb MiniSD...

Orange now selling the SPV C500

The much anticipated C500 is now selling from the Orange Shop for upgrades here. We're not quite sure why it's still showing as "coming soon" on the main detail page, but at least you can see what an excellent deal you can get for all you upgraders ou...

More AKA SPV C500

It looks like the little SPV C500 is gonna be well travelled. Made by HTC, this has an official product name of the "HTC Typhoon" - but will come out all over the world under different names. In the US it'll be known as the i-mate SP3 (amongst …

iNoah Dictionary

ArsLexis has released iNoah 1.0 for MS Smartphone. iNoah is a wireless English dictionary offering definitions of more than 140 thousand words. iNoah features:* definitions of 140 thousand words* quick lookup of word definitions thanks to optimized ne...

More Cheap MiniSD cards!

Some really, really cheap MiniSD cards here at JetMedia for your Orange C500. You can also buy cheap "normal size" SD cards for other Windows Mobile phones at JetMedia. Gordon McLean emailed in to say... "I got a 256MB MiniSD Card for £28.99 (£...

C500 Update 4

Silver or Black ? Well, to get the silver you'll need to be a little bit special... Eric emailed in to say.... "Ok, thought I’d answer the mystery about the silver SPV C500…yes it is going to be available on Orange UK. However, only to customers...

C500 Update 3

I'm not personally rushing my review of the Orange SPV C500. I'm not going to do any guesswork either, so I'm using this phone daily and making sure that every bit of it is tested. MMS, Text, Email, Camera, Video, browsing, bluetooth, the works.Expect...

i-Mate Smartphone 3

Ahh - so it appears that our story last month was correct and the i-Mate Smartphone 3 (which is a re-badged C500 handset) is correct. This means that the new handset built by HTC will be known as the Orange SPV C500, Qtek 8010, DoPOD 565 AND the …

C500 Update Number 2

Matt Gough has just emailed me... "I went into the Orange shop in Leeds city centre today, to ask when the C500 will be available. To my surprise the assistant said 'It's in next Wednesday (18th Aug), we received a demo one today though, do you want...

RepliGo PDF Mobilizer

  Announcing RepliGo PDF Mobilizer! Maximize your organization's entire PDF content distribution with this innovative new product. Mobilizer makes it effortless for companies to deploy their entire library of PDF documentat...

E200 Wifi Saga continues

You may remember our earlier story about the Sandisk Wifi SD card, which is apparently compatible with the Compal AR11 Smartphone. Now, we asked Sandisk if it's work with the E200, and they said surprisingly - yes, it does. We know that it doesn't wor...

C500 Update

For those of you who are interested in the Orange SPV C500, we're hearing that they're currently arriving in the Orange Warehouse - so they'll be on the way to stores next week. Here at CoolSmartPhone.com there'll be a full C500 review incredibly shor...

Shira!

MSMobiles.com are reporting here about the departure of Shira Silverman from Waggener Edstrom. She was the PR guru for (amongst other things) Windows Mobile and I've had the pleasure of meeting her a few times. Shira is probably the most energetic, li...