Author: Leigh Geary

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...

T-Mobile MDA Compact Pocket PC Phone hits the shelves

Here's some exclusive shots from a T-Mobile shop of the MDA Compact. These shots were taken on an SPV C500 and the RRP seems to be £169.99, but you can bring down that cost on certain tariffs.Plus we've got news of the T-Mobile SDA, which has started...

Motorola MPx220 – New OS and more info

Yes, another news item on the MPx220. :) Although here in Europe the MPx220 is yet to make its mark, it's interesting to see what's coming. The 220 has a megapixel camera, bluetooth and is Motorolas' second clamshell Windows Mobile phone after the ver...

MPx220 – More pictures from the camera

I've had quite a few emails since this news item about the MPx220 went online. You guys wanted some more info about my Motorola MPx220, like what version of the OS it's running and where it came from. You also wanted to know when it was coming out …

Mobile Photography Developments

Marc Wintle has been emailing me for a few days now about a new service from BonusPrint which prints your Smartphone photos or puts them into an online gallery. I've been a little slow to pick up on it and it's now been mentioned elsewhere (see this M...

Even more site improvements

Another addition today is the improvement and re-working of the syndicated feeds coming in from other Smartphone websites. You can find these here and they now all have very clever little sub-menus too. Updated also is your photo blog, where you can i...

Meteor – Smart Breakout on your Smartphone!

Mobile Stream have released a beautiful breakout-style game - Meteor - for MS Smartphone 2002/2003 You have to destroy bricks, saving your meteor from enemy missiles and getting as much power-ups as possible. Game features : 90 levels over 60 types o...

More site improvements

After spectacularly falling off the non-drinking wagon last night, I did some of my infamous late night completely drunk PHP coding. The end result, as I look at it the next morning, seems quite good. It basically means that you can now quick link to ...

The MPx220 – is it all that bad?

Well, in a word. No. We've heard about the camera issues it had, plus the low volume on calls. However, I've got one right here with the very latest OS Version and I wanted to put a few things right before finishing off a full review. Firstly, the …