Author: Leigh Geary

Paragon drops prices by 30%

Paragon Software have dropped their prices by a whacking 30% on all their Windows Mobile software at http://smartphone-software.penreader.com/Their software includes SlovoEd, the multi-language dictionary and localiztion software like InterKey an...

T-Mobile SDA – REAL PICS

The T-Mobile SDA (a tweaked version of the SPV C500 with different case and button configuration) is due to arrive shortly. The Phone Network has some mega-high quality pics of this handset here. You can clearly see the "T-Zones" button that we menti...

100,000 Members at CoolSmartPhone.com!

Unbelievably, over the weekend, the amount of people registered here at CoolSmartPhone.com hit an amazing 100 thousand. Good gawd.. I'm just blown away! CoolSmartPhone.com is two and a half years old now and I am still shocked daily at the size it's g...

TomTom ready for pre order

The market leader in GPS is TomTom. As you may all be aware they have announced to launch on the smartphone platform. Mobilefun.co.uk has the package available for pre order. It's even cheaper than if you were to purchase the item from TomTom online...

iMate Handsets

The iMate range of handsets, all based on HTC devices, are now to expand to Australia and beyond. The iMate SP3, which was introduced into the UK first as the Orange SPV C500 (aka the HTC Typhoon), and the iMate SP3i (tweaked by T-Mobile and coming so...

The Art of Love

Blimey - the things we get on the Smartphone eh ? :) Improve your love-making technique with the Art of Positions, by the guys at BinaryFish.com. You can download the trial version here (log in) for free and then upgrade to the full version for a few ...

Virtual Keyboard Review

Yes, we've mentioned this funky virtual keyboard before, but still no accessory dealer has sent us a free one... :) :) :) so we're gonna mention it again.. :) Nah, I'm only joking - I forgot to mention (thanks to Milo for the tip) that you can purch...

Nav software from ALK

It looks like ALK are to join the Smartphone navigation battle with their CoPilot software. This works in tandem with your bluetooth-enabled Windows Mobile phone and a bluetooth GPS receiver in your car. CoPilot Live for Smartphone also incorporates t...

TomTom Mobile on test

Guillaume from GPSPassion.com has just emailed me - he's currently testing out TomTom Mobile which enables navigation on Windows Mobile phones. He says... "Just thought I’d let you know I’d put up a news item here at GPSPassion.com on the releas...

Accessories appearing for C500

The C500 is cropping up everywhere at the minute, so it's good to see that our friends at SmartPhoneAddOns.com are starting to sell various SPV C500 accesssories here. One that caught my eye was this Krussel case. Krussel have a good name in top-qual...

fusd.rss reader version 1.2 released

fusd.rss 1.2 released Changelog:1) Cache sytem reworked. If cache of RSS feed exist it not try to connect until you click refresh2) Back and Save button don't work3) Program name shows incorrectly in "Remove Programs"4) Select menu don't work in impor...

Dopod 565 – another HTC winner!

The Orange SPV C500 is made by HTC. HTC are unlike Motorola / Sagem etc in that they don't plaster their phones in HTC logos or even mention the original maker anywhere. This means that you'll start seeing the Orange SPV C500 in various guises around ...

Music Sync your phone with Windows Media 10

Here's a pic of my SPV E200 "synch'ing" with Microsoft Media Player 10. This latest version of MS media player automatically detects any portable device plugged in to the PC (running XP) & allows drag & drop synchronisation with the PC. Full 'file m...

Orange go PushToTalk

The UK has now got its first "Push To Talk" service, courtesy of Orange. Although at present it's only available on the Treo 600 handset, it's a great new service which will be rolled out to other handsets soon (no news on Windows Mobile ones though)....

Excellent ! SendContact app by Rey J. Vegafria

Picture the scene, your work mate calls up and says "hey, can you text me Bobs phone number?". Sure, you think, so you go to your Contacts list on your Smartphone and THEN you realise that you can't just pick out "Bob" and forward his details on. You …

1001 News Items!

We've reached a little landmark today folks. This article is the 1000th news item we've posted... ... ish. I say "ish" 'cus there were quite a few other items posted on the old version of the site here (oooo - Frontpage-tastic!). This is the 1001st p...

T3 Raves about the C500 – o2 picks up the Motorola MPx220

There's some great news around today, including this PPCW.net article which confirms O2's intention to launch the Motorola MPx220 handset. We're also getting news that MPx220's are arriving in AT&T Wireless distribution centres and will be made avail...