Author: Leigh Geary

Official – The MPx220

Finally we have an early "official" announcement from Motorola about the MPx220. MSMobiles has the latest news release from Moto, which can be read here. We haven't seen anything from Moto themselves, but this is apparently direct from a release. It ...

Voq wins award

Sierra Wireless Voq Professional Phoneâ„¢ wins Excellence in Product Innovation Award British Columbia Technology Industries Association gives the 2004 award for superior innovation to the Voq Professional Phone at annual industry gala Vancouver, B.C....

Euro 2004

Ok, I've had loads of requests for England-related ringtones, chants, backdrops and skins. You'll need to log in and then you can grab these backdrops and stuff. Oh, and before everyone starts emailing me, I'm sure there's loads of other countrie...

MPx200 vs. MPx220

Right, I've had 8 bottles of Grolsch now - it's all going a bit misty. However, I think I'd better mention that Mobile-Review have a review which includes a comparison of the MPx220 and the MPx200. Size-wise it's a tad taller than the MPx200 - but, f...

Neil discusses CoolSmartPhone

Ok, so that's not quite right. Neil Enns (Lead Program Manager, Mobile Devices at Microsoft) talks about what makes the Smartphone cool in this MS Channel 9 video.. Bagh - to think I gave him $20 to mention CoolSmartPhone in one of his videos. Damn!!!...

Vanilla MPx200 Build

Over at the new mpx200.cjb.net is an interesting 27Mb operating system image and auto-loader for the Motorola MPx200. mpx200.cjb.net quotes it as..... "Removing all signs of AT&T / Orange off of the phone and add features such as a great image viewer...

SPV C500 – Official Orange Announcement!

Orange have officially announced the addition of the SPV C500 in this press release at Orange.com. The SPV C500 will form part of the Orange Signature range, which is growing fast. Orange also announce that more than 20 new Signature phones later this...

SD problem – sorted?

MoDaCo.com are reporting here that a simple format of the SD card will sort the SD card-reading problem we've mentioned earlier. I agree with Paul that this seems to solve the problem (in the few hours that I've tried it), although I'm still not sure ...

BetaPlayer – Sweet !

An excellent bit of free software spotted at MSMobiles.com is BetaPlayer, a really neat free video player for the Smartphone and other platforms. It's easy and simple to use and you can even grab some test vids from Beta.Topcat.Hu Picture & Credit - ...

The MPx220 – an even closer look!

It looks like this Autumn is going to be filled with Windows Mobile handsets. The MPx100, the C500 and the MPx220, which can now be seen in this review here. There's pictures galore in the MobilMania.cz article, including original computer graphics an...

New software unlock for e200

Orange developers have introduced a new software unlocking programe for the SPV E200 with three security modules this week. Orange developers are to launch a new application unlocking software for SPV E200 which resolves the relocking of the E200 afte...

Two new games

The interestingly-named "Jack or 100 ways to barbecue" is now available in our software store here. It's a classic 2D platform game which brings to you the fun of "jump & run" (hhmmmm.. sounds like a girl I knew once...) You'll also need a lot of bra...

Astraware slashes prices!

Summer has arrived and playing handheld games outside is just as attractive an idea as ice drinks with little umbrellas in them. Why stay caged up inside when you can roam free as a toucan, our collection of addictive portable games at your s...

MPx220 – Video on line!

MoDaCo.com have managed to get their hands on this 11Mb video of the Motorola MPx220 in action. UPDATE - The animation is a rather large Macromedia Flash movie, which should run fine on any browser, however if you're having problems you can download...

A quick look at the headlines..

Today is Bank Holiday Monday here in the UK, and I believe the US is off too for Memorial Day. Now, because I'm currently sitting in the garden (check out that wi-fi baby), I've not posted much today. However, it's interesting to read this MoDaCo.com ...

Two ROM images

MSMobiles.com has picked up a story from PocketPC.ch regarding two new ROM upgrades for the various flavours of HTC Voyager (ala the E200) Mobistar, Belgium are providing an update here and so are Qtek over here. Remember it's sooooooooo not a good i...

C500 and MPx220 Released soon – C500 REAL PICS!

It looks more likely that both the SPV C500 and the Motorola MPx220 are to launch in July. These details have just been forwarded to me...  SPV C500Java Midp 2.0GPRS (Class 10)WapInfra RedPolyphonic RingtonesFM RadioMP3 Motorola MPX220GPRS (C...

Naked News on M-Vision

You've probably heard me mention M-Vision here before. It's a great TV-viewing program that grabs the latest TV via ActiveSync so you can watch it back on the bus or train. Well, now it looks like you can watch Naked News - where .. well, I'm sure you...

OQO – No more Pocket PC?

It's not often - if ever - that I post news about stuff that's not related to the MS Smartphone, but after seeing that Gary at GadgetAddict.com has taken ownership of his OQO, I think it's well worth a mention. What is the OQO ? Well, it's a …

Battle Dwarves – COOL!

Infinite Ventures, Inc. launches strategy-action game for Microsoft Smartphones. Purcellville, VA, May 24th, 2004 -- Infinite Ventures, Inc. announced the worldwide release today of Battle Dwarves, a fast-paced and fun strategy-action game for Microso...