Author: Leigh Geary

MiTAC – Wrong Info!

Over at both theregister.co.uk and digitimes.com both have misleading stories regarding the new MiTAC 8390. This story is now spreading across the various news networks.. yet it's wrong. The stories all state..."Over in Taipei, Mitac is showing its se...

AIM Caller ID

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More pics of the MiTAC 8390

Yet more shots of the new MiTAC Mio 8390 from Computex in Taipei today. Digitimes have pictures, plus some specs - the processor is named as the 200MHz Intel Dalhart (using the X-scale technology), whilst the OS is Windows Mobile 2003. It has a 65,00...

PocketPCPassion goes off

OOopps.. The excellent pocketpcpassion.com appears to be having a few problems. Fellow MVP Dale, who runs the very popular Pocket PC fan site has fallen prey to the "dodgey ISP" brigade. His domain name ran out last Friday, and they failed to renew it...

The next SPV – Oct 23rd

smartphony.org reports that the next Orange SPV - the SPV2 (we're still not sure on the name - the C200? E200? SPV2? - I reckon they should call it Eric or something.. imagine it - the Orange Eric.. "The Future's Bright - The Future's Eric") ............

Smartphony dumps Symbian

Patrice, from the mammoth smartphony.org, has decided to ditch his coverage of Symbian-based handsets. A comment on his site says... (this is a bad Babelfish translation from the French original - sorry in advance) "I do not like them, and after havi...

Speedway Jam!

Amazing Games has a wicked little video on their site of their upcoming game - Speedway Jam. It looks, to be honest, trouser-tighteningly good - the 3D racer game is slick, fast, smooth and has a very flash GUI too. Lets just hope that it'll look and...

Look ma ! It’s growing !

An amazing 25,000 people have now registered into coolsmartphone.com. Again, thanks for this - it means a great deal and I really appreciate your support. Chris (tuffers) has uploaded bucket-loads of classic TV Theme tunes for you lucky registered use...

Excellent resource

Plodding around the net I found this excellent resource from smart.com - it tells you how to do a whole manner of things with your Smartphone. It starts with simply making a phone call, and goes all the way up to VPN connections. An excellent flash-ba...

MiTAC in Stuff Mag

Stuff magazine, the UK gadget magazine, reports that the MiTAC Mio 8380 is coming out in here in the UK in December 2003!!? It also has an article on how to get TV on your Smartphone! Yes - proper TV - all you need is a TV Pack …

SmartPhoneThoughts Comp

SmartPhoneThoughts.com has a competition on to find the wildest Smartphone pictures. Ah - but let me explain.. what you have to do is take a picture of your Smartphone doing wild things, in crazy places - like mountain climbing, surfing or skiing! I ...

MiTAC Mio 8390 piccies

smartphone2002.info has pictures of the MiTAC Mio 8390 on their site.The new MiTAC 8390 is the successor to the 8380, which has had a somewhat troubled launch following complications with the security model, which means that a lot of applications cann...

Waterproof SPV hard cover

After already killing one SmartPhone, I found a very good cover for my SPV. It's not listed in the compatible phones but it fits like a glove on my SPV 100. Furthermore it's waterproof (boat, ski) and dust/dirt proof. I am very happy with it. Check ww...

Compare the MPx200

There's some pics over at PhoneScoop of the new MPx200 Motorola Smartphone which we mentioned on Monday. You can see from the picture on the right here, how the MPx200 (second from right) compares in size to a BlackBerry, a Sony Ericsson P800, a Sanyo...

Mio Launched in Malaysia

  Kuala Lumpur, September 9, 2003 – Today, we usher a new era in telecommunications and information technology with the introduction of the Mio 8380. This mobile device is a milestone in the industry as it is the first, Microsoft based, Intel ...

MiTAC at Computex

                 News Release            MiTAC International Corporation       &n...

Another virus – Swen

Yet another virus out today, this one is called W32/Swen@MM and you can get more info about it... Network Associates:http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_100662.htm Trend Micro:http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=WORM_SWEN...

Orange.com lists the MPx200

Orange have plonked both the MPx200 and the Treo onto their Orange.com website here - they've also updated the SPV page too - which now has a piccy of the E100 and less mention of the original SPV. The MPx200 is expected to arrive in shops next month...

Crucial Technology Discounts!

Top Smartphone group groups.msn.com/orangespv has been able to obtain a time-limited discount to all registered users of the site. Check out groups.msn.com/orangespv to obtain a special 5% online discount as a reward for contributing to the site!

Get the MPx200 next month

Sebset has just spotted the Motorola MPx200 on the CarPhoneWarehouse website. CarPhoneWarehouse is the largest independent retailer of mobile phones in Europe (also called 'The PhoneHouse' in rest of E.U). Sebset says... That's real proof that this ...