Author: Leigh Geary

MPx200 Gone?…

We've already run a major story about the loss of the MPx200 on the Orange network. However, although news about the same thing happening in the States (MSMobiles.com) may be slightly exaggerated, it's still sad to see this phone slipping off the rada...

New SmartExplorer

The new version of SmartExplorer is now out, and fixes some of the earlier problems we mentioned. The new Beta - 2.0b3, includes the SD card fix, sending files by BlueTooth to all devices, it's possible to activate full speed sending during the tran...

Bonjour!!! La mise à jour pour l’E200 !

Don't worry, I haven't gone crazy! It's just that the ROM update for the SPV E200 is NOW available for French users! It boasts IMPROVED battery life, BETTER Bluetooth functionality and IMPROVED sound quality (?) are included as part of the update. Thi...

Overclock your Mitac!

Well, it was only a matter of time ! Check out NovoMobile.com for information on downloading Smartphone Turbo - which will overclock your Mitac Smartphone. Can it be done on the SPV range or Moto ?

Smartphone TV is live!

Nav has just emailed me about the launch of www.smartphonetv.com, which is a huge new video site where you can download video clips to your Smartphone. There's tonnes to choose from after registering (which is free at the moment) - from animation, spo...

Get your mobile to lie!

An interesting news story here at Silicon.com, about a company called Simeda.com who offer services which will allow you to lie about where you are. These services range from playing false background noise (such as a train station, car noise etc when...

Mobile Video Solution

Microsoft, TWIi and Vidiator Team Up to Launch Mobile Video Solution End-to-End Platform Reduces Barriers for Quick and Easy Deployment of Video ServicesFor Wireless Devices REDMOND, Wash. — March 11, 2004 — Microsoft Corp., TWI Interactive (TWIi)...

Win $25,000 !

More great news—for developers!!  Microsoft is offering four grand prizes for US $25,000, application distribution and featured promotions as part of its new Mobile2Market Application Contest. Plus 20 finalists will receive featured promotions ...

Mapopolis .. pretty promising

You may have heard of this already - a full map of the UK (or where ever you are in the world) on your Smartphone... with GPS capabilities too (if only!) I've had a bit of a play - after downloading the free software and maps (time limited) …

New TLD for mobiles!

A new TLD ? What is it ? Well, you've heard of .com, .net, .org .. well, you might well hear of another soon ! Read on !!! Mobile Industry Leaders Announce an InitiativeTo Create a Mobile Top-Level Domain New Joint Venture to Be Created Upon Applicat...

We’ve hit b3ta.com!

Remember this story from last week?? Well, it appears that the infamous "sliding down an escalator" video has now been given worldwide recognition at the colossal b3ta.com, which is the biggest PhotoShopping website in the planet. The best bit ? Well,...

Busy weekend..

:) I'll be honest here and say that I've been driving round in a right s*it heap of a vehicle for a good many years now. This weekend it's all change, and the "tank" (as I lovingly referred to it as), has now been traded in. I've now …

ABC News review MPx200

US TV station ABC News has recently reviewed the MPx200. They appear to like it, although they do say "Potential customers may also frown when they find that the U.S. version of the MPx200 lacks the camera found on the European version." Has it ? I ...

Where’s the MPx200 gone?

Ok, I've been hoping that this was just a blip, but I have to say... where has the Motorola MPx200 gone ? A quick check of the Orange site reveals that there aren't any MPx200's on sale. I'm hearing several reasons for this - software problems, lack o...

Another MS Smartphone!

Hot on the heels of Motorola and Sagem come TCL Corporation, who announced their new Windows Mobile - the OC1, which begins shipping in the early summer. The handset will come with many features, including a browser - called PicselBrowser which allow...

Virus nightmare

Bloody virus writers. If you've got this ...--------- Hello user of Coolsmartphone.com e-mail server, Your e-mail account has been temporary disabled because of unauthorized access. For further details see the attach. Attached file is protected with t...

Mobile on the tube

It may be commonplace elsewhere, but the London Underground, with its large network of lines and tunnels, has never had mobile phone access. Why? Well, customers didn't want it previously - especially when you've got your face rammed up someones' arm...

The real thing

I'm sure everyone has read about this story today. It's regarding the mighty Coca Cola company, who decided to enter into the lucrative bottled water industry with their "Desani" water. However, instead of finding a pure mountain stream, Coca Cola dec...

Sagem Windows Mobile Phone – More details

Over at MoDaCo.com they have more details about the up-coming Sagem Smartphone. MoDaCo members reckion that these phones may appear as early as May and it will be tiny! There's a .. slightly obscured .... picture of it here at MoDaCo.com.