Author: Leigh Geary

Motorola i930 out and about

Motorola are on a roll at the minute. The excellent MPx100 and the MPx220 handset, both powered by Windows Mobile, plus the Pocket PC MPx are all ready to rock 'n roll. These devices join the much raved-about MPx200 handset which many people have alre...

MPx220 – Full Confirmation from Motorola at last!

Absolute, concrete, solid, 100%, definite PROOF that the MPx220 exists is now available here at Motorola.com. It's now officially announced on their website, so it's all go ! Official pictures are now available here and the announcement comes on the ...

Mobile Phones rot your balls?!

Blimey - some good and rather bad news today. Whaddya want first ? Well, lets do the good news eh? It seems that there's a distinct possibility of a fierce price war on SMS (text) messages here in the UK soon, following a similar battle in the Netherl...

TuneCast – broadcast your Smartphone tunes to your car radio!

I spotted This Belkin Tunecast II Mobile Transmitter at Pocket PC Thoughts. It's $49.95 from the States - that's roughly £27. It may be worth your while considering buying from the US - it's amazing how strong the Pound is against the US Dollar at ...

Games galore

MSMobileNews now have a dedicated area for Roozbeh, who was behind the Doom, Wolf3d and Duke Nukem 3D ports. Check out his page here at MSMobileNews for news, info, instructions and downloads of these excellent games. Source - MSMobileNews

MPx220 announced soon?

You know the story by now... if you don't, read this news item. I'm hoping, and this is just me being optimistic - I haven't heard any "special rumours" or anything! :) After reading this MSMobiles.com story, I'm going to place (quick furk in pockets...

SkypeOut

Ok, so you've heard of Skype yeah? This free software allows you to make phone calls across the internet for free to other Skype users. Brilliant, but it's always been an underground-app because you have to ensure that the other person is online and r...

Neonode N1 – at last?

Both The Register and EnGadget.com are reporting that the infamous N1 handset (pictured) is finally shipping... a .. test.. .. unit... for ..... errmm.....some.... pre-order........ customers..... Oh dear, poor Neonode. This teeny-weeny handset has b...

Throwing down the chuffing gaunlet..

Right. I've had enough. It's 5.30pm, and even though I've now completely sobered up I still think this is a good idea.The MPx220. Where the chuff is it ? Come on Moto, Orange, AT&T or whoever. We've got the leaked announcments, the leaflets and ev...

MPx – it’s here! Sort-of..

Over at Mobile Gadget News there's rumours of release dates for the MPx220 handset (while we're on this, I'm hearing that the MPx220 may make an appearance at around the same time as the C500 here in the UK still). Anyways, they've spotted that Mark M...

More fun from Astraware

It's always time to start worrying when you're in the pub and actually OFFERING to buy a round of drinks. If that wasn't bad enough I offered to buy several more rounds after - mainly because I seemed to be finishing my pint first. This morning is a …

Fantastic backdrops

I've just had an email from Ian Bradshaw about these excellent backdrops for your Windows Mobile Phone. There's some very nice images to choose from, with more to come. Don't forget that you can install any JPG backdrop on your handset which is 178x1...

Pocket Image Editor 1.0!

Yes, it's back - and now a newer version too. You may remember this story from about a month ago, however version 0.1 had to be withdrawn... :( Well, now there's an even better version, which is more stable and has many features including point-and-cl...

Smartphone Virus Protection

It seems that the latest Smartphone virus, which affected Symbian Smartphones (not your Windows Mobile handset!), has ruffled a few feathers. According to this silicon.com article Microsoft is to build-in virus protection in future versions of Windows...

More C500 images

MSMobiles.com has news of a preview of the new Orange SPV C500 handset over here at PocketPC.ch. ALthough not in my native language it does carry some new pictures of the C500, including this shot of the mini-USB plug and the bluetooth in action. Ch...

MPx220 – more details oozing out of Moto

It's been rumoured, discussed, filmed and we've had leaked announcments. Now we've got a "MotoNext" leaflet with it splashed all over. The MPx220 will have a flash, a very hi-res (1.2 MegaPixel) camera, bluetooth, infra-red, polyphonic ringtones, java...

OCO1 ? The e777 ?

Many recent articles appeared to regurgitate old news about the TCL OCO1 Smartphone, as mentioned ealier this week. However, TCL Mobile said that these news items were just plain "wrong." Although the OCO1 Windows-Powered Smartphone is on the way, it ...

ZDNet look at the C500

The SPV C500 was featured on ZDNet.co.uk about a week ago, but I've only just got around to reading it. Apart from the basic specs, most of the detail is a bit wrong - including this amazing sentence... "The operating system is Windows Mobile 2003 Se...

C500 – 200Mhz!

Over in Tenerife, Paul from MoDaCo.com is busy getting drunk and topping up his tan. However - he's still managed to post about the SPV C500, which will be running at a very slick 200Mhz. The C500 will be on the Orange network next month with any luc...

OCO1 Announced?

TCL Corporation have, according to this Inquirer.net article, announced the launch of their first Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone. Named the OCO1, it will include an integrated camera, a 262,000 colour display and another 4000 sub-display. It'll have 3...