Author: Leigh Geary

More pics from ITU 2003

Over at Autoroot.info there's some more piccies from ITU Telecom World 2003. There's some good comparison shots for the Orange SPV, MiTAC Mio 8380 and the Sierra Voq Smartphone. Check out these images and more at Autoroot.info (Thanks to Smartphony.o...

PalmSource CEO – "I’m scared"

In this silicon.com article, silicon.com caught up with PalmSource CEO David Nagel at ITU Telecom 2003. PalmSource produce a large number of applications for the Palm. However, as silicon.com says - he feels like the underdog, and went on the attack ...

IA Caller ID Free Upgrade

Hello from IA Style, We are proud to announce the release of IA Caller ID version 1.1. IA Caller ID is a Smartphone solution for assigning pictures to entries in Contacts. With IA Caller ID, Smartphone users can connect a still or animated picture wi...

The Mio – Is it a Hairbrush?

Whilst watching the usual evening TV here in the UK an advert popped on the screen that caught my eye. It was selling the latest crappy compilation CD, based on the fact that all the songs were ones you could sing along to. In fact, songs you've proba...

Our biggest competiton – EVER!

To celebrate the birthday of the Orange SPV and CoolSmartPhone.com, Orange UK have allowed us to GIVE AWAY some absolutely FANTASTIC prizes. At the moment we're all waiting for the Orange SPV E200 the Orange MPx200 to appear. We're hanging around out...

Interview with Derek Brown

MSMobils.com has an interview with Derek Brown, who is a Director of global Marketing Communications in the Mobile Devices group at Microsoft. In the interview (click here to read it) he discusses the marketing strategies, the future of the Smartphon...

1.6 Update – November 15th

We're hearing rumours that the Orange 1.6 update will be launched on the 15th November 2003. This update will fix the implement the new MSN Messenger patch, so you'll be able to use MSN Messenger again! The update should contain some other tweaks and ...

E200 – MEGA quality images

Do you wanna know what the E200 looks like? REALLY close up? Well, if you're a real bandwidth junky you can click here for an absolutely HUUUUGGGEEE hi-quality close-up. Below is a picture of Pieter Knook, Microsoft's Senior Vice President. He's show...

Petition for flat rate GPRS

Paul over at MoDaCo.com has started a petition which he'd like you all to participate in. He is campaigning for proper-sized McDonalds burgers. Not those stupid flat ones you get. Have you tried them? The advert makes them look massive, then when you...

Orange SPV E200 – Announced by Orange.com

After poor Paul manually typed up the Orange SPV E200 Press Release on Saturday, now we have it in concrete (well, it's on screen) at here at Orange.com The original Orange SPV was launched almost 1 year ago to the day, on October 22nd 2002. The pres...

More MPx200 Piccies

These pics just in, hot off the press....According to our source, the Motorola runs MS Smartphone 2002 v3 (build 13238). The keys have less depth than the HTC Canary but they have a nice "click". This handset had a 32Mb SD/MMC card, but it's not known...

Bill Champs the Smartphone

As seen by this photo, taken by MSMobiles whilst Bill Gates was giving his presentation, it's clear that the Microsoft Smartphone gives a higher return to the network operator. Whilst this means bigger bills for us lot, it does also mean that the high...

Mini Superbike

Hmm.. this looks good! 3D Mini-Sportsbike (Motorcycle Racing) is $19.95 and... ... hang on a minute.... Listen.. I've got one thing to say here. Smartphone.net - why are all your prices in US dollars ? Why ? Where are all the MS Smartphones? Are the...

Trying to look good..

Every morning I come to work in a bit of a haze and try to look important by reading some IT newspaper or other. I sit around, reading these papers, verging on the "lazy", but also looking as if I'm doing my job at the same time. People …

ITU World Telecom 2003

MSMobiles.com are reporting live from Geneva, Switzerland. They're armed with a laptop and a digital camera and are bringing the latest gossip from ITU World Telecom 2003. (See my earlier story for maps and where the various companies are). Jacek has...

ActiveSync 3.7.1

A slightly tweaked version of Micosoft ActiveSync is available here for your PC.This newer version fixes some bugs and increases stability, so it may be worth checking out if you're having issues Sync'ing with your Smartphone. To quote from the MS Sit...

What do I have?

I've noticed over the months, as the Smartphone Handsets have appeared on different networks and different types have launched, that I can no longer refer to them as "the Orange SPV" or "the E100" without confusing people. To that end, I've put a pag...

E200 – November release

Although we're expecting the E200 to begin "shipping" to Mobile stores next week, we're seeing the odd article (like this TechNewsWorld.com story) which give dates of "next month". Other articles which state "November" are ....This PMN articleThis PD...

Big me up!

If you're at a loose end, then feel free to do me a favour and fill this Alexa.com thing in. This will help to give the site an even bigger following and will add comments to this page. Thanks again.

Motorola MPx200 – Coming in two weeks to the USA!!?

Jesse has just emailed me about this Eweek article in which they rattle on about Microsoft's Office 2003 - however, they do mention the Motorola MPx200 and when it will launch in the USA. "Our job is to make sure that our portable mobile devices fit ...