Author: Leigh Geary

What’s in a name?

Launching Q4 this year is the MS Smartphone from o2. At present though, they have no name for it. However, you can help, simnply by clicking onto the Myo2Smartphone.com website and giving them your suggestion. They are looking for a name with a "Zing...

Send an SMS from your PC!

This one has been wanted for a while now, and here it is! I've tested this out and it works brilliantly!You will need to install Microsoft .NET Framework (23Meg download from MS) to run this software, but this is mainly because it uses some Microsoft ...

AIM gets 16 Nominations

    Pocket PC Magazine nominated no less than sixteen AIM titles for the 2003 Pocket PC Awards, of which 6 Pocket PC titles and 10 Smartphone titles. The Third Annual Pocket PC Magazine Best Product Awards will...

McTraveller – Prerelease

If you are a regular traveller, you should check out new software from Fizz Software. Coming soon for a $9.99 for the Smartphone, this really is a brilliant, must have piece of software. Whether you travel alone or with others, make room for one more...

I’m back!

Here I am... just about. :) Night flights REALLY mess your head up. I've had about 2 hours kip in the past 2 days, so I'm a bit bleary at the moment! :) Plus I am stuck on a slow dial-up connection, so no mail checks yet! :( …

More SPV & E100 Rumours

The SPV E100 spells an end to the SPV as of 22.07.03. Orange shops have been split into two due to the lunach af the new SPV. Almost half have been told to pull all remaining SPV of the shelves and pass on there remaining stock. This of …

Bluetooth Headsets For SPV & E100

(Submitted by Arty)Just seen on Smart Phones online -- bluetooth headsets for SPV & SPV E100 now available, i have ordered one , see what it is like. Smartphones.org.ukGears says...Nice one Arty, keep us informed on what you think of it! :)

Spooky SPV!

I know the SPV is multi-talented, but really! Watching the latest episode of Spooks, the TV series about MI5 when one of the characters walks into a room, draws the curtains, pulls out his SPV and uses it to scan the room for surveillance bugs! Nice ...

E100 Comes to France

The E100 has now been launched in France too. Smartphony.org reports on this, stating that it will sell for 299 €. This price, however, can be reduced by mailing back a voucher for a 40 € reduction, bring the final price to 259 €. This is about ...

I’m not here!

As previously mentioned, I'm hopping on a plane later today, so I'm gonna be completely off-line until next Friday (July 25th). FAQ's, emails, submissions etc will be checked on my return, but don't forget to spread the word about this site. :) I've h...

Sync with your Mac!

At last, it seems you can sync your MS Smartphone with an Apple! I've updated the FAQ section to reflect this, as you can now try this software from MarkSpace.com to link your Mac. If anyone give this a try or buys, gimme a shout and tell me …

Tanager taken to bits!

So what is the first thing you are going to do with the SPV E100 / Smart Amazing Phone ? Hmmm.. Take it to bits ?? Nahh.. You'd have to be crazy to do that .. but hey, the guys over at Smartphonefrance.info have ! Click here for …

Holidays…

I'm off on holiday again tomorrow evening, so I won't be able to authorise news stories / articles / downloads until I come back at the end of next week. If there's anything urgent, and I do mean urgent enough to get me out of a nice pool …

Modaco gets its own skin!

God DAMN those MoDaCo.com dudes, they're bloody good y'know. MoDaCo.com is now getting so big that they have their own Smartphone SKIN too!!! No, no.. CoolSmartPhone.com doesn't have one.. obviously we're not good enough (sob!) .... Yes, that was a bi...

More reviews!

I've just added three new reviews, for the Flexis FX100 keyboard, the OrangeSP.com Sync&Charge cable and the Battery Extender. Do take a few minutes to check them out if you're thinking of getting one. Both can be found here in the reviews section. D...

MadBeetle Announces new stuff!

MadBeetle.com have announced 4 games and a utility for Smartphone users. Visit their site to get... Blocks - Tetris type game Switch - Othello/Reversi SmartPong - Bricks game ClearIT - Blocks game ..and..World Clock - This gives you the time (and...

Modaco Meet

MoDaCo will be organising a meet for Smartphone fanatics in sunny Birmingham, UK. Known as the 'MoDaCo Summer Event 2003', it will be taking place on August 30th 2003, in association with Orange! I live near Birmingham (or "Brum" / "BurrrmiNUM" / "U...

Death blow for 3G?

Mobile manufacturer NEC have decided that video streaming across a 3G network is OK, but having TV on your phone would be even better. This is great, except it's not exactly what the 3G networks would like. Who is going to bother downloading short com...

SPV on TV again

The SPV was shown again on ITV1 last night (UK TV Station), on the "Tonight" programme.When ? Well, Mortgage Mogul Ray yet again flashed his SPV as punters searched around for the best value mortgage. If Ray is a visitor to this site, give me an email...

Throw your phone?

It appears that chucking your mobile phone is some kind of weird new pastime. In fact the Eastern Europeans are way ahead of us with a record of 57 metres. Lots of different styles and techniques are taken into consideration when judging the event too...