Author: Leigh Geary

FTP upload on your SPV!

Is there NOTHING that the Smartphone can't do (apart from make tea, bringing me beer etc etc) ?? Well, now you can even FTP stuff up from your Smartphone. This is especially useful for people like me, who need to upload a file quickly to their website...

Voice Recorder – Buy now

The excellent Echo Voice Recorder from Pocco Software is now available to try or buy on Smartphone.net - features include.... Secure Digital (SD) card support Selectable audio file format! Industry standard wave audio file format Standard GSM 6.10...

Unlock your MiTAC

MiTAC appear to now have an unlocking service on their site, which (after filling in a form) allows you to run all Smartphone apps. For the full story click here for msmobiles.com - Although the unlock site at MiTAC isn't in English, this should prov...

MPx200: FCC pending!?

Good morning Smartphone friends, I'd like to mention something regarding the Motorola MPx200 that possibly no-one have noticed until today. Motorola -at the official web-page of the MPx200 - states that the device lacks FCC authori...

Pics: MiTAC at Computex

Phew ! I've just got back from a flight to Taipei to see MiTAC at Computex. I took all these pictures, grabbed myself stacks of handsets to give away and got all the latest gossip while I was there... see the things I do for you guys ??? …

Orange and Police Cut Crime

silicon.com reports today on an interesting new method of catching criminals by my local police force - Staffordshire Police. Several Mobile Devices have been trialled, howevere officers have chosen tough GPRS-enabled laptops to access police systems...

Moto vid – Looking good!

Thanks for the heads-up from www.msmobiles.com for this one. CNet have a video of the Motorola MPx200 on their site. View the video by clicking here. CNet´s Patrick Houston gets a look at this much-anticipated phone - The first wide release in the US...

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...