Author: Leigh Geary

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...

Backdrop Gallery Sorted!

After a lovely fight with PHP, I have now tweaked the gallery script to display 8 backdrops at a time. It will also automatically pick up and display ANY backdrops that you upload or contribute, so take a gander. New Backdrop Gallery Here! (Accessibl...

Chinese mobiles take on Nokia

It appears that the rate of progress from the Chinese producers of mobile phones "must not be underestimated" Source and more info - Silicon.com

SPV E100 no keyboard?

Finally, after months of anticipation the SPVe100 has been released but all is not what we expected! The SPVe100 is reported to be sold in the UK sporting an Orange keyborad. However, some have found that the SPVe100 does not include in the inbox cont...

SPV E100

I got my hands on the new E100. I also have the original SPV, Orange didn't let me upgrade so I just had to port my other number across to get my hands on it. If anybody is interested Kings Road Orange Shop has a few left.... start …

Infosync review the E100

Another review has appeared, this time from infosyncworld.com. They gave it a fairly respectable 7.4 / 10 and say.. "Although the E100 is largely identical to the original SPV, its great new screen, improved ergonomics and beefed-up accessories make ...

SPV Going Going Gone?

To those interested, the original SPV is to be phased out owing to a upward spiral of returns. Problematic phones have recently been causing a serious problem for tech support. Top problems for SPV returns have been to date : Constant crashes, SMS pro...

Travel Dictionarys from AIM

  ONLY $9.99 ! Travel Dictionary (2 NEW Languages)Never leave home without it ! Pocket Travel Dictionaries provide instant word translation in 2 directions. Just enter the word you want to translate and hit FIND. An intelligent s...

Orange SPV gone – E100 appears!

The Orange web site was updated today 11/07/03 at 13:00 and the SPV has vanished! Though there are rumours that the SPV has been canned, the SPV we know and love may not be permanately withdrawn. Following a week out of stock it seems that it's just d...

Hypertag for the SPV

Hypertag - tailored content (well: site-specific, anyway) for the mobile user. A link found on Slashdot.org Read more here. Sadly, the Orange SPV/E100 is (as yet) unsupported. And the initial rollout is to musuems/movie theatres/attractions in the L...

Orange and EDS get in bed together

Orange and EDS are to make integrating mobile devices easier for enterprise telecoms and IT departments in a new project. They're planning on providing an ECO system (Extended Connected Office) to organisations who have doubts about mobile business. ...

Modaco gets a new look

The collosal modaco.com, which is THE meeting place for Smartphone users, has had the interior designers in. New colours and a funky new logo feature, which appears to sum up the site - i.e. HUGE and COOL. :) Midnight is responsible for the new gr...

Phone Frenzy

Almost everywhere you turn at the moment, a new MS Smartphone handset is appearing. Today it seems that HTC are going to jump on the Mitac bandwagon and produce a clam-shell design too! HTC, the company that brought you the SPV (HTC Canary) and SPV E1...

Original SPV – Still Out Of Stock

Over at orange.co.uk the leaves are still blowing in the SPV warehouse. The orignal SPV appears to stil be out of stock, almost for a week now.. are they about to drop the SPV ?

Verizon announces MMS

US network Verizon has now launched picture messaging on their network. It'll be compatible with the global MMS standard, but - like MMS over here (UK) until fairly recently, you can't send picture messages to other networks ... yet. Verizon has gon...

Smartphony Grand Competition

Over at smartphony.org and smartfull.fr.st they're running a competition for the best picture of the summer, taken with your Smartphone. For this you can win a leather case from Piel Frama.Check out smartphony.org for more info about the rest of this ...

All the ROMs

smartphonefrance.info have now made pretty much every ROM update available on-line on their site.I'm not too sure how legal this is.. but there you go... Again, please don't use a different networks' ROM to update.

Another E100 review

It's like Christmas in July! Lots and lots of reviews and press coverage for the E100, which seems to be a bit hard to get hold of still - but hopefully this will change in the next few days! Check out ZDNets' review here! They gave it an …

E100 – Expected Friday?

Emails received today.. "Orange Shop in Leicester told me they expect them in Friday" "I was told next Monday" Just got to wait unfortunately now... :( Has anyone in the UK got one yet? Email me! :)