Author: Leigh Geary

Nokia wants a billion newbies

Nokia is aiming for a Billion mobile users - and they want TWO billion by 2008! They want to make mobiles cheaper in order to encourage this growth - and are concentrating on "new" markets (where phones don't exist much) such as India, Latin America a...

Dopod on sale with 2003

msmobiles.com reports on the dopod 515, which is now out for sale in Hong Kong. It comes equipped with the Smartphone 2003 OS and a TI OMAP 133MHz (yes, 133Mhz). All this on .. an SPV ? Yes, have a looksie - it's a HTC Canary, the original …

Site changing?

OK, I've had about 4 emails today asking roughly the same question. A few of you have noticed that the massive Smartphony.org is now splitting into a wider interest website, which will cover not only the MS Smartphone platform - but Symbian and Palm O...

First high-quality pics anywhere of the Orange SPV E200!

Here it is folks, the Orange E200. There's also another pic here too. These pics, posted at 5PM today, show the HTC Voyager - to be known as the E200 on the Orange network - in full detail. The most noticeable differences are the integrated camera, ea...

France Telecom buys all

France Telecom is set to buy out all minority shareholders of Orange. This may seem like a strange tactic for the debt-riddled company, who currently owes € 49.3bn. However, by getting control of Orange completely, France Telecom also gains access t...

Woo hoooo!!!!!

Another milestone flies past as 20,000 people have now joined the coolsmartphone.com family. Woo hoo! We're bigger than microsoft.com baby!!! :) Well, OK... not quite... :) A big thank-you to everyone who has visited coolsmartphone.com!! You guys make...

iMate OS Update

PPCW.net, who have been selling HTC Tanager smartphones for a while now, have now put the new 1.5 OS update on their site. The update has T9 English, is app-unlocked and network unlock. It comes with the usual frills (ready for Eleksen keyboard, SMS c...

I only told you to blow the bloody doors off!!

Some splendid skins by DeBUG and Randy Nivales today. DeBUG has done a skin for the Italian Job - not the original Michael Caine film, but the new remake. Personally, I've only ever seen the original - which is a classic.. "Yes Mr Bridger"... (que all...

We’re Jammin!

Have you stopped in a hotel recently ? Were you annoyed that your mobile phone had no signal ? Well, it may not be your networks' fault. A dodgey Scottish business-man by the name of Ronnie McGuire is selling hi-tech phone jammers - which he's bought...

Mio Tweaked Rom ?

A version of the MiTAC Mio OS was posted here for a short time that apparently unlocks your MiTAC Mio so that it runs un-certified apps.UPDATE - Although this link has now been removed, we're now seeing another ROM here - plus you can follow the news ...

More SPV2 news..

The jungle drums are rumbling around the Smartphone forest. It sounds like Orange are about to move closer toward the release of the SPV2. The handset (built by HTC, who made the SPV and SPV E100) is the HTC Voyager and is currently being tested by Or...

Pockethub for SPV?

Control your pc and read and send email from your SPV using pockethub. PocketHub lets you remotely access your own PC wherever you are. You can use your existing mobile phone, your PDA or another computer to control and manage all your files, email, a...

Wi-fi on Smartphones?

Wi-Fi in a phone? Sure, we're waiting for Bluetooth still - but how about a bit of wi-fi on your mobile? Why? Imagine - high-bandwidth video streaming, fast email send/receive with large attachments - all while you're at the airport / motorway service...

MoDaCo Summer Event

Smartphone users from all around will be heading for Birmingham this Saturday as MoDaCo.com holds their summer event in association with Orange. The event will be at the Orange Studios in Cannon Street between 2 and 6, and is by pre-registration only....

Agile Messenger coming ..

AgileMobile.com Launches Instant Messenger for Mobile Phones With Continuous Connectivity Across Multiple Accounts Platform supports AOL(r), Yahoo!(r), ICQ(r) and MSN(r) chat networks; Free download available at www.agilemobile.com New York (Augus...

ARGH!

SoBig.. SoBig SoBig SoBig SoBig SoBig SoBig.... I've got one piece of advice to everyone on the Internet. If you have a PC and plan to use it on the internet, use virus protection. It is essential now. This is my inbox (right) - it is now getting …

Stop the SMS spam!

Vodaphone is about to trial a new project to reduce the number of spam SMS messages that their customers receive. Text spam, especially in the UK, is becoming a huge problem. Now Vodaphone is asking anyone who receives such messages to forward it to ...

Want to buy a MiTAC Mio ?

Keni Barwick has emailed in to offer CoolSmartPhone.com users a special deal. As you know, the new MiTAC Mio 8380 is currently only available in Taiwan. However, Keni is going to ship some over, and you can grab one for £410 (not including P+P and ...

It’s gone!!

A good and bad day today. Good because my fiances' sister gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Bad because, as we ran through the hospital, I lost the grip on my Smartphone and.. well.. It's now cabbaged.The TFT screen itself is now cracked, no sound com...

Eurotel Update

For our Czech readers there is now update 1.50.5.11 for the Eurotel Smartphone - for more details, click here. This update allows the Tanager / Canary Smartphone (SPV / E100 etc) to run with UK English language and T9, along with that is the fact that...