Author: Leigh Geary

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...

Free Smartphone Battery Gauge

Mark Davison - the guy who brought us the excellent Smartphone Notes, is now back with a useful PC-based util which keeps an eye on your Smartphone battery. This useful util also alerts you if your Smartphone battery is getting too low whilst sitting...

V700 Preview

There's a small preview of the Motorola V700 Smartphone over at mobile-review.com. The phone appears to have two batteries, which at first sight addresses the battery-life issue head-on - however the back-up battery only supplies enough power to keep ...

MiTAC Mio 8380 Reviews

Edd has just emailed to inform me of two new reviews of the Mio 8380 out on the web. Firstly there's comparitve review between the Nokia 7650, P800 and Mio8380, plus there's more on the Mio 8380 itself over at MyPDACafe.com here.The app-cert...

3G Woe, Symbian Joy

Poor old Hutchinson, they're having a really tough time trying to get 3G off the ground here in the UK. They have now lost £300 Million from their "Three" network, as other networks (who are due to launch 3G soon) watch closely for any signs of suc...

Exploding Nokias!!

This poor lady dropped her Nokia whilst she was shopping, but when she picked it back on and turned it on - the thing BLEW UP! The 33 year old lady suffered burns from the phone. Best of all is the comment from Nokia... "Similar incidents had happene...

Games! Games! Games!

Lots of games coming out at the moment, here's a selection. Firstly there's Fight Hard 3D, which is a stick-fighting RPG and is available here to buy. It reminds me of the Xaio Xaio movies.. :)Next up is a cool game called Pocket Golf - this one remin...

Terminator 3 skin

This Terminator 3 skin comes from Rey J. Vegafria, who runs the excellent Smartphone site www.airfagev.com over in the Philippines. This site is well worth a visit and is growing daily.Rey has lots of exclusive content, skins, ringtones...

Sunnysoft MailCenter

Sunnysofts' MailCenter (although I'd spell it MailCentre myself) ;) is a brand new application for Smartphone users. You'll probably have noticed that it's not impossible to manage more than one email account on the Smartphone, but now Sunnysoft ...

Freddy vs Jason Skins by DeBuG

More fantastic work from DeBuG today in the form of two brand-new skins for fans of the popular slasher movie "Freddy vs. Jason", currently out in cinemas. Click on the pictures below to go to the appropriate download and get the skin for your Smartp...

Confusing tariffs

Analyst house Quocirca recently looked into the confusing world of tariffs. It appears that, although voice tariffs are pretty simple to understand - the advent of mobile data tariffs, MMS, GPRS, WAP and SMS "bundles" is confusing the hell out of Joe ...