Author: Leigh Geary

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...

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. ...