Author: Leigh Geary

Pocket PC 2003 Coming June 23rd

According to "a source" Microsoft will debut Pocket PC 2003(code-named Ozone) on 23rd of June. Full details here (ZDNet).MS has failed to comment on this, but there are stacks of people waiting to get their sweaty palms on it.

SPV2 Email Scam – Customer Services Write Back

I received this from Orange: Dear Ghufran Thank you for your mail regarding the new SPV phone trial. I would like to advise that a number of Orange customers have received an email which claims to be from Orange inviting them to participate in a tr...

Sendo get their claws into the Tanager

Oh dear. It appears that my earlier guess was correct. Not only are Sendo pi**ed off at MS / Orange for releasing the Orange SPV (HTC Canary), which apparently infringes on the Sendo PCB design, but now - after checking the virtually identical SPV E10...

New Treo about to hit the streets

Handsprings new Treo - which is powered by the ARM processor - is being shown on their website. Although the Treo 600 is not an MS Smartphone, it at least pays to see what the competition is up to.The new Treo has a fully-integrated QWERTY keyboard, b...

ARM Processors get faster

Cambridge-based chip designer ARM is to increase the speed of mobile phones (like the Smartphone, which has an ARM CPU) with their new Thumb 2. Thumb 2 is an update on the company's original Thumb instructions, a set of commands inside the ARM archite...

More Orange Gumph

Just received this email this morning from Orange. Very confusing! Dear Sam Thank you for your mail. I have checked with the appropriate department and have been unable to confirm whether there are any plans to release an SPV2. For the latest info...

Candy Catchup – I’m addicted!

I didn't think it would happen, but this excellent game has got me hooked. It's a simple matter of clicking on three or more blocks of the same colour that are connecting. Yet I can't seem to put it down! I was at number 10 on the High …

Symbian smartphones get always-on email and photo services.

T-Mobile has launched an always-on email for Symbian devices in the UK. T-Mobile launched the wireless email service, called Instant E-mail, in the UK last week. Symmetry Express supports any handset based on Symbian OS 6.1 or 7.0, which includes smar...

Make your own Caller ID Templates

IA Style now let you create your OWN templates! Best of all - the software that lets you do it is... free to download here!!What? You don't have IA's Caller ID software ? What are you playing at? Get it here now!

Candy Catchup Released by AIM

  ONLY $9.99 (about £5.93)   Candy CatchupA game you just can NOT put down! Candy Catchup is simplicity itself. When you click three or more connected candies of the same color, they explode. As the level increases...

The Orange Email and Questionnaire

As mentioned earlier on coolsmartphone.com, Orange have now flatly denied that there is any "trial" of the SPV, and they've put to bed rumours of any other handset coming out - the SPV E100 will be out next month.How this email came about is a bit of ...

Annemarie shows her stuff!

Annemarie Duffy, Mobility Marketing Manager, Mobile Devices division at MS, is showing off the HTC Tanager model to the press. She mentions in this article (which I must admit is a couple of months old) that Bluetooth is definitely be on the road map,...

The SPV Trial – FAKE!?!

Very curious. It appears that the Orange SPV trial was / is all a fake. After the news story was spotted on newswireless.net, we reported on it Saturday. Julian Hope, the man purported to be behind the trial, is on holiday at present. In his absence, ...

MiTAC Mio 8380 Preview

I've now updated the PREVIEW of MiTACs Mio 8380 in the new Previews section with some extra info plus a downloadable PDF and specifications. Be sure to check it out! More piccies and info can be found here on MiTACs website.The upload system is now so...

Text Complaints Rise

The number of complaints regarding Spam text-messages received by mobile watchdog ICSTIS has increased dramatically. ICSTIS - the UK regulator for all premium rate telecoms services - said complaints increased by 43 per cent in 2002 to 11,572. A hug...

SPV Invaders

The classic Space Invaders has been ported to the Smartphone! Check it out at Smartphony.org or grab it from the downloads section here.

MiTaC 8380 Flip Phone

The long-awaited Mio 8380 made a fantastic debut yesterday in Taipei. MiTAC spokesperson Justine Liu said, "We are targeting heavy PC users, they will find the Mio easy to use since it is using a Microsoft operating system - a familiar user interface....

PocketTV is released

PocketTV Classic and PocketTV Enterprise Edition for Smartphone have been released. PocketTV Enterprise Edition have both been released for Smartphone.   PocketTV lets you play any MPEG-1 video file (extension .mpg or .mpeg) on your Smartphone. W...

Upload your stuff!

If you want to upload your own stuff (sounds or skins etc), just create an account, then click "Downloads" - you can then upload your stuff to the correct place !!!Also, if you want to submit your own news stories (new products, utils or games) - just...