Author: Leigh Geary

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! :)

Another Smartphone on the way

I likes the look of this baby! Maxon Telecom have signed on to use XScale processors for portable devices in their next-generation handsets. Maxon is expected to be the first manufacturer to use the Manitoba processor in a phone.The handset, called th...

Good news for MS Smartphone!

With both 02 (the network) and now Mitac (the manufacturer) announcing stuff today, this is brilliant news for the MS Smartphone platform! Mitac announce here their intention to develop even more phones using MS Smartphone as an OS and they are seekin...

Use animated GIFs – and make use of your MMS!

One thing a haven't really used until recently is MMS. However, I've recently being fiddling with it quite a bit. Not only can you take pictures, record sounds, add backgrounds and send them, but you can also use animated GIFs. This is pretty useful i...

O2 to bring out Smartphone later this year

GeekZone reports today that network operator O2 is to begin selling a Smartphone in quarter 4 of this year (near Christmas). However, it will be running Smartphone 2003 (Windows Mobile 2003) - not Smartphone 2002. Which model "MS-based Smartphone" it ...

New Keyboard !!

The new Flexis keyboard, which is to be sold by our friends over at OrangeSmartPhone.com will also be able to copy and paste, just press the Shift-Arrows to highlight text and then CTRL-C to Copy and CTRL-V to Paste. Just like a PC !!!Also, aswell as ...

Orange SPV – Out of stock!

The Orange web Shop appears to have run out of the Orange SPV. Users browsing to the Orange Shop will find a message saying, "Out of stock on PM" (Pay Monthly). Now, we could be really cynical and say that this could mean the exit of the SPV, …

New products from Ora

After bribing them with free food, I've managed to grab the following info from Ora. Yes, they are increasing their range of Smartphone accessories again.An executive leather holder, plus this cool Neoprene case (right) feature in their expanded range...

Backdrops…

I am currently working on the gallery segment (the backdrops) I'm aware this is a bit poo at the moment and you guys have to scroll through each one. I am working on this ! :)

More news on the SPV2

News from newswireless.net reaches us today regarding the SPV2 - known as the HTC Voyager. They state ... "What isn't clear, is who will be the first to announce it. It's taken for granted that Orange will have one; but in fact, the big, tub-thumping...

E100 in France – July 17th

The excellent Smartphony.org reports today that the E100 will be released in France with a 299€ price tag (about £205 or $344 US). This ties in with an expected price of £200 for UK E100's. Also, it is reported that they will be released on Ju...

T9 Config util on smartphone.net

This new T9 config utility makes it possible to break the link between the phone user interface language and T9 predictive text input language.Eg. This link makes writing German text with an English language phone impossible.The software works on appl...

E100 – First deliveries the 9th

Wednesday is now the set date for deliveries of the E100. It's worth noting that phones may appear later than that in each shop, so keep your ears to the ground for more info. I'm still awaiting an email from someone saying, "I bought one today!".. If...

Smart Amazing Update – 1.5.0.28

Smart Networks have released another update to their Tanager variant, the Smart Amazing Phone. This update includes the new keyboard update and the SMS counter fix. Grab the 11Mb download here or read more about the update here.

Full Orange SPV E100 Review Published in WebUser Magazine

An "Exclusive" review of the "most wanted" Smartphone of the moment is available now in WebUser magazine. WebUser - The UK's Best Selling Internet Magazine, has the test on page 34 and 35 of their June 26 - July 9th issue. (See picture of cover here) ...

The Register tests the MyDevice Motion-Controlled phone

As announced yesterday, MyOrigo announced its motion-controlled mobile phone, called "MyDevice". Now The Register have managed to get one to play with. Although not running the MS Smartphone OS, this is quite a natty piece of equipment and turns the p...

MicroSoft Takes the Symbian battle up a gear

MS announced a wide range of incentives for developers in its continuing assault on the Symbian platfrom. Speaking at the TechEd conference in Barcelona, Peter Wissinger, European enterprise marketing manager for the mobile division at Microsoft, also...

Orange SPV E100 on Orange.co.uk website

Here's a screen shot of the Orange.co.uk shop - it features lots of details of the SPV E100 - which is "coming soon" (next Monday) to Orange. Some of the details are a bit strange - and wrong, such as the line that says, "tri band technology", then …

Arabic Update for Smartphone is here!

Finally we have arabic smartphone! Check out the iMate website for more info. You can now download an arabic update for your English Smartphone and make it Arabic enabled or totaly Arabic interface. You will also find details on how to install the up...