Author: Leigh Geary

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 Though there are rumours that the SPV has been canned, the SPV we know and love may not be permanately withdrawn.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. ...

Modaco gets a new look

The collosal modaco.com, which is THE meeting place for Smartphone users, has had the interior designers in. New colours and a funky new logo feature, which appears to sum up the site - i.e. HUGE and COOL. :) Midnight is responsible for the new gr...

Phone Frenzy

Almost everywhere you turn at the moment, a new MS Smartphone handset is appearing. Today it seems that HTC are going to jump on the Mitac bandwagon and produce a clam-shell design too! HTC, the company that brought you the SPV (HTC Canary) and SPV E1...

Original SPV – Still Out Of Stock

Over at orange.co.uk the leaves are still blowing in the SPV warehouse. The orignal SPV appears to stil be out of stock, almost for a week now.. are they about to drop the SPV ?

Verizon announces MMS

US network Verizon has now launched picture messaging on their network. It'll be compatible with the global MMS standard, but - like MMS over here (UK) until fairly recently, you can't send picture messages to other networks ... yet. Verizon has gon...

Smartphony Grand Competition

Over at smartphony.org and smartfull.fr.st they're running a competition for the best picture of the summer, taken with your Smartphone. For this you can win a leather case from Piel Frama.Check out smartphony.org for more info about the rest of this ...

All the ROMs

smartphonefrance.info have now made pretty much every ROM update available on-line on their site.I'm not too sure how legal this is.. but there you go... Again, please don't use a different networks' ROM to update.

Another E100 review

It's like Christmas in July! Lots and lots of reviews and press coverage for the E100, which seems to be a bit hard to get hold of still - but hopefully this will change in the next few days! Check out ZDNets' review here! They gave it an …

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, …