Category: Handsets (General)

Mio Launched in Malaysia

  Kuala Lumpur, September 9, 2003 – Today, we usher a new era in telecommunications and information technology with the introduction of the Mio 8380. This mobile device is a milestone in the industry as it is the first, Microsoft based, Intel ...

MiTAC at Computex

                 News Release            MiTAC International Corporation       &n...

Orange.com lists the MPx200

Orange have plonked both the MPx200 and the Treo onto their Orange.com website here - they've also updated the SPV page too - which now has a piccy of the E100 and less mention of the original SPV. The MPx200 is expected to arrive in shops next month...

Get the MPx200 next month

Sebset has just spotted the Motorola MPx200 on the CarPhoneWarehouse website. CarPhoneWarehouse is the largest independent retailer of mobile phones in Europe (also called 'The PhoneHouse' in rest of E.U). Sebset says... That's real proof that this ...

Do you want a Motorola MPx200 ?

Well, even if you can't get one or can't afford one right now, you can at least pretend. :) The lucky buggers who have one of these handsets have kindly sent in the backdrops and sounds that come with the phone. To see and download them, log in …

Motorola Fact Sheet

Microsoft Windows Mobile Software for SmartphoneFeaturing the Motorola MPx200 Fact Sheet September 2003   The Motorola MPx200 with Microsoft® Windows Mobile™ software introduces an entirely new mobile phone experience through the integration o...

MS, Motorola, Orange Statement

ORANGE TO LAUNCH NEW MOTOROLA MPx200 WITH MICROSOFT WINDOWS MOBILE SOFTWARE   Motorola MPx200 is latest in the Orange Signature handset range     ·        Orange first to launch a Windows Mobile™-ba...

Motorola MPx200 Announcement

New Motorola MPx200 With Microsoft Windows MobileExtends the Power of the Desktop to the Wireless World Global Launch Increases Productivity for Mobile Professionals and Revenues for Operators; Motorola and Microsoft Align to Deliver Series of Mobile ...

Confused? Well, now even more names..

The SPV2 ? You know, the one with the camera in the back ? So it's called the SPV E200 on Orange now.. errr... isn't it ? Well, no. Andy Maxfield has emailed me about his recent visit to the Orange Shop. He says... "I walked in to …

Hold the front page…

Yet more bits of info popping out on the net. The latest juicy titbit involves the SPV2... wait - scrub that.. It's going to be called the "Orange SPV E200"! This makes sense when you think about it, as the E200 is actually the third SPV.. so it …

Motorola MPx200 on Orange

Oh hello! What's this over at ZDNet? Bugger me, it's a preview of the first Motorola Orange MS Smartphone! Check it out! Apparently we have Smartphone 2002... wait.. yes, that's right - Smartphone 2002 - NOT 2003. That's good though, because it means ...

Review – MiTAC and Motorola

Whilst we await news of the clamshell Smartphones that are yet to appear fully over here in Europe, Russian website mobile-review.com has a feature which shows the two handsets side-by-side. The Motorola handset looks a tad smaller than the MiTAC and ...

Take the Mio apart!

So, you've bought a brand new Mio. It's sitting there - all polished and new.. it's never been used.. what do you do ?? TAKE IT APART!????? No - of course you don't - not unless you're a bit crazy.. luckily, these people are, and they're taken it …

Last chance to win a Mio!

Don't forget that there's only a few days remaining to fill in the survey over at MoDaCo.com to win yourself a shiny new MiTAC Mio Samrtphone or, if you fancy - $600 in cash! :) Just click here to stand a chance of winning. The survey takes seconds …

MS says, "Hello Moto!"

More and more evidence is emerging regarding a possible relationship with manufacturing giants Motorola and Smartphone OS makers, Microsoft. In this reuters.com article Motorolas' phones are being readied for Microsofts Smartphone OS - to then be sold...

Limted edition E100 for sale

A limited edition Orange SPV E100 is for sale made by ORANGE and SPYKER. It looks very nice and appears to come in a neat metal box too. You can buy it for 1499 EURO you get a 256mb card free and a keyboard and some spyker stuff …

More phones to ship

Market research giant IDC reckons that half a billion new handsets will fly out of shops next year, driven by demand for new services such as GPRS, camera and third generation phones. However, 3G will not overtake the current market and will continue...

Nokia wants a billion newbies

Nokia is aiming for a Billion mobile users - and they want TWO billion by 2008! They want to make mobiles cheaper in order to encourage this growth - and are concentrating on "new" markets (where phones don't exist much) such as India, Latin America a...

Dopod on sale with 2003

msmobiles.com reports on the dopod 515, which is now out for sale in Hong Kong. It comes equipped with the Smartphone 2003 OS and a TI OMAP 133MHz (yes, 133Mhz). All this on .. an SPV ? Yes, have a looksie - it's a HTC Canary, the original …

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 ...

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 8380 – Coming to Europe next month!

MiTAC have revealed that the Mio 8380 (seen in detail here) is to be released in Europe in September. Stated here on MiTAC's website is the Q3 release date, although it doesn't mention what network it will be available on or which parts of Europe it w...

MiTAC 8390

Pictures of the next MiTAC Mio - the 8390, are appearing around the web. This is MiTAC's second Smartphone after the 8380 and will probably be as locked as the 8380, which makes development as use of this particular handset quite tricky. At present th...

Orange.com and the E100

Although the E100 (Tanager) has appeared on orange.co.uk and several other Orange sites, it was absent from the international orange.com website until very recently. Now you can check out this page at orange.com to see where you can buy your E100 and ...

Mitac Mio on Orange!

The Mitac Mio, which we have raved about quite a bit here, is now available to buy on.... Orange! Surprised? Well... yes, we were to. In fact, you can get this phone just by clicking here! The catch ? Well, it's not Europe - or the USA - …

E100 Review on Web-user.co.uk

The review of the SPV E100, which was published a few weeks back in Web User magazine (UK based mag) is now up on their website. It gives the SPV E100 a well deserved 4 stars across the board, apart from features - where it gets 5 stars. …

Power problems for XScale

Intel appears to be hitting a bit of a problem with their XScale chips, in that they're sucking battery power. Intel have released an "optimisation kit" to help deal with these issues. This should improve battery performance quite a bit. Gaming especi...

Another Mio Video

Enrico from Pocket PC Italia has just emailed in his video of the new clam-shell Smartphone from Mitac. View it by clicking here. This is in addition to the earlier video from mobilejoe.de and shows off the phone well. Check it out.

I’m back!

Here I am... just about. :) Night flights REALLY mess your head up. I've had about 2 hours kip in the past 2 days, so I'm a bit bleary at the moment! :) Plus I am stuck on a slow dial-up connection, so no mail checks yet! :( …