Category: General

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 …

MiTAC Extras

Data Nation are now selling accessories for the MiTAC Mio 8380 Smartphone. These can be seen simply by clicking on their website. Accessories include a Sync-N-Charge cable and Automobile Charger. Click data-nation.com here or click here to go dire...

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 ...

More bad news for 3G

Another embarrassing and unfortunate problem for 3G network "3". Here in the UK they're struggling to increase their userbase. Although new slimmer handsets are on the way for 3G networks, current subscribers are becoming annoyed at the big chunky han...

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 ...

Smartphones V PDAs

"Connected" PDA's will continue to soar above Smartphone devices, claims ABI research. Kenil Vora, from ABI, said that Smartphones will continue to represent only a small portion of the mobile phone market. PDA's will get their boost from innovations...

Orange Announces the launch of the Treo 600

Orange are on a launch frenzie at the moment. Today they're announcing the launch of the Handspring Treo 600, with the new re-branded name of the "Orange Treo 600". The Treo will sit in the Orange Signature device range, to add to the SPV and the...

ONE MILLION

Another BIG number smashed today, as coolsmartphone.com reaches a million unique hits. Berlimey! A big thank-you again for all your support over the past 10 months, it is very much appreciated and I love seeing people getting what they want out of the...

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 …

IDC reports on Mobile Market

IDC.com has reported a slow quarter for renewals and new subscribers in the mobile sector. Networks have been trying different products, however the industry is now realising that replacements and upgrades are harder to compete in that a new subscribe...

Win an E100!

Yes, you can win yourself a shiny new Orange E100 Smartphone just by filling in this survey at realbusiness.co.uk. Real Business is a leading magazine for growing UK companies. After being launched in early 1997, it has now become one of the most resp...

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...

SPV Camera Extender

pc-mobile.net have got a nice long cable on sale, which means you can extend the length of your sync cable (not very useful) or use your cable away from your phone (a lot more useful!) The Camera Link Cable is only $14.50 (about £9.20) and comes wi...

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 …

Site changing?

OK, I've had about 4 emails today asking roughly the same question. A few of you have noticed that the massive Smartphony.org is now splitting into a wider interest website, which will cover not only the MS Smartphone platform - but Symbian and Palm O...

France Telecom buys all

France Telecom is set to buy out all minority shareholders of Orange. This may seem like a strange tactic for the debt-riddled company, who currently owes € 49.3bn. However, by getting control of Orange completely, France Telecom also gains access t...