Category: General

PalmSource CEO – "I’m scared"

In this silicon.com article, silicon.com caught up with PalmSource CEO David Nagel at ITU Telecom 2003. PalmSource produce a large number of applications for the Palm. However, as silicon.com says - he feels like the underdog, and went on the attack ...

The Mio – Is it a Hairbrush?

Whilst watching the usual evening TV here in the UK an advert popped on the screen that caught my eye. It was selling the latest crappy compilation CD, based on the fact that all the songs were ones you could sing along to. In fact, songs you've proba...

Our biggest competiton – EVER!

To celebrate the birthday of the Orange SPV and CoolSmartPhone.com, Orange UK have allowed us to GIVE AWAY some absolutely FANTASTIC prizes. At the moment we're all waiting for the Orange SPV E200 the Orange MPx200 to appear. We're hanging around out...

E200 – MEGA quality images

Do you wanna know what the E200 looks like? REALLY close up? Well, if you're a real bandwidth junky you can click here for an absolutely HUUUUGGGEEE hi-quality close-up. Below is a picture of Pieter Knook, Microsoft's Senior Vice President. He's show...

Petition for flat rate GPRS

Paul over at MoDaCo.com has started a petition which he'd like you all to participate in. He is campaigning for proper-sized McDonalds burgers. Not those stupid flat ones you get. Have you tried them? The advert makes them look massive, then when you...

More MPx200 Piccies

These pics just in, hot off the press....According to our source, the Motorola runs MS Smartphone 2002 v3 (build 13238). The keys have less depth than the HTC Canary but they have a nice "click". This handset had a 32Mb SD/MMC card, but it's not known...

Bill Champs the Smartphone

As seen by this photo, taken by MSMobiles whilst Bill Gates was giving his presentation, it's clear that the Microsoft Smartphone gives a higher return to the network operator. Whilst this means bigger bills for us lot, it does also mean that the high...

Trying to look good..

Every morning I come to work in a bit of a haze and try to look important by reading some IT newspaper or other. I sit around, reading these papers, verging on the "lazy", but also looking as if I'm doing my job at the same time. People …

ITU World Telecom 2003

MSMobiles.com are reporting live from Geneva, Switzerland. They're armed with a laptop and a digital camera and are bringing the latest gossip from ITU World Telecom 2003. (See my earlier story for maps and where the various companies are). Jacek has...

What do I have?

I've noticed over the months, as the Smartphone Handsets have appeared on different networks and different types have launched, that I can no longer refer to them as "the Orange SPV" or "the E100" without confusing people. To that end, I've put a pag...

E200 – November release

Although we're expecting the E200 to begin "shipping" to Mobile stores next week, we're seeing the odd article (like this TechNewsWorld.com story) which give dates of "next month". Other articles which state "November" are ....This PMN articleThis PD...

Big me up!

If you're at a loose end, then feel free to do me a favour and fill this Alexa.com thing in. This will help to give the site an even bigger following and will add comments to this page. Thanks again.

Motorola MPx200 – Coming in two weeks to the USA!!?

Jesse has just emailed me about this Eweek article in which they rattle on about Microsoft's Office 2003 - however, they do mention the Motorola MPx200 and when it will launch in the USA. "Our job is to make sure that our portable mobile devices fit ...

Mobius 2003

As you know, I couldn't make it to Mobius 2003 (it's a sorta get together for webmasters of mobile websites like this), but a lot of people did. They got some freebies (Damn, damn! Wish I'd gone now!) Anyways... some interesting info has already appea...

New trailers for your phone

After lots of work, the following HOT NEW MOVIE TRAILERS are now available at: http://www.smartphonevideo.com    Trailer-KillBill.wmv  Trailer-KillBill.mpg (PocketTV format)     Trailer-Matrix-Revolutions.wmv  Traile...

Boom! Exploding Nokia III

Yet another Nokia handset (yes, I say, "yet another" like it's happened hundreds of times, but in reality, this is the third time. I think I'll start writing for a tabloid) ... has exploded, this time in a womans pocket. The poor lady had the shock w...

Neonode N1 on Voda?

Oooohh.. the hang-over is kicking in now... Ermm.. the Neonode N1, which looks DAMNED fine is pictured here at MobileBurn with some details here. Strangely, the phone shown has the Virgin Mobile livery on it, so that could indicate a possible partner...

Motorola MPx200 on Orange shop site

Blimey.. another busy day.. I wish I hadn't had so many lagers last night now.. :) Anyways. The Orange Shop is now listing the Motorola MPx200 here. If you want the full low-down, just click here for all the details. Again, though - in the features li...

Exploding trousers!

I'm sure we've all had the odd embarrassing exploding trouser moment, especially after a big curry or chinese meal. However, this time it's not the bodily functions which are causing the explosion - and it's not just a bad smell that's being produced....

Bluetooth Smart Kit

Following a recent competition by Orange Magazine "O", it was annouced by Daimler Chrysler (maker of the "Smart" car) that a run of 100 Orange smart city-coupé cars will be made. Now, I'm a little hung over right now to be honest. The screen is vErR...