Category: General

LG – Pocket PC Phone

Yahoo.com reports here about the new LG MS Smartphone. Ah - but it's not.. It's a Pocket PC Phone. And it looks as if the lines between "Pocket PC, Phone Edition" and "Smartphone" are blurring heavily with this handset. The handset also offers camcor...

Sierra Voq Smartphone – Further details

Here is the new Voq Smartphone from Sierra Wireless of Canada. It's got a full QWERTY keyboard, which folds out of the main Star-Trekesque handset. You can check out the 3D demo and more info by clicking here to visit the voq.com site. The Voq phones...

The buyers are in the starting positions…

We've received information about the release dates for the Orange SPV E200 and the Motorola MPx200. These are expected delivery dates, so whilst they can't be judged as 100% accurate, they're a good indicator. Orange SPV E200 - Expected 13th/14th Oct...

Mystery Revealed!

The mystery Smartphone has apparently been revealed today by PPCW.net and msmobiles.com. However, in a bit of a twist, it appears that msmobiles.com are saying that PPCW.net have revealed the company - when in fact it was msmobiles.com, in a comment ...

Moto MPx200 Review

Hello Moto ! PPCW.net has a review of this new spanky Motorola MPx200 handset today. Check it out. I wish I had one! :( Booo hoooooo... No phone for me... Read the full review here - PPCW.net

New Sharp displays

TheRegister.co.uk reports on some new mobile / PDA displays from Sharp which provide a "clear, bright display visible from virtually any angle and under any ambient lighting condition". These LCD panels are based around the Sharp Aquos LCD TV screen....

Telit Smartphone

msmobiles reports today on a Smartphone due to hit Italy. During the SMAU trade show in Milan, Telit announced this Microsoft smartphone which, unless I'm very mistaken, is a MiTAC Mio 8380.... More info - click here to see the msmobiles.com...

GPRS Streaming Dance

The excellent di.fm has always been a bookmark of mine - it's got excellent dance feeds, including Deep House, Hard House, Mixes and Live Feeds. The quality of the music, plus the reliability of the servers, is fantastic.However, browsing to di.fm has...

Secret new Smartphone coming soon!

In just a few days Microsoft will announce ANOTHER Smartphone manufacturer. Apparently "a company with considerable experience of the wireless space," will begin to offer MS Smartphone handsets. PR Company AxiCom stirs up even more interest by saying,...

New MPx200 manual

There's another Motorola MPx200 manual here if you wish to download it - it includes several aspects of the phone and features which you will be able to use if you purchase it. To download it - log in with your username and password, then click here t...

Motorola i930 – The next Motorola MS Smartphone?

I've being hearing rumours of a mysterious "other" Motorola Smartphone on the horizon for a bit now, but now Gizmodo.com has published this picture (right) of the Motorola i930 Smartphone, which will run Microsofts' Windows Mobile software. This appea...

Buy the MiTAC Mio 8380 in the UK – NOW!

eXpansys®, the largest specialist retailer of wireless technology in Europe and North America, is now selling the MiTAC Mio 8380. You can get your sweaty paws on this handset for a mere £463.66 (about $772.78 US)! Strangely ... and more amazingly,...

E200 getting nearer…

The bluetooth-enabled SPV E200 (yes, you heard it right - E200.. it appears the previous C200 name was a mis-print) is within smelling distance now. A preview here at DirectMobilePhones.com shows the specs and a picture of the final Orange design (rig...

Excitement building…

More and more people are emailing me and posting in the MS Smartphone Newsgroup about the MPx200 - seen right. It seems to be a highly anticipated phone and it's looks are tempting buyers already. The Motorola was on show at the recent Computex show i...

Orange handset news

News today filtering through the Orange grapevine states that the Orange SPV2 (which we now believe will actually be called the E200) and the Motorola MPx200 Smartphone will be released about the same time as two other non-MS Smartphones.. The Nokia 6...

Unlock your MiTAC

MiTAC appear to now have an unlocking service on their site, which (after filling in a form) allows you to run all Smartphone apps. For the full story click here for msmobiles.com - Although the unlock site at MiTAC isn't in English, this should prov...

Pics: MiTAC at Computex

Phew ! I've just got back from a flight to Taipei to see MiTAC at Computex. I took all these pictures, grabbed myself stacks of handsets to give away and got all the latest gossip while I was there... see the things I do for you guys ??? …

Orange and Police Cut Crime

silicon.com reports today on an interesting new method of catching criminals by my local police force - Staffordshire Police. Several Mobile Devices have been trialled, howevere officers have chosen tough GPRS-enabled laptops to access police systems...

Moto vid – Looking good!

Thanks for the heads-up from www.msmobiles.com for this one. CNet have a video of the Motorola MPx200 on their site. View the video by clicking here. CNet´s Patrick Houston gets a look at this much-anticipated phone - The first wide release in the US...

More pics of the MiTAC 8390

Yet more shots of the new MiTAC Mio 8390 from Computex in Taipei today. Digitimes have pictures, plus some specs - the processor is named as the 200MHz Intel Dalhart (using the X-scale technology), whilst the OS is Windows Mobile 2003. It has a 65,00...