Category: General

£1.7bn Text Bill

As the mobile industry grows, so does the "seedier" side. Flirt, Date and chat-text services are growing daily, but this cannot be blamed totally for amazing £1.7BILLION a year which is now spent on text messages. This is a massive increase from Â...

PC Format Mention

NEWSFLASH:COo! We've been mentioned in October's edition of the mighty PC Format magazine. Whilst it appears that they've grafted on several screen-shots from an Ericsson P800 and a Pocket PC onto an SPV screen (oh dear) and mentioned the E100 with a ...

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 ...

Can you do better?

I've been meaning to try this for a while now but never got around to it. Orange UK users will know that the sexy "Orange Lady" is pretty well known. She appears every Friday on Pete Tongs' Radio 1 show and is far better than Vodaphone / Virgin …

SmartPhoneCinema Takes Off

My old mate Bobby has revamped and totally transformed his devoted.to/spv website to now become SmartPhoneCinema.co.uk. The site now specializes in Music Videos. A selected few others clips are up for grabs, but check the site out now and download som...

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 …

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...