Phone Frenzy

Almost everywhere you turn at the moment, a new MS Smartphone handset is appearing. Today it seems that HTC are going to jump on the Mitac bandwagon and produce a clam-shell design too! HTC, the company that brought you the SPV (HTC Canary) and SPV E1...

Original SPV – Still Out Of Stock

Over at orange.co.uk the leaves are still blowing in the SPV warehouse. The orignal SPV appears to stil be out of stock, almost for a week now.. are they about to drop the SPV ?

Verizon announces MMS

US network Verizon has now launched picture messaging on their network. It'll be compatible with the global MMS standard, but - like MMS over here (UK) until fairly recently, you can't send picture messages to other networks ... yet. Verizon has gon...

Smartphony Grand Competition

Over at smartphony.org and smartfull.fr.st they're running a competition for the best picture of the summer, taken with your Smartphone. For this you can win a leather case from Piel Frama.Check out smartphony.org for more info about the rest of this ...

All the ROMs

smartphonefrance.info have now made pretty much every ROM update available on-line on their site.I'm not too sure how legal this is.. but there you go... Again, please don't use a different networks' ROM to update.

Another E100 review

It's like Christmas in July! Lots and lots of reviews and press coverage for the E100, which seems to be a bit hard to get hold of still - but hopefully this will change in the next few days! Check out ZDNets' review here! They gave it an …

E100 – Expected Friday?

Emails received today.. "Orange Shop in Leicester told me they expect them in Friday" "I was told next Monday" Just got to wait unfortunately now... :( Has anyone in the UK got one yet? Email me! :)

Another Smartphone on the way

I likes the look of this baby! Maxon Telecom have signed on to use XScale processors for portable devices in their next-generation handsets. Maxon is expected to be the first manufacturer to use the Manitoba processor in a phone.The handset, called th...

Good news for MS Smartphone!

With both 02 (the network) and now Mitac (the manufacturer) announcing stuff today, this is brilliant news for the MS Smartphone platform! Mitac announce here their intention to develop even more phones using MS Smartphone as an OS and they are seekin...

Use animated GIFs – and make use of your MMS!

One thing a haven't really used until recently is MMS. However, I've recently being fiddling with it quite a bit. Not only can you take pictures, record sounds, add backgrounds and send them, but you can also use animated GIFs. This is pretty useful i...

O2 to bring out Smartphone later this year

GeekZone reports today that network operator O2 is to begin selling a Smartphone in quarter 4 of this year (near Christmas). However, it will be running Smartphone 2003 (Windows Mobile 2003) - not Smartphone 2002. Which model "MS-based Smartphone" it ...

New Keyboard !!

The new Flexis keyboard, which is to be sold by our friends over at OrangeSmartPhone.com will also be able to copy and paste, just press the Shift-Arrows to highlight text and then CTRL-C to Copy and CTRL-V to Paste. Just like a PC !!!Also, aswell as ...

Orange SPV – Out of stock!

The Orange web Shop appears to have run out of the Orange SPV. Users browsing to the Orange Shop will find a message saying, "Out of stock on PM" (Pay Monthly). Now, we could be really cynical and say that this could mean the exit of the SPV, …

New products from Ora

After bribing them with free food, I've managed to grab the following info from Ora. Yes, they are increasing their range of Smartphone accessories again.An executive leather holder, plus this cool Neoprene case (right) feature in their expanded range...

Backdrops…

I am currently working on the gallery segment (the backdrops) I'm aware this is a bit poo at the moment and you guys have to scroll through each one. I am working on this ! :)

More news on the SPV2

News from newswireless.net reaches us today regarding the SPV2 - known as the HTC Voyager. They state ... "What isn't clear, is who will be the first to announce it. It's taken for granted that Orange will have one; but in fact, the big, tub-thumping...

E100 in France – July 17th

The excellent Smartphony.org reports today that the E100 will be released in France with a 299€ price tag (about £205 or $344 US). This ties in with an expected price of £200 for UK E100's. Also, it is reported that they will be released on Ju...

T9 Config util on smartphone.net

This new T9 config utility makes it possible to break the link between the phone user interface language and T9 predictive text input language.Eg. This link makes writing German text with an English language phone impossible.The software works on appl...

E100 – First deliveries the 9th

Wednesday is now the set date for deliveries of the E100. It's worth noting that phones may appear later than that in each shop, so keep your ears to the ground for more info. I'm still awaiting an email from someone saying, "I bought one today!".. If...

Smart Amazing Update – 1.5.0.28

Smart Networks have released another update to their Tanager variant, the Smart Amazing Phone. This update includes the new keyboard update and the SMS counter fix. Grab the 11Mb download here or read more about the update here.