Full Orange SPV E100 Review Published in WebUser Magazine

An "Exclusive" review of the "most wanted" Smartphone of the moment is available now in WebUser magazine. WebUser - The UK's Best Selling Internet Magazine, has the test on page 34 and 35 of their June 26 - July 9th issue. (See picture of cover here) ...

The Register tests the MyDevice Motion-Controlled phone

As announced yesterday, MyOrigo announced its motion-controlled mobile phone, called "MyDevice". Now The Register have managed to get one to play with. Although not running the MS Smartphone OS, this is quite a natty piece of equipment and turns the p...

MicroSoft Takes the Symbian battle up a gear

MS announced a wide range of incentives for developers in its continuing assault on the Symbian platfrom. Speaking at the TechEd conference in Barcelona, Peter Wissinger, European enterprise marketing manager for the mobile division at Microsoft, also...

Orange SPV E100 on Orange.co.uk website

Here's a screen shot of the Orange.co.uk shop - it features lots of details of the SPV E100 - which is "coming soon" (next Monday) to Orange. Some of the details are a bit strange - and wrong, such as the line that says, "tri band technology", then …

Arabic Update for Smartphone is here!

Finally we have arabic smartphone! Check out the iMate website for more info. You can now download an arabic update for your English Smartphone and make it Arabic enabled or totaly Arabic interface. You will also find details on how to install the up...

SMS Spam – Fighting back

SOS SMS is a new website that is trying to help reduce spam filtering through to your mobile phone. Check out their website here and fight back!!! Read more here (silicon.com)

SPV 2 News

We already know about the SPV E100, due out next week on Orange, but what of the SPV 2? It was mentioned at the Orange Press presentation recently (see this slide) but the image just looks like a simple copy of the SPV E100 (HTC Tanager).However, it's...

SmartNotes is out!

Smartnotes, the wicked utility which enables you to create / edit notes on your PC, then access them via the Programs menu on your phone, is now out to buy. Check their website out for screen shots, features and news on this software. You can then try...

New SmartPhone that reacts from hand movements.

A new SmartPhone that is controlled by a users' hand-movements has been released by MyOrigo, a company based in Finland. MyDevice, which has just been demonstrated in London, is scheduled to hit the shops before Christmas 2003. Check out more info her...

New Flexi Keyboard comes out to play..

The existing Eleksen keyboard, available from Orange and Ora has now been joined by the Flexis FX100.This keyboard should work on all Smartphones - and should not require the Orange OS update which (on the Eleksen one) is obviously only available to O...

Ora expands their SPV / SPV E100 range…

Ora, not content with dropping the price of their SPV / SPV E100 Full Car Kits to just £99.99 or slashing the cost of their SPV / SPV E100 Safe2Talk Car Kits to a measly £39.99, are NOW working a funky Business Leather Case. The case will fit …

Mobile networks snubbed by judge

A move by mobile networks to try and block the reduction of charges was thrown out by a judge today - and he made it worse by announcing his decision in cool "text language"! Read more here (Sky News)

Orange Denmark and the SPV E100 – More pictures!

The SPV E100 is about to start shipping in Denmark for kr. 3299. It has a dark blue - almost black trim and the letters "SPV" across the top of the keypad. Want to see a mega-close-up of the SPV E100 that you can buy soon? Click here!! …

Smartphone praised by The Register

The usually Microsoft-hating "Register" is actually defending the Microsoft Smartphone in an article by Drew Cullen. The article covers the recent announcement of Motorola "Orange Branded" phones - which will include specific Orange menus, case mods and Orange Applications (such as Backup / Restore).A recent news story from …

SPV E100 Details

Although it was meant to be announced yesterday (it was mentioned during the Orange presentation, but to say "announced" would be a bit of an overstatement), the Orange SPV E100 has been announced to retailers in a recent Orange bulletin.We're not sup...

The slides say it all!

One thing that stuck out in the Orange slides is - The SPV is important to the ongoing success of Orange. VERY important. It was unfortunate then that this event was not used to announce the SPV E100, it would've been a great time to do it - …

Reports on the Orange SA Strategy Presentation..

Here's a few snippets from various papers and publications around the world following todays' Orange Presentation.... Orange gets freedom to roam vnunet.com  Market Wary as Orange Promises Growth, Teams Up Yahoo! Orange profits up&nb...

IA Utility Pack V1.2 new version released!

IA Utility Pack V1.2 has a new application, and two other tools - IA File Manager and IA Task Manager - have been enhanced. * IA System Info The latest utility in the IA Utility Pack, IA System Info displays system information in a Smartphone, such ...

Big changes at Orange

Orange, the first network to introduce the Smartphone, are to make some radical changes to their management team. Mobile phone giant Orange is to join a European alliance formed by T-Mobile, Telefonica Moviles and Telecom Italia Mobile. Orange will al...