How we used to look back in the day..

For those of you who don't know, there's an incredibly useful website on the net called The Wayback Machine. It works by allowing you to browse old versions of websites which have been either cached or saved on a couple hundred modified servers situat...

Photo plugin – homescreen update

After blinging it up today, I couldn't help but notice a very sexy homescreen which features the photo plugin I mentioned a few days back. This time kl1wdr has switched the picture directory on his homescreen to "Storage Card/My Documents/My Photos" s...

A few changes and tweaks

I've been tweaking around with the XML feeds here at CoolSmartPhone. To get the full range of XML feeds that are now available, just click here. I've had a few emails regarding the previous feed, which included my blog. People don't tend to want to in...

Flux Challenge – Go on, try it out!

Flux Challenge is new from PDAMill. It's a very nice 3D racing game which has already graced the Pocket PC. Now the magnetic racing action comes to the Smartphone in this new beta version. Direct link for download can be found here. Any findings, bugs...

Sagem MyS-7 Upgrade – with WMP 10!

The Sagem MyS-7 is already around in France and now comes with an upgrade featuring the all-new Windows Media Player 10. This new version allows users to play music protected by Microsoft's DRM and brings increased usability. You can grab this upgrade...

iMate SP3 Upgrade

An updated ROM for the iMate SP3 can be found here at clubimate.com It features... - The Tao Group Java Client is now included- With the wired headset, you can now reject an incoming call by pressing and holding the “answer” button for 2 second...

Site move..

If you're reading this then it means that we've successfully shifted to our new hosted server in the USA. My attempt at upgrading the site to a new version of it's Content Management System had to be aborted as it just couldn't take the load. This is ...

Explode Arena

I'm currently working like a nutter to get the new CoolSmartPhone.com site online, however I'm definitely going to check out"Explode Arena SP". It's a fantastic 2D game featuring smooth blending and particle effects, plus it comes with addictive gamep...

More homescreen innovations – Photo Plugin

Well hello, what's this? Yes, yet another innovative plugin for your smartphones' homescreen. This time, it's free, and allows your phone to display photos taken with your inbuilt camera. Called PhotoPlug, the plugin scans your '\storage\my documents'...

Cingular re-affirm their commitment to Windows Mobile phones

Cingular talk here about their continuing commitment to Windows Mobile devices in 2005 and firmly put the Motorola MPx220 and Audiovox SMT5600 in their 2005 portfolio. Details from this d-silence.com article include details of the existing phones on C...

PhoneThemes.com – This is gonna be huge

Unless I'm going mad, I'm certain that GIF plugins (which allow animations on the homescreen of your phone) have been tried before, but they always had one major drawback - they'd suck your battery life. However, the guys at PhoneThemes.com have naile...

100 Homeskins for Kleinweder.ch

kleinweder, the Smartphone home-skin master, is about to break the 100 home-screen barrier. Kleinweder is responsible for some of the greatest and best designed home-screens on the internet and bow he's even added an instructions page so you guys know...

Samsung SCH-i730 comparison shots

MSMobiles.com have some shots here of the Samsung SCH-i730 Pocket PC phone. It'll have a slide-up QWERTY keyboard (by the way, I typed in "QWERTY" incorrectly about three times before getting it right.. how can that happen?!?!), and it'll run on CDMA ...

The SDA Eurotel.. The T-Mobile SDA, but different.

It's the SDA isn't it ? Well, yeah.. but it's called the SDA Eurotel.. for now. Seen here it'll probably soon be named the T-Mobile SDA anyway as EuroTel Slovakia will soon be known as T-mobile Slovakia. Janci, who emailed me about this, also mentione...

QTek 8010 Update – 1.4.21.11

There's an update for QTek 8010 owners here at QTek.nu. According to the site... "This update is only for Swedish sold Qtek 8010 with software version 1.2.32.11. To check what version you have press Start>Settings>About, you find the information unde...

MPx220 is available in Switzerland

kl1wdr has posted an item on German super-forum MobileJoe.de about the arrival of the Motorola MPx220 in Switzerland. He's taken some pictures of it in the shop here. The MPx220 has had it's share of issues, which hopefully have been resolved now. The...

Hard work ahead..

Over the next few days and weeks I'm going to be undertaking what'll probably be the biggest change for this website in it's history. This is an absolutely monolithic task and I may be a bit slow in replying to emails from you guys, for which I apolog...

Windows Mobile Phone goes 3G

Looks like the Windows Mobile phone is going 3G. A CDMA-based (3G, basically) Samsung i645 appeared this week at CES in Las Vegas. Powered by Windows Mobile 2003 Section edition, this handset also has a built-in 1.0 Megapixel camera. Full details can ...

Smartphone to not be called Smartphone any more?

So, what am I to do ? It would appear that Microsoft are to phase out the "Pocket PC" and "Smartphone" brands, and instead head into "Windows Mobile" territory. But what does this mean? Will I need to rename the site.. ? CoolWindowsMobilePhone.com ? S...