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Another update on the website problems

Now that the "invisible" iframe causing the virus / badware / spyware problems has gone, I today moved onto removing how it got there in the first place. I've implemented a new security policy into our MySQL / Apache configuration and I'm currently te...

Coolsmartphone.com – An update on our troubles

OK, a quick update on how things are going with the site. Google have no pretty much knocked us off the internet. Any search you do in Google that returns a Coolsmartphone page will have a horrible message under it saying, "This site may harm your com...

We’re going down…

About 30 minutes ago Firefox blocked our site. If you click on the "Why was our site blocked" you'll find a nice Google page that says there's no problems. I've been asked to go into the Google Webmaster Tools an request a review of the site, however ...

Forum tweaks to stop spam

During the last few days you may have noticed some spam messages appearing in our forums. These usually advertise some mobile phones with a fake UK postal address. Many thanks to everyone who's spotted them and informed me - also to the excellent mods...

SmartphoneTV.com – Videos for your Windows Mobile

The guys at smartphoneTV have just announced a whole new look to their site with added extras. The new website lets you download hundreds of free videos for your mobile. Videos are being added daily and there's lots of great things to choose from. You...

Coolsmartphone Mobile Updated

Our mobile site, which you can find on your phone by browsing to m.coolsmartphone.com, has today been given a facelift. New news and sports links have been added, plus we've highlighted excellent mobile sites such as radiofeeds.co.uk. This site in par...

A few forum problems

A few of you may have been having issues posting into our forum of late - especially new members. Usually I would blame this on my drunken PHP coding, however I'm been fairly sober during the last 6 months. Sorry about the problems, I'm going to blame...

Explosion at the planet brings down thousands of sites

This may be a little off topic, but I just wanted to post a message about some of our friends in cyber-space. Sites like PocketPCThoughts, MobilitySite.com and even my favourite comedy site - b3ta.com have been pulled off line following an explosion a...

Broadcasting live – from your phone

Earlier in the week you may have seen our live coverage of the HTC event in London. During the day I posted live pictures, details and bullet-points from my Windows mobile phone. I wanted to cover the day without having stacks of extra equipment, so I...

DashWire – Your phone, on the web

OK, I've seen quite a bit of buzz about DashWire of late and, after trying it, I'll admit it's richly deserved. This, quite simply, is really, really, really good. Sure, it'll let you backup your phone (texts, photos, videos, voicemail, call logs, pho...

Wauw! Wee – Life from Your Mobile Phone

wauwee.com is a new service that'll let you quickly and easily upload and share photos to any social network. Visitors to your photo-widget can message you and respond in real-time to your posts. Sign up here for free and then simply browse to www.wau...

Win Garmin Mobile XT stuff !

Fancy winning a signed football shirt and ball? Well, head on over here to get your name down. The winner gets a signed Middlesbrough Football Shirt and Ball which, even if you're not a fan of the Boro, will get you a mint on eBay ;) To enter, …

We’ve had a baby!

After a very long and stressful labour, our first baby was born yesterday at 11.08. He's a gorgeous baby boy, weighing in at 7lb 11oz and we're naming him Billy, after my Dad, who died last year. I'm so unbelievably proud of my wife, Emily, who starte...

Peter Chou interviewed by Laptop Magazine

Laptop Magazine have had a chat with the CEO of HTC - Peter Chou and, I must admit, it's a very refreshing article. He discusses many topics including the HTC Shift and the Android project, plus he seems to confirm that HTC are building the Sony Erics...

New BBC Mobile site goes live

Yesterday the BBC launched a new version of their mobile website. The new version actually mirrors the navigation and appearance of the full version of the BBC website. The new site is, according to the press release a "much richer and more engaging ...

HTC rolls out slick new website

Oohh look. It’s the all "shiny and new" HTC website. There's now a fresh look to the site, plus the HTC e-Club has been given a nightclub feel. The website now has a "Web 2.0" feel with smooth menus and large buttons taking you quickly to the vario...

Forum changes

You may have noticed some porn popping up in our forum recently. We've been lucky enough to avoid large amounts of spam until now because the registration system checks to see if you're "human" by asking questions such as "Is this beer?" etc. We've al...

Windows Mobile Training resource on the web

Stuck with something Windows Mobile related? Check out windowsmobiletraining.com for some excellent how-to videos and courses. You can also get resource packs, manuals and you can even earn points while you browse. Link - windowsmobiletraining.com Cre...

Merry Christmas all…

Christmas is pretty much on us now, so I'd just like to say a few words to you - the dedicated CoolSmartPhone reader. 2007 has been an emotional and stressful time for me and I'll be having a peaceful Christmas at home with Emily and our family. You …

Let us know your experiences

Do you have a HTC TyTN II, a HTC Touch, Touch Dual, P3300 or S620? You do? Well, listen up. We want to hear just how much you love your HTC device. If you've sent/received an important email just in the nick of time, sent a picture message …