QWERTY is pretty much the king of smartphone text input. But there's a new challenger on the horizon. It's called Swype, it works with one-hand input and, yeah, it is pretty fast.
I still don't know why the Omnia II's 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen is resistive, but the WinMo 6.5 phone will go head-to-head with Verizon's own Moto Droid. Leaked docs suggest it'll be $200 on contract after $100 mail-in rebate.
Windows Mobile 6.5 phones arrive on October 6, and joining them will be the new OmniaPRO B7330 (HSDPA, 320 x 320-pixel non-touchscreen). In fact, Samsung says that all Omnia phones will run WinMo 6.5 once it's available.
Samsung plans to roll-out an app store for its Omnia smartphones, and has signed on the likes of Electronic Arts, Gameloft, Capcom, and TAITO to help it expand the 300 launch applications to 2000 by the end of the year.
Crysis is the current standard bearer for PC game graphics. If your computer can run Crysis well, it's a pretty impressive setup. So it's pretty nuts to see Crysis running smoothly on a Samsung Omnia cellphone.
Hello totally unconfirmed Samsung Omnia Pro phone. Good evening. Let's say you are real, and more than ethereal rumor, and might actually take up physical space someday. You would probably have features like this:
The Samsung OmniaHD is losing its name and will now be known as its old, boring model number. It's just like when Mother is mad and calls you by your real name instead of "sweetpea."
Samsung's slogan here in Barcelona is "The Power of Touch." It should have been "The Power to Drive You Freakin' Bonkers" because their touch technology continues to be bad bad bad. BAD.
Samsung is working hard to up the ante on cellphone camera resolution. But forget digital cameras. With their 8MP Omnia HD (spotted yesterday), Samsung is going after camcorders.
According to the Korean news outlet ETNews, Samsung is working on a touchscreen Android phone, which will be sold in the US through Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile.
Many of you asked for a re-do of Windows Mobile browser testing after our Battlemodo declared the platform beyond worthless for surfing. So here it is, the internet running on Windows Mobile's finest hardware.
Apparently we weren't the only ones a little baffled by the pricing of VZW's Omnia—after being available for only six days, the price has dropped down to $200 (with the same $70 rebate and two-year contract), bringing it even with the Blackberry Storm. We're still only seeing the Omnia being a must-have for Windows…