Samsung's Omnia II handset was the first phone to feature Swype, the super-fast input method for texting. It's now officially the world's fastest way to text, breaking the Guinness World Record with five seconds to spare.
Samsung, stop doing this.
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.
One of Boy Genius Report's "most trusted Best Buy moles" snapped a shot of Best Buy's plans for August 23rd. Looks like it'll be a big day in the cellphone world, with a number of anticipated featurephones hitting the shelves.
Samsung's dropping a whole lotta Omnia, if you haven't noticed. Verizon's getting the Omnia II (Sammy's leaving when and for how much for Verizon to announce), which has the biggest AMOLED display yet in in a phone—3.7 inches at WVGA resolution. It's going to have TouchWiz 2.0 as well, meaning it's got more widget…