Samsung Sets New Guinness World Record For Fastest Texting Ever, In A…

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. » 3/23/10 4:38am 3/23/10 4:38am

Now Available

In this installment of Now Available: Dell's snazzy Vostro 1015 laptop, WowWee's sweet-as-cinnamon pico projector, the not-so-hot Samsung Omnia II, and the Nokia N900, a smartphone that's so smart it's not even a smartphone. » 12/03/09 4:40pm 12/03/09 4:40pm

Swype vs QWERTY: FIGHT!!!!!

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. » 11/24/09 9:53am 11/24/09 9:53am

It's Official: Samsung Omnia II Is $200 on Verizon

Last Friday's tipster was right on the money: The Omnia II lands December 2 for $200 on contract (after $100 mail-in rebate). It runs WinMo 6.5, but that sweet-looking 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen gets the 3D cube TouchWiz 2.0 UI. » 11/23/09 9:00am 11/23/09 9:00am

Samsung Omnia II Hits Verizon December 2 for $200

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. » 11/20/09 6:58am 11/20/09 6:58am

Samsung Omnia II Examined: Looks Okay, But Why the Resistive…

Samsung's going the HTC route with Windows Mobile on its new AMOLED-packing Omnia II by cramming its own TouchWiz interface into every nook and cranny of WinMo. has a thorough walkthrough of the hardware and TouchWiz for your perusal. » 10/28/09 12:20am 10/28/09 12:20am