Every Windows Mobile Phone Out Now Is Officially at the Evolutionary…

General Manager for Microsoft's Asia-Pacific Mobile Communications Business confirms it: There is no upgrading to Windows Phone 7, not even for the badass HD2. So! Every Windows Mobile phone out there's officially dead in the water. [APC Mag via Techmeme] » 3/01/10 9:23am 3/01/10 9:23am

What Windows Phone 7 Could Have Been

From what we've heard about the development process of Windows Phone 7, rumors about the OS predated its earliest seeds. How? The secret lies deep underground in Redmond, buried with a little project called Photon. » 2/25/10 3:09pm 2/25/10 3:09pm

The Spectacular Maiming of Windows Mobile 6.5.x

With the announcement of Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's made it clear that they're finally—and truly—getting back into the game. They also brutally kneecapped their existing phone software, effectively taking Microsoft out of mobile for the next six months. » 2/15/10 11:48am 2/15/10 11:48am

Toshiba's TG02 Smartphone Delivers WinMo 6.5 and 1Ghz…

The TG01 had it all on paper—an amazing screen, the first use of the super-fast Snapdragon processor, and a thin build not seen since before Nicole Richie started putting on the pounds. The TG02 will hopefully perform better. » 2/15/10 5:24am 2/15/10 5:24am

Microsoft: Maybe We Should've Paid More Attention to That iPhone…

That's Microsoft UK executive Phil Moore speaking about the iPhone and his company's initial assclown reaction thereof. Better late than never, Phil! The first step is admitting you have a problem. Now you just have to... uh... fix it. » 12/15/09 11:55am 12/15/09 11:55am

Video Shows HTC Touch.B Running Qualcomm's BrewMP, Makes Us Remember…

As expected, HTC's Touch.B device isn't running Android or even WinMo 6.5, with MobiFrance's video showing off Qualcomm's mysterious BrewMP platform. Not familiar with BrewMP? It's new to us too, with Qualcomm deliberately keeping it quiet since launch last year. » 12/03/09 7:47am 12/03/09 7:47am

HTC Touch.B Surfaces, Dismisses Rome Codename

Moonlighting under the Touch.B name, more details on HTC's Rome handset have been unearthed in France, including some dishy photos which show the two-tone phone properly for the first time. My, the family resemblance is strong. UPDATE » 12/02/09 6:31am 12/02/09 6:31am

HTC Touch HD2 Review: A Tragedy

Let's just get this out of the way: in terms of hardware, the Touch HD2 is the nicest phone in the world. It's ostentatiously huge and amazingly slim; it's business-savvy and utterly pornographic. But hardware like this deserves better. UPDATED » 11/09/09 3:30pm 11/09/09 3:30pm

Ballmer on the Smartphone Race: "It Doesn't Matter What the Critics Say"

In this segment of my exclusive interview series with Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer, I brought up the sore subject of Windows Mobile 6.5. After defending it, he cited another product that did well but suffers mounting criticism: Nokia smartphones. » 10/22/09 10:00am 10/22/09 10:00am