Giz readers have confirmed that Microsoft's app store for 6.5 WinMo phones is already live and kicking, a day ahead of tomorrow's global roll-out Windows Mobile 6.5 Phones. Marketplace support for 6.x WinMo phones is expected before the end of the year. Got a WinMo 6.5 handset? Send us some pics of the Marketplace and…
LG's smartphone roadmap includes three upcoming WinMo 6.5 handsets. It's being intentionally mysterious about a full touchscreen device, and a touch slider with QWERTY keyboard. But we do know the GW550 (pictured) will be a QWERTY bar-style model.
During an otherwise dry TechED conference panel about Windows Mobile 6.5 development, Senior Project Manager Loke Uei Tan made a surprising admission: 6.5's semi-vaunted new interface was severely rushed, and isn't even finished. UPDATED
Unlike some smartphones we know, phones running WinMo 6.5 will get a pretty amazing connected voice command interface, courtesy of Microsoft subsidiary TellMe.
Here's an interesting one-off about Windows Mobile 6.5. Microsoft has mandated that all phones running the OS feature a physical "Start" button.
In today's earnings call, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha made multiple references to Windows Mobile 6.5, explaining that a Moto handset running the software would be released in the second half of 2009. Jha was vague on specifics about WinMo 6.5, but according to PC Mag, he did go on record as saying "I think there are…