Zune on Windows Mobile Confirmed by Steve Ballmer

Microsoft's Ballmer has just confirmed that Zune software will be coming to Windows Mobile devices as well as other phones, as sort of a really late follow-up to Robbie Bach's » 10/02/08 6:40pm 10/02/08 6:40pm comments on the same subject. Ballmer goes one step further than Robbie, who just made vague comments on the platform, and said this: We're…

Velocity Mobile 103 Smartphone Gets UK Launch Date, Pricing

We mentioned the Velocity 103 back in April » 9/11/08 5:44am 9/11/08 5:44am, giving it a Q2 launch date. It looks like there've been a few delays to Velocity Mobile's entry to the smartphone market though, since the device is only now on pre-sale, with availability at the end of this month. It's a Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional device, featuring a…

Video of the Samsung Omnia i900 UI in Action

If you were thinking about picking up the new Samsung Omnia SGI-1900 with Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional, a little video demonstration of the touchscreen UI could go a long way in helping you arrive at a decision. All-in-all things look great, just don't be surprised if you fall asleep watching the following video.… » 6/16/08 1:40pm 6/16/08 1:40pm

Qik's Cellphone Video Broadcasting App Coming to Windows Mobile

Qik's been doing live video streaming (think live YouTube) from Nokia S60 cellphones for a few months now, but Mobilecrunch has the scoop that they're expanding to Windows Mobile phones shortly. The support and partnership will be officially announced next week at Tech-Ed, which will give WM users the ability to… » 6/06/08 2:10pm 6/06/08 2:10pm

Pantech Duo 2 Dual-Sliding Windows Mobile Phone Leaked on FCC

Seeing as the original AT&T Pantech Duo 1 is the C810, this C820 has a really high possibility of being the Pantech Duo 2. There aren't many details, but it's got WCDMA 850/1900, which is AT&T's 3G, and probably will run Windows Mobile like the previous ones. It's interesting to check out the differences between this… » 5/31/08 12:00pm 5/31/08 12:00pm

Opera Mobile 9.5 Reviewed (Verdict: Even Better Than Safari Mobile)

Matthew Miller from ZDNet loaded up Opera Mobile 9.5 on his HTC Advantage, a Windows Mobile device, and thinks it's even better than the iPhone's Safari browser. Why? Because he can select text, copy and paste, save passwords and even email individual images from a page. He says it's the best mobile browser he's… » 5/19/08 5:00pm 5/19/08 5:00pm

Semi-Official Sprint Mogul Windows Mobile 6.1 ROM Leaked

This isn't the final official version of the Sprint Mogul Windows Mobile 6.1 firmware update—which probably means that it shouldn't be called "official"—but it has been leaked on WinMo dev sites. New features are Sprint TV, a larger Start Menu, speedier response and of course, Windows Mobile 6.1. If you're really… » 5/15/08 9:40pm 5/15/08 9:40pm

HTC Touch Diamond Gets Classy Desktop Dock, Headphones

The HTC Touch Diamond is pretty classy already, but this desktop cradle/desktop dock gives it a nice house on your desk for it to sleep and dock. From the looks of it, it's even got earbuds and a 3.5mm jack for you to connect to a set of speakers as well. The footprint looks slightly large compared to say, an iPhone… » 5/13/08 2:00pm 5/13/08 2:00pm

HTC Touch Diamond Lands on FCC, Puts Up Mission Accomplished Banner

The Touch Diamond, HTC's 2008 flagship phone, just hit the FCC. This means that it's well on its way to one of the four carriers, most likely either AT&T or Sprint first, judging from the way the original HTC Touch played out. As Addy said in the hands-on, it's the most iPhoney of Windows Mobile phones yet, and feels… » 5/09/08 2:00pm 5/09/08 2:00pm

Windows Mobile 7 Could Be Too Little Too Late, But Might Come On…

You may not remember this because the news came out during CES, but back in January there was a gigantic leak of Windows Mobile 7 details, including an Alaskan Senator's dump truck full of images. Brandon from Pocket Now recently got to SEE Windows Mobile 7 at a Microsoft MVP event, and while he thinks it's a… » 4/17/08 6:00pm 4/17/08 6:00pm

T-Mobile Shadow II Has MyFaves, HotSpot@Home, But Is It Still Made by…

The Original T-Mobile HTC Shadow was quite good for a Windows mobile phone because of its non-Windows-Mobile Windows Mobile UI. If this leaked picture really is the Shadow II, then T-Mobile is continuing on the same path of loading a proprietary UI on top of the standard WM facade. There's not much else we can tell… » 4/15/08 5:50pm 4/15/08 5:50pm