Zumobi Browser for WM5, WM6 Updated: Users Can Add Their Own Content

Earlier this year I put the Zumobi browser for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 devices through its paces and determined that it had some novelty value, but it was clear that there were shortcomings that needed to be overcome before it had any chance of attracting a serious audience. The folks behind the project have taken a… » 6/05/08 7:40pm 6/05/08 7:40pm

Lightning Review: Zumobi Mobile Browser


The Product: The Microsoft backed Zumobi browser for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 phones consists of bite-sized web content called "tiles" (a new fangled term for "widget") that offers users a customized, shareable web browsing experience. » 1/16/08 7:40pm 1/16/08 7:40pm

Pointui Skins Windows Mobile, Makes it Usable (Best WM Skin App Ever)



Click to viewPointui is an app that sits on top of Windows Mobile 5/6 in order to skin it into something actually usable. It's so awesome that I actually made a movie out of it, including Jesus-style subtitles, so that you guys can see just how awesome it is. (Have I said that it's awesome?) It fixes 50% of what's… » 1/02/08 10:59pm 1/02/08 10:59pm

Redfly Mobile Companion is the Palm Foleo For Windows Mobiles

Remember the Palm Foleo? This REDFLY Mobile Companion is just like that, except it's for Windows Mobile phones. The MC looks like a small 8-inch screen laptop (styled in Famicom colors), has a keyboard and touchpad, but weighs 1.9 pounds and measures 9x6x1 inches. The point of this? To hook up to your Windows Mobile… » 1/02/08 12:00am 1/02/08 12:00am

Zumobi Browser Beta For WM5 and 6 Now Live: Content Partners Announced

The Microsoft backed Zumobi browser is now freely available to download for anyone running Windows Mobile 5 or 6 (Blackberry and selected J2ME compatibility will be coming early in the second quarter of 2008.). They have also announced content partnerships with providers such as Amazon.com, MTV Networks, The… » 12/14/07 10:20am 12/14/07 10:20am

SyncMate Lets You Sync Your Windows Mobile Phone With Your Mac for Free

What Missing Sync did for $39, SyncMate does for free—syncing your contacts, calendars, notes and favorites from your Windows Mobile phone onto your Mac with little to no hassle. Unfortunately for WM users, the default iSync software doesn't support either WM5 or WM6 as well as it should. We haven't tried SyncMate yet… » 11/28/07 2:59pm 11/28/07 2:59pm

Microsoft Backed ZenZui is Now Zumobi, Announces Beta of New Mobile…

Our first look at Microsoft backed ZenZui came back in March when we discovered a new mobile browser that promises to make "painful loading delays a thing of the past." In a call today with the folks at ZenZui, I learned that they will now and forevermore be known as Zumobi, along with new details about the browser… » 11/13/07 5:20pm 11/13/07 5:20pm

Turn Your iPhone/iTouch Into a 3G Web Device

We haven't tested this ourselves, but Pyrofersprojects came up with an interesting, but ultimately impractical, way to turn your iPhone or iPod touch into a 3G internet-using device. All you need is a 3G smartphone with Windows Mobile 5 or 6, a 3G data account, and the know-how to follow a guide teaching you how to… » 10/10/07 3:20pm 10/10/07 3:20pm

Dell Axim X50v, Now with WM6 (Unofficially)

While Dell is not officially supporting their Windows Mobile 6 on their Axim X50 and X51 models, those who own the VGA versions might be interested in a new port created by a philanthropist programmer. Maybe the mod scene is the only place various smartphone users will find their WM6 fix, because it sure seems like… » 8/11/07 6:02pm 8/11/07 6:02pm

LG's KC1 Smartphone has 4G WiMax/WiBro, Mobile TV, Lots of A/V

If you need another reminder of how far ahead Korea is in the cellphone space compared to us, here's the LG KC1. It's got WiBro support, which is 4G and lets the phone get Wi-Fi speeds pretty much anywhere. The fast speeds allow the phone to do stuff like remote PC control, streaming videos, video calls and other… » 8/02/07 3:50pm 8/02/07 3:50pm

Missing Sync V4 Released, Supports Windows Mobile 6

Windows Mobile owners who own Macs will be familiar with Missing Sync, the app that lets you sync your smartphone to OS X's Calendar and iCal (among other things). The latest version is available, and brings support for newer phones and phones running Windows Mobile 6. Other new features are a video plug-in for video… » 7/31/07 4:50pm 7/31/07 4:50pm

Windows Mobile 6 Office Suite for Windows Mobile 5 Smartphones

If you're still waiting for the WM6 upgrade for your WM5 Smartphone edition so you can use Mobile Office, this is your lucky day. Someone's taken the Office portion of the WM6 ROM, extracted it, and made it compatible with WM5 smartphones! » 5/05/07 3:50pm 5/05/07 3:50pm

AT&T and HTC Update the 8525 (Sorry, Not WM6)

We were pretty bummed to see that AT&T and HTC America released an update for the Cingular 8525 that wasn't a Windows Mobile 6 ROM. But if you've been waiting for bug fixes (like Daylight Saving Time) along with Cingular Video, AT&T Music, Push-to-Talk and BlackBerry Connect support, this is the update for you. » 5/02/07 5:00pm 5/02/07 5:00pm

Sprint's PPC-6800 Gets Officially Spec'd

It's good news day for Sprint users! Not only do you get the BlackBerry 8830, your corporate overlords have just released a data sheet detailing what you'll get with the upcoming PPC-6800, or HTC Titan, as it's better known as. » 4/25/07 7:00pm 4/25/07 7:00pm

HTC Herald Coming to T-Mobile

The HTC Herald hasn't really been around since its video debut last year. Reason? It was hiding at the FCC. We secretly read the FCC's girly diary and found out the slim successor to the Wizard was going to be headed to T-Mobile sometime soon. An exerpt: » 4/25/07 5:30pm 4/25/07 5:30pm

Pharos GPS Phone 600 Hands-On: Rarely Get Lost Again

As much as we've enjoyed Windows Mobile phones and GPSes, we haven't actually had the pleasure of using something that combined both into one device. That's why Pharos's GPS Phone 600 is a welcome addition to our gadget arsenal whenever we have to go anywhere and we're not driving. » 4/25/07 2:00pm 4/25/07 2:00pm

Hands-On Video With Microsoft's Deepfish Windows Mobile Browser


To say that Windows Mobile web browsers are hard to use would be tantamount to saying babies are fairly easy to beat up. Microsoft's trying to remedy this with their experimental Deepfish web browser, which tries to give you desktop-class rendering on your WM smartphone. Does it work? Well, sorta. » 4/04/07 7:35pm 4/04/07 7:35pm