Motorola Alexander Cellphone Spy Shot: It Doesn't Look Like a Savior

It has been a few months since we first heard about the upcoming "Alexander" phone » 8/05/08 1:19pm 8/05/08 1:19pm from Motorola-a release that was considered a . BGR has managed to snag a spy shot of the phone that clearly shows a Windows Mobile platform running (listed at 6.1 but may be 7) as opposed to UIQ and what appears to be a vertical…

HTC Touch Diamond Shows Up on FCC With US 3G Specs

Like the sun rising or your prostate swelling to grapefruit sizes, the HTC Touch Diamond showing up on the FCC site was an inevitability. It's not like we didn't know it was coming, but seeing for ourselves that it exists and has the proper US-based 3G HSDPA capabilities is always good. Now all that's left is to wait… » 7/29/08 12:19pm 7/29/08 12:19pm

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

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

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

Rumor: MWg to Launch Windows Mobile 7 Device This Year

One fun rumor bopping around the phone sites is that MWg, the smartphone maker previously known as O2 Asia, will be rolling out a Windows Mobile 7 phone in the fourth quarter of 2008, specifically the Flame II shown above. That's about a year earlier than we last heard. Everyone sounds skeptical, but you never know,… » 5/11/08 8:29pm 5/11/08 8:29pm

Hands-on With Windows Mobile Skyfire Browser Beta 0.6

Skyfire just got its 0.6 update, bring with it a few more features (listed after the jump) and a bit of compatibility increase that makes it feel more like a real browser than it was even when we saw it at CTIA. The overall idea is the same: Skyfire servers render pages into image form, which then makes it onto your… » 5/06/08 3:30pm 5/06/08 3:30pm

Giga-Byte GSmart Windows Mobile Phones Have a Fancy Smart Touch UI

It took a year for Giga-Byte to follow in HTC's footsteps, but the upcoming GSmart Windows Mobile smartphones will have a brand new UI on top of the standard WinMo affair. The interface is called "Smart Touch," and will be more finger-friendly—more oriented toward gestures and finger-navigation—lending itself to… » 5/05/08 1:20pm 5/05/08 1:20pm

HTC Launching Most Important Product of the Year Next Month

The Taipei times quotes HTC's own financial executive Cheng Hui-ming at an investor's conference as saying they will launch "the most important product for HTC this year" at an event on May 6. Cheng wasn't too forthcoming with details, but it seems like it's going to be a "Touch" phone—as in one of the HTC Touch models » 4/29/08 12:40pm 4/29/08 12:40pm

TouchBrowser Brings iPhone Finger-Flicking Browsing to Windows Mobile

Desktop-like browsing is already headed to Windows Mobile in version 6.1, but can you use your finger with it? Like on the iPhone? Not exactly. For that, you'll have to install TouchBrowser. Along with being able to pan around a page to get your Britney Spears news with your finger, there's even a proprietary… » 4/14/08 8:20pm 4/14/08 8:20pm

World's First Dual-SIM WIndows Mobile Phone Keeps Girlfriends and Wives…

Dual-SIM phones that let you have your phone be simultaneously on two GSM networks are nothing new, but until now they've been on regular phones. This makes no sense. Who needs two phones? Businessmen. And businessmen need phones that scream "I AM A BUSINESSMAN!" Few do that better than Windows Mobile, and these W1000… » 4/11/08 8:00pm 4/11/08 8:00pm

HTC Touch Dual Set to Make Its Debut in the U.S.

The HTC Touch Dual has been available in Europe for some time now, but a recent announcement has revealed that it will be sliding its way to the states sometime during this quarter. No pricing has been announced, but if you want to get your hands on one, Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile is where its at. Full details… » 4/01/08 5:50pm 4/01/08 5:50pm

Hi Ho Silverlight? Microsoft Windows Mobile Gets PDF and Flash Friendly

Microsoft just signed a deal to license Adobe's Flash Lite and Reader PDF formats for Windows Mobile. There's no word yet on when this will appear in the operating system itself, but it's a nice show of openness. It also means two things:
1) Microsoft's Flash competitor, Silverlight, may not be cutting the mustard,… » 3/17/08 9:22am 3/17/08 9:22am

MSN Direct Weather, News and Stocks Comes to Windows Mobile

MSN Direct's weather, news, stocks, and entertainment info have been available on MSN Spot devices for a while now, but have been surprisingly missing from Microsoft's own cellphone devices. Not anymore. You can get now up-to-date info right on your Windows Mobile home screen direct from whatever data connection you… » 2/11/08 3:25pm 2/11/08 3:25pm

Toshiba G810 Windows Mobile Smartphone Looks Like the HTC Touch

Toshiba's no stranger to Windows Mobile devices, but their latest G810 touchscreen handset looks more similar to the HTC Touch than their previous HTC-like phones. It's got Windows Mobile 6 on board, 3g HSDPA, 3-megapixel camera with auto-focus, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio 2.8-inch touchscreen display, 256MB internal… » 2/11/08 2:35pm 2/11/08 2:35pm