Windows Mobile Sales Dominated by HTC (At Least 80%?)

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Despite their shortcomings, I’ve always been pretty pleased with what HTC had to offer to the smartphone market. As it turns out, I’m not the only one who thinks this way. Although Windows Mobile is available on a variety of handsets from a number of different manufacturers (about 50), it appears that HTC could be […]

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Windows Mobile 6.1 Features Carousel Interface, Launches February 2008

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Most Microsoft-powered smartphones being released today are powered by some form of Windows Mobile 6, but it seems like the popular mobile operating system is due for another update. It’s not exactly Windows Mobile 7, but the upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.1 will bring about a whole new user interface similar to the one found […]

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2008 Summer Olympic Games Say No to Windows Vista

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Here’s a twist of fate for you. While the news is getting bombarded with stories of poisoned this and poisoned that coming out of China, the Olympic organizing committee in that country has decided to cast aside what they consider to be unsafe too. According to Lenovo, the 2008 Olympic Games official computer supplier and […]

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AXIA markets A308 as “world’s smallest” Windows Mobile phone

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The HTC Tornado Smartphone might be just a touch smaller than the 0.8×1.9×4.5-inch AXIA A308 PDA phone, but that didn’t stop the Malaysian manufacturer from marketing its product as the “world’s smallest PDA Phone on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5 featuring Wifi connectivity.” The design leaves much to be desired – it isn’t exactly the most […]

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Toshiba e800 Windows Mobile 2003 SE so Called Update

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An update patch posted on the Toshiba support site will allow Toshiba e800 owners to update to Windows Mobile 2003 SE, but do they really want to? The free download is an 18.7 MB zip with an update guide and revision list, the new ROM is nk-e800-2.0000.0409-wm2003se-bt.bin that will uncompress to 28.8 MB and requires […]

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MiTAC unveils 8390 smartphone with Windows Mobile 2003

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Mio Technology Corp. has launched the much anticipated Mio 8390 smartphone in Taiwan. Integrating Windows Mobile 2003 software for smartphone and Intel PXA262 application process, the Mio 8390 is a tri-band phone that provides the ability to handle both information and communications. In addition to all the features users expect from a state-of-the-art mobile phone—including […]

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MiTAC Mio 8380 First Windows Powered Clamshell Smartphone

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MiTAC International Corporation’s revolutionary smartphone made a dazzling debut at Grand Hyatt Hotel today. Differing from traditional phones with their near-exclusive focus on voice calls, the Mio 8380 exemplifies MiTAC’s innovative approach to wireless communications products, as the company has developed a device that is truly at the forefront of technology advances. The Mio 8380 […]

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Going extra big with Acer 4.8-inch Android smartphone

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Some people like their mobile phones to be a little more compact, but that trend has definitely swung in the other direction in recent years. “Slate” style smartphones are all the rage and Acer is prepared to go big rather than go home with its upcoming 4.8-inch monster.

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Acer Android + Windows tablets unveiled alongside a dual screen hybrid

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Some people may lead you to believe that the tablet market is already saturated with the Apple iPad and none of these other competitors are going to matter. I beg to differ. The market is just heating up and Acer has thrown its name into the arena with at least two Android powered tablets for next year.

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Windows Phone 7 arrives at Rogers with Samsung Focus

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Over at Rogers Wireless, they’ve picked up the Canadian exclusive to the Samsung Focus, a Windows Phone 7 device that comes loaded with some very impressive hardware. Beyond the Windows Phone 7 Live Tiles and Hubs, you get a massive 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen. The incredible contrast of Super AMOLED very much lends itself to the UI on WP7.

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Windows Phone 7 to get an Amazon Kindle app too

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Just because you want to read your e-books on the road does not mean that you necessarily have to buy an Amazon Kindle. The Kindle app is available on a number of smartphone platforms, and Windows Phone 7 will soon be joining that list.

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Official: HP Slate 500 tablet PC announced with Windows 7 OS

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We all knew this day was coming. We’ve seen teaser pics and spy shots, but it’s about time the official day arrived. HP has officially announced the HP Slate 500. This is a tablet that will come powered by Windows 7, but it gets some slight modifications so that it can work better with the 8.9-inch touchscreen.

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CTL starts shipping 2goPad SL10 Windows 7 tablet for $499

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The hardware design is pretty much par for the course when it comes to tablets, but you’ll notice that the 2goPad SL10 (they really ought to come up with a better name) is packing a full build of Windows 7 under the hood. The rest of the specs sound like a decently-powered netbook with an Atom N450 processor, 2GB of RAM, 250GB HDD, and a front-facing VGA camera.

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