Asus Eee PC with Windows XP Has Hidden Shortcomings

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Remember yesterday when we discovered that the Windows-powered Asus Eee PC would cost the same as its Linux-powered counterpart? Well, while the two units may bear the same outward appearance and come attached with the same price tag, the XP-powered Eee PC actually has a few disadvantages compared to its Linux-powered counterpart. There is a […]

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Samsung SCH-M470 Windows Mobile Smartphone is First with HSUPA

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We all know that Samsung knows a thing or two about producing slim slider smartphones and now they’re pushing the uploading envelope with the announcement of the SCH-M470, the company’s first HSUPA handset. As you recall, HSDPA is for high-speed downloads, but what about when you want to upload massive files through the wireless network? […]

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Windows Mobile to Rock Out with Guitar Hero III

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Rhythm games seem to have hit the world by storm, especially since the mainstream now has access to games beyond Dance Dance Revolution. Guitar Hero and Rock Band have been monumental successes on home gaming consoles, but what about when you want to rock on the road? Well, it turns out that Guitar Hero III […]

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Best Buy Sells Windows-Powered Asus Eee PC For Same Price

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We already knew that Asus was going to start selling their Eee PC subnotebook computer with Windows XP pre-installed, but we didn’t know how much the Microsoft tax was going to be. As it turns, it’s zero. Hopping on over to the Best Buy website, you’ll find that the 4GB Eee PC with Windows XP […]

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July 2008: Palm Treo 800w Coming to Sprint

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Chalk this one up in the rumor column, but it seems that Spring is going to get its successor to the Palm Treo 700w this July. Appropriately named the Palm Treo 800w. this smartphone device is equipped with a full QWERTY keyboard and it gets its operating system courtesy of Microsoft. In case you didn’t […]

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Confirmed: Windows Mobile 6.1 Powers Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1

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We were already pretty certain that the Sony XPERIA X1 would get its operating system from Microsoft, but now we’ve received confirmation that the smartphone is powered by Windows Mobile 6.1. This is a small step forward for Sony Ericsson’s initial foray into the world of Windows Mobile and it’s a step in the right […]

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Anti-iPhone Clone Powered by Windows Mobile 6

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If the iPhone is known as the Jesus Phone, then I’m a little afraid to ask what you should be calling this iPhone clone. It’s like the complete opposite; they’ve even turned the Apple logo around so that the “bite” is taken out of the left side and not the right. Blasphemy, I say. Blasphemy! […]

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Gigabyte M700 UMPC Runs Windows Vista Home Premium

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Despite what some people may lead you to believe, the Asus Eee PC isn’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to ultraportable computing. Over at CeBIT in Germany, Gigabyte has just unveiled their new M700 UMPC. Like so many other mini-tablets before it, the Gigabyte M700 UMPC gets outfitted with a seven-inch (touchscreen?) display, […]

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Asus GUI Gives Extreme Makeover to Windows Mobile 6.1 (Video)

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One of the common complaints about Windows Mobile 6.1 is that while it may be reasonably functional, it’s far from being any sort of eye candy. Just as HTC did with their TouchFLO interface, Asus has designed a funky three-dimensional touchscreen user interface that lies overtop the Windows Mobile 6.1 core. This extreme makeover from […]

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Sony Xperia X1 Still Slated For Late 2008 Release

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There was a rumor floating around over the weekend that the HTC-produced HTC Xperia X1 super smartphone would be delayed until late 2009, much to the display of sliding QWERTY users around the world. Thankfully, Sony has come out and said that their new smartphone will not be delayed and it is still on schedule […]

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Five More E’s: Kojinsha E8 Mini-Notebook PC

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Clearly targeting a similar market as the hugely successful Asus Eee PC, the Kojinsha E8 mini-notebook actually has a few advantages over its Asus cousin. For starters, it’s the E8, giving it five more E’s than the Eee. Sorry, that was lame, but why else would Kojinsha so blatantly use the fifth letter of the […]

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WSJ Mossberg: ThinkPad X300 is MacBook Air for Windows Lovers

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There’s no denying how much of an influence Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street Journal has over the mainstream consumer, so when he goes at length previewing the Lenovo ThinkPad X300, you know that’s got to mean something. In one of his most recent posts, he directly compares the X300 against the MacBook Air. To […]

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Toshiba G810 Does Not Mimic the iPhone

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Instead, you could say that the Toshiba G810 bears more of a resemblance to the HTC Touch. It’s got a similar set of touch-sensitive controls beneath its touchscreen display, and like the HTC Touch, this thing comes powered by Windows Mobile 6 too. I think the biggest and most immediate difference you’ll find between the […]

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Nokia Smartphones to be Powered by Windows Mobile Soon?

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In Microsoft gets their way, we could be looking at a Windows Mobile-powered version of a Nokia N-Series smartphone some time soon. The software giant already has huge contracts with companies like HTC and Motorola, but they’d love to snatch up a huge partner like Nokia, which so happens to be the world’s largest phonemaker. […]

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