WinMo

  • WinMo 7 delayed until the second half of next year?

    WinMo 7 delayed until the second half of next year?

    Imagine today, but a year from now. You might still be waiting for the next version of Windows Mobile. Apparently hardware vendors had been expecting the final version to arrive “by early next year” but were recently told that it wouldn’t be ready until the second half on next year, according to CNET. In other news, guess what’s white hot right now? Operating systems… Read More

  • ASUS taking on the Omnia with a 5-MP WinMo handset of their own?

    ASUS taking on the Omnia with a 5-MP WinMo handset of their own?

    Wuh-oh. Looks like the Samsung Omnia might soon have a heavy-handed challenger in the 5 MP Windows Mobile 6.1 handset arena. The specs are in no way official until ASUS gets around to makin’em so, but heres what can be gleaned from the shots: it has got a trackball in place of the Omnia’s optical sensor, a front facing camera, 3g, WiFi, Bluetooth, a solid resolution touch… Read More

  • Google knows where you at

    Google knows where you at

    This week Google announced Mobile Search with My Location, for devices running on Windows Mobile. By either using GPS or cell-ID, Google can tap into your location and deliver location-specific information. Previously, the system returned results based on the last location entered. The new Search with My Location feature will be able to give much more precise results. You have to specifically… Read More

  • Motorola Q9h gets revamped in silver, comes with WinMo 6.1

    Motorola Q9h gets revamped in silver, comes with WinMo 6.1

    Fanfare? What’s that? Out of the blue, AT&T stores have started receiving shipments of newly renovated Motorola Q9h. Sure, it’s just a new chrome & silver body wrapped around the same hardware, pre-flashed with WinMo 6.1. But man, does it look better in silver or what? Word is that they’re just demo units for now, so don’t hike over to your local AT&T spot… Read More

  • Samsung OMNIA reviewed

    Dave at MobilityToday rocked out with the Samsung Ominia, a WinMo 6.1 smartphone straight out of Hong Kong. He does a full video review so I won’t spoil it for you but it’s a rare bird and there’s no pricing and availablity for the USA. Read More

  • ‘FriendMobilizer’ brings Facebook to Windows Mobile

    ‘FriendMobilizer’ brings Facebook to Windows Mobile

    MoDaCo is reporting a new standalone Windows Mobile application that brings Facebook to the small screen. While it’s no secret that you can access a mobile version of Facebook from just about mobile browser, FriendMobilizer cuts away a bunch of the fluff and loading times, with the added bonus of sending status updates and friend requests to your Windows Mobile Home Screen every… Read More

  • Microsoft says it doesn't fear iPhone 3G, won't release Zune phone

    Microsoft says it doesn't fear iPhone 3G, won't release Zune phone


    First person to understand and explain why I’m using this pic gets an invite to What.cd or Waffles.fm Don’t laugh, but Microsoft says that, as far as 3G phones are concerned, it’s got the iPhone 3G (and BlackBerry) beat. I said don’t laugh, silly! Yup, in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle, the head of Microsoft’s entertainment and devices… Read More

  • BlackBerry Curve runs Windows Mobile, according to Radio Shack

    BlackBerry Curve runs Windows Mobile, according to Radio Shack


    Radio Shack is selling a WinMo Curve mash-up in a half-page circular it’s giving away in stores. In case you couldn’t tell this is a huge mistake and basically proves that Radio Shack should stay in the battery business. Read More

  • Windows Mobile, she is dying

    Windows Mobile, she is dying


    Microsoft Watch has a good examination of the slow improvement in market share for Windows Mobile. Their assessment? The interface is hampering sales. Duh! Symbian is, of course, the number one smartphone OS in the world simply because Nokia runs them exclusively and Nokia is doing pretty well (14 million Nokia phones shipped in Q1 2008 with 18.4 million Symbian phones shipped) while RIM is… Read More

  • Video: YouTube running in Flash in IE on WinMo 6.1

    http://blip.tv/scripts/flash/showplayer.swf?enablejs=true&feedurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcrunchgear%2Eblip%2Etv%2Frss&file=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Frss%2Fflash%2F797659&showplayerpath=http%3A%2F%2Fblip%2Etv%2Fscripts%2Fflash%2Fshowplayer%2Eswf Peter took this at CTIA earlier today. Windows Mobile 6.1 is shaping up to be a pretty good upgrade, but I’m still looking forward to 7. Read More

  • iPhone-ize your WinMo phone: What all this about a sow's ear?

    While this isn’t as sexy as the HTC Touch interface — dig the cube, man — this new piece of software from PointUi mimics some iPhone functionality while hiding the hard mess of WinMo6 under a pretty wrapper. As Michael points out, maybe if I had this on my Shadow I’d answer my phone more, but I doubt it. We’ll give it a whirl once the vodka passes out of my… Read More

  • Fring Coming To Windows Mobile Devices

    Fring is getting ready to announce that the free VoIP service will be coming to Windows Mobile devices, but I felt like spilling the beans and letting you all know first. Let the Fringing begin! Fring Read More

  • SMobile: Mobile Security For Your Mobile

    SMobile: Mobile Security For Your Mobile

    We at CG as technology “experts” are often approached by friends and family for solutions to life’s technological problems. Por ejemplo, a friend noticed an increase in his Blackberry spam. He didn’t mind all the porn so much, but was concerned about potential viruses. And I said “You can’t get STDs from e-mail,” and he said “no dude, viruses on… Read More

  • HTC Debuts Three Windows Mobile Smartphones, Expands Range

    HTC keeps cranking out smartphones faster than we can write about them, and today is no different, as there are three new Windows Mobile 5-powered devices on their way from HTC this quarter. The three devices are all quite different, as the OEM differentiates its product matrix. To the left of the photograph above is the S710, a relative of the TyTN, with not just a slide-out QWERTY keypad… Read More