Windows Phone and WM 6.5 wrap up

Summary:As you all know, yesterday was Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Phone day. Mobility Site posted links to several articles on Windows Mobile 6.5 that you should check out. Microsoft is launching quite a campaign around the Windows Phone brand and Windows Mobile 6.5 and as stated in their press release they expect their hardware partners to deliver more than 30 phone models in 20 countries over the next three months.

As you all know, yesterday was Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Phone day. Mobility Site posted links to several articles on Windows Mobile 6.5 that you should check out. Microsoft is launching quite a campaign around the Windows Phone brand and Windows Mobile 6.5 and as stated in their press release they expect their hardware partners to deliver more than 30 phone models in 20 countries over the next three months.

Announcements for North America include the HTC Pure from AT&T, HTC Imagio from Verizon Wireless, Samsung Intrepid from Sprint, and HTC Tilt 2 from AT&T.

Existing phones may also be upgradeable so check out the Windows Phone site for availability. The Dash 3G, Samsung Jack, Samsung Epix, Samsung OMNIA 2, HTC Ozone, HTC Snap, HTC Touch Pro2, and Pharos Traveler 137 will all be eligible for upgrades.

A couple of services that they launched include My Phone and Windows Marketplace for Mobile.

While their Start and Today screens are not as customizable as they should be, Microsoft also now offers a free Windows phone Custom Theme Creator so you can add a bit of personalization to your device.

Topics: Software, HTC, Mobility, Operating Systems, Samsung, Telcos, Wi-Fi, Windows

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Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 d... Full Bio

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