In my HTC HD2 announcement post from a couple of days ago I mentioned that I would probably not buy the device because Windows Phone 7 Series devices would be rolling out 6-8 months later. I just read over on istartedsomething that Windows Mobile 6.5 will co-exist with Windows Phone 7 for some time and be rebranded as Windows Phone Classic.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
It seems everyone in business has a smartphone today to keep connected to the office and enjoy their time away from the office. Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, Wi
Matthew Miller started using a Pilot 1000 in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since.
When I saw that the Palm Pre Plus was coming to Verizon with wireless hotspot capability I was all set to trade in my MiFi for the device. Unfortunately, the hardware doesn't match the power and capability of the software and continues to disappoint me.
RIM just announced a new server solution for small and mid-sized businesses that will allow them to get a rich BlackBerry experience for free. The BlackBerry Exchange Server Express software will be available in March.
The release of the T-Mobile HD2 Windows Mobile device is getting closer and this week T-Mobile teased us with several content partnership announcements. It looks like T-Mobile may have fixed the difficulty with getting media content onto WM devices and I couldn't be happier as I save up for my HD2.
HTC announced three new smartphones at MWC, including the HTC Legend, HTC Desire, and HTC HD mini. Two are Android and one runs Windows Mobile, but none will be launching soon in the US. HTC also announced Android 2.1 updates for Hero units.
Microsoft and Nokia made some big announcements at Mobile World Congress this year and showed they are still very much interested in playing in the smartphone game. Apple cannot rest on its previous excitement and needs to continue to innovate if they want to continue to capture market share.
It comes as no surprise that Microsoft revealed their next generation mobile operating system at MWC. They are showing that they are here to stay though with a rather exciting platform that should appeal to consumers and the enterprise customer.
The press has been slamming Nokia for a couple of years stating they were old and tired in the mobile space. Nokia still rules the smartphone world and with Symbian^3 they are showing they can have a slick UI just like everyone else.
Samsung kicked off Mobile World Congress by announcing the Wave. This is the first bada-based device with some very impressive specs.
The 2010 Winter Olympics kicks off in Vancouver, Canada tonight and Handmark has a new free application to help you keep up to date on the activities at the Olympics. Handmark's Winter Sports Live is available for Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile users as a free download. You will get access to news, photos, scores, and more so check it out on your device.