Why did the three MobileTechRoundup podcast hosts choose their Samsung Q1 UMPC devices and is this the choice for you? There was also some chat about mobile software and the upcoming Zune device.
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T-Mobile is giving away a Dash every day from now until December 25th and you can enter once a day for a chance to win. The winner also gets 3 free months of service to try out the Dash and T-Mobile even if you are not a current customer. Enter to win and you may get lucky like I did.
Cingular continues to roll out some of the best mobile devices in the United States and all these new high-end devices support their fast 3G network. This latest contender is priced to compete with the T-Mobile Dash and Motorola Q and is the close cousin to the Samsung i320.
Another fun contest related to mobile devices is being hosted at Gear Diary. You can win a pair of Ultimate Ears super.fi 5 Pro earphones by guessing what devices the 10 celebrities in the photos are holding and using.
The Zune is launching next week, but if you already own a mobile phone you may not need a Zune to enjoy your music and podcasts on the road. The T-Mobile Dash was launched a couple weeks ago and has some hidden treasures that I am discovering as I start to use it more and more every day. The Dash has integrated wireless radios in a slim, cool form factor and is available for only US$200.
Mark/Space released a major update to The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile that provides syncing functionality above and beyond what ActiveSync provides for users on a Windows PC. The Missing Sync is a native Universal application that provides USB and Bluetooth syncing for WM 5 devices. This latest release almost makes having to boot into Windows to sync a useless function.
The business user has choices much broader than a RIM BlackBerry today and CNET's editors posted their top 6 business phone selections with pros, cons, and reviews of each device. Check the article to see if your device made the cut and what type of device you may want to consider for a future purchase.
Send in a creative photo of yourself enjoying music in any form for a chance to win a pair of US$250 Ultimate Ears super.fi 5 Pro earphones. The giveaway will run for a couple weeks and then the readers will vote for one of the 5 finalists to crown the winner on December 2nd.
Sony Ericsson announced they were purchasing UIQ Technology and will then be in the position to license the user interface built on top of the Symbian OS to others. SE is the main user of the UIQ interface and this move is seen as evidence they are committed to continuing to build devices sporting this powerful operating system.
The default Calendar, Contacts, and Task applications on Windows Mobile Smartphones lack features and functionality and can be frustrating at times. Developer One just released an integrated PIM application that greatly improves this experience on these devices, especially on devices with landscape displays like the T-Mobile Dash.