T-Mobile USA officially announced the rumored and highly anticipated T-Mobile Dash, aka HTC Excalibur, device today. I am hitting my local store as soon as it opens in a couple hours to pick up one of these WM 5 Smartphone devices running the latest AKU3 Windows Mobile update and will see if it knocks the Nokia E61 from my hands.
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Future concept devices are under development at both Microsoft and Nokia and the future looks very cool for mobile enthusiasts. Mobile devices should enhance your life and these two companies are working to make that a more seamless experience.
Carnival of the Mobilists #48 is now live and contains a good collection of mobile musings for your education and enjoyment. See if you agree with Helen on her favorite submission of the week and submit an article if you have something to say as well.
The Motion Computing LS800 is a highly portable slate Tablet PC and one can be yours if you enter the new GottaBeMobile forum contest. This US$2,200 value prize is fully loaded and to enter you need to compose an 800-1000 word essay in the next two weeks.
Microsoft held two invite-only events for Mobile enthusiasts last week and my full report of the Boston event is now live on Geek.com. Check out all the cool topics we discussed and fun we all had getting to know other community enthusiasts a bit better over a couple days in Boston.
T-Mobile is revealing their 3G wireless data plans for the rest of 2006 and beyond. They are behind all the other US carriers and selecting frequencies not currently supported by any mobile devices doesn't seem to help with the roll out. Also, is Hilary Duff going to be the next T-Mobile spokesperson?
ActiveWords improves productivity on all Windows platforms, but this latest public beta of ActiveWords InkPad 2 adds functionality that will please all UMPC users. The interface and user icon has been improved and it even performs a bit faster with this latest version.
It isn't really a good practice to take your mobile phone with you on a workout, but Nokia encourages it with their 5500 Sport model that is built for the abuse and sweat of the gym. Their latest Music Edition includes some accessories to help you get out and about right out of the box. Unfortunately, there is no timetable or news of a U.S. release of this model S60 smartphone.
The SE P990 was announced in 2005, but is just now entering into user's hands. While the device hardware is solid and packs in quite a bit of functionality, it is also quite thick and bulky compared to all the other new QWERTY devices on the market. Will buyers be swayed by the camera and the UIQ OS or will they bypass this latest Sony Ericsson entry?
A couple of the MobileTechRoundup team attended Mobius in Boston and had lots to talk about this week. We also chatted about other cool mobile technology and hope you enjoy the show.