Pocket PC Phone Edition owners know that dialing from the on display keypad can be awkward and difficult at times and this is one of the weaknesses of the form factor. HTC revealed details on a new device that has both a numeric keypad and slide-out keyboard that hopefully prompts other manufacturers to think about this innovative form factor.
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The Palm Treo 750v is now official and will be sold soon from Vodafone in select European countries. The Windows Mobile Treo is now going global and it will be interesting to see if Europe embraces the Treo form factor with a new operating system.
There are very few surprises on device releases in the United States since the FCC makes most of their approvals available for reporters to discover and the release of the Nokia E62 was rumored a month ago. It is great to see this powerful Nokia enterprise device becoming officially available in the United States and I hope this starts a trend from Nokia with future devices.
The Carnival online newsletter brings together a huge collection of mobile related technology posts for all to enjoy. Check out the latest issue and you may find some new sites you haven't visited before.
The BlackBerry Pearl should be available today at local retail T-Mobile stores and this beauty has me thinking seriously about my first BlackBerry device. I had the chance to play with a functioning device at my local store last Friday and my desire to find one is even stronger now.
The upcoming Windows Mobile 5.0 Smartphone sporting a QWERTY keyboard and unique side slide jog bar was put through a few paces by a WM Smartphone expert and his initial thoughts are now live. The review also includes a few photos showing the features of the device we haven't seen yet.
I'll be covering the Nokia Open Studio event in September and am curious to see what types of announcements Nokia will make here in the U.S. It seems that Europe and other countries get all the cool Nokia toys first and I am hopeful that we'll see something here, but with the way our carriers and regulatory agencies operate I am tempering my hopes too.
The latest update to Nokia's site that lets you update your own firmware includes the Nokia E61. If you own an E-series or N-series device then check out the Nokia Software Update site to see if your device is supported and perform the update.
U.S. customers now have the chance to pick up two new S60 devices, but you must visit the Chicago or New York store to get your hands on one. The E70-2 is a U.S. optimized model that transforms from a candy bar phone to a QWERTY device with a cool flip.
The MobileTechRoundup guys are back to talk about more in the world of mobile technology as summer starts to wrap up. James has the Samsung Q1 SSD in hand so now all three of the crew have a Q1 UMPC to play with and maybe we'll record our next show on the devices.