Items tagged with Omnia

Whoever said that all new superphones had to be powered by Android? Exactly. Samsung has placed all of that noise from the ongoing Apple patent battles on hold for a moment, long enough to launch a Windows Phone 7 device that will certainly make waves across the industry. The Omnia family is gaining another member with the Omnia W, their first smartphone to be based on Mango. The company's prior WP7 offers were long before the newest version of the software, and users have been eager as ever to get their hands on the newest iteration. Like some other high-powered Samsung handsets, this one also... Read more...
Samsung Electronics dismissed claims by Apple that all smartphones suffer from dropped signals when held a certain way. Last Friday, Apple chief executive Steve Jobs defended the new iPhone 4 against complaints that the phone has reception issues by saying other phones have similar antenna issues. In defending the iPhone, Jobs cited devices from Samsung, RIM, and HTC in an effort to show that Apple is not the only company who has a smartphone with a reception issue. Apple also launched a website that shows how other phones experience similar reception issues. "Based on years of experience of designing... Read more...
Samsung recently introduced the latest addition to its Omnia smartphone series: the Samsung Omnia Pro B7330. During the announcement, the company also revealed that all of its Omnia models will run Windows Mobile 6.5. Samsung also plans to release upgrades to current products that are on the market now. The new Omnia Pro B7330 features a candybar design with a QWERTY keyboard and a 2.62-inch, 320x320 resolution nontouch display. This is a quad-band (GSM 850/900/1800/1900) phone with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and assisted GPS. You'll also find a 3 megapixel camera on the phone along with 270MB of internal... Read more...
  Well now, I'm glad at least some of you have taken a 5 minute Half Life 2 breather here and can focus your eyes on something other than a gun sight and mutant alien baddy.  ;-)  Sad truth be told, I haven't even played the game yet.  There's just been too much work to do around here lately.  Ahh but that's the life of a Tech Journalist I guess.  We get so caught up in all the analysis, that we don't get to enjoy it all enough sometimes! Speaking of work, we've been pretty busy with a number of functionality and feature enhancements that we've added to the site. ... Read more...