Items tagged with Windows Mobile 6.5

Verizon Wireless is adding to its wireless handset lineup with the new Samsung Omnia II, a touchscreen smartphone powered by Windows Mobile 6.5. The Omnia II has a more rounded and attractive body than the original Omnia. This new phone has a 3.7-inch, 480-by-800-pixel AMOLED touch screen along with an on-screen QWERTY keyboard that uses Swype technology and a 3D cube user interface. The Omnia II offers full HTML Web browsing capabilities thanks to the Opera 9.5 browser. It also has support for Verizon V CAST music and video services, VZ Navigator, and Visual Voicemail. Just like the original Omnia,... Read more...
Although the Garmin-Asus nüvifone M20 may have taken a little while to become available, the companies are not ignoring the fact that a new version of Windows Mobile is now available. Garmin-Asus recently announced that this all-in-one phone is now available with Windows Mobile 6.5. Thankfully, early adopters aren't left in the cold—they'll receive an update to bring them up to date with the latest OS. Windows Mobile 6.5 provides improvements such as large touch-optimized icons, mobile applications via the Windows Marketplace for Mobile, and the Microsoft My Phone service. The My Phone service... Read more...
October 6th may still be officially a day away, but that's not stopping AT&T from getting the party started early. What party, you ask? The Windows Mobile 6.5 party, of course. In a joint announcement made today with HTC, the Tilt 2 and PURE will be the carrier's first two WinMo 6.5 handsets, and both are pretty stout on paper. The PURE is a touchscreen-based phone, while the Tilt 2 relies on a tilting QWERTY slider approach. Both of the handsets support 3G browsing, HTC's own TouchFLO 3D interface and Windows Marketplace. WinMo 6.5 will also bring along an improved UI and Flash-supporting... 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...
After signing a deal with Microsoft in February, LG is in the process of making Windows Mobile its primary smartphone platform. It appears the company is making good progress; LG recently announced plans to launch three new smartphones in the next few weeks that run on Windows software. The new phones will be the first phones from LG to feature the new Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system from Microsoft. LG believes this latest version of Windows Mobile will make it easier for users to navigate the Web. In all, LG plans to launch a total of 13 new Windows phones globally by the end of next year.... Read more...
We won’t be hearing the term Windows Mobile much longer. At an event to show off upcoming Christmas goodies, Microsoft let it slip that the devices will soon be known as Windows Phone. Reports indicate that the Windows Phone branding will be applied to Windows Mobile 6.1, the upcoming 6.5 version, and to Windows Mobile 7, which is expected sometime in 2010. Right now, it’s still unclear when the naming system will be implemented. Windows Mobile 6.5The name change "reflects the upcoming desktop operating system release where people away from their PC can have the same experience everywhere," says... Read more...
While Apple’s App Store is certainly enjoying unprecedented growth, Microsoft is getting closer to joining the game and launching its upcoming Windows Marketplace for Mobile. At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, the company reported that it is on track to open for application submissions from developers on July 27th. Microsoft also announced intentions to offer a developer contest later this month with details to be disclosed on the 28th. We’ve known for a while that the Windows Marketplace will launch with Windows Mobile 6.5 in the fall. Until now, support for previous versions... Read more...