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BlueStacks plan to enable running Android Apps on Windows machines

By: I Yarom
on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

It seems that all the cool applications these days are for mobile platforms. One of the items in the Google I/O keynote was the announcement of the availability of Angry Birds in Chrome. BlueStacks wants to enable Android Apps to run on Windows machines. Unlike other environments, Android Apps can run side by side withRead More…


Dell’s Tablet Roadmap Released

By: Adam Scinto
on Sunday, April 24th, 2011

Android Central‘s got a scoop on Dell’s roadmap for tablets in 2011, and they’re using Android and Windows 7. Three devices are shown, starting with a 10″ Android tablet based on nVidia’s Tegra T25 and sporting Honeycomb with Dell’s Stage 1.5 user interface. Windows 7 is the OS of choice on the other two devices:Read More…

HTC Arrive

HTC Arrive Windows Phone 7 Review

By: Craig Froehle
on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
Posted in: Reviews, Windows Mobile

The HTC Arrive is the second landscape QWERTY slider to run Windows Phone 7 (the first was the LG Quantum), but HTC’s first try at this combination of form-factor and OS. It’s also the first CDMA Windows Phone 7 device, so this phone has a lot of “firsts” going for it.


Kindle Reader App for Windows Phone 7

on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

If you’ve been to the home page lately, you’ll know that they have announced a Kindle reader app for Windows Phone 7.  Just like the apps for other platforms, you’ll be able to read any of the 775,000 available Kindle books on your Windows phone.  You’ll be able to purchase books without leaving theRead More…


Moshi Voice Control Reflection Clock available at Brookstone

on Tuesday, December 28th, 2010
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

Moshi has just announced the availablilty of a new Voice Control clock. This is the Moshi Voice Control Reflection clock. It features a cool reflective display with 6 nightlight colors to choose from and adjustable LCD brightness. In addition to using your voice to set the time, dual alarms and snooze, this new clock willRead More…

Will the LG Optimus 7 be your next smartphone?

on Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

Windows 7 Phone (formerly WIndows Mobile) devices haven’t been on my radar for over a year or two. It seemed like Microsoft was allowing their mobile operating system to go down the same path the Palm – into obscurity. But now they are offering an updated OS and a variety of handsets that could put them back on the map. One such device is the LG Optimus 7 from LG Electronics. More info on this phone after the jump.


Make your Window Mobile 6.5 phone look like an iPad

on Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

If you have a Windows Mobile 6.5 device and wish the interface looked a bit more like an iOS device, Jeffrey Embregts has answered your prayers. He’s created an iPad theme that is freely available through Modaco and XDA Developers. Go grab it, you know you want to!


Universal Smartphone Device Stand – iCarpus

on Thursday, August 12th, 2010

The iCarpus is a handy stand that can be used with almost any smartphone sized device like the iPhone 4, Droid X, etc.  It stores flat and then easily accommodates a device with or without a case. It has non-slip edges that provide protection to the device and the surface it sits on. It’s availableRead More…


Nielsen Research Needs You!

on Friday, July 30th, 2010

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Nielsen Research. All opinions are 100% mine. You’ve no doubt heard of Nielsen Research before with regards to their television ratings system. But that’s not all they do. They also gather information for all sorts of products and services. If you would like toRead More…


Free Anti-Theft Software for Your Mobile Phone from F-Secure

on Friday, July 2nd, 2010

F-Secure offers Anti-Theft for Mobile to protect your contacts and personal files should your Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, or Android phone be lost or stolen.  You can send an SMS message to lock your phone and keep it locked until you enter the correct password.  You can use the locate feature to receive a message, sent to aRead More…


Backup, Transfer, and Protect Your Personal Phone Data with CyberSynchs

on Monday, March 1st, 2010
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

CyberSynchs is a program that installs on your phone and backs up your personal data to their secure website.  The program is currently available for Windows, Java, Blackberry, Symbian and will debut later this month for Android.  All your contacts, text messages, voice mail, email, ringtones, photos and calendar information will be copied to yourRead More…


A Week With the LG eXpo Smartphone and Pico Projector Days 5-7

on Monday, February 8th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews, Windows Mobile

This is the last entry in my week with the LG eXpo smartphone series. It’s time to take a quick look at the camera and Pico projector and then see if this phone has ended up as my new BFF or turned out to only be a five night stand.


A Week With the LG eXpo Smartphone and Pico Projector Days 1-5

on Sunday, January 24th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews, Windows Mobile

My first five days with the LG eXpo Smartphone has been a mixture of good and bad experiences. Good because I like the phone’s hardware and bad because I’ve had issues with that hardware. Life with gadgets is never perfect is it? In this installment, I’d like to talk about the user interface, using theRead More…


Totally Free App Market for Windows Mobile

on Friday, January 22nd, 2010
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

Several of my favorite Windows Mobile sites are talking about OpnMarket this morning. It’s a new application market for Windows mobile devices that only offers completely free apps that can be downloaded and installed directly from your phone. The only steps required to use it are to sign up for a free account and installRead More…


A Week With the LG eXpo Smartphone and Pico Projector

on Friday, January 15th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews, Windows Mobile

It’s been nearly a year since I’ve carried a Windows Mobile device as my everyday phone. Back then it was the Pantech Matrix Pro. Today it’s the LG eXpo for AT&T. Like the Pantech, the eXpo has a slide out qwerty keyboard. But the eXpo has some other surprises as well. I’m going to useRead More…

Free Windows Mobile and Symbian Games from HeroCraft

on Thursday, December 10th, 2009
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

HeroCraft is getting in the holiday spirit by giving away two free games for Windows Mobile and Symbian smartphone owners. The games are Twice and Snow Lines. All you have to do is fill out a form to get the games. Expires on 12/12 so hurry up.

Video – HTC Sense

on Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I found this video on YouTube of HTC presenting an overview of the Sense interface. This is a really good explanation of the value this adds to Android, and Windows Mobile.

AT&T and HP Introduce iPAQ Glisten World Phone

on Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

Today HP announced a new smartphone – the iPAQ Glisten, which will be available through AT&T. The iPAQ Glisten is a 3G world phone, running Windows Mobile 6.5 and features the improved Internet Explorer Mobile 6. It has a comfortable, full-QWERTY keyboard and touch-enabled AMOLED screen. The HP iPAQ Glisten will be available in theRead More…


Astraware Boardgames Review

By: A.J. Repp
on Monday, August 31st, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Who has a mobile device and a little time to kill throughout their day? My guess is just about all of us, especially when it comes to having a bit of fun.


NVIDIA Unleashes Tegra at E3

on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

A who did what? Huh? Ok, so Tegra itself is not a gadget, and many of you have probably never heard of it. We talked about it a little bit in The Gadgeteer’s ZuneHD Rumor Mill Roundup  a while back. What Tegra is, is a platform, an entire system on a chip, geared for mobility.Read More…


The Gadgeteer’s ZuneHD Rumor Mill Roundup

on Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Beginning with the release of the first generation iPhone, every phone manufacturer and wireless carrier have thrown themselves into tailspins trying to catch up and be the first out of the gate with a true iPhone killer. No entity has taken this quest more seriously than Microsoft, trying to reinvigorate their ailing Windows Mobile OS. This pastRead More…


Windows Mobile Device Center

on Saturday, April 11th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

While all of us who are locked in to WinMo by our employers choose WinMo Devices over the next iPhone, the G2, or the upcoming Pre, wait for the messianic arrival of WinMo 6.5 while hanging out in limbo, news and new software can be a little slow coming. Here’s something you may have missed.


NewsBreak Lite RSS Reader for WinMo

on Tuesday, April 7th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

I recently downloaded Ilium Software’s NewsBreak Lite RSS reader from the Windows Mobile Total Access Site. I had been searching for a lightweight non-bloated reader for my Treo, and I really like this one. It’s free, it’s fast, easy to configure, and did I mention Free? There’s a paid version from Ilium that implements some otherRead More…


Windows Live Mobile Update Available

on Friday, April 3rd, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Microsoft released an update to Windows Live Mobile yesterday. I’ve been running it on my Treo 700wx, and I like the changes. I’m now able to run Messenger without my battery draining to zero in record time, and many of the features integrate very nicely in the Today screen. If you’re sporting WinMo, head over toRead More…


AT&T Pantech Matrix Pro (C820) Smartphone Review

on Friday, March 27th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

The latest smartphone to show up on my doorstep is the Pantech Matrix Pro (C820). It’s been a year since I reviewed the Pantech Duo (C810), which I enjoyed despite some faults. Today Judie of Gear Diary and I are going to give you our impressions of the latest model of this phone in aRead More…