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Kindle Reader App for Windows Phone 7

on Thursday, January 6th, 2011

If you’ve been to the Amazon.com 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 the Read More…

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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 will Read 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.

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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!

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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 available Read More…

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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 to Read More…

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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 a Read More…

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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 your Read More…

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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.

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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 the Read More…

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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 install Read More…

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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 use Read 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 the Read More…

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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.

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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…

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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 past Read More…

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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.

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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 other Read More…

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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 to Read More…

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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 a Read More…

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Spotlight Gadget – New iPod shuffle

on Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Check it out, there’s a new iPod shuffle. Now with 4GB, a smaller size and controls that are located on the earbuds instead of the player. One cool new feature is called VoiceOver. At the touch of a button, a voice will tell you the name of the song and the artist. Pretty cool! You Read More…

Palm Treo Pro Smartphone Review

on Friday, October 24th, 2008

I’ve been a big fan of Palm Treo smartphones for
quite awhile. Since I purchased my very first smartphone (Treo
650
), I’ve been using one as my main phone on and off
for over three years now. During most of that time, I’ve been a Palm OS user,
but I have also used Windows Mobile Treos during that period too. We’ve all
watched the slow evolution of Treo hardware and even slower evolution of
software – at least on the Palm OS side, throughout the past several years. That’s why I tend
to be an on again, off again Treo user. I get bored with either the hardware or
the software and get the itch to try something new for awhile. I really liked the
Treo 800w
and was looking forward to an unlocked GSM version of that model. But instead of doing
that, Palm decided to release the Palm Treo Pro. Let’s check it out…

HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger Review

on Sunday, September 21st, 2008

It’s been close to two years since I had a new HP iPAQ smartphone in my hands. The last one was the hw6945. Their latest device is the iPAQ 910. This QUAD band GSM phone has a nice collection of features including a QWERTY thumb keyboard, a camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, etc. But will this loaner unit be one that I will want to buy for myself? Let’s find out…