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Friday, 26.06.09
PHOTOVIEW: Hands-on with the HTC Hero Android Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 10:30 CET under 08 - Reviews

During HTC's press event on Wednesday, I had some quality time with HTC's new Android flagship smartphone, the HTC Hero. With its distinct design HTC introduced a unique blend of form and function that takes Android to new a new level. While the Hero design might not be everybody's favorite, the HTC Hero boasts bevelled edges and an angled 15° bottom. This makes the Hero to fit comfortably in your hand and against your face while you're on a call. The HTC Hero features an anti-fingerprint screen coating for improved smudge-resistance and a longer-lasting, clearer display. Furthermore, the white Hero includes an industry-first Teflon coating which is said to result in an improved, durable white surface that is soft to the touch.

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Thursday, 25.06.09
OFFICIAL: Verizon Wireless announces HTC Ozone Windows Mobile Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 17:34 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Following T-Mobile US' earlier announcement to launch the HTC Snap as T-Mobile Dash 3G, Verizon Wireless and HTC announced today the HTC Ozone, Verizon Wireless' version of the HTC Snap. This easy-to-use Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard smartphone combines a simple design with a host of connectivity options that include global roaming and WiFi. Available in black, the HTC Ozone sports a ergonomically-designed QWERTY keyboard for fast and easy typing, a 1500 mAh battery for extended operating time and even includes international charging adapters to stay powered up while abroad.

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OFFICIAL: T-Mobile UK to release the HTC Hero as T-Mobile G1Touch
Posted by Arne Hess - at 16:49 CET under 04 - Android News

Following T-Mobile UK's earlier announcement that its next Google Android smartphone will be called T-Mobile G1Touch, the carrier confirmed yesterday, through Twitter that the G1Touch will be the HTC Hero. Unlike its North American sister-company, which just announced to release the HTC Magic/myTouch 3G as its 2nd Android smartphone, T-Mobile UK decided to launch yesterday's announced HTC Hero. While T-Mobile UK hasn't published a press release yet, the company mentioned through Twitter that its G1Touch will also feature 7 homescreens which means that the G1Touch will also sports HTC's new Sense user interface for Android smartphones.

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OFFICIAL: Orange first to launch the HTC Hero Android Smartphone in the UK
Posted by Arne Hess - at 15:45 CET under 04 - Android News

Following HTC's announcement to launch the company's 3rd Google Android smartphone in July, Orange followed-up officially and announced the upcoming launch of the HTC Hero, Orange's first Android smartphone, for July as well. Offering a rich, intuitive browsing touch interface and premium design, the 3G+ enabled Hero features Google's Android operating system. Created for those wanting an optimized mobile customer experience, with easy access to Google's most popular services, the Hero provides users with a choice of seven specially designed unique user interface options, through HTC's Sense user interface which is introduced with the HTC Hero.

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Wednesday, 24.06.09
OFFICIAL: HTC introduces HTC Sense - TouchFLO for Android Smartphones
Posted by Arne Hess - at 13:19 CET under 04 - Android News

Built on a culture of innovation and a passion to enhance people's lives, HTC shapes the mobile experience around the individual. Debuting on the HTC Hero and available on all new HTC devices moving forward, Sense delivers on three basic principles: Make it Mine, Stay Close and Discover the Unexpected. Make It Mine is about feeling your HTC phone was created for and by you. To do this, HTC encourages you to dictate and organize how you want to access the people and content in your life in a way that fits best for you. For some, this means adding glance-view widgets that push content like twitter feeds, weather and other content to the surface while others may want quick access to business-focused information like E-Mail, calendar and world-times.

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OFFICIAL: HTC Sense debuts on the new HTC Hero Android Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 13:10 CET under 04 - Android News

HTC Corporation today debuted HTC Sense, an intuitive and seamless experience that will be introduced across a portfolio of phones beginning with the new HTC Hero. With its distinct design and powerful capabilities fully integrated with HTC Sense, Hero introduces a unique blend of form and function that takes Android to new heights.
HTC Sense is focused on putting people at the centre, by making your phone work in a more simple and natural way. This experience revolves around three fundamental principles that were designed by quietly observing and listening to how people live and communicate.

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Tuesday, 23.06.09
OFFICIAL: Adobe to release Flash Player 10 for Smartphones in October
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:40 CET under 01 - General News

During a recent investor relations call, Adobe's President and CEO Shantanu Naraye announced that Flash Player 10 for smartphone-class devices will be released in October during Adobe's MAX conference. According the call, Adobe plans to release its Flash Player 10 for a wide range of platforms incl. Windows Mobile, Android, Symbian and webOS (but not for the iPhone). Furthermore, multiple partners are already working with the release, including ARM, NVIDIA, Broadcom, Qualcomm, Intel and TI, to optimize Adobe's Flash Player 10 for mobile devices to run proper with the company's processors.

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UNCONFIRMED: HTC Firestone Rendering and Info hit the Web
Posted by Arne Hess - at 09:33 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

It's not yet confirmed that the device bellow is legit but according to the info, bellow the HTC Firestone Windows Mobile smartphone show its face which firstly appeared earlier this year. The HTC Firestone (which might also known as the HTC Star now) seems to be an updated twin-brother to the HTC Touch Diamond or HTC Max 4G. According to the information, it will run on Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional and is expected to be powered by a Qualcomm 8250 CPU at 600 MHz. Furthermore it's said that the HTC Firestone supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA at 900/2100 MHz, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, WiFi b/g and aGPS.

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Monday, 22.06.09
OFFICIAL: T-Mobile USA announces the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Android Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 09:10 CET under 04 - Android News

Unveiled earlier this year as the HTC Magic, T-Mobile USA, Inc. today announced the upcoming availability of the T-Mobile myTouch' 3G, the highly anticipated follow-up to the T-Mobile G1', the world's first Android' powered device. Designed by HTC and running on Android 1.5 (Cupcake), the myTouch features a 3.2" HVGA touch-screen display and virtual keyboard, which orients automatically from portrait to landscape mode in most applications. It also features a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera, a music player with a pre-installed 4 GB microSD memory card as well as enhanced video capabilities. The device's powerful mobile Web experience is supported by fast data speeds via Wi-Fi and T-Mobile's 3G network.

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Sunday, 21.06.09
CONFIRMED: Global Certification Forum approves the HTC Hero Android Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:35 CET under 04 - Android News

Right in time for HTC's upcoming press event next week, the Global Certification Forum (GCF) approved the HTC Hero, most likely HTC's latest Google Android smartphone, as the "HERO100".
According to the GCF, the HTC Hero (commercial name yet unknown) will support quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 1800/2100 MHz.
As always, the GCF hasn't given any further information about the used operating system or any other technical specifications.

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Friday, 19.06.09
PHOTOVIEW: Samsung Omnia II TouchWiz 2.0 Graphical User Interface
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:31 CET under 08 - Reviews

Hot on the heels of this week's Samsung Omnia II announcement, we've just received a couple of exclusive screenshots of Samsung's brand new Omnia II "TouchWiz 2.0" user interface which Samsung just introduced with the new Samsung Jet and Omnia-family of touchscreen smartphones. Since the Samsung Jet and Omnia family run on different operating systems (the Samsung Jet runs on Samsung's propriety OS while the Omnia's run on Windows Mobile), the UIs are not 100 % the same but nevertheless, both platforms feature a 3D Cube as the main starting point with an underlying custom GUI and menu structure.

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REVIEW: Sling Media SlingCatcher for SlingBoxes and Internet TV
Posted by Arne Hess - at 17:00 CET under 08 - Reviews

Sling Media's SlingCatcher is the counterpart for the company's Slingboxes (see our previous reviews of the Slingbox Classic here, the Slingbox Pro here and the Slingbox Solo here) which Sling Media introduced back in 2005. For the use of the Slingbox, Sling Media initially developed a PC software called SlingPlayer - which was later released in a mobile version as well - and this software provides access to a remote Slingbox to watch TV on a PC, Mac or smartphone. And while the SlingPlayer was a software only, the SlingCatcher is another hardware product from Sling Media which acts as a counterpart to the Slingbox and includes the SlingPlayer software as well to bring the SlingStream back to every connectable TV. Thanks to the SlingCatcher's on-screen interface and remote control, Slingboxes can now be remote controlled, straight from the couch and without any further use of PCs.

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Thursday, 18.06.09
OFFICIAL: T-Mobile UK to announce the 2nd Android Smartphone soon
Posted by Arne Hess - at 14:00 CET under 04 - Android News

T-Mobile UK just announced via Twitter, that its 2nd Google Android smartphone will be called "G1 Touch". While T-Mobile hasn't given any further information, it's expected that it will be the Huawei's recently unveiled U8230 Android smartphone. While neither T-Mobile nor Huawei have said too much about T-Mobile next Android smartphone, it can be expected that the G1 Touch will feature a 3.5" LCD touchscreen, a 5 megapixel camera as well as a 3.5 mm headphone jack and WiFi. Huawei furthermore unveiled earlier this week, that the U8230 uses Google's Webkit-based Internet browser in addition to a variety of Google applications such as Google Map, Google Search and Google Talk.

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OFFICIAL: T-Mobile USA to offer the HTC Snap as T-Mobile Dash 3G
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:40 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

T-Mobile USA today announced the upcoming availability of its newest 3G-enabled smartphone, the T-Mobile Dash 3G. Designed by HTC (and also known as the HTC Snap), the Dash 3G is running Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard edition and is powered by a Qualcomm MSM 7225 CPU at 528 MHz. It features a full-QWERTY keyboard, easy-to-use trackball, 2 megapixel camera and vibrant 2.4" QVGA (320x240) display. The Dash 3G offers a balance of personal and professional connections in a sleek design with faster data delivery and Web browsing via T-Mobile's 2G, its high-speed 3G network and Wi-Fi b/g as well as the device supports Bluetooth 2.0 and aGPS.

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Wednesday, 17.06.09
UNVEILED: LG announces the GW550 Windows Mobile Standard Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 19:10 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Information are yet rare but yesterday, LG announced another Windows Mobile Standard smartphone at the CommunicAsia 2009, the LG GW550. Featuring a front-facing QWERTY keyboard, the LG GW550 competes with HTC's recently launched HTC Snap and Samsung's recently unveiled Omnia Pro B7320. The LG GW550 features quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as "global" UMTS, HSDPA up to 7.2 Mbps and HSUPA up to 2.0 Mbps as well as a 2.4" QVGA display and includes a 3 megapixel camera and stereo speakers and is powered by a 1300 mAh battery.

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Tuesday, 16.06.09
UNVEILED: Huawei announces the U8230 Google Android Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 20:20 CET under 04 - Android News

Not exactly the iPhone look-alike as previewed at the recent Mobile World Congress is Huaweis first official Google Android smartphone, the company showed during this week's CommunicAsia in Singapore. The Android-powered U8230 allows users to switch between full and half QWERTY keyboards and features a 3.5" LCD touchscreen. Huawei's U8230 uses the Google's Webkit-based Internet browser in addition to a variety of Google applications such as Google Map, Google Search and Google Talk. It is fitted with a 1500 mAh battery. As with Huawei's C8000, it's not yet clear which radio technology will be supported but Huawei announced it plans to launch a series of touchscreen handsets that support WCDMA, CDMA, and TD-SCDMA standards:

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UNVEILED: Huawei announces the C8000 Windows Mobile Professional Smartphone
Posted by Arne Hess - at 20:03 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

During this week's CommunicAsia, Huawei showcased its C8000, one of the few Windows Mobile smartphones Huawei developed so far.
While Huawei hasn't unveiled too much yet, it's said that the C8000 features Windows Mobile (most likely Professional but no word about the version), incorporates a 3D menu graphic user interface (GUI) and a unique independent display adapter which enables the smooth presentation of video files and DVD-quality pictures on the 2.8" touchscreen. With optimized power management, the new handset is capable of playing video files continuously for six to eight hours.

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Monday, 15.06.09
UNVEILED: Samsung introduces the Omnia PRO B7320 Windows Mobile Standard Smartphone [UPDATE]
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:53 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

In addition to today's new Omnia Windows Mobile Professional smartphones, Samsung also announced a new Windows Mobile Standard (non-touchscreen) smartphone as the international follower of the Samsung SGH-i600 BlackJack, which also aligns to the Omnia series now: The Omnia PRO B7320. It features a compact design and ergonomic QWERTY keypad which makes it the perfect portable messaging centre, with corporate push E-Mail support. Access social networking applications like Facebook and MySpace, and instant messaging for MSN, Google Talk and Yahoo Chat.

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OFFICIAL: Samsung announces its new Omnia Series of Windows Mobile Professional Smartphones [UPDATE]
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:26 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Today, Samsung officially announced its three new Windows Mobile Professional smartphones, which nerveless made it to the web earlier already: The Omnia II (aka GT-I8000) and the Omnia PRO (GT-B7610) plus the new Omnia LITE (GT-B7300). The Omnia II features Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and the world's largest 3.7-inch AMOLED display with WVGA resolution. TouchWiz 2.0 User Interface and 3D effects make enjoying multimedia and multi tasking convenient and fun. Advanced R Touch (Resistive Touch) enables faster, more accurate touch response.

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VIDEOVIEW: Toshiba TG01 Windows Phone Software Hands-on
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:36 CET under 08 - Reviews

The Toshiba TG01 is a typical Microsoft Windows Mobile Professional smartphone which means it comes with all the typical Professional applications including Office Mobile, Outlook Mobile, Windows Live Mobile and Windows Media Player Mobile in addition to features like Internet Connection Sharing and other Windows Mobile apps. While it's yet running on Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional only, Toshiba will offer a Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade later. Nevertheless, to make the user experience even better, Toshiba also added its own bits to the TG01 with the most obvious - the changed Today screen Toshiba calls "TG01 3D Menu".

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Saturday, 13.06.09
UNVEILED: More Samsung GT-B7610 Information and Photos hit the Web
Posted by Arne Hess - at 17:44 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

While Samsung is still not talking officially about the Samsung GT-B7610 business smartphone (code-named "Louvre"), some official press shots emerged recently and it looks like the B7610 is somewhat official now; especially after it was also demoed where the full specs were unveiled as well. According to these information, the Samsung B7610 will run on Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional and a free Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade is expected for September/October time frame. Powered by a (yet not named) 800 MHz CPU, the B7610 is expected to support quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 1800/2100 MHz, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR as well as aGPS and an FM radio. The devices sports 3.5" AMOLED WVGA (800X480) touchscreen and features a 5.0 megapixel autofocus camera with an LED photo light:

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Friday, 12.06.09
VIDEOVIEW: Toshiba TG01 Windows Phone Hardware Hands-on
Posted by Arne Hess - at 18:25 CET under 08 - Reviews

The Toshiba TG01 is the company's latest Windows Phone which is released soon across Europe and Japan. Size- and hardware-wise it's quite unique for a Windows Phone. At a size of 70 x 129 x 9.9 mm and a weight of 129 g it features an enormous 4.1" WVGA (800x480)touchscreen and it's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU at 1 GHz. The TG01, which runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional (a Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional upgrade will be available later free of charge), supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, aGPS and an accelerometer. The autofocus camera features 3 megapixel and the device is backed-up by 512 MB ROM and 256 MB RAM which can be expanded by SDHC compatible microSD cards up to 32 GB.

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PHOTOVIEW: Sling Media SlingCatcher for SlingBox's and Internet TV
Posted by Arne Hess - at 15:31 CET under 08 - Reviews

Sling Media's SlingCatcher is the counterpart for the company's Slingboxes. While the originally developed SlingPlayer and SlingPlayer Mobiles allowed you to watch TV on your PC or smartphone, the SlingCatcher includes the SlingPlayer in a piece of hardware and brings your Slingbox back to every connectable TV thanks to SlingCatcher's on-screen interface and remote control. Furthermore, it's a universal media player for your TV by bringing Internet videos from your PC or personal media from your USB hard drive to your PC as well. The SlingCatcher gives you access to your Slingbox on another TV in your house or anywhere in the world, if you can watch a video on your PC, you can use the SlingProjector software to project it wirelessly to your TV or attach a USB storage to the SlingCatcher and view your favorite media files on your TV.

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AVAILABILITY: Sling Media's Slingboxes finally hitting Germany
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:01 CET under 01 - General News

Not that this info has any interest for international readers but it might have for German readers. Late last year, Sling Media, the famous maker of Slingboxes, announced it will also come to Germany and finally Sling Media opened its German online shop as well. As a matter of fact, Germany is one of the last Western European countries Sling Media comes to. Founded in 2004, Sling Media, Inc. invented a new product category called place-shift when it brought its first Slingbox to the market. The Slingbox turns any Internet-connected PC, Notebook/Netbook, Mac or smartphone (incl. support for Windows Mobile, Symbian, BlackBerry and iPhone) into your home television. That means you can watch TV virtually anywhere in the world.

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UNVEILED: Samsung B7610 Louvre Windows Phone shows its Face
Posted by Arne Hess - at 10:32 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Leaked back in January and confirmed after in April, Samsung's new Windows Mobile business-slider, the B7610 "Louvre", wasn't pictured so far but all we had were mock-ups. Now, at long last, a photo appeared which seems to be legit. Furthermore, GPSAndCo got its hands on the latest specs and according to their information the Samsung B7610 is expected to run on Windows Mobile 6.1 with an upgrade option to Windows Mobile 6.5 later. It's said to feature a 3.5" AMOLED WVGA (800x480) touchscreen display, a 5 megapixel autofocus camera with image stabilization and HSDPA 7.2 Mbps. Furthermore, WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS as well as an FM radio are expected to be on board:

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Tuesday, 09.06.09
UNVEILED: More Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 Information hits the Web
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:39 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Do you remember last week's rumor of the upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 Windows Mobile smartphone? While Engadget Mobile only received a photo, no further information became available about the specs. Now, a user at the Mobile-Review.com Forums unveiled more information. According to these information, the Xperia X2 will feature a 8.1 megapixel autofocus camera which allows VGA videos up to 30 fps (MP4 HQ), sports a 3.5" WVGA (800x480) OLED touchscreen as well as feature GPS/aGPS and an accelerometer, a faster processor and sports 512 MB or RAM.

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UNVEILED: Samsung GT-I8000 Omnia II shows its Face and gets more Details
Posted by Arne Hess - at 09:24 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Some time back, we reported about the Samsung GT-I8000 which we expected to become the Samsung i900 Omnia follower and latest information seems to confirm it. According to these info, the GT-I8000 could be called Samsung Omnia2 or Omnia II and it's expected to feature a 3.7" WVGA (800x480) AMOLED or TFT resistive touchscreen, a 8.1 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and VGA videos at 30 fps video recording (even if we've heard that the 8 megapixel camera was axed in favor of a less powerful camera). Furthermore the I8000 is expected to feature 150 MB internal memory, a Qualcomm processor and a microSD card slot as well as GSM, 3G, Bluetooth, WiFi GPS and miniUSB are onboard.

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Monday, 08.06.09
Beta: Opera Software releases Opera Mobile 9.7 with Opera Turbo for Windows Mobile
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:08 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Opera Software today announced the public availability of Opera Mobile 9.7 Beta for Windows Mobile which is now available to accelerate the mobile browsing experience on Windows Phones. Speed is at the heart of this Beta release due to the addition of Opera's recently launched technology for faster surfing, Opera Turbo. Opera has also included its newly upgraded browser engine, called Opera Presto 2.2, for faster page loads and better overall performance. With the added bonus of Opera Widgets, Opera Mobile 9.7 gets you the Web content you want in fewer clicks and less time.

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Thursday, 04.06.09
VIDEOVIEW: Samsung GT-I7500 Galaxy Software Hands-on
Posted by Arne Hess - at 13:44 CET under 08 - Reviews

Following the previous Samsung Galaxy hardware hands-on videoview, this videoview follows-up with a software hands-on of Samsung's upcoming Android smartphone. Unlike the T-Mobile G1 (aka HTC Dream) and the Vodafone HTC Magic, the Samsung Galaxy isn't a Google experience phone which means Samsung had the flexibility to customize the Android interface the way it like and spice it up with additional applications. However, Samsung decided to keep the Android 1.5 Cupcake platform as it is and hasn't modified or removed anything dramatic. This means that the homescreen looks like a typical Android smartphone and the I7500 features the same Google mobile services as a Google experience phone.

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Wednesday, 03.06.09
RUMOR: Is this Sony Ericsson's Xperia X2 Windows Mobile Smartphone?
Posted by Arne Hess - at 21:30 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

We already heard about a possible upcoming Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 launch late last year from Sony Ericsson but so far, nothing is confirmed. Nevertheless, Engadget Mobile just received a photo of a device which is said to be Sony Ericsson's next Xperia. Sure, at the moment it's just a rumor and also we haven't heard about the specs but the device seems to feature an arc-slider as well and clearly sports a Windows flag which is an indication that the next Xperia will also feature Windows Mobile (version yet unknown). Furthermore it sports an Xpanel hardware key which indicates that Sony Ericsson will continue its Xpanel GUI.

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VIDEOVIEW: Samsung GT-I7500 Galaxy Hardware Hands-on
Posted by Arne Hess - at 21:14 CET under 08 - Reviews

Samsung's upcoming and first Google Android smartphone, the GT-I7500 Galaxy, is expected to be released within the next few weeks or so and Samsung definitely built an Android masterpiece. Running on Android 1.5 code-named Cupcake the Samsung Galaxy is a true roamer by featuring quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as triband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900/1700/2100 MHz, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0 and GPS. Powered by a Qualcomm MSM7200A CPU at 528 MHz, the device features an internal memory of 8 GB which can be expanded by  microSD cards. The autofocus camera supports 5 megapixel and is backed-up by an additional photo light. Last but not least the I7500 features a G-sensor as well as a digital compass which is, for instance, used in Google Maps' Street View.

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ANNOUNCED: Giga-Byte unveils the GSmart S1200 Windows Phone again
Posted by Arne Hess - at 12:50 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Unveiled during the recent Mobile World Congress in Barcelona already, today Giga-Byte Communications Inc., (GBC) announced its latest Windows Phone, the GSmart S1200, again. Designed as a light, slim and trendy styled smartphone, the S1200 runs on Windows Mobile 6.1 with an upgrade option to Windows Mobile 6.5. The stylish and powerful S1200 is powered by a Qualcomm CPU at 528 MHz and supports GSM/GPRS/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA as well as Bluetooth and WiFi b/g and GPS. The device features a 3.1" WVGA touchscreen, featuring Giga-Byte's self-developed and now called "Smart Vision" GUI. The autofocus camera snaps photos up to 3 megapixel. The S1200 measures 106 x 52 x 11.4 mm and includes a Send, End and function button only to keep the design as minimalistic as possible.

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Tuesday, 02.06.09
MYSTERIOUS: Samsung Unpacked - is this Samsung's next Windows Mobile Smartphone?
Posted by Arne Hess - at 20:30 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News

Samsung has just launched a website with a counter which is called "Samsung Unpacked". In 12 days and something around 22 hours (or to be less precise - on June 15th), Samsung will reveal and unpack a new overwhelming powered and performing mobile phone. While there are no further information available yet, Samsung is providing a X-ray image of its new mobile phone and when I saw it first, I thought it could be the Samsung I7500 Galaxy Android smartphone since it seems to feature a similar shape.
However, a closer looks and a comparison unveiled that it won't be the GT-I7500 Galaxy, even if both devices seem to feature the same DNA (left the mysterious new phone, right the I7500 Galaxy):

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EVENT: Come see - HTC invites Media to a Press Event in London [UPDATE]
Posted by Arne Hess - at 19:13 CET under 01 - General News

Today, HTC (the famous Taiwanese maker of Microsoft Windows Mobile phones and the first two Google Android smartphones) invited the media to a press event end of June in London.
While it's not disclosed which new devices and/or services HTC is going to announce it will be most likely a or more Windows Mobile or Android smartphones from HTC's roadmap, which leaked earlier this year.

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