02/04/2013, The Dell Venue Pro might have been relegated to being a distant memory for some by now, but if you are still hanging out with this smartphone, it is time to rejoice! It seems that the unlocked, unbranded Dell Venue Pro is now on the receiving end of the long awaited Windows Phone 7.8, giving this smartphone a boost in its aged legs for one last hurrah. Hopefully the Windows […]
10/19/2011, If you’re thinking about taking a leap of faith and trying the Windows Phone mobile operating system, Microsoft is now giving away free Windows Phone handsets. However just like the saying “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”, there is a catch to this deal, which states that you will have to spend at least $499 or more in order to qualify for this deal.
10/07/2011, Another one bites the dust in the world of smartphones – you can add Dell’s name to the list of hardware manufacturers that decided to stop rolling out a particular device simply because it does not believe in the operating system any more. Dell from Texas might not have been an important part of the Windows Phone ecosystem, but that does not mean it remains antagonistic against Microsoft’s efforts.
09/22/2011, So we know that Windows Phone’s Mango update is expected to roll out in a week or two, although we’re guessing that not all handsets will be able to get it immediately, and there’s also the issue with waiting for carriers to roll out the update as well. The good news for Dell users who own the Dell Venue Pro smartphone is that if you happen to own an unlocked […]
07/21/2011, Own a Dell Venue Pro? Well, you could be on T-Mobile or AT&T with this Windows Phone 7-powered smartphone, but just for today, we bring you good news to the former group as a firmware update for the Venue Pro is on schedule, with Dell’s Lionel Menchaca tweeting that a firmware update is on its way. To hear it from the horse’s mouth concerning this update that will fix the […]
06/27/2011, If you happen to own the Dell Venue Pro, then you would be pleased to hear that the Windows Phone 7-powered handset will be receiving an update next month which will help fix up stability issues in addition to its speed. What makes the Dell Venue Pro special? Well, for starters, this is the only one of its kind in terms of hardware design for the Windows Phone 7 platform, […]
05/05/2011, The Dell Venue Pro is already Stateside via T-Mobile, and if you prefer an unlocked handset, you can always get it from Dell’s website directly. The largest network in the US, AT&T, has just rolled out the Dell Venue Pro to the masses in pre-order form, retailing for $99 – as long as you choose a new 2-year contract. Of course, you can also pick it up unlocked from $499 […]
05/04/2011, Originally, the Dell Venue Pro proved to be one of the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7-powered devices out there, but somewhere along the way, things went awry as attention of the masses was shifted elsewhere. At the end of March, whispers on the street had it that Dell was working on a different firmware update for the smartphone, although no further details on fixes or roll-out dates were mentioned. Someone […]
03/30/2011, Lionel Menchaca, one of the writers on Dell’s Direct2Dell blog, recently confirmed over his Twitter account that Dell will be offering the “NoDo” Windows Phone update for those who own a Venue Pro smartphone. NoDo delivers copy/paste functionality to the Venue Pro, and among the other changes would be speed improvements within applications courtesy of performance tweaks made to the update. All you Venue Pro owners out there, if you […]
01/30/2011, Dell’s maiden foray into the world of Windows Phone 7 comes in the form of the Venue Pro, where it is tipped to arrive in the UK via online retailer Expansys on February 2nd. It will retail for £440, and it is a good thing that already includes VAT and delivery, which means the device is just a wee bit more affordable than the HTC 7 Pro and Sony Ericsson […]
12/16/2010, There is a new Dell Venue Pro variant that has gone through the gates of the FCC, where it will tout WCDMA Band II and V support. Just what does that mean to the man on the street? Well, those bands would result in this Venue Pro variant playing nice on the 3G networks of AT&T in the US, as well as Rogers, Bell, or Telus in the Great White […]
12/14/2010, Folks who placed a pre-order for the Dell Venue Pro online were originally meant to receive their smartphones already, but instead all they got were notices that this Windows Phone smartphone will arrive only next month – well, on the bright side, at least you have a new phone for a new year! The Venue Pro is one of two of T-Mobile’s devices that is powered by Microsoft’s new mobile […]
11/30/2010, With early problems surrounding the Dell Venue Pro, we haven’t heard much in terms of wide availability of Dell’s first Windows Phone 7 smartphone. However, December 14th should be the date that marks the wide availability of the device, if a brief shot of the device on Dell’s website holds to be true. The Dell Venue Pro will be compatible with T-Mobile’s 3G AWS network in the U.S. and will […]
11/23/2010, It seems that Dell’s Venue Pro device isn’t that “professional” after all, considering the fact that some units do not want to jive with the humble SIM card. In an email to T-Mo News, Dan Seiden lists down his grouses after returning his engineering sample to a Microsoft store as follows, “Just wanted to drop a note to you.. I got a call about replacing my Engineering Sample Dell Venue […]