06/17/2010, Motorola has launched its latest EDA (Enterprise Digital Assistant), the ES400, a handheld business device geared towards the enterprise user. This rugged device is designed to withstand drops and even the rain, and is aimed towards folks in the retail management, healthcare, postal services, and government departments. It’s powered by Windows Mobile 6.5.3, so it’ll support existing Windows Mobile applications that enterprises might demand and sports a custom Motorola Enterprise […]
04/27/2010, The LG eXpo will be getting a custom ROM for Windows Mobile 6.5.3, at least for users in the US market. According to folks who have tried it, this custom ROM will run the latest 23563 build of Windows Mobile, with the plus point of removing irritating AT&T apps that are normally found on the smartphone. Apart from that, you will also get additional perks such as Microsoft Office Mobile […]
04/22/2010, The Samsung Omnia II i8000 which was introduced last year, will soon receive the Windows Mobile 6.5.3 update, which is as close as it can get to Windows Phone 7 numerically. The update will be released sometime in the second half of May, where you will receive visual enhancements and improved touchscreen responsiveness. Are you looking forward to this firmware update if you’re a Samsung Omnia II owner?
04/01/2010, Guess this is one weird amalgamation of a device that doesn’t really know where it stands – is it a Mobile Internet Device with phone capabilities, or is it just a smartphone with a really, really huge display? Either way, the Qi-based U2000 comes with a 5″ touchscreen display alongside Windows Mobile 6.5 as the operating system of choice. It will be powered by a 624MHz Marvell processor, sporting three […]
03/01/2010, You might already have expected this, but it’s been confirmed that existing devices running Windows Mobile 6.x will not be getting an upgrade to Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 OS when it’s released around the end of the year, and that includes the highly-rated HTC HD2. According to Natasha Kwan, General Manager for Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business in the APAC region, the HD2 doesn’t qualify as it doesn’t have three […]
02/17/2010, You might have missed our blow-by-blow account of the Windows Phone 7 announcement at Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain, but thankfully there are always archives to refer to. So if Windows Phone 7 were to be released to the masses, what would become of Windows Mobile 6.5.3? This stop-gap measure will be relegated to be known as “Windows Phone Classic”, which is a good thing since it means […]
02/11/2010, Garmin and Asus’ latest collaboration does not stop at the A50 only, but also resulted in the M10. Instead of running on the Android operating system, this model comes with the latest build of Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, making it the second WinMo 6.5.3 device around (the first being the Sony Ericsson Aspen). Underneath the hood, the Garmin Asus M10 will feature a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227 processor (sorry, not 1GHz […]
02/04/2010, The relatively low key Garmin M10 smartphone is yet another handset that has received the Windows Mobile 6.5.3 upgrade, giving this 600MHz Qualcomm processor-powered device a more potent punch. Just to refresh your memory, the M10 is equipped with a 3.5″ WVGA resistive screen display, 4GB of internal memory and a 5-megapixel camera. Needless to say, before taking that upgrade plunge, it is always advisable to make a backup of […]
02/04/2010, What exactly does the latest version of Windows Mobile 6.5.3 entail? Well, apart from capacitive touchscreen support, you will be able to enjoy multitouch controls sans stylus, consistent navigation, a horizontal scroll bar that does away with tabs, a magnifier for touch support in legacy applications, the ability to drag-and-drop icons onto the Start Screen, reduced browser page load time and better memory management among others. Apart from that runtime […]
02/02/2010, One of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming Aspen cellphone’s most outstanding feature would be the Windows Mobile 6.5.3 operating system, which is a major step upwards compared to what Microsoft has offered to date, where this latest version boasts a much more intuitive interface alongside multitouch support for its capacitive display. Features are pretty much in line with any mid-range to high-end handset of today, including a 2.4″ QVGA TFT touchscreen display, […]
12/30/2009, It looks like Windows Mobile 7 won’t be the nearest upgrade after Windows Mobile 6.5. On a MSDN page, you’ll notice that there is mention of Windows Mobile 6.5.3 when discussing Widgets on Windows Mobile. Would you be interested in getting a Windows Mobile 6.5.3 upgrade before Windows Mobile 7 is out, or would you rather jump straight into Windows Mobile 7?