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Windows Mobile Marketplace to be shut down this May

03/09/2012, Back in May last year Microsoft announced that it would stop taking in app submissions for its Windows Mobile Marketplace and we mentioned that we wouldn’t be surprised if they shut it down in the future. Fast forward to almost a year later, and it...

Caller ID announcement spotted in Windows Phone 7 Mango

08/10/2011, It seems that phones in the past had more customizability than they do today. I remember being able to get customized logos which replaced the operator name on my Nokia 3310 and I also remember being able to customize my own ringtones on the phone itself,...

Honeycomb theme for your Windows Mobile device

03/15/2011, Usually we hear about other themes being ported over to Android devices (i.e. Windows Phone 7 etc), and rarely do we hear about it being brought over to other phones as a theme. Well the folks over at XDA-developers have come up with a Honeycomb theme to...

Trimble Nomad 900 Series Outdoor Rugged Handheld Computers

11/09/2010, Windows Phone 7 might be the current gem from Microsoft in the mobile scene, but that doesn’t mean that Windows Mobile is down and out yet just. The mobile OS is still surviving on gadgets such as the Trimble Nomad 900, a yellow rugged handheld...

Spotify unveils mobile music app for Windows Mobile 6

10/04/2010, Hmmm, while the whole world (more or less so it seems) is looking forward to Windows Phone 7, it isn’t exactly the end of the road for Windows Mobile 6 just yet, at least according to Spotify. The company has rolled out their mobile music app for...

Sprint Announces Enterprise-Ready Motorola ES400S Handheld

09/29/2010, Sprint announced today that it will be the first U.S. carrier to be offering the Motorola ES400S EDA, which stands for Enterprise Digital Assistant. While Motorola’s consumer division is rapidly rolling out Android-based smartphones, the enterprise...

Opera Mini 5.1 Arrives For Windows Mobile

09/10/2010, Despite the rise of iOS and Google’s Android OS, there are still plenty of users out there who use a Windows Mobile device. Now Opera has released the improved Opera Mini 5.1 for Windows Mobile devices, offering better support for high resolution...

HTC Desire HD Render Surfaces With Windows Mobile 6.5

09/10/2010, Many folks out there are curious to find out more details on the upcoming HTC Desire HD and now a user (i.e. unofficial) render of the device has surfaced, and it looks pretty believable. The Desire HD is expected to be a European variant of the popular...

Brazil First in the World to Go Fully Digital for National Census

08/30/2010, Despite having the opening question of its national census be: do you use a hole in the ground or open cesspit for a toilet? Brazil, a country stricken with poverty, is leading the world in moving to smartphones and converting to a fully digital national...

Samsung Epix gets Windows Mobile 6.5 update

07/09/2010, In what many people would deem to be a rather strange move, Samsung has released a new Windows Mobile 6.5 update for its Epix (also known as the SGH-i907). This is weird considering AT&T no longer sells this smartphone over its website, and Samsung...

Motorola Unveils Its Rugged ES400 Windows Mobile Phone

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...

Microsoft Commissions 20 New Free Games For Windows Mobile

05/30/2010, While Windows Mobile used to boast plenty of mobile games for users, that lead has practically been eliminated, thanks to Apple’s introduction of the App Store. That being said, it seems that Microsoft still hasn’t given up on Windows Mobile...