New Generation Dell Venue 8 Pro Could Pack Quite A Punch

The older Dell Venue Pro 8 has been around for quite a while now, where it also picked up a new BIOS update from time to time. Well, won’t it be swell if there were to be an update to this old model? It looks like that is all set to happen, with a new generation Dell Venue 8 Pro packing in a faster processor to keep up with the […]


Dell Venue Pro receives Windows Phone Tango update

So you own a Dell Venue Pro, one of the first Windows Phone-powered smartphones in the market, which has aged rather gracefully I might add at nearly 2 years old. While you are mulling over whether to ditch this old faithful and settle for one of the more fluid Lumia devices from Nokia, you might want to hold on to your horses for a while. After all, one user in […]


AT&T Dell Venue Pro Mango update finally arrives

It’s been many months since the Mango update for Windows Phone 7 started rolling out but certain handsets have yet to receive it yet. Case in point – the Dell Venue Pro on AT&T. But for those of you who own that particular phone, we’ve got some good news for you. Microsoft has just announced today it has started delivering the update to Windows Phone 7.5 Mango for the Dell […]


Dell Venue Pro firmware update delayed for T-Mobile customers

The long awaited Dell Venue Pro update that was said to be released today will unfortunately be delayed for T-Mobile customers. According to a tweet from Lionel Menchaca from Dell, the update that is said to fix the WiFi lock-up issues that the Windows Phone 7-running Dell Venue Pro device is having right now. Here’s what his tweet said:Sorry, but the #dellvenuepro firmware update for T-Mo customers in the United […]


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Dell Venue Pro firmware update solves Wi-Fi issues

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 […]


Dell Venue Pro update to arrive next month

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, […]


Dell Venue Pro firmware update arriving this May 18th

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 […]


Dell Venue Pro delayed

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 […]


Dell Venue Pro doesn’t play nice with SIM cards

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 […]


Dell Responds To Venue Pro Wi-Fi Bug, Offers Replacement Phones

We previously mentioned that Dell Venue Pro users were encountering issues as their devices were unable to connect to secure Wi-Fi networks. Dell has since confirmed the issue by issuing a statement, allowing customers who purchased the phone on November 8th or 9th at a Microsoft Store to bring the phone back for an exchange, beginning at the end of next week, and the new phone will fix the Wi-Fi […]


Dell Venue Pro arriving this November 8th

A leaked internal document does point towards the Dell Venue Pro arriving in the US market this coming November 8th at Microsoft’s online and retail stores. It will take one week of exclusivity with Microsoft, where the Windows Phone 7 handset will then go on sale at Dell. While there is no word on a final price point, if Microsoft and Dell were to stick to the current trend of […]


Dell Venue Pro approved by the FCC

We all know that the FCC has taken a look at the Dell Venue, and are pleased to announce that this smartphone will be the Dell Venue Pro and has just received approval as well, which should shape up nicely for a pre-holiday release. Boasting T-Mobile USA’s 3G (1700MHz) spectrum support as well as Windows Phone 7 as the operating system of choice, this Dell Venue Pro is also known […]


Dell Venue Pro to arrive on T-Mobile, to sport Android option too

Word on the street has it that Dell’s upcoming Windows Phone 7 smartphone will be arriving on T-Mobile, where it will also feature an Android-powered version as well. For the uninitiated, the Dell Venue Pro comes with a sliding design with full portrait QWERTY keyboard, not to mention a zippy second gen 1GHz Snapdragon processor, a 4.1-inch WVGA AMOLED capacitive display, a 5-megapixel camera with flash and autofocus, 1GB ROM […]