Microsoft and Nokia held a joint teleconference earlier today to announce the deployment of various Microsoft products on Nokia’s Symbian platform. It may not live up to some of the rumours circling before the conference that Nokia was going to work on a WinMo device, but it’s still an important announcement, for Symbian users at [...]
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August 14th, 2009 · No Comments
August 7th, 2009 · No Comments
Ahead of the launch of Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Marketplace, Microsoft has published a guide that shows iPhone developers how to port their applications to the Windows Mobile 6.5 platform. Microsoft is now accepting applications for the launch of the Marketplace, which is anticipated to fall sometime between September and December. This guide should make it [...]
August 3rd, 2009 · No Comments
Windows Mobile is not long for this world it seems … well the name isn’t at any rate. Microsoft are reportedly set to ditch the brand name ‘Windows Mobile’ in favour of a new brand ‘Windows Phone’. The change in naming convention will apply to iterations of Windows Mobile from 6.1 onwards. For their part [...]
June 17th, 2009 · No Comments
“Microsoft’s cost-cutting measures drove it to lay off thousands of employees and led to some perks being discontinued for its remaining employees - including no longer paying for their Apple Phone data service plans anymore, even if they’re used significantly for work purposes.
Nor will it pay for Research In Motio BlackBerry service, or a new [...]
April 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment
According to the Windows Mobile Team Blog the Tech Ed 2009 show in Los Angeles will see the launch of Windows Mobile 6.5. The launch itself will be between 1pm and 2.15 pm (PST). The presentation is to be targeted at IT experts and developers and will feature a demonstration of the new OS as [...]
March 30th, 2009 · No Comments
Details are starting to come into focus on some of the finer points of Windows Mobile 6.5’s launch later this year after February’s announcement at MWC, and if you had to boil the news down to just two words, they’d be “pretty” and “support.” As “pretty” goes, it’s been announced that Microsoft has partnered up [...]
March 13th, 2009 · No Comments
Microsoft has revealed some details regarding its upcoming Windows Marketplace application store, which is due to coincide with the launch of Windows Mobile 6.5, sometime between October and December of this year. In order to develop applications for the Windows Marketplace, Microsoft will be charging developers $99, for each individual year a developer wants to [...]
March 2nd, 2009 · No Comments
During a recent conference call, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer confirmed that it will release Windows Mobile 7 some time in 2010. Microsoft just recently announced WinMo 6.5, which won’t be available until the end of 2009.
February 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment
At the ongoing Mobile World Congress event, Microsoft announced the successor to Windows Mobile 6.1 - version 6.5, which has been known about for some time. Version 6.5 of the WM brings with it, amongst other things, an emphasis on touch screen usability, a new version of Internet Explorer Mobile, an overhaul of menus - [...]
January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments
Apparently, the first mobile phones that will run on the Windows Mobile 6.5 OS - which is likely to be announced by Microsoft at the Mobile World Congress, next month are to arrive sometime between July and September of this year. Though, it’s said that some manufacturers will ship their devices running the OS, in [...]
January 19th, 2009 · No Comments
Microsoft is rumored to launch three services for Windows based mobile phones at the Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona. NeoWin reports that Microsoft SkyBox, SkyLine and SkyMarket are the current codenames of the cloud services for WinMo phones.
Microsoft SkyBox is offering Windows Mobile users what iPhone users can have with MobileMe plus automatic backup [...]
December 18th, 2008 · No Comments
Documents To Go, a popular mobile office suite, which was recently released for the Apple iPhone, is to be made available on devices running on the Android OS, sometime in the coming year.
November 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Microsoft is planning a phone, yes, and it has been given the code-name “Pink.” Sounds very interesting. Here’s what CNBC’s Jim Goldman says, “I’m hearing from a good source that Microsoft is ready to give a major facelift to the company’s Zune music player that could mean its evolution into a new smart phone from [...]
November 9th, 2008 · No Comments
Well, this was somewhat of a surprise. Previously, it was thought the successor to Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.1 would be version 7, due out sometime next year. Well, not according to Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer. Instead, before version 7, version 6.5 will bridge the gap between 6.1 and 7. Nothing is really known about version [...]
October 3rd, 2008 · No Comments
Microsoft’s Ballmer has just confirmed that Zune software will be coming to Windows Mobile devices as well as other phones, as sort of a really late follow-up to Robbie Bach’s comments on the same subject. Ballmer goes one step further than Robbie, who just made vague comments on the platform, and said this: