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i-Mate 8502 and 9502 announced. Coming to Telstra soon

i-Mate has just announced an exclusive deal to roll out two new handsets in Australia. The handsets in question are the all-new i-Mate Ultimate 8502 and i-Mate Ultimate 9502 and will be appearing on the Telstra network very soon. The i-Mate 8502 is a ...

GoodWin launcher – version 1.21 now available

GoodWin is a launcher and task manager for your touch-screen Windows Mobile. It's designed with the finger in mind and you simply need to slide your finger along to scroll the list of favourites, running programs, settings or installed applications. T...

Torch Mobile announce free web browser

Yep, another free browser has just turned up. This one is based on WebKit (y'know, the engine beneath the Safari browser) and it comes hot on the heels of NetFront 3.5. This is a first look at the Iris Browser from Torch Mobile. Now available for free...

Danger, Danger, High Voltage!

You're probably all aware of the T-Mobile Sidekick thanks to people like Paris Hilton. At the heart of these units there's a suite of mobile internet apps made by a company called Danger. It adds features such as ringtone stores, games and even produc...

MSN Direct now available for WinMo Standard

MSN Direct has just been announced in Barcelona. I've downloaded it, and.. it didn't install. Why ? Well, it seems that this is currently ONLY for non-touch screen devices. Try it on Windows Mobile Pro and you'll get a failed install reporting, "not m...

Microsoft Press Event – Live from Barcelona

We've already seen announcements from Sony Ericsson and others at the Mobile World Congress, however Microsoft have now hosted their press conference. You can watch the replay from Barcelona here.

Samsung show off the SGH-i200 Smartphone

Samsung are about to announce several new handsets at the Mobile World Congress. We're expecting to see at least one new Windows Mobile handset in the form of the SGH-i200, snapped by theUnwired. More information will no doubt appear when Samsung hold...

HTC Shift – Now available

The HTC Shift we reviewed has now been mad available by HTC. The Shift integrates the Micosoft Origami Experience 2.0, which you can see in action here. It basically gives a finger-friendly navigation around your UMPC (Ultra Mobile PC) with a browser,...

Uprated HTC Advantage breaks cover

It's been just weeks since our reviewed the HTC Advantage review. Today HTC are announcing more storage and the addition of the now familiar HTC Home Today screen plus the HTC TouchFlo technology for quick and easy navigation. The Opera browser and Go...

HTC P3470 (Pharos) Goes official

We ran a news story on the HTC Pharos a few weeks back, now it's official. The slim Pharos will be sold as the HTC P3470 and, although there's no 3G, HSDPA, or WiFi it will have GPS. The P3470 is set to launch on Orange in the …

Visto announce easy push email on T-Mobile

Remember Visto ? They provide push email and got very upset some years back when Microsoft started to do the same thing. Now, however, they're to showcase a system called "WOW" - touted as the easiest-to-use mobile messaging solution. Not only that, b...

Sony Ericsson go Windows Mobile – XPERIA X1

We'd heard rumours, but now it's here in the flesh. This is the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1, running Windows Mobile 6 Pro. Yes, you read that right - a Sony Ericsson running Windows Mobile. Just one more time for my own sanity.. it's a Sony Ericsson with ...

v3.5 of NetFront browser now available

Access have just released the Mobile Concept version of NetFront, version 3.5. We last mentioned it in 2006 so a video demonstration is well overdue. NetFront version 3.5 brings fast, smooth browsing and quick draw time, zoom speed and rendering. Thi...

PointUI Home – Now for VGA and Windows Mobile 2003

We've been constantly following the developments with PointUI Home. There's now good news for Windows Mobile 2003 users too - with alpha versions of the slick interface available for anyone running the older OS. If you head on over to PointUI Home you...

HTC Touch Cruise now back in stock

If you missed out last time then have no fear, the guys at devicewire have just taken delivery of yet more HTC Touch Cruise handsets. These phones are essentially the same as the o2 XDA Orbit 2 minus the o2 contract. Still selling at £384.99, it's pa...

Orange SPV E610 Now available to buy

We first saw this, the SPV E610, back in December. Then, last month we spotted it on the Business and Pay As You Go "Coming Soon" sections. Indeed, it's still showing this way in the Business section next to the Samsung i780. Good news though, because...

T-Mobile Touch Plus now live on UK website

The T-Mobile Touch Plus has now appeared in both the Personal and Business section of the T-Mobile website. It's the T-Mobile version of the HTC Touch Dual we reviewed some time back. The T-Mobile variant has appeared following the one month exclusiv...

T-Mobile Shadow gets updated

In the USA? Got a T-Mobile Shadow? You do? Head on over to t-mobileshadow.com to get the latest update. The update seems to add extra features and software to the phone, enhanced myFaves and menu graphics plus a better text-entry experience. As usual ...

Sprite Archie – Backup your call logs and texts

Sprite Archie has just been released. For $14.95 (£7.63) it'll transfer your text and call logs to email, letting you check and backup the history of your communication. The software will automatically archive each sent or received message and can al...

HTC Shift coming to Orange in March

The HTC Shift has, according to tracyandmatt.co.uk, just popped up on the Orange February pricebook. The UMPC comes with Windows Vista and a Windows Mobile layer for quick updates on your email and appointiments through the HTC SnapVUE system. Accord...