Touch screen devices

Node pertains specifically to touch screen devices (Pocket PCs, Pocket PC Phone Editions, Smartphone Professionals).

Nook Color Getting Android 2.2 Treatment in January

If you've been wondering why Barnes & Noble's full color e-reader, the Nook Color, was running yesterday's Android OS, have no fear-2.2 is almost here!

I spoke today with a Barnes & Noble representative who showed me the forthcoming update on his company Nook which is slated for this January. The 2.2 Android update is a game changer and literally turns the e-reader into a near full Android tablet device.


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Best Smartphones for every mobile OS

Just a quick post. Gizmodo recently put out their list of the best smartphones for every platform.  Among the running was the iPhone 4, HTC Incredible, Samsung Focus...just to name a few.  Two of my favorites are the iPhone 4 and the HTC Droid Incredible.  Enjoy!


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First Impressions of Windows Phones; Microsoft on the Rebound

I’ve lost my earlier skepticism and think that Microsoft is going to be a big player in the smartphone industry. This week we’ll look again at several of the new phones coming, including T-Mobile's offerings, as well as some of the early impressions.


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Windows Phone 7 Devices Announced, AT&T Phones Coming November 8

Finally the wraps are off the new Windows Phone 7 devices, with three models from AT&T launching on November 8, and two coming from T-Mobile later in the year. A total of nine new phones will be available in the U.S. in the coming months.


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The Story Behind the Death of the Kin Phones; Android Rising

In a shocking bit of news a week ago, Microsoft discontinued the Kin phone, leaving many to wonder what’s going on. Also, this week we’ll note the appearance of the latest and greatest Android phone, and will touch briefly on Microsoft’s confusing array of sync services.


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WikiReader a Perfect Gadget Gift!!

If you refer to or use Wikipedia as much as I do, then you have to get a WikiReader (created by Openmoko). Not directly smartphone-related, I know, but bloggers should really listen up. This is s great companion device, especially for those times when you just can't get to the network, and you need to brush up or verify some tech info.


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SPB TV 2.0 now available!

SPB TV is a real winner (get it here), and is fast becoming one of my all-time favorite apps on either iPhone or Windows Mobile (see my early WM review here). Now at version 2.0, the channel list has really grown, and I love watching old forgotten SF movies on one of the many free classic channels available.


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Dell's Forthcoming Windows Phone 7 Device!!!

News about the Dell Lightning, a forthcoming Windows Phone 7 device, was leaked last week. And it looks hot! I also want to point to a number of other WP7 tidbits, including videos of the Office suite. But first we’ll start by noting the 10th anniversary of the Pocket PC.


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My small gift to all of you WM2003(SE) users: great Web browser Opera Mini 5!

During the testing of the native Windows Mobile version of the current Opera Mini 5 beta (see THIS for more info), I've routinely tested it on my old, WM2003-only iPAQ 2210 Pocket PC.


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More on Microsoft’s Kin Phones, Review of T-Mobile HD2

Microsoft stirred things up last week with its Kin phone, and some very helpful articles and video demos have appeared. Again, I’m impressed with the vision behind this product. Also, this week I’ll note a review of the T-Mobile HTC HD2, as well as of the HTC HD Mini. And I’ll point to an interesting article about the lack of multitasking in the forthcoming Windows Phone 7.


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Microsoft Announces Two New Microsoft-Branded Phones

The big news is that at a press event yesterday Microsoft announced two new phones that will be out soon, confirming ongoing rumors — and marking Microsoft’s entry into the hardware market. This week I’ll give you some details of these two phones, plus point you to a giveaway.


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Wizcode runs weekend PayPal blowout sale!!

Wizcode, makers of the ultimate in storage card tools, and other usefully cool WinMo utilities like Pocket Mechanic, are offering a 40% discount on all software for this weekend. The offer is only available for Payal users...check it out at the link above...


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Microsoft Updates “My Phone” Service; Windows Phone 7 and HD2 Videos

Microsoft’s My Phone is a great free service for backing up your phone, and now it’s just gotten better. This week I’ll also point you to more videos and news about Windows Phone 7 and T-Mobile’s HD2, as well as news about a couple new devices.


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Web Browsing News & Reviews & Tips and Tricks (01/Mar/2010)

While there are very-very few new releases for Windows Mobile (almost all of the games and a lot of app/utility developers seem to have jumped ship and went straight for the iPhone), Web browsers seem to continuously receive love from app developers. At MWC (where I was also present), there have been even two major, new releases (the new Opera Mobile and BOLT).

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More on Windows Phone 7, T-Mobile HD2

Lots of detail came out last week about Windows Phone 7, so I thought I’d pass some of that along, including links to videos. Plus, there’s a new version of Windows Marketplace for Mobile. And this week I wanted to note the latest on the T-Mobile HD2, the highly anticipated device with a 4.3-inch screen.


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New App Store for Freebies; WM 7 Rumors Rampant

 This week we’ll look at a great new app store that has over 500 free apps. And there are now tons of rumors about Windows Mobile 7 floating around that, even if just partly true, can start to give you a sense for what’s coming.


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What is the Total Cost of Ownership for Some of the Most Popular Smartphones

 When Google's Nexus One launched a few weeks ago, BillShrink.com produced an infographic comparing the 'total cost of ownership' for a number of popular smartphones: Nexus One, iPhone, Droid and Palm Pre. 


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WCI Translator now supports WinMo 6.5, Symbian 9.3

 A while back, I posted on some language translation software (they have a translator widget on their web-site as well) from WCI.


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HP Glisten Wrap-Up

 I have really enjoyed using the Glisten the past month as a carry-along phone. Actually it’s been a little longer, since I had to wait until after CES wrapped up to post this.


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