MWC 2009

More Windows Mobile 6.5 screenshots leak: bigger controls, new notifications

More Windows Mobile 6.5 screenshots leak: bigger controls, new notifications

More leaked Windows Mobile 6.5 screenshots in advance of the OS' expected launch at Mobile World Congress next week, this time courtesy of China.  While there's not a lot of difference between these and the previous batch, aside from this gallery being higher-resolution, it does show off the new, somewhat "glossy" direction Microsoft have taken the GUI.

Full gallery after the cut

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Nokia 5630 XpressMusic: PMP, N-Gage and S60 with HSPA

Nokia 5630 XpressMusic: PMP, N-Gage and S60 with HSPA

Nokia have unveiled their latest XpressMusic cellphone, the Nokia 5630, which will make its official debut at Mobile World Congress next week.  The compact candybar measures just 12mm thick and runs the S60 OS; Nokia include a 4GB microSD card in the box, and the 5630 has dedicated music control keys on the left-hand side, together with a standard 3.5mm headphone socket.

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Samsung UltraTOUCH S8300 AMOLED touchscreen 8MP slider announced

Samsung UltraTOUCH S8300 AMOLED touchscreen 8MP slider announced

Samsung have announced their latest cellphone, the UltraTOUCH S8300, complete with a 2.8-inch WQVGA AMOLED touchscreen, slide-out numeric keypad, 8-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and A-GPS, all in a chassis just 12.7mm thick.  In addition, the S8300 has 7.2Mbps HSDPA, a microSD slot happy with cards up to 16GB, and more video playback formats than you can shake a stick at.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 6 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 6 2009

Toshiba helped us kick off the week with the announcement of their new TG01 Windows Mobile smartphone: on paper it sounds perfect, with a high-res touchscreen, super-skinny body and all the wireless connectivity you could feasibly ask for, as well as being the first device to deliver NVIDIA's 1GHz Snapdragon chipset.  Check out our hands-on photos and video demos, as well as Toshiba's own GUI demo, and then try and explain to me why I still can't get as excited about the TG01 as I think I ought to be.

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Microsoft My Phone, aka SkyBox online backup, launches

Microsoft My Phone, aka SkyBox online backup, launches

It looks as though Microsoft have prematurely launched their mobile backup service, codenamed SkyBox, an announcement of which is expected at Mobile World Congress later this month.  Now named My Phone, though found at getskybox.com, the beta service promises 200MB of storage for contacts, calendar appointments, tasks, photos, videos, text messages, music and documents, via an on-phone sync app.

 

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