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Month: April 2009

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Windows Mobile 6.5 preview

Today i’d like to share my impressions about the upcoming release of windows mobile 6.5. The first devices with wm 6.5 preinstalled should be available by the end of this year. OSNN.NET posted an interesting hands-on preview for windows mobile…

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Review: Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile

Only a few years ago i couldn’t imagine that i could be ever surfing the net comfortably on my mobile device. But then apple launched the IPhone and set a new standard for mobile surfing and user interface with their…

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The Palm Pre, hit or miss?

When palm showed of their new device on the consumer electronics show in january i was very impressed. After viewing the key notes and checking out all new features of the palm pre i could even imagine switching from windows…

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Review: Google Maps for Windows Mobile

I didn’t realise that there was a native google maps application for windows mobile, until i reviewed the google mobile app which showed a lot of app shortcuts. Only after trying out some of them i noticed that there was…

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Review: Calendar plus for Windows Mobile

This is another review of an essential windows mobile today plugin for business user. We are going to take a deeper look into calendar plus, which enhances the standard calendar view on the today screen. I never understood why microsoft…

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Review: Google Mobile App for Windows Mobile

Google is definitely pushing their mobile apps output recently. The new gmail app for android devices and the iphone is looking very promising. Since there hasn’t been any announcement for an windows mobile version yet, we have to be patient….

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Review: PIMBackup for Windows Mobile

Every windows mobile user knows this situation: you got a new device and now you have to transfer all the data from your old smartphone to the new one. There are a lot of backup applications out there, for example…

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Review: Batti for Windows Mobile

One of my favourite utilities i’m using for some years now is called Batti. The standard wm battery indicator doesn’t really show any details about the battery status. Depending on the wm device the icon shows the status in 25%…

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Review: YouTube App for Windows Mobile

Recently google released their free youtube application for windows mobile devices. Let’s take a closer look at this software, which i tested using my xda orbit 2 and the official windows mobile 6.1 rom. A lot of windows mobile users…

Pros&cons of the Iphone

We have to give apple credit for actually introducing a touch screen device to the mass market. In the pre-iphone era you could primarily find either geeks or business users working with touchscreen/stylus devices. There wasn’t any average mobile phone…