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Windows Mobile 6.1 Coming Soon!!

wm6_1

The Boy Genius is showing off the all new Windows Mobile 6.1!!

New features include…

  • Copy / Paste (finally!)
  • Domain Enroll in Settings (Enrolling in a domain will connect your device with company resources.)
  • New home screen (pan left and right to check out missed calls, notifications like email, sms, etc.)
  • Change Master Security Code
  • Added text input settings
  • Recent Programs when pressing Start menu
  • Threaded SMS!
  • When you compose an email, or SMS, and start typing the name of the contact in the “To:” field, the contact names finally pop up like Windows Mobile Professional!
  • Internet Explorer now lets you define a homepage, and also zoom in and out using a nice and clean interface

For more info CLICK HERE and to see more screen shots from the Boy Genius Report CLICK HERE

Free Windows Mobile Applications!!

We will constantly update this section with must have applications for your Windows Device!!

  • vTap: With this free application you can watch almost any video on youTube and other similar websites. You can also search any topic within Wikipedia!! For a direct download, select your device HERE.
  • TCPMP: Watch almost any video format on your Windows Mobile Pocket PC. CLICK HERE
  • PocketCM: Contact manager & on screen keyboard for your Windows Mobile Device. This is a must have application which gives you easy access to your contacts. CLICK HERE for more info and download.
  • HTC Album: This is the new Album program from the HTC Touch Dual. CLICK HERE for direct download.
  • Adobe Flash Player: View websites with Flash within your Pocket Internet Explorer. CLICK HERE for direct download.
  • Total Commander: An excellent file explorer with a lot more functionality. CLICK HERE for direct download.
  • Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1: An upgrade to the Microsoft Office which offers many new features. CLICK HERE for more info and download.

Want to sync your MAC With Windows Mobile?

sync mate

If you have a MAC book and a Windows Mobile device you probably already know about a program called “Missing Sync”. Missing Sync is an excellent program but the problem is…. it cost $$$!!

Here’s a Beta program called Syncmate that does the same thing and currently is absolutely FREE.

CLICK HERE for more details and a link to download!!

HTC SHIFT’S SnapVUE Screen Shot!

As you know the HTC Shift will have a dual-OS; Windows Vista and a limited version of Windows Mobile called SnapVUE. There is a button located on the bottom left of the display to toggle between the two OS.

Here is a screen shot of the SnapVUE in action… (Click to Enlarge)

htc shift screenshot

New Opera Web Browser for Windows Mobile!!

A new version of Opera is now available and is finally out of Beta testing. The new Opera web browser has many new features but the most important one in our opinion is the built in Flash capabilities.

new opera screenshot

Here’s a list of new features from Opera’s Homepage:

  • Set “Desktop” mode as default display mode NEW!
  • Text Wrapping NEW!
  • Bidi support NEW!
  • Grab and Scroll (PocketPC only)
  • Web search in address bar
  • Save image
  • Copy text
  • Send link as e-mail, SMS, and MMS
  • Import IE bookmarks
  • Support for Macromedia Flash Player 7 for Pocket PCs
  • FlashLite 2.1
  • Multiple Windows
  • Tabbed browsing (Pocket PC only)
  • Zoom
  • Download
  • Navigation and history
  • Bookmarks
  • Landscape/Portrait Mode
  • Pop-up handler
  • Padlock icon on secure sites
  • User preferences
  • Context menu
  • Change encoding
  • Desktop mode and Fit to Screen
  • Plugin API (Netscape)


Telus gets more HTC love!!

Telus has just announced two new devices to add to their HTC linup. Telus already carries the P4000 and the S720 and now they have added the HTC Touch and S640 to their PDA selection.

Telus must have an excellent hookup with HTC since they are the first CDMA service providers in the world to get these phones.

telus touch

The HTC Touch will be $499.99 without contract, $449 with 1 year, $399 with 2 year and $149 with three year.

telus s640

The HTC S640 will be $449 without contracr, $399 with 1 year, $349 with 2 year and $149 with 3 year.

If your planning on getting these devices with contract read their fineprint:

“Available for clients who activate voice and data service on a 3-year contract with an Email, Web & Voice or Talk & Email plan of $45 or more, or any Voice Rate Plan $20 or more with an Email & Web add-on of $25 or more. Please review the rate plan offer information attached. TELUS reserves the right to modify eligible rate plans with this offer at any time without advance notice.”

SONY VAIO VS. HTC SHIFT

Generally Sony is known to have very good (but pricey) laptops and usually very compact and light weight. This is a smaller than average Sony Vaio beside the HTC shift. Both laptops have almost the same specs…..

CLICK TO ENLARGE!!

vaio vs shift

Rogers Wireless Finally gets reasonable Data Plans!!

rogers

If you haven’t heard already, Rogers just released a new 1GB data plan to contend with Bell. Bell has just announced that they will be offering a 1GB data plan for your laptop by using a wireless card for $75. Rogers has done the same but the only difference is that since Rogers is GSM and uses a SIM card the data plan can also be used in Windows Mobile devices. The 1GB data plan will cost you only $65 CAD a month. Call *611 right now and add it to your service plan. You have the option to add it to your existing SIM or on another SIM!!

The AT&T Tilt is finally here!!

Tilt

The Tilt the latest Windows Mobile device from AT&T and offers an extensive list of features. The Tilt is also known as the HTC Kaiser and HTC TyTN II. The excellent specs along with the “tilt” up display make it very unique and innovative.

 

The Tilt is available now through AT&T for only $299.99 (After mail in rebates) and with a new service agreement. Without contract the phone is $549.99. AT&T also has the following data plans for the Tilt: Unlimited monthly Data for corporate email is $44.99 with a voice contract, 20 MB of data for personal use is $29.99 and International data plan for use in over 30 countries is 24.99 for 20 MB. The Tilt also has GPS so you can sign up for a TeleNAV Navigator for only $9.99 a month.

Specs:

 

  • Windows Mobile 6 Professional
  • Quad-band GSM
  • WiFi/GPRS/EDGE/HSDPA
  • 400 MHz processor by Qualcomm
  • GPS with TeleNAV Navigator
  • 256 MB ROM and 128MB RAM
  • QWERTY Keyboard with “tilt” up display
  • Micro SDHC memory slot