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Nokia says Windows Phone 7 unproven, it’s a risk

Nokia has admitted it’s taking a major risk with its deal to deploy Windows Phone 7 on its mobile devices. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Nokia said that the Microsoft deal leads to potential dangers of hopping into bed with an “unproven” platform. Over 29 pages of the report, Nokia said “The Windows ...

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[Video] HTML 5 Demo on IE9 Mobile WP7

During Mobile World Congress (MWC 2011), Microsoft showed off the HTML5 capabilities of the upcoming mobile version of Internet Explorer 9(IE9). Below is a ‘live’ demo of IE Mobile 9 running HTML5 tests on a Windows Phone 7 handset.

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Dell’s tablet roadmap leaked

A Dell’s tablet roadmap has been leaked by AndroidCentral, detailing the company’s plans to release up to four new Android devices up til Q1 2012. Four new Android tablets-The Dell Gallo is slated for an April release this year, followed by the Dell Sterling which will launch in Q4. Dell’s Opus One and Silver Oak are scheduled for release in ...

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Nokia partnership with Microsoft – a bold move by Nokia

Comment by Ovum Tony Cripps, Principal Analyst, Ovum: “This is a bold decision by Nokia but absolutely the right one, both for itself and for Microsoft given the drastically changed landscape for smartphones in the past couple of years. There were few short term options available to the company to help it get back on terms with Apple and especially ...

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Nokia Smartphones to run Windows Phone 7

Last week, Nokia announced that it will partner with Microsoft to adopt Windows Phone 7 as its primary mobile operating system. As part of the partnership, Nokia & Microsoft also announced:

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Celcom offers LG Optimus 7

Celcom said that it will offer the LG Optimus 7 starting today. In conjunction with the introduction of this new Windows Phone 7 device, Celcom is offering a special price of RM777 to the first 150 customers who register online via Celcom’s website (www.celcom.com.my) from 24 November onwards. The retail price of the LG Optimus 7 is RM2,099, will be ...

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Maxis HTC HD7 to launch on Nov 24

If you are still waiting for the availability of Windows Phone 7 in Malaysia, the wait will soon be over. Maxis will be launching the HTC HD7 on the 24 November 2010. I’ve personally tried to phone for about 10 minutes and I can tell you that it has an awesome graphic user interface. A real iPhone challenger? Possibly.

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Sony Ericsson will be dumping Symbian, promises Windows Phone 7 in 2011

Sony Ericsson is the latest manufacturer to join the growing number of operators that are launching handsets for the new Microsoft operating system- Windows Phone 7. Sony Ericsson currently holds a 19% revenue share of the total Android market but according to its CEO Bert Nordberg, the company will look to Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 operating system after dropping ...

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9 Windows Phone 7 devices in the market

Over the past year, mobile phone manufacturers have dedicated themselves to releasing Windows Phone 7(WP7) soon after the new mobile operating system was announced. When Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer took to the stage to launch WP7, he showed 9 new smartphones from four manufacturers; Dell, Samsung, LG and HTC. The 9 phones will be made available to customers in over ...

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Windows Phone 7 launched in Malaysia

Microsoft Malaysia yesterday announced Windows Phone 7 in Malaysia together with partners such as HTC and LG. (From L-R): Francis Wong, Assistant General Manager of LG Malaysia; SK Wong, Country Manager of HTC Malaysia; Ananth Lazarus, Managing Director of Microsoft Malaysia; and Tang Tuan Choon, Enterprise Marketing Manager, Microsoft APAC, at the launch of Windows Phone 7 in Kuala Lumpur ...

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[Video] Windows Phone 7 Browser Comparison

There has been many videos on Windows Phone 7, but the one below is something different. The video below shows how the WP7 web browser(LG GW910 Panther) competes against iPhone 4’s Safari browser and the one preloaded on Froyo-powered device(Nexus One). No support for Flash or even for HTML5 yet but the specs on the WP7 browser are not final ...

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Photos of Samsung Windows Phone 7 Spotted

It appears that Samsung Mobile is working on a several number of Windows Phone 7 device and one of it was spotted on Twitter. The picture was posted by a developer called Andrej Tozon.

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Windows Mobile 6.5 gets Office Mobile 2010 for free

Microsoft has released the new Windows Office Mobile 2010 and announced that Windows Mobile 6.5 users can get a free upgrade by visiting the Windows Phone Marketplace. People using Office Mobile 2010 can perform lightweight editing of Office documents and take notes on the go. With Office Mobile(Word, PowerPoint, Excel & OneNote), people can work with Office documents stored on ...

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No Skype for Windows Phone 7

The world’s popular VoIP service, Skype has just revealed that it does not have any development plans to bring its service to Windows Phone 7. Instead,Skype says that they’re focusing on projects for the iPhone, iPad  and Android-powered mobile devices.

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Video: Microsoft shows off two “Social” phone

At a press event in San Francisco, Microsoft’s Robbie Bach and Derek Snyder unveil the Kin mobile phones(Kin 1 & Kin 2). Based on the new Windows Phone 7 operating system, the new phones will have extensive social networking built in and will also be able to access the Zune music service. The KIN 1 (formerly known as “Turtle”) offers ...

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