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The biggest Microsoft failures

The biggest Microsoft failures

By 28 October 2010

One of the largest computer multinationals ever, Microsoft is known all over the world, thanks in large part to the huge success of its Windows operating system that greets millions of PC users every morning. Founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen,... >>

Symbian, WinMo get Google Maps voice search

Symbian, WinMo get Google Maps voice search

By 23 April 2010

Google has announced that version 4.1 of Google Maps for Mobile has been released for Symbian S60 and Windows Mobile handsets, and that includes the "search by voice" functionality so beloved of the Android and BlackBerry apps. To use it, open up Google... >>

HTC planning to develop its own OS?

HTC planning to develop its own OS?

By 14 April 2010

In an interview with Bloomberg, HTC's CEO Cheng Hui-Ming has revealed that his company is looking into the possibility of developing its own operating system from scratch. "We continue to assess, but that requires a few conditions to justify it", he told... >>

ThickButtons makes Android keyboard dynamic

ThickButtons makes Android keyboard dynamic

By 24 March 2010

During the course of your English-speaking life, you might have noticed that certain letters don't go after others very often. For example, it'd be rare to see a word that features the letters J and G right after each other. So when you're typing, it's... >>

T-Mobile HTC HD2 coming to US on 24 March

T-Mobile HTC HD2 coming to US on 24 March

By 17 March 2010

T-Mobile has officially announced the launch of the Windows Mobile 6.5 touting HTC HD2 for the 24 March in the US. The phone, which we first reviewed in the UK in November 2009, has finally made it stateside on the T-Mobile network. Americans keen to... >>

Microsoft: More Windows Mobile 6.5 phones to come

Microsoft: More Windows Mobile 6.5 phones to come

By 3 March 2010

Microsoft has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will continue to support its Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system for some time yet following the announcement of Windows Phone 7 Series at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. “We are proud of the Windows... >>

No Flash for Windows Mobile 6.5, says Adobe

No Flash for Windows Mobile 6.5, says Adobe

By 26 February 2010

Flash 10.1 is set to bring a step change in the way that the Web can be interacted with on mobile phones, but the latest statements from Adobe indicate that Windows Mobile 6.5 users will be left out in the cold - only Windows Phone 7 owners will be able... >>

Skype pulls Windows Mobile app

Skype pulls Windows Mobile app

By 25 February 2010

Skype has announced it has pulled the Skype and Skype Lite Windows Mobile apps over concerns that they don't offer a great "Skype" experience. The move, announced on the company's blog will be a huge disappointment for Windows Mobile users who've yet... >>

Windows Phone 6 Starter Edition announced for emerging markets

Windows Phone 6 Starter Edition announced for emerging markets

By 16 February 2010

A new version of Windows Mobile is due to be available, and in contrast to the Windows Phone 7 Series just announced for launch towards the end of the year, this version is aimed at emerging markets. Bsquare, a software solutions provider and the global... >>

VIDEO: HTC Desire, Legend and HD mini all get promo vids

VIDEO: HTC Desire, Legend and HD mini all get promo vids

By 16 February 2010

We've brought you all the news, hands-on photos and even first look reviews for HTC's Mobile World Congress launches, but for those of you that just can't get enough, we've also got promo vids. If you want to see just how little the HTC HD mini is, or... >>