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Samsung Omnia 7 surfaces hours before Windows Phone 7 launch

October 11th, 2010

Microsoft is set to officially debut Windows Phone 7 today at 9:30AM ET in New York City, but that hasen’t stopped Samsung Russia from publishing info about the company’s Omnia 7 WP7 handset a few hours early. The device has a 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen display, 800 x 480 resolution, 1 GHz Qualcomm QSD8250 processor, Wi-Fi …

HTC's Sense web portal open for business

October 7th, 2010

If you live across the pond, and have picked yourself up an HTC Desire Z or Desire HD, you might want to hit up htcsense.com. The site, which allows users to backup and manage their HTC handset from the web, has officially opened its doors for business. You can read more about exactly what HTC’s …

Microsoft and AT&T have October 11 Windows Phone 7 event planned

October 4th, 2010

Here’s an interesting development, it looks like AT&T and Microsoft will be holding a Windows Phone 7 event on October 11. Despite Microsoft’s own website billing the “Worldwide Launch Event” for 3:00 PM on October 11 with T-Mobile in tow, we’ve just been sent an invitation to a 9:30 AM October 11th event; complete with …

Windows Phone 7 worldwide launch one week from today, on T-Mobile

October 4th, 2010

Despite all the talk about AT&T being Microsoft’s exclusive U.S. launch partner for Windows Phone 7, it looks like T-Mobile will actually have the honor. According to a post on Microsoft’s website, the “Windows Phone 7 Worldwide Launch Event” will take place next Monday, October 11, in New York City. The site also notes that, …

AT&T offering new GoPhone plans starting October 3

September 30th, 2010

AT&T has just sent out a quick press release to inform us of several new prepaid GoPhone plans they will be launching on October 3. The company will offer an “Unlimited Daily Talk and Text” plan which will afford customers the “flexibility of unlimited calling and texting with the two dollar rate plan charge only applying on …

Sony Ericsson to test Windows Phone 7 waters

September 29th, 2010

While speaking with Microsoft’s head of marketing in the U.K., Oded Ran, blog mymicrosoftlife.com learned that Sony Ericsson is actively working on at least one Windows Phone 7 device. The company, which is struggling to make an identity for itself in the smartphone marketplace, has yet to publicly announce a Windows Phone 7 hanset; although there …

'Free Phone Fridays' promotion coming to Best Buy

September 28th, 2010

It looks like Best Buy Mobile wants you to get your October weekends started with a smartphone purchase. Via a press release, Best Buy has announced a new, limited-time program known as “Free Phone Fridays.” As Best Buy explains: “Beginning Friday, Oct. 1 and running every Friday in October, Best Buy Mobile will feature four …

Clear home router with 4G and Wi-Fi passes through FCC

September 28th, 2010

The people behind the nation’s first WiMax, 4G network, Clear, have sent a new home-router to the FCC for approval. The device, which — judging by the user manual — will be called the “Clear Modem with Wi-Fi,” will corral that sweet, sweet 4G signal (if available) and make it available to all your home devices …

Microsoft holding press event in U.K. October 11

September 27th, 2010

If you want to know more about Windows Phone 7, you might want to mark October 11 down on your calendar. Microsoft has been sending out invitations to media outlets for an October 11th event, in London, that should give us a better idea of what the company’s European, Windows Phone 7 roll-out plans look like. The …