Facebook60x60   Twitter60x60   RSS feed Mobilityminded

The great news today, October 6th, is the official announcement of Windows Phones and Windows Mobile 6.5. HTC is one of the leading partners of Microsoft and was present at the local Windows Mobile 6.5 launch event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Paul Willen has covered the local announcement of the HTC HD2 in the article: “HTC HD2 locally announced by Mark Moons (HTC Benelux)” In addition to this announcement there was other news as well. While on the Mobile World Congress 2009 it was already announced that HTC Touch Diamond2 and the HTC Touch Pro2 would receive a Windows Mobile 6.5 upgrade. The announcement from back then is confirmed today, with Read more

Mike Temporale, Windows Mobile MVP and Editor in Chief on Mobile Jaw, has published a great review about the T-Mobile Dash 3G. The T-Mobile Dash 3G is a special for T-Mobile customized version of the HTC Snap. I’m very curious about Mike Temporale’s opinion and the differences between the original HTC Snap and the T-Mobile Dash 3G. Mike Temporale has a good at some of the details, and he remarks: “First, the scroll speed on the trackball by default, is slower than I would have liked.  I changed it from Normal to Fast and that made it more responsive. The other thing that caught my attention is the mouse pointer that Read more

I was lucky last week to get my hands on the Samsung Propel Pro by AT&T last week. I mentioned in my other reviews that I still prefer the Non-Touch Windows Smart Phones over the Touchversions.  I really still like my Motorola Q9h a lot due to the form factor and feel of the keyboard and of course being a world phone. (HSDPA/3G across the globe). The latest Windows non-Touch Phones that were released in recent months are the : Pantech Matrix Pro  Samsung Jack HTC Snap and The Samsung Propel Below is my quick video and my impressions on the Samsung Propel Pro. ( I am working on a new camera with Read more

Every mobile enthusiast who has bought a “new” car probably is familiar with the process of adapting the “new” car to the mobile devices and gadgets you own (and not vica versa). Personally I was searching for an easy to install custom-fit solution to dock and charge a smartphone, without having to put screws into the dashboard. My search ended with the ProClip 2 part solution, and the article below will describe the different pieces of the 2 part solution as well as the install process in the car.   On the screenshot above you can see that ProClip USA offers a mounting solution for a wide variety of mobile devices (from MP3 Read more

I recently published a detailed review @ mobilityminded about the Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard powered HTC Snap device with the unique Inner Circle feature. However let’s have a detailed look at the Inner Circle feature, and how unique is it actually? This article will zoom in on HTC Inner Circle, and compare it to a possible alternative: Watchflag. Which of the two performs best, and is there a winner ? Read on to find out. HTC Inner Circle As already described in the review, HTC Inner Circle is mainly a filter for the most important people you add to your Inner Circle. With one click it is possible to get the messages of these Read more

A little while ago, during  CTIA 2009, the much anticipated successor of the very succesful HTC Excalibur was announced as the HTC Snap. With much of  the OEM’s focus -not only of HTC- is on developments for touch based devices, the launch of a rock solid Windows Mobile standard device is really welcome. In this review some of the product details will be highlighted, both in terms of hardware as well as software. Since the HTC S620 is my all-time favourite Windows Mobile Standard smartphone, I was looking forward to see this device hit the market. Luckily the Netherlands was one of the first countries where the HTC Snap went on sale, and therefore Read more

HTC recently announced two touch-based devices:  HTC Touch Diamond2 and HTC Touch Pro2 at MWC 2009 earlier this year.  “Has HTC forgotten the Windows Mobile Standard users ?” The answer is certainly NO, since today the HTC SNAP is announced as a successor of the extremely popular HTC Excalibur. This article will provide an overview of the HTC SNAP specifications and a focus the clever and innovative features. Specifications To introduce the HTC SNAP let’s have a look at the picture above, and the specification list below. Processor:  Qualcomm MSM 7225, 528 MHz OS:  Windows Mobile 6.1 Standard Memory:  256MB ROM, 192 MB RAM Memory Expansion:  SDHC capable MicroSD slot Dimensions:  116,5 mm. x 61,5 Read more