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At Communicasia 2010 in Singapore, Samsung has announced their latest Windows Mobile 6.5 devices. The new devices are called Omnia Pro 4 (GT-B7350) and Omnia Pro 5 (GT-B6520) and both run on Windows Mobile 6.5. Both devices feature a QWERTY keyboard and are equipped with the all connectivity you might need on the road. Fellow editor Remo Knops also attended the Microsoft Office 2010 Launch Event where he could spend some time with the new Omnia Pro 4. Be sure to read his thoughts on this new Windows Phone. Omnia Pro 4 The Omnia Pro 4 features a touch screen and a Qwerty keyboard. It runs on Windows Mobile 6.5 Read more

In todays video review of the Verizon Samsung Omnia II I will go into the different methods of data input. The finger touch friendly Samsung Omnia II still can hard using the on-screen keyboard. As its predecessor the device comes with a stylus. However this time they integraded the stylus in the casing instead of a separate lanyard attached stylus. Besides the standard build in keyboards on the Windows Phones I will be showing you the Swype and the Samsumg Keyboard. The Swype keyboard is a new skill to learn, but it will let you input data using your finger or stylus without letting go of the screen. You just Read more

In Part 1 of our review of the Verizon Samsung Omnia II we looked at the device quickly, including what came in the box with the device. Now in part 2 we will be looking more in the different user interfaces (UI) that the Verizon Samsung Omnia II has. Samsung has their own Samsung TouchWiz UI and a Cube UI. We also will show SPB Mobile Shell 3.5 and the standard Windows Mobile 6.5 user interface on it. The video below is about 10 minutes long but we will give you a view of many options these different User interface’s will have. As of today the Samsung Omnia II is available at Verizon for Read more

A couple of days ago we announced that Verizon would officially release the Samsung Omnia II. This Samsung Omnia II is a Windows Phone running on Windows Mobile 6.5.  Besides that this is a touch screen phone it still comes with a stylus integrated and not like a hanging pencil on the side like the original Omnia. The screen has a ultra-brilliant touch screen WVGA AMOLED display. Swype keyboard input (we’ll get back to that) and some other extras from the Verizon Vcast applications. The Samsung Omnia II will be available on December 2, 2009 for $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a 2-year contract. EDIT: December 2, 2009 ; Read more

Verizon will be launching the Samsung Omnia II on December 2nd. The Samsung Omnia has been very successful worldwide due to great specifications it had. With a large on-board memory,5 megapixel camera and the almost finger friendly UI the Samsung Omnia was a leader in the Windows Phone line up at that time. Since then Microsoft has come out with Windows Mobile 6.5 which allows the operating system to be more finger friendly compared to the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system. This now allows the standard Windows Phone applications and menu structure to be used in a finger friendly operation besides just the manufactures User Interfaces. The Samsung Omnia II will be $199.99 Read more

In the Microsoft Social Windows Mobile Forums, an interesting discussion took place a few days ago: In this thread a user of the first Samsung Omnia (SGH-i900) asked if it was possible to change the language of his phone. Normally it is not possible to change the language of your Windows Mobile device due to license restrictions from Microsoft. However, Samsung seems to have found a way to overcome this and is offering Language Packs for several languages. This way you can change the language of your Operation System (in this case Windows Mobile 6.1) to a completely different language. The only problem is that Samsung seems to offer only Read more