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Samsung Apps store extends to new countries, still Omnia-centric

Samsung Apps store extends to new countries, still Omnia-centric

18 January, 2010 | comments (34)

Samsung is extending its application store - Samsung Apps - to new, unconquered territories. Samsung Apps offers a selection of over 500 apps, both paid and free, for Omnia phones - both for ones with Windows Mobile and for ones with Symbian...


The finest displays in the business compared on video

The finest displays in the business compared on video

19 August, 2009 | comments (72)

Now that's a sight that can make a geek's heart melt - six of the finest mobile phones of the year, laying next to each other. The reason behind this unusual gathering is a display comparison review that an Italian blog has conducted. For some...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Apple, Misc


Windows Mobile-based LG GM730 starts shipping, yours for 400 euro

Windows Mobile-based LG GM730 starts shipping, yours for 400 euro

16 June, 2009 | comments (27)

Those WinMo fans are by far the luckiest fellas recently. After the four announcements by Samsung yesterday, it now came time for LG to stand in the spotlight. The nicely-spec'd LG GM730 is available in the Australian and Asian market from today...


Samsung B7320 OmniaPRO and OmniaLite complete the tally

Samsung B7320 OmniaPRO and OmniaLite complete the tally

15 June, 2009 | comments (17)

Two new members of the WinMo-running Omnia family complete the list of Samsung announcements for today. The Samsung B7320 OmniaPRO will appeal to heavy texters with a full QWERTY keyboard, while the Samsung OmniaLITE is targeted for users on a...


Samsung S8000 Jet and Samsung I8000 Omnia II unveiled

Samsung S8000 Jet and Samsung I8000 Omnia II unveiled

15 June, 2009 | comments (45)

After loads and loads of rumors and leaks, Samsung finally introduced two new touch-operated handsets. The feature phone Samsung S8000 Jet and the WinMo-running Samsung I8000 Omnia II come to reinforce the company full-touch handsets portfolio....


Samsung I8000 Omnia2 shows its face for the very first time

Samsung I8000 Omnia2 shows its face for the very first time

08 June, 2009 | comments (131)

The Samsung I8000 made its first public appearance thanks to a Lithuanian online retailer. The I8000 pointed as the Omnia2 will sport a huge AMOLED touchscreen, 8.1 megapixel camera, full pack connectivity and Windows Mobile OS. Samsung I8000...


Samsung B7300 looks like S8300, goes like an Omnia

Samsung B7300 looks like S8300, goes like an Omnia

18 May, 2009 | comments (13)

Here's a phone that looks like a knock-off of the Samsung S8300 but it isn't - meet the Samsung B7300. Although it's like an UltraTOUCH without the slide, it's more like a sugar-free Omnia. The leaked Samsung B7300 runs a TouchWiz-skinned...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Samsung M7600 appears, i8910 conifrms HD video

Samsung M7600 appears, i8910 conifrms HD video

09 Feb, 2009 | comments (38)

We are back with yet another episode of Samsung Leaks online series. Staring this time is Samsung M7600 – a music-centered touchscreen handset. Promising to have the power of a small DJ station the handset comes with Bang & Olufsen audio. Meanwhile...


Samsung Omnia reloaded in purple, new stuff on board

Samsung Omnia reloaded in purple, new stuff on board

06 Feb, 2009 | comments (43)

Samsung revealed a reloaded version of the i900 Omnia, which comes in purple to complement the already existing black and white versions. New security and social applications plus new home screen widgets are among the new stuff, which quite...


LG KM900 Arena leaks, touchscreen fans leap with joy

LG KM900 Arena leaks, touchscreen fans leap with joy

03 Feb, 2009 | comments (153)

Today is a great day for touchscreen lovers. After Toshiba announced their WinMo-powered multimedia monster, it's now LG prime time. A photo of the high-end touchscreen phone LG KM900 Arena leaked online. The handset features a high quality touch...

Tags: LG, Touch UI, Rumors


And the nominees for the 14th Global Mobile Awards are…

And the nominees for the 14th Global Mobile Awards are…

21 Jan, 2009 | comments (56)

The countdown timer till the next Mobile World Congress (MWC) is ticking. It starts in less than a month and today the GSMA announced the finalists for the 14th Global Mobile Awards. As usual, we'll focus on the third category - Best Mobile...


Vodafone UK announce their spicey holiday mobile lineup

Vodafone UK announce their spicey holiday mobile lineup

18 Nov, 2008 | comments (22)

Vodafone presented this year's holiday mobile phones that they will be offering on contract and Pay-as-you-talk basis. The contract handsets include some really nice recent phones, while the PAYT devices are more affordable but still...


Samsung i7110 gets a pet name, price and launch date

Samsung i7110 gets a pet name, price and launch date

12 Nov, 2008 | comments (25)

According to an online source, Samsung has officially revealed the price and availability of their latest smartphone Samsung i7110. Samsung i7110 official photos The phone we've already previewed will be released in Germany first under...


Samsung release the T*OMNIA in Korea - Omnia but on steroids

Samsung release the T*OMNIA in Korea - Omnia but on steroids

03 Nov, 2008 | comments (90)

The Samsung T*OMNIA comes with a larger 3.3-inch screen and four times the pixels. There's also a DMB TV tuner on board for watching terrestrial digital TV on the go. Of course the new T*OMNIA is larger than the original standing at 115.2 x 58.1 x...


Samsung M8800 Bresson appears, strangely named Pixon after all

Samsung M8800 Bresson appears, strangely named Pixon after all

25 Sep, 2008 | comments (110)

The 8 megapixel full touchscreen Samsung M8800 seems to have been announced today - rather quietly in fact. And it's already been previewed by a Russian team, which provides some nice images along the way. The Samsung M8800, be it Bresson or...

Tags: Samsung, Touch UI


Touch Diamond gets as white as snow

Touch Diamond gets as white as snow

16 Sep, 2008 | comments (50)

It seems that HTC are prepping a new white jacket for their Touch Diamond. Dressed in snow white, the new Diamond will be out by October winning some more market share for HTC. As The Unwired reports, HTC have officially announced that the...


WinMo Asus Glaxy7 wants a piece of the action

WinMo Asus Glaxy7 wants a piece of the action

15 Sep, 2008 | comments (34)

The unofficial debut of an Asus device is heralded today by a bunch of live pictures leaked on the web. Rumor has it the Asus Glaxy7 features a massive 3.5" touchscreen, a 5 megapixel camera and a body made of stainless steel. Should the...


Samsung Omnia turns i907 with US UMTS bands, FCC approves

Samsung Omnia turns i907 with US UMTS bands, FCC approves

05 Sep, 2008 | comments (37)

Today, leaked info at the US FCC website revealed that the US HSDPA-enabled Samsung Omnia is bound to the AT&T network under the name of Samsung i907 Omnia. Although we didn't know the exact model designation, the news comes as no surprise as...


Samsung i900 Omnia back in white, looks well different

Samsung i900 Omnia back in white, looks well different

11 Aug, 2008 | comments (105)

Samsung officially confirmed today the new color version of their top-of-the-line PocketPC – the i900 Omnia. The iPhonesque rear must be just what some of the WinMo fans out there have been waiting for. Luckily, to us at least, Omnia’s...


HTC Touch Diamond reincarnated as O2 XDA Ignito

HTC Touch Diamond reincarnated as O2 XDA Ignito

07 Aug, 2008 | comments (51)

O2 have finally settled on a name for their own HTC Touch Diamond – say hello to the O2 XDA Ignito. Having in mind the warm relations between HTC and O2, it's no wonder that one of the hottest names on the market arrived in the carrier’s portfolio....