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Samsung Omnia W gets Windows Phone Tango update

Samsung Omnia W gets Windows Phone Tango update

01 July, 2012 | comments (92)

Yesterday, we reported that the ageing Dell Venue Pro got the Tango update. Now another, newer and far more popular Windows Phone, the Samsung Omnia W, is getting ready to Tango. Several users in India are reporting that their Omnia W has...


Dell Venue Pro receives Windows Phone Tango update

Dell Venue Pro receives Windows Phone Tango update

30 June, 2012 | comments (49)

If you were concerned whether your non-Nokia Windows Phone will receive the Windows Phone Tango update then you can heave a sigh of relief, particularly if you are one of the few people who are still rocking the Dell Venue Pro. Despite the...


Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

Dell discontinues Venue and Venue Pro in the US

29 March, 2012 | comments (13)

Dell had to retire the Streak last year owing to poor sales of the device but it seems that misfortune was being shared by its stablemates as well. Dell has now discontinued the sales of the Android-based Venue and the Windows Phone-based Venue Pro...


Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

04 January, 2012 | comments (20)

Rumor has it that RIM has scratched off one town of its travelogue of code names - Milan. It is (was?) a portrait slider with a 4.2" screen, running RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS (shortly known as BBX). A leaked mockup of the phone looks very...


HTC 7 Pro available in UK, Dell Venue Pro won't make it just yet

HTC 7 Pro available in UK, Dell Venue Pro won't make it just yet

08 February, 2011 | comments (5)

Two QWERTY-packing Windows Phone 7 devices got their UK launches delayed a while back - one of them, the HTC 7 Pro, is now available and the other one, the Dell Venue Pro, gets delayed once again. The QWERTY-enabled HTC 7 Pro was supposed to come...


Two million WP7 devices sold, USB tethering hack now available

Two million WP7 devices sold, USB tethering hack now available

27 January, 2011 | comments (34)

According to Microsoft, there are more than two million Windows Phone 7 licenses sold around the world and 93% of those have found home with satisfied users. Meanwhile the unsatisfied may be interested in the recently released USB tethering hack....


Dell Venue Android smartphone launches globally

Dell Venue Android smartphone launches globally

23 December, 2010 | comments (27)

The Dell Venue droid is celebrating its official worldwide launch just a week after its Korea-only launch. The Snapdragon powered droid couples Android 2.2 Froyo and Dell's own Stage UI along with a 4.1" AMOLED screen. The Dell Venue looks...


Dell Thunder released as the Venue name in Korea, costs $600

Dell Thunder released as the Venue name in Korea, costs $600

16 December, 2010 | comments (16)

Dell Thunder premieres in Korea under the Venue name. Dell Venue packs 4.1-inch AMOLED display covered with scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass and runs on Android v2.2 Froyo. We were waiting for the official announcement of Dell Thunder since its...


Dell Venue Pro hits it off in the US, sells for 100 bucks on contract

Dell Venue Pro hits it off in the US, sells for 100 bucks on contract

1 December, 2010 | comments (14)

Today, several weeks later than expected, Dell finally launched its first smartphone based on the Windows Phone 7 platform. The Dell Venue Pro is one of the few WP7 handsets equipped with a hardware QWERTY keyboard - and what an unusual keyboard it...


WP7 Dell Venue Pro comes to UK on 8 November, costs 500 GBP

WP7 Dell Venue Pro comes to UK on 8 November, costs 500 GBP

25 October, 2010 | comments (21)

We knew the Windows Phone 7 powered Dell Venue Pro would come to Europe sooner or later but now we also got some specifics about it. The portrait slider will come to the UK in a few weeks time and will cost a good 500 pounds. The Dell Venue Pro ...


WP7 Dell Lightning goes official, renamed to Venue Pro

WP7 Dell Lightning goes official, renamed to Venue Pro

11 October, 2010 | comments (31)

Dell's also joined the Windows Phone 7 party today with the announcement of Dell Venue Pro. It's a portrait slider with full QWERTY keyboard and 4.1-inch AMOLED touchscreen. Dell Venue Pro was previously rumored as Lightning. Despite its official...