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Windows Mobile 6.1 is officially out

Windows Mobile 6.1 is officially out - read the full textMicrosoft have finally released the expected update to the Windows Mobile OS for portable devices. The new 6.1 version doesn't bring any ground-breaking changes and chances are that all of you interested in it, have already read a preview or two somewhere. Windows Mobile 6.1...

 

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theres nothin new here except the new backgrounds but on the other hand its still going to give the same amount of probs and its still not user freindy espessially on the HTC platform

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  • 2008-09-19 13:58
  • Nxsf

There's a wrong info here.. the threaded message that make sms like chat is not come form iPhone..

Iphone copied it from Treo..

Chat sms is the most first-reason-to-have of my Treo.. Still, let be happy to know that the world can share the chat-sms..

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  • 2008-04-11 12:41
  • uExc

that means I shall be able to get the internet explorer update for my HTC touch dual??!? well thats pretty cool.

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  • 2008-04-09 00:03
  • Pxxd

Keep Windows on desktops and laptops where it belongs!

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  • 2008-04-08 17:20
  • 4B7b

random so u know there is a way to delete individual txts in the conversation scrol up to select the txt u wanna delete and press the right soft button and top option should be available to select which says delete

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  • 2008-04-03 20:51
  • b7jH

nothing exciting in windows mobile 6.1

my palm running on windows mobile 5 already has threaded text messages

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  • 2008-04-03 17:02
  • mpTj

sorry but windows mobile is not a patch on symbion......it just runs better looks better and doesnt freeze as much!

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  • 2008-04-03 11:09
  • iIR0

From the few things i've read i think the new windows mobile6 sucks i really really really ! Think they could have paid more attention to the finer details life the way the delete take away a entire conversation and the way you can only see how late you recieved a msg if it came thru today . . Thats just a few points why call yourself microsoft if you do a job like that . . They ought to be the best eish!

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  • 2008-04-02 18:21
  • M@T2

wow wee symbian is way betta folks an look at da screen 65k ha! symbian S60 uses 16.7 million an da new edition coming soon is 27 mil or sumfing lyk da

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  • 2008-04-02 17:28
  • n1vx

so when is the release date then???

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  • 2008-04-02 13:49
  • pXdM

RE: max colour

Unless you're an insect (eg. Bee, ant, wasp), you will hardly see the difference between 65K or 262K.

Answer: 65,000 colors.

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  • 2008-04-02 11:57
  • vxin

Blah bla bla, small improvements. The main question is, whats the max colour thats supported now, 262k or still 65k.

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  • 2008-04-02 11:05
  • myM}
  • danilo.alpapara@gmai
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The never-ending debate: Symbian series 60 or Windows Mobile 6.0?

Personally, I could handle both OS. WM offers a more natural interface with its touchcreen (stylus or finger-based input). There is more freedom and available gesture with the touch interface. The menu structure, however, is more complex with a lot of options that leaves the novice user agape. since the platform has already been established, Windows mobile strives to make the OS more user-friendly. This is probably the reason why the Windows Mobile OS have been stratified to the technical and business people. The complexity and 'Windows Mobile' emblem adds an air of exclusivity to its users.

Success of the Symbian OS: With Symbian, the interface and options are more familiar and adjusted to the layman. Call it a dummy OS if you want but this does not discount the capabilities of the Symbian OS. There is not a known handset feature out there (software or hardware) that is not available to the Symbian OS, which sometimes offers even more (eg. higher pixel count, higher storage memory). The simplfication and ease of use is so successful that the common user is not even aware that that he is using a smartphone (Symbian, of course).

Symbian is welcome to both the common and demanding user while WM is pretty much stratified to the latter.

If the ability to penetrate all classes and types of user is the measure of the success of an OS, then Symbian has won this game. Evidence: Countless people out there are enjoying the Symbian OS while we, the tech-savvy few, busy ourselves in this heated forum.

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  • 2008-04-02 10:25
  • vxin

For those of us who do not have a smartphone, but may be on the point of getting one, and have no experience of using a symbian device, some critique or assistance, by which I mean factual, advantages and disadvantages of symbian v mobile windows would be a really useful addition to this site. Any takers? I am sure it would be appreciated.

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  • 2008-04-02 09:43
  • pYZD

Got to lover how he compares this device to the current symbian OS. Did they not get the memo that Symbian are already offer Feature packs on their device. Gates, get your team fire them all and stick to PC (should we even mention vista and how apple seem to be catching up?). Don't do a motorolla and launch half assed products, didn't work for them won't work for you. Be different, very different to meet where the market is moving towards.

Sorry for going on about this, I just can't believe how meadiocure this OS is.

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  • 2008-04-02 06:51
  • PTUX

Haha, love the conversation on the third screen-shot!

-"I like my salami wrapped with bacon."

-"I would eat anything wrapped in bacon."

Hilarious! I too love bacon!

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  • 2008-04-02 06:19
  • UFGN

Anyone who thinks or should I say dreams that Symbian programs are comparable with WM ones is living in a fantasy land infact if symbian software developers could offer me the same level of application I 'd be using a symbian device

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  • 2008-04-02 04:33
  • pJ0x

The major OS update should be realeased in 1st quarter of 2009 anyway hit the link for official site, not just a press release. I have to say it's alot nicer for the smartphone user over PPC user http://www.microsoft.com /windowsmobile/6-1 /default.mspx

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  • 2008-04-02 04:27
  • pJ0x

I watched the video and Windows Mobile looks CRAP! Still not enough for what i want!

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  • 2008-04-02 02:46
  • 4Bbn

i think windows could be the most favorate if they would adopt or
change thier classification/accessories high end cameras to the top level,video 30frs quality ,high speed internet,high speed 3G and music should have effect, one thing i see is that bussiness suppose to their trend .

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  • 2008-04-02 00:45
  • PB4C

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