Microsoft Explains Why Windows Mobile 5.0 Is Slower

Windows Mobile“As people have acquired Windows Mobile 5.0 devices and upgrades, many of them have noticed that these devices are a bit slower than previous Pocket PCs.Until now, most people have chalked this up to this operating system’s switch from using RAM for long-term storage to using Flash ROM for this task. Accessing Flash ROM is inherently slower than RAM.But a recent posting on the Windows Mobile Team Blog by Mike Calligaro says it is a bit more complicated than this. ” Find out more at

ETen is to release ETEN M550

Microsoft Puts SideShow on Media Center Remote Technology News, Electronics Buy Guide and Gadget Review “One of the Taiwanese sites of E-Ten Information Systems has created a page devoted to a new, but not yet announced PDA-enabled phone E-TEN M550. It is similar to E-TEN M600 released last year. The main difference is the lack of Wi-Fi support. It is expected to emerge on the Asian market soon.The specs of E-TEN M550:
Operating system Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC
GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) and GPRS
Samsung S3C 2440 400 MHz processor
64 MB RAM and 128 MB flash-memory
2.8” touchscreen TFT LCD 65K colors
1.3-megapixel camera
Bluetooth 1.2 interface
Slot for SDIO and MMC
Battery capacious of 1440 mAh
Dimensions – 111.7×60.7×22 mm
Weight – 170 g” via