Verizon Wireless Start Selling HTC Touch Pro as XV6850


“Verizon Wireless and HTC announced that the HTC Touch Pro, a windows mobile phone with touch screen and slide-out QWERTY keyboard, is now available through business sales channels and online at The phone will be available for order in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Dec. 1.The HTC Touch Pro is powered by the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. It is also pre-installed with the TouchFLO 3D graphical interface and comes with a 3.2 megapixel camera with LED flash. With the preloaded business card reader application, the camera doubles as a scanner, allowing business card information to be quickly and easily stored on the HTC Touch Pro and synchronized with a contact database.Accessing information and entertainment on-the-go is made simple with the Opera Web browser, which enables Web pages to be viewed in the format they were originally designed to be viewed on the HTC Touch Pro’s vivid-2.8 inch VGA display. Panning and zooming across Web pages is simplified by the touch screen interface, allowing for a true desktop-like experience. A microSD memory card slot enables storage of up to 16 GB for a wide array of photos, videos, documents and more.The HTC Touch Pro is available for $349.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate and a new two-year customer agreement.” via

Video demo: SkyFire’s S60 mobile web browser accessing Hulu and YouTube

“In my first attempt at a video demo — something I hope to do a lot more of — I’ve been putting SkyFire’s new mobile web browser through its paces, running on my S60-powered Nokia e71. What sets SkyFire apart from other mobile browsers, the company claims, is its ability to display the web in its full desktop glory, including Flash, Quicktime and AJAX-heavy content. To achieve this, web pages are processed by the company’s own proxy servers before being served up on the phone.Check out my video demo after the jump, in which I try visiting last100 (Flash ads included), a page with a YouTube video embedded, and more ambitiously, the online video site Hulu — it played but was out of sync. I also tried accessing the web version of BBC iPlayer, but due to SkyFire’s use of a proxy server, I was blocked from accessing the UK-only service as it presumably thought I resided outside the country…” via

Motorola Attila touchscreen handset sees daylight

“An all-touchscreen handset (the first Motorola Windows Mobile handset without a hardware keypad), from Motorola, known as the Attila, has leaked on the Internet. By default, it looks to sport an Apple iPhone-like theme. The is the first Motorola mobile phone to sport a trackball, for navigating around the Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional OS. Of course, nothing about pricing, announcement, or availability is currently known. Rumoured technical specifications are as follows:

  • Connectvity: Quad-band GSM, Tri-band UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA
  • Display: 2.8″ touchscreen, with QVGA resolution
  • OS: Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional
  • Extras: Wi-Fi
  • Battery: 1130 mAh” via