HP has a new Windows Phone on the way – the iPAQ Glisten. Formerly known as the K3 Obsidian, the Glisten will be the first iPAQ officially distributed through a U.S. wireless carrier in quite some time.
That U.S. carrier is AT&T Mobility, and the company will be adding the iPAQ Glisten to its smartphone lineup sometime “in the coming weeks.” Features include a 2.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional, a 3MP camera, aGPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a standard 3.5mm audio jack, and a microSDHC flash memory slot.
According to the AT&T press release, the HP iPAQ Glisten Windows Phone will be available for $229 with a two-year service agreement and a $50 mail-in rebate. We’ll let you know when a release date is announced.
Learn more about the HP iPAQ Glisten Windows Phone…
The Pocket PC Central Accessories Center has been updated and now includes accessories for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone. Here you can find batteries, cases, sync cables, and other accessories for the Bold 9700.
NOTE: The AT&T and T-Mobile versions of the BlackBerry Bold were recently released. Model-specific accessories are currently limited. We will continue to update the accessories center with new products over the coming weeks.
Visit the Pocket PC Central BlackBerry Bold 9700 Accessories Center…
T-Mobile is gearing up for the post-Thanksgiving shopping weekend. Friday through Sunday (November 27 – 29), the wireless carrier will be offering $50 off two of its newest smartphones: the Motorola CLIQ (Android) and the BlackBerry Bold 9700. The offer is good for phone upgrades and new account purchases.
Just visit T-Mobile’s online store sometime after midnight on November 27 to take advantage of this special pricing.
UPDATE: Verizon just made it official; the Omnia II is coming December 2.
If you were hoping to have an Omnia II Windows Phone in your stocking this year, put down the eggnog and get ready to swipe your credit card.
Engadget Mobile has gotten its hands on a launch pack for the Samsung Omnia II which shows the smartphone is scheduled to launch on Verizon Wireless December 2. The price will be $200 with a two-year contract and a $100 mail-in rebate.
The Omnia II will arrive with Windows Mobile 6.5 onboard and feature an AMOLED touchscreen display, 8GB of internal flash storage, a 5MP autofocus camera capable of recording video 720 x 480 at 30fps, and a range of other smartphone goodness.
Learn more about the Verizon Wireless Samsung Omnia II…
It’s been more than a year since the first release of Opera Mobile 9.5 beta was made available for Windows Mobile. In that time the mobile browser has been a favorite of many Windows smartphone users and has received several important updates.
But today there’s an entirely new version available.
The just-released Opera Mobile 10 Beta promises faster browsing, a more desktop-like interface, true tabbed browsing, auto-completion, an updated password manager, adaptive zoom, and more. Version 10 is compatible with Windows Mobile 5, 6 and 6.5 touchscreen devices.
You can download and install Opera Mobile 10 Beta with your PC (via ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center), or for direct-to-device download just point your Windows Smartphone’s browser to m.opera.com/mobile.
Check out the video below for a quick walkthrough.