Press release follows: Samsung delivers a unique smartphone experience with Omnia W, a phone that puts people first This is the first Samsung device utilising the latest release of Windows Phone and offers power, social connectivity and a vivid SuperAMOLED display that delivers a stunning visual experience AUCKLAND, New Zealand – 31 October 2011 – [...]
When I asked Vodafone NZ for an official statement on the availability of Windows Phone 7.5 devices in New Zealand, their response was “We’ll let you know when we are ready to announce anything.” Imagine my surprise then, when I saw this story from the Waikato Times on Twitter. Top stuff. I can’t wait to [...]
“It’s a Facebook BlackBerry”: my answer to the almost inevitable “what the hell is that?” question I’d get every time I pulled out the HTC ChaCha to check my email or get some directions. I took the ChaCha with me to the USA recently as my local phone. That’s my M.O. as a gadget guy: [...]
The update that isn’t an update will be coming to Vodafone New Zealand’s HTC Trophy devices next week. Revealing an interesting insight to the update shenanigans, Vodafone has said that the update has been approved by both Vodafone Group and Vodafone NZ, and Microsoft will push the update next week. Microsoft announced the update on [...]
Vodafone have just added some new funkyness to their network in Auckland and Wellington CBD, and will be pushing it to more “heavy usage sites” in other cities soon. It’s known as Dual-Carrier HSPA+, and sounds … fast.
What I’m going to do is pull out a few interesting points from those reviews, talk about the HTC 7 Trophy specifically, then cover some deep technical stuff that I’ve been discovering as a WP7 developer. I’m also open to any questions you might have about Windows Phone 7 or the Trophy itself.
I was looking for one thing out of the Windows Phone 7 launch announcement. It wasn’t the phones, or the dates, or the prices, it was a commitment to updates. Frequent updates universal to devices and carriers.
In the first of what I’m hoping will be several similar announcements, Vodafone just dropped the bomb: iSKY streaming will be free for Vodafone landline broadband users.
Despite what Apple would like you to think, the iPhone is just a phone, like every other phone you can buy from a shop or direct from Vodafone.
I spoke to Close Up tonight about mobile prepaid data. Smartphones, iPads, and data sticks are incredibly popular, so what does it take to get a SIM card to connect these devices to the internet?