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Phil Nickinson

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Garmin and Asus team up for the nüvifone G60; is a Windows Mobile version on the way?

Garmin and Asus team up for the nüvifone G60; is a Windows Mobile version on the way?

Phil Nickinson

Garmin, the GPS behemoth, and Asus, the Taiwanese hardware manufacturer that has dabbled in Windows Mobile, have teamed up to finally get nüvifones, the uber-location-based iPhone-looking phones, onto the market. And Gizmodo is speculating that Windows Mobile could well be the operating system of choice. The love child would be called the nüvifone G60. Giz is reporting that the first...

Windows 7 will officially have 5(ish) versions; Windows Mobile still has two

Windows 7 will officially have 5(ish) versions; Windows Mobile still has two

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Microsoft just announced that its next desktop operating system will come in five flavors, much to the chagrin of many: Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Home Basic (for "emerging markets") Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Enterprise and Ultimate Here in Windows Mobile world, we've got two choices within the OS – Professional (for touchscreen phones) and Standard (for...