Archive for July, 2008

31
Jul
08

Free Vista SP1 Support through March 18, 2009

I bet you didn’t know that you can get free technical support on Windows Vista SP1 until 18 March 2009?vista That’s right, free unlimited installation and compatibility support is available for Windows Vista, but only for Service Pack 1 (SP1).

This support for SP1 is valid until March 18, 2009. Availability of chat or e-mail support differs depending on your geographic location. For customers residing in North America or Canada, chat and e-mail support is available.

Some issues may require more advanced support for which there is a charge.

 

Via Microsoft

31
Jul
08

Looking for a good USB microphone?

x0001285540 So you want a better quality microphone than what you are currently using. Maybe you are looking to get into Podcasting. Or just joining us on Yahoo live or UStream and want to sound good. 

If you were like me and were not quite sure which microphone to buy you should check out this great  EQ Magazines piece  that I found on USB microphones. They recently did a feature that was written by folks that really know their audio.

This just might be the sort of info you need to get the microphone that will make you sound great.

Via Everything USB

EQ Magazine

31
Jul
08

Microsoft misses Windows Mobile goal

Microsoft conceded Wednesday the it missed its targets for Windows Mobile, shipping 18 million copies of the cell phone operating system in its just-ended fiscal year.

For some time, executives had been saying the company would ship more than 20 million copies in the 12 months ended June 30

Andy Lees, who recently took over the mobile unit from Pieter Knook, told the Seattle Post-Intelligencer that some phone makers shipped devices later than Microsoft had expected. Lees declined to name the manufacturers in question.

 

Via Yahoo

31
Jul
08

First Instinct Update Released Today

Do you have the Instinct? Well Sprint has released an update for your device. instinct According to Buzz About Wireless.  What does it do? This updates the Samsung ROM, the base code that the applications run on, to prepare the device for application updates starting early in August.

Some of the issues fixed include:

  • Elimination of issues by where data services are disabled without user preference

  • Elimination of NAI corruption upon provisioning if new NAI is shorter than the previous

  • Reflect reoccurring calendar appointments

  • Improved volume – Bluetooth headsets

  • Utilize saved pictures as background image

  • Reduce fluctuation in signal bar and other functions related to RF/Network quality

  • Eliminate “echo” on conference bridge

The application updates coming in August will make changes to Picture Mail, the web browser, Sprint TV, Sprint Navigation, Sprint Email, Sprint Music Store, Visual Voicemail, Mobile Sync and more.  Today’s update prepares the device for these updates

Via Buzz About Wireless

31
Jul
08

Mobility Today Podcast #118

269_mobilitytoday Our weekly podcast is available. You can download the direct link by right clicking here.

Tonight Dave, Steve, Mike discuss some of the new Windows Mobile announcements and the plagued iPhone issues..

Show Notes

Treo 800w Reviewed
Samsung Omnia Reviewed
HTC Diamond coming to the USA?
PocketInformant 8.1 released
iPhone battery Backup options
Sirius XM Merger
IPhone 3G issues that need to be addressed
Cracks in White iPhones?
Copy Paste on the iPhone?
T4 Show Application Reviews
Dave’s iPhone 3G returned?
Welcome Bill Stebbins, J Doss, MHerald and Alli Flowers

Via Mobility Today

30
Jul
08

GottaBeMobile Adds Ink Support To Their Forums

 

gbm Now this is cool!  GottaBeMobile now has added ink support to their forums!  I bet that this is a first. I don’t use my tablet that much anymore but I am going to fire it up to try this out.

If you want to check it out head on over to Gotta Be Mobile

30
Jul
08

HTC Touch Diamond Coming To America

Dave is going to be one happy camper. Now he will be able to talk to other people in the U.S. who purchase the Touch Diamond.

Phone Scoop is reporting that documents seen on the FCC site reveal some details about a new version of the HTC Touch Diamond. The Touch Diamond was first announced by HTC in May. The original version did not support U.S. 3G spectrum bands. This new version seen on the FCC site includes WCDMA 850/1900, and also confirms Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and Wi-Fi. HTC has not said when this variant of the Touch Diamond will become available. HTC announced a CDMA variant of the Diamond earlier this month.

You can check out the FCC filing here and head on over to Phone Scoop to get the rest of the low down