Samsung Announces the Mondi Mobile Internet Device
Today Samsung officially unveiled its Wimax-equipped Mondi mobile internet device. The Mondi runs Windows Mobile 6.1 and has a 4.3-inch touch screen. Aside from running Wimax for mobile wireless Internet, the Mondi also has GPS, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR and Wi-Fi. It has a slide-out full QWERTY keyboard, 3 megapixel camera with video capture, HDMI out, 4GB of internal memory and access to direct push email, SMS, MMS and IM. The Mondi will come loaded with the Opera Mobile browser version 9.5 and other entertainment and media software. The Mondi will be available later this year.
TCL Reveals the BlackBerry KEYone Smartphone
TCL today announced the KEYone, a BlackBerry smartphone that combines a large screen, full QWERTY keyboard, and hardened Android software in an aluminum body. TCL first teased the phone at CES last month, but has now shared all the KEYone's details.
Samsung Makes Its Internet Browser Available to Most Android Phones
Samsung has made a version of its mobile browser available to non-Samsung handsets. The company has been beta testing Samsung Internet Browser on Nexus and Pixel phones since April.
Samsung DeX Turns Galaxy S8 Into an Android Desktop
Samsung today announced DeX, a desktop accessory for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ that allows them to function as computers when attached to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. DeX is similar in concept to Microsoft's Continuum product.
Samsung Finally Delivers Its First Tizen Phone
Samsung today announced the Z1, its first smartphone to run the Tizen platform. Tizen is Samsung's homegrown operating system and its arrival has been delayed a number of times over the last 18 months.
T-Mobile Outs Windows 10 VR Phone From Alcatel
T-Mobile today listed the "Alcatel IDOL 4S with Windows 10 VR" on its web site. The unique version of the Idol 4S not only runs Windows 10, but sports many of the upgrades available in the related BlackBerry DTEK60, such as the high-end Snapdragon 820 processor, 21-megapixel camera, and USB Type-C connector, none of which are in the standard Idol 4S.