Smartphone Weekly Round-Up: The (Past) Week in Review

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In an effort to become more involved with the larger Windows Mobile and smartphone community, pocketnow.com has joined as a member of a smartphone alliance to bring you some highlights from various different blogs this week. Here is this past week’s round-ups of some notable articles on our site and our partners’ sites. Check them out!

1800PocketPC:

This week we look at the Sony Ericsson Aspen which is a front-facing keyboard device running WM6.5.3. It is kind of disappointing to see a QVGA Screen on the device. We also look at some Windows Mobile Games and Apps. In the WM Apps category we have the Resco Explorer 2010 and a fantastic apps from XiMad (these guys make apps with great UI) 3001 Wisdom Quotes and to keep you mobile gamers happy we take a look at Resco Sudoku Touch and a colorful puzzle game called Jumba.

JAMM:

This week on JAMM, Doug took to the stage, both ranting about the shortcomings of the Android Market and alerted users to the upsetting problem that the iPad brings to e-Book customers.

MobileSpoon:

While digging in some work stuff, the Spoon has found that DirectPush is actually a… DirectLongPull??? And since we started with some technologies, how about an ]Incomplete Guide to Touchscreens Technologies?

pocketnow.com:

We saw Symbian going open source; an upgrade path for the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2 to Windows Mobile 6.5.3 that confirms that the hardware can’t handle Windows Mobile 7; and Google finally enabling multi-touch for Android handsets in the USA. And for Android lovers, our newest Android editor explores the benefits and drawbacks of rooting your Android handset.

MobilityDigest:

This week was all about the software for Windows Mobile. We were treated with an updated version of the official FaceBook app, a beautiful new mp3 player that’s unique in form and function, and even took a crack at running the full BlackBerry Application Suite which runs the Blackberry OS within Windows Mobile.

If you are a site owner and want your news featured in the weekly round-up, you can email the alliance for more details.

Special thanks to MobileSpoon for organizing the content.

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