Windows Phone 7 UK Release October 21st, 2000 Apps at Launch

Samsung Cetus release

Good news across the board if you live in the UK. A leaked carrier document shows Windows Phone 7 is ready to hit on October 21st. From the specs, it appears to be the Samsung Cetus with it's 4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen and 5MP camera. The news gets even better. These phones will release with over 2000 Windows Phone 7 apps available in the marketplace. … [Read more...]

Steve Ballmer and AT&T To Kick Off Windows Phone 7 Launch Event on October 11th

Windows Phone 7 launch

We still haven't received our invitation (probably an oversight), but we've all the details on the October 11th Windows Phone 7 launch event. First off, AT&T will be the first wireless carrier to take the stage with Microsoft's Steve Ballmer. Later in the day, we'll hear from T-Mobile, who will undoubtedly show off their Windows Phone 7 phones. Two carriers, plenty of new … [Read more...]

Samsung Cetus i917 Caught On Tape, Controlling A Home

WMPU grabbed this chunk of video from a behind the scenes look at WP7 from Microsoft's Channel 9, which shows Charlie Kindel, Program Manager for Windows Phone 7 demonstrating a custom app, which offers him a massive amount of control over his house: he sets lights, heat, and garage doors. The phone he's running it on looks most like the Samsung Cetus i917, though it's not … [Read more...]

Samsung Cetus, Focus, HTC Surround WP7 Phones Hitting AT&T in Q4

Samsung Cetus

It appears that AT&T is seriously committed to Windows Phone 7, with no less than six phones launching Q4 according to leaked internal documents. Among these are the Samsung Cetus (really, that's the name), Samsung Focus, HTC Surround and three un-named devices. We suspect these will be varied in price and features. As we get more information, we'll of course pass it … [Read more...]

Meet The Samsung Cetus


Samsung's first entry into the world of Windows Phone 7 has been revealed via Bluetooth certification. Technically named the SGH-i917, Samsung has decided to call it Cetus, after the constellation/sea monster. In case you were wondering, it's pronounced like Setus, not Ketus — unless you're going back to the original Greek. What do we know about the phone? Here's what the … [Read more...]