Get the Sprint HTC Arrive for $49.99 now

The HTC Arrive is now finally no longer on pre-order and finally available for only $49.99 on a 2year contract. It obviously doesn’t support WiMAx but if you are on Sprint and really want a Windows Phone 7 device (full review of the OS here) then this one’s for you. It also feature the best hardware keyboard I have ever seen on a mobile handset to date (it’s a shame though that WP7′s current landscape support isn’t better).

Samsung eBook reader for Windows Phone 7: Hands on video review

As promised by Samsung back in October their Windows Phone7 eBook reader is now available for free to all Omnia 7 and Focus owners in the Samsung Zone section of the Marketplace. The application is relatively similar to the Android version which comes pre-loaded on Most Galaxy S devices and also nearly identical to the Windows Phone 7 Amazon Kindle app released earlier this year. You get access to the Kobo Ebook library so the first thing you’ll have to do is to setup up an account with them (it’s free and can be done directly within the application) and also with Adobe because the app uses their Reader Mobile technology. This wouldn’t be a problem if the app actually saved your password (it has the option to do so but as of right now it doesn’t and you’ll have to re-enter it ever time you download an eBook). Anyway, Samsung did a pretty good job here and has brought up the best alternative to Amazon’s Kindle on Windows Phone 7. Check out my hands on video after the break:

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Blurry video of Internet Explorer 9 Mobile for Windows Phone 7 in action

Wondering how IE9 Mobile on windows Phone 7 looks like? Well, it hasn’t changed since we first saw it unveiled at Mobile World Congress last months. Below is a video of Joe Marini who was showing it to the public at SXSW last week. There’s isn’t much to see that we haven’t already seen before (and the video is totally out of focus). IE9 Mobile is still scheduled to be released as part of the Mango update coming out later this year. Video after the break (and keep in mind that the UI you see is not finalized yet):

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