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SmartPhone Articles for October of 2005Below are the 107 SmartPhone articles for October of 2005
As has been expected since HP first began showing these smartphones off last winter, Cingular has announced that it will be offering the iPAQ hw6500 series.
Rumors indicate that Sony Ericsson is developing a UIQ smartphone with a shape reminiscent of the Treo and BlackBerry.
HP has posted on its web site a minor "bug fix" update to its flagship Pocket PC's system software.
Usually, when a new game is released, or at least widely talked about, I jump at the chance to find out what it's about. And when the Western world started[...]
Google proposes city-wide WiFi in San Francisco Photo tour of Qtek smartphones Rumor: Prototype Symbian-powered Treo Torq P100W to feature WiFi, Windows Mobile[...]
Nokia has bumped back the release of its first Internet Tablet in order to give developers more time to work on its built-in software.
A hotly-anticipated smartphone is now expected to be out before the end of this year, not early 2006 as was originally thought.
HP has stopped offering its flagship handheld and two other models in the United Kingdom. Most of these are still available in the U.S., though.
MobiForms is a rapid application development tool for creating applications for a wide variety of handheld platforms.
Yanoff is an online/offline Usenet NNTP news reader for Palm OS handhelds. There is a freeware version, or a commercial one with additional features.
Two companies say they are getting close to releasing one of the holy grails of the mobile device industry.
A new ROM update for the the Verizon Wireless version of the Treo 650 makes this smartphone use memory much more efficiently.
Astraware has released Bowling Fighter, a round-the-world bowling challenge tournament for Palm OS and Pocket PC handhelds.
After several weeks of rumors, Fujitsu-Siemens has officially unveiled its latest series of Pocket PCs, which will run the latest version of Windows Mobile and have built-in GPS receivers.
HP's PDA division is a mess, and has been for several years. They have too many products, generally poor design and clarity about their direction is nonexistent. The launch of[...]
The web page announcing Cingular's plans to offer HP's latest smartphone has disappeared, and the company isn't talking about its plans for the device.
One of the companies who participated in the bidding war over PalmSource is seeking damages because it claims the developer of the Palm OS backed out of a buyout deal.
This application allows users to calculate a personal biorhythm chart on their Windows Mobile 5.0-based handheld or smartphone.
ARM has announced a new processor design that will lead to handhelds and smartphones with 1 gigahertz (GHz) chips in the next few years.
Motorola alleges PalmSource accepted bid; demands $8 million New processor prototype offers 1 GHz speeds pdaPortal.com to be auctioned off Mobile Business Expo, October 9th-12th
In Cowboy 2.0 all levels were redesigned to make the game more challenging and fun and to bring more options to players.
Pdaorb Mobile has introduced a Pocket PC version of a wildly popular logical puzzle game.
At this time next year there probably won't be a PalmSource or a Palm OS, at least not in name. Both will be re-branded, something that came out of Palm[...]
The P990 will be the first smartphone to use the enhanced Symbian OS 9.1 and UIQ 3 software platform.
Windows Mobile team member Mike Calligaro discusses the reasons why some handhelds and smartphones are being offered upgrades and other aren't.
This application has been designed as a replacement for a handheld scientific calculator for math and science students, engineers, scientists, medical professionals, and financial and business consultants.
Nokia has signed an agreement that will lead to the Quickoffice Office suite of applications being bundled with Series 60.
A man who is experienced in voice, video, data, and web applications is now a part of the Palm board of directors.
It looks like Sony Ericsson is going to try and keep up in the SmartPhone arms race by releasing a new device dubbed the P990 that is the replacement for[...]
The twists and turns continue in the long-running patent infringement lawsuit between NTP and the maker of BlackBerry wireless handhelds.
Palm, Inc. will replace the SIM tray on some Treo 650 smartphones being offered by Cingular Wireless.
RoadSync will offer secure, wireless, direct synchronization of corporate Outlook e-mail, attachments, calendar, and contacts for non-Microsoft smartphones and mobile devices.
The Palm TX, with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology, is the handheld many Palm OS fans have been waiting for. Its half VGA touchscreen offers both landscape to portrait mode,[...]
Your planner, journal and calendar all in one little place. The Palm Z22 organizer was designed by the makers of the original Palm Pilot specifically for people who haven t[...]
Palm, Inc. has released its lineup of new handhelds for this fall. This includes a new high-end model, the Palm TX, and an entry-level model, the Z22.
Palm has decided to end its use of the "Tungsten" and "Zire" sub-brands.
Palm has cut the official price for one of its mid-range handhelds by $50.
Palm has launched the entry-level Z22 for $99 and the well-rounded TX which includes Bluetooth and WiFi for $299. They also announced a price cut of $50 on the Tungsten[...]
The Z22 is one of two fall releases for Palm, and a new attack on the entry-level PDA segment. The Palm Z22 isn't fighting for the current PDA user base[...]
Sporting WiFi, Bluetooth, 128 MB of memory, a sleek black case, and a $299 pricetag, the Palm TX is the newest bigshot on the PalmOS block.
The E60, E61, and E70 each have a distinctly different design but all are targeted at allowing users to check their corporate email.
Avvenu is a new free service that gives Palm users on the go wireless access to their files, folders, and photos on a desktop computer.
As exciting as the new Palm Treo for Windows Mobile may be, the rumor mill has been cranking out all sorts of unsubstantiated madness surrounding a Palm Treo running the[...]
GameBox Solitaire and Joker's Quest now have full support for VGA screens.
Rumors continue to circulate that Palm is going to release a version of the Treo smartphone running the Symbian OS.
Think Outside Inc. has released an enhanced keyboard driver for devices running Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5.0.
Samsung i730, HTC Apache rumors Apple offers video-enabled iPod ThinkOutside updates Bluetooth drivers for WM5 Computerized breast implants possible, says analyst
Ed Hardy takes a long look at Dell's latest -- and greatest -- Pocket PC. This is a powerhouse that not only offers the latest version of Windows Mobile, it[...]
An upcoming application will allow Treo smartphones to connect to the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and wirelessly receive push email.
This is Part II of this review. Part I should be read first. Easily my favorite new feature in the Axim X51v is what Microsoft calls Persistent Storage. This means[...]
This is Part III of this review. Part I should be read first. As part of Windows Mobile 5.0, Microsoft has updated the Pocket Office applications, and — for the[...]
This is Part IV of this review. Part I should be read first. One of the best parts of the Axim X51v is that it comes with both WiFi and[...]
This is Part V of this review. Part I should be read first. Windows Mobile 5.0 is full of small improvements to the standard applications. Many of these make using[...]
This is Part VI of this review. Part I should be read first. The VGA screen on the Axim X51v is, as near as I can tell, identical to the[...]
This is Part VII of this review. Part I should be read first. The thing that has changed least in the Axim X51v is its shape and size. In fact,[...]
This is Part VIII of this review. Part I should be read first. Without a doubt, I believe the Axim X50v was the best Pocket PC available last year. And[...]
VITO Technology has released a major update of its popular remote control application for Pocket PCs.
Report: Palm planning Linux "feature phone" Cingular to launch wireless broadband November 1st Palm, RIM offer Blackberry client for Treo Three new Nokia smartphones [...]
T-Mobile has been absent from most events we attend, mostly because they haven't launched a Smartphone in a long time. So we were surprised to see them at DigitalLife, even[...]
A couple of blurry photos of what is supposed to be the next hiptop/Sidekick have appeared on the Web.
Cingular Wireless has just announced that it will begin offering HP's latest smartphone before the end of this month.
calcPad is a new calculator for Pocket PCs. It has many features not offered by other calculators, like the ability to add comments to figures and reopen previous calculations to[...]
iAnywhere has added support for displaying RSS feeds to its free AvantGo service.
The company responsible for developing the Palm OS has joined a global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux.
HTC Prophet unveiled Graffiti 1 hack for the Palm TX Report: Cingular drops plans for Moto Q?
While the names aren't very interesting and far too similar, this new set of Smartphones from Nokia still manages to stand out, largely because of their design. The Nokia E61[...]
There will definitely be more phones coming from Apple, Inc, but will this company offer a smartphone?
Textware Solutions, the company that makes the popular Fitaly text input system, has decided to stop all Palm OS development.
Cingular Wireless is starting to roll out its fastest wireless network yet.
DataViz has released a version of its mobile Office suite, Documents To Go, for the Nokia 9300 and 9500 Communicator running Nokia's Series 80.
BoxWave has introduced a crystal-clear plastic case for the LifeDrive Mobile Manager.
Textware halts all new Palm OS development projects Exchange 2003 SP2 released; push email yet to come Documents To Go now available on Symbian Series 80
According to an anonymous source Research In Motion's next-generation handheld will debut in just a few days.
The i-mate SP5m is a re-branded version of the HTC Tornado, and is also being sold as the T-Mobile SDA. It is a “candybar” shaped Windows Mobile Smartphone with a[...]
"What is the best thing about the rx1950 besides the palatable $299 price tag? Certainly it is going back to the curvy, sleek form factor that received so much praise[...]
Unfortunately, some Windows Mobile 5.0 handhelds and smartphones are having connection problems using ActiveSync 4.0.
Intel is showing off its concept for a handheld PC running Windows XP or Vista.
An article in the Computer Business Review says that Access Co, Ltd. intends to phase out the Palm OS in the near future. This is completely incorrect.
Rumors of Windows-based Sidekick are false Intel demonstrates "Ruby" handheld PC Thumb keyboards can cause injury Sharp VGA PPC phone; Lenovo 4 megapixel phone
It's that time of year again, when wallets open and traffic increases to meet the needs for the next few months of work and holidays. Here at BargainPDA, we want[...]
Speereo Software has introduced a new version of its speech translator for Pocket PC.
Palm, Inc. has once again cut $50 off the price of the unlocked version of the Treo 650 smartphone.
Palm, Inc. has dropped the price for one of its older consumer-oriented models.
The latest version of CalliGrapher includes performance and usability improvements and support for Pocket PCs with square screens.
Two highly-anticipated cellular-wireless Pocket PCs might be available in the United States soon.
PHT Corporation, one of Palm's leading clinical trials customers, is using 1,500 Treo 650 smartphones to collect and wirelessly transmit self-reported data from subjects.
Earthcomber has announced the debut of Spot Guides. These provide travel information based on the reader's exact location.
The Windows Mobile Treo has taken one more step toward release. Still without official name, it's referred to as the Treo xxx on the FCC site, the next Palm Treo[...]
A few weeks after their formal unveiling, Fujitsu-Siemens' latest Pocket PCs are now on sale.
Last year, Samsung introduced a smartphone with a tiny 1.5 GB hard drive, and now it has announced one that will have twice that storage capacity.
PiTech has taken the wraps off the world's first Palm OS smartphone to include a three megapixel camera with auto focus and anti hand shaking features.
More than 7,000 students in eight Oregon school districts are using Palm handheld computers this school year.
Astraware has introduced two games for both Windows Mobile for Pocket PC and Windows Mobile for Smartphone. Both games, Sudoku and Ultimate Bowling Fighter, are available now.
One of Nintendo's portable gaming consoles will soon have far more robust text entry capabilities, opening up the possibility that professionally-oriented applications could be developed for it.
According to an unconfirmed report, Sprint eventually plans to give up using CDMA and related wireless networking standards and switch entirely to Mobile WiMAX.
U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has become involved in the patent infringement lawsuit between Research in Motion (RIM) and NTP.
The Garmin M3 GPS-enabled PocketPC, a followup to the older M5, sacrifices certain of its predecessor's features in exchange for a much more palatable price tag. We find out[...]
During its most recent financial quarter, the mobile devices portion of Microsoft saw a substantial increase in revenue, but not enough to make it profitable.
A new center in Ireland is focused on speeding up the process of getting Palm's smartphones certified for use on the networks of European wireless carriers.
After a development process that has gone on at least since 2003, zanegames has finally released EDGE (Extreme Dungeon Game Experience).
Small Windows Mobile Smartphone with great performance and good looks.
The Torq P100 is another entry into the Windows Mobile Smartphone market, which could use some more quality products. The Torq P100 is an updated version of the ETEN M500,[...]
RIM denied Supreme Court appeal; Blackberry War resumes T-Mobile to get HTC Wizard, Tornado Reported images: New HTC Star Trek, HTC Hermes models [...]
Palm's current CEO, Ed Colligan, says that if he'd been in charge of the company a few years ago, PalmSource would not have been spun off as an independent company.
Garmin has announced the iQue M4, a new addition to its line of GPS-enabled handhelds.
The Qool QDA-700 is a Palm OS based feature phone. One of the smallest PDA-phones to date, the QDA-700 is for people who want an opportunity to be productive on[...]
It runs the Palm OS, it's a PDA, it's a phone, but it's NOT a Treo. The Qool QDA-700 is a compelling PDA feature phone for those who want flexibility[...]