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SmartPhone Articles for October of 2009Below are the 131 SmartPhone articles for October of 2009
The Sony PSP Go is the latest in the PlayStation Portable family. This mobile gaming device is smaller than its predecessors, and has a sliding design. It forgoes the UMD[...]
Two Android-based smartphones -- the T-Mobile G1 and T-Mobile myTouch 3G -- will get updates to the latest version of their operating system in the next few days. UPDATED
Verizon has made it official -- the HTC Imagio is going to debut on Oct. 6. This high-end smartphone will be one of the first with Windows Mobile 6.5, and[...]
The replacement for the Samsung Omnia will supposedly be released by Verizon in about two weeks. This smartphone will reportedly launch with the current version of Windows Mobile, not the[...]
Verizon is expected to get on the Android bandwagon soon, with a smartphone designed by Motorola. An official announcement is reportedly a couple of weeks away, but some additional details[...]
At the beginning of each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones and other mobile devices that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.[...]
The second webOS-powered smartphone will be on store shelves later this month, is an unconfirmed report is correct. The Palm Pixi will have a different design from its predecessor, the[...]
Astraware's two of our most popular games - Solitaire and Sudoku - have now been released for a new platform, Google's Android.
RIM has just released the long-awaited version of its BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Apple's Mac OS X. This ends a virtual requirement for BlackBerry users to own a Windows PC.
Best Buy said today that it will be the exclsive U.S. provider of Nokia's first netbook. This retailer didn't reveal what it plans to charge for the Booklet 3G, but[...]
The Samsung Instinct HD was released by Sprint this week. This touchscreen-based phone is the first in the Instinct series with Wi-Fi, 5 MPx camera, and video-out capabilities. Jen Edwards[...]
The AT&T Fuze, this carrier's version of the HTC Touch Pro, appears to have been discontinued. This opens the way for the release of its successor, which is expected to[...]
Another skirmish happened today in a back-and-forth fight between Palm and Apple -- Palm released webOS 1.2.1 today, which brings support for iTunes synchronization back to the Palm Pre, which[...]
In his latest editorial, Antoine Wright points out that power-users expose a different kind of thinking to mobile carriers; what could the benefits be if they re-tuned their business models[...]
The Nokia E72 QWERTY smartphone was announced this summer, and a couple of online stores have now begun taking pre-orders for the N. American version. The U.S. release for the[...]
Mark/Space will soon release desktop synchronization software for smartphones powered by the Android OS. This will sync contacts and transfer music and video between an Android phone and a computer[...]
The AT&T Pure is one of the first models running Windows Mobile 6.5, the newest version of Microsoft’s operating system for smartphones. It is this carrier’s version of the HTC[...]
T-Mobile USA has announced plans to release the Samsung Behold II later this year. This 3G device will be based on Google's Android OS, but with Samsung's TouchWiz as the[...]
AT&T has announced its first two models running Windows Mobile 6.5, the newest version of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones. The AT&T Pure -- which has a tablet-shape -- has[...]
Adobe Systems said today it is on schedule to release a beta version of its Flash player for a number of mobile devices this year, and more will follow in[...]
Palm's on-device software store has passed an important milestone -- the first for-pay app has been listed. This is expected to lead to a significantly larger amount of webOS software[...]
The AT&T Pure is this carrier's version of the HTC Touch Diamond2 -- one of the premier touchscreen-oriented Windows phones on the market today. Ed Hardy brings us a review[...]
The Xperia X2 is Sony Ericsson’s second high-end smartphone running Microsoft Windows Mobile. This has a WVGA display, sliding keyboard, 8.1 megapixel camera, mobile broadband, and much more. It uses[...]
The HTC Imagio is a high-end smartphone from Verizon that is one of the first with Windows Mobile 6.5. This multimedia-oriented smartphone has a 3.6-inch, WVGA touchscreen, and is one[...]
MotionApps has just released a new version of its Palm OS emulator for the Palm Pre that brings HotSync support to this webOS-based device. Other enhancements are also included.
The first devices running a new version of Microsoft's operating system for smartphones are being released this week, and Ed Hardy brings us a review of the new features. Windows[...]
Sprint has just unveiled the Samsung Intrepid, which is going to be its first smartphone running the new Windows Mobile 6.5. This device will have a QVGA screen, built-in keyboard,[...]
The device code-named the HTC Leo is no longer a rumor. This smartphone has an official name -- the HTC HD2 -- and its impressive feature set has been confirmed,[...]
AT&T has changed course,and will allow iPhone users to make VoIP phone calls over its cellular-wireless network Previously, those who used Apple's smartphone were restricted to using VoIP over Wi-Fi.
The HTC HD2 -- the uber-smartphone previously known as the HTC Leo -- will be released in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2010. This will give American's access[...]
Samsung's next Android-based handset is coming to market on November 1, exclusively through Sprint. The Samsung Moment will feature a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch AMOLED screen, an optical joystick,[...]
The official unveiling of RIM's second-generation BlackBerry Bold might be just two weeks away. This business-oriented smartphone is expected to be offered by AT&T -- who carries the original --[...]
Google's Android OS is still getting off the ground, but an analyst for the market-research firm Gartner says that two years from now it will have a larger share of[...]
Sprint unveiled the Samsung Moment yesterday. It won't be released until next month, but Ed Hardy had some time with this device at the CTIA tradeshow and brings us a[...]
RIM is reportedly going to officially announce the Blackberry Bold 2 on October 21, but a new unconfirmed report says T-Mobile USA won't begin offering it until a couple of[...]
Sprint's official launch of the HTC Hero isn't until tomorrow, but custormers are reporting that this Android-powered smartphone is already being sold in some of this carrier's retail stores. [...]
AT&T has finally released the Garmin nuvifone G60, a navigation-oriented smartphone. Ed Hardy brings us a video preview showing off the high points of this new model.
T-Mobile and Danger Inc. admitted today that a recent problem with the servers for the T-Mobile Sidekick has "almost certainly" resulted in the online version of all user data being[...]
Sprint’s first smartphone running Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro is the Samsung Intrepid. This smartphone sports a QVGA touchscreen, built-in keyboard, and worldphone capabilities. It uses a tablet shape, with[...]
Sprint”s first smartphone running Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro is the Samsung Intrepid. This smartphone sports a QVGA touchscreen, built-in keyboard, and worldphone capabilities. It uses a tablet shape, with[...]
Verizon Wireless will release the follow-up to the Blackberry Storm in less than two weeks, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This device will have much in common with its[...]
Sprint's first Android-based smartphone is now officially available. The HTC Hero has been designed to help users manage their personal and work lives, offering tie-ins to a range of Google[...]
A new report says that the e-book reader that Barnes & Noble's is expected to release later this year will run Google's Android operating system.
Sprint has begun offering its first smartphone running the new Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro. The Samsung Intrepid has a QVGA screen, built-in keyboard, and worldphone capabilities.
Last week, Verizon has a couple of excellent opportunities to announce its pair of upcoming models running Google's Android OS. It passed on both of them, leaving potential customers wondering[...]
The PSP Go is the latest in the PlayStation Portable family. This mobile gaming device is smaller than its predecessors, and has a sliding design. It forgoes the UMD drive[...]
AT&T has just announced that it will offer Nokia's first netbook at a subsidized price... as long as it's purchased along with a two-year contract. This small and light device[...]
The Palm Pre is rolling out across W. Europe this week. It debuted in Germany today, will be released in Spain tomorrow, and will hit store shelves in the U.K.[...]
The Nokia N900 is not yet available, but Ed Hardy got some time with a pre-release version and brings us his first thoughts of the first smartphone running the Linux-based[...]
T-Mobile USA customers may soon be able to get their hands on a very high-end Windows phone. An unconfirmed report says this wireless carrier is going to offer the HTC[...]
The newly-unveiled Acer Liquid should raise some eyebrows -- no other device running Google's Android OS that has been announced so far will have its feature set, including a WVGA[...]
A new pair of pictures of the the Motorola Droid have leaked out, giving the world its latest look at this upcoming Android-powered smartphone with a high-resolution screen and landscape-oriented[...]
Today is apparently the official unveiling of the BlackBerry Storm 2, although the situation isn't as clear cut as it could be. RIM has confirmed this device exists, but has[...]
Monsoon Multimedia has introduced a version of the HAVA Mobile Player app that allows users to view and control their home television service, including cable, satellite and TiVo, from anywhere[...]
Microsoft announced early this morning that it has managed to recover most, if not all" of the data stored by T-Mobile Sidekick users on its servers. Previously, this data had[...]
Nokia did something last quarter has hasn't done in years: it lost money. Its share of the world smartphone market declined a bit, too.
After six months in beta, DataViz has completed work on the first version of its Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync client for Android. RoadSync 1.0 is now available for purchase through the[...]
Michael Dell has left open the possibility that his company might release an Android-based phone outside of China next year. This has raised the hopes of those who would like[...]
There can be no doubt that Verizon is going to release the Samsung Omnia II -- this Windows phone with the Verizon logo on it was on public display at[...]
The launch of Barnes & Noble's e-book reader is reportedly right around the corner, and many of the details of this Android-based device have slipped out in the last few[...]
If there are any lingering doubts that Verizon Wireless is going to offer the Palm Pre, one of this this carrier's Twitter feeds has re-iterated earlier promises to launch the[...]
Android 2.0 has not yet been formally announced, but a great deal of information about it has recently appeared on the Web. Among the most significant changes in the next[...]
Apple has released a small update for the system software on the iPhone and iPod touch. Version 3.1.2 is a classic "bug fix" update, with no new features.
The AT&T Tilt2 is this carrier’s version of the HTC Touch Pro2 and as such it has a 3.6-inch, WVGA display that can slide aside to reveal its QWERTY keyboard.[...]
AT&T is launching its version of the HTC Touch Pro2 today. Renamed the AT&T Tilt2 by this carrier, this high-end Windows phone offers a WVGA touchscreen, sliding keyboard, mobile broadband,[...]
Verizon Wireless has begun advertising its upcoming "Droid" smartphone, giving the first official details on a model that's been the subject of many rumors. On the list of confirmed features[...]
The AT&T Tilt2 -- this carrier's version of the HTC Touch Pro2 -- debuted today. Brighthand's Ed Hardy got some time with a pre-release model, and brings his first impressions[...]
A final mobile digital TV standard has been approved. This means U.S. broadcasters can now start rolling out an array of video services that will be available to consumers on[...]
The Motorola Cliq is an Android-based smartphone from T-Mobile. It has a sliding keyboard, 3G, Wi-Fi, and a 5 MPx camera, but its real claim to fame is a new[...]
Current T-Mobile customers can now purchase the Motorola Cliq, but those who want to switch to this carrier to get this Android-based smartphone have to wait another couple of weeks.
T-Mobile is perpetually in fourth place among U.S. wireless carriers, but details of a plan to change this have been slipping out. Project Dark will apparently include some very aggressive[...]
A watch that is able to display messages that come into a nearby BlackBerry smartphone is apparently on its way from Research in Motion. This smartwatch will be able to[...]
Apple sold 7.4 million iPhones in the third quarter of this year, helping to make it the most profitable quarter ever for this company.
Asus has said multiple times that it is going to use Google's Android OS, but it hasn't done so yet. However, this company's CEO said recently that it is almost[...]
Epocrates, Inc. has introduced a version of its most popular premium clinical software suite, Epocrates Essentials, for the BlackBerry OS. This app helps doctors around the world to make decisions[...]
The debut of Barnes & Noble's e-book reader is scheduled for later today, but many of the details of this Android-based device have already slipped out, including its name and[...]
T-Mobile USA announced the Samsung Behold II early this month, but the debut is still weeks away. According to leaked information, this Android-based smartphone will launch in mid-November.
At this point, AT&T is the only U.S. wireless carrier who has yet to even announce a phone running Google's Android OS. This may remain true until next year, when[...]
According to rumor, Verizon is going to formally announce its plans for the BlackBerry Storm2 tomorrow. However, problems with the device may push back the actual release of this touchscreen-oriented[...]
Palm, Inc. has answered the requests of many, and created an online listing of all the third-party webOS software that's on the market. Previously, this information could only be found[...]
Barnes & Noble has just taken the wraps off the Nook, an e-book reader that will be a direct competitor to Amazon.com's Kindle. It will differentiate itself by allowing users[...]
Verizon is running TV ads for the Motorola Droid, its first Android smartphone, but this wireless carrier hasn't yet begun to talk about it second model running Google's OS. Nevertheless,[...]
Both AT&T and T-Mobile USA have announced plans to offer the BlackBerry Bold 9700, a smartphone that was just unveiled today. This second model in the Bold series will offer[...]
New details have emerged on Dell's upcoming Mobile Internet Device, the Streak. This will be a small portable computer -- possibly coming to AT&T -- with a variety of wireless[...]
AT&T and T-Mobile customers can now get a Palm Pre without having to switch to Sprint. There are a few caveats, though, as this version of the first webOS smartphone[...]
The HTC HD2 is an upcoming Windows phone with a feature set that few of its competitors will be able to match. This starts with a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen[...]
Those eager to know more about the hotly-anticipated Motorola Droid have to wait less than a week, as Verizon plans to take the wraps off it at an event next[...]
The Nokia N900 was originally scheduled to be released in October, but a high-level executive has admitted that the debut of this feature-packed model -- which may be offered by[...]
Project Dark is intended to make T-Mobile more competitive in the U.S. phone market. The details haven't been announced yet, but the new pricing plans have leaked out already, and[...]
Nokia has just announced that it has filed a complaint against Apple with the Federal District Court in Delaware, alleging that Apple's iPhone infringes Nokia patents for cellular-wireless networking and[...]
The official price for the recently-released AT&T Tilt2 is $300, but it's available for much less at several online retailers. The new AT&T Pure is available for even less: free[...]
AT&T continues to gain subscribers thanks to the contract with Apple that makes this carrier the exclusive U.S. provider of the iPhone. During the third quarter of this year, nearly[...]
Verizon doesn't plan to unveil the Droid until next week, but this carrier has given the world an in-depth sneak peek: it briefly put the official pages describing this Android-based[...]
Verizon Wireless has announced that the wait for the second-generation BlackBerry Storm will be over in just a few days. This touchscreen-oriented device will have a great deal in common[...]
Verizon's much-anticipated Droid smartphone came into the spotlight this week, but it seems this will be only the first in a series of Android-based devices, with the second model --[...]
Verizon has announced that it is going to introduce the next-generation BlackBerry Storm2 on Wednesday, but hasn't yet revealed the cost. Fortunately for those who are interested by this upcoming[...]
Sprint's first smartphone running the new Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro is the Samsung Intrepid. Jen Edwards brings us a review of this smartphone, which sports a QVGA screen, built-in keyboard,[...]
Verizon Wireless will release the second-generation BlackBerry Storm this week, and Shaun Mahal brings us his first impressions of this upcoming smartphone. The BlackBerry Storm2 will have generally the same[...]
T-Mobile USA introduced a new pricing strategy today that allows its customers to have get wireless voice and data service without signing a contract. However, those who are willing to[...]
The Palm Pixi, the second webOS-powered smartphone, will hit store shelves in a few weeks. As expected, this smartphone will have an entry-level price, making it more affordable than its[...]
Research in Motion has released an operating system upgrade for Verizon's version of the original BlackBerry Storm. This brings a number of improvements to the first touchscreen-oriented smartphone from RIM.
Allerta has taken the wraps off a watch that works in concert with a nearby BlackBerry smartphone to display messages and alerts. The inPulse will have an OLED display and[...]
The HTC Imagio is a high-end smartphone from Verizon that is one of the first with Windows Mobile 6.5. Adama D. Brown says this multimedia-oriented device is "probably the[...]
Nokia has begun to roll out a system software update for its flagship Symbian S60 smartphone, the Nokia N97. This new 2.0 firmware offers a significant collection of new features,[...]
Verizon Wireless is apparently going to release a model from the BlackBerry Curve 8500 series in time for the holiday shopping season. This is an updated version of one of[...]
Verizon reportedly plans to release its first two Android-powered smartphones early in November. The Motorola Droid and HTC Droid Eris will give customers a choice between a high-end model with[...]
Android 2.0, the next version of Google's operating system for smartphones, has been officially unveiled. This will include a number of enhancements, most notably support for synchronizing with Microsoft Exchange.
The BlackBerry Storm2 is a touchscreen-oriented device that has a great deal in common with its predecessor, but comes with a redesigned screen, Wi-Fi, and updated software. It has a[...]
Sony Ericsson has put a "teaser" page on its website promising a big announcement on November 3. This could be the day it's going to formally unveil the Xperia X3,[...]
Verizon has just begun offering the BlackBerry Storm2, RIM's latest touchscreen-oriented smartphone. Its predecessor had a rocky start last year -- the next couple of weeks will show if things[...]
Google offers free mapping software for a wide variety of smartphones. If a rumor is correct, this is going to be turned into a full-fledged navigation app, with voice-guided, turn-by-turn[...]
Today is the official unveiling of Verizon's first Android-based smartphone. The Motorola Droid, scheduled for release next week, will be packed with high-end features, like a WVGA+ touchscreen, hardware keyboard,[...]
The Nokia N97 Mini was announced in September as a smaller version of the flagship Nokia N97 device. It has now begun showing up in stores in various markets in[...]
Brighthand's Ed Hardy is one of the lucky few with the newly-announced Motorola Droid. He brings us his first thoughts on this Android 2.0-based smartphone that sports a WVGA+ display,[...]
Google officially unveiled Android 2.0 earlier this week, and Verizon has already announced a model that will use it -- the Motorola Droid. Not to be left out, HTC has[...]
When Verizon Wireless introduces the Motorola Droid next month, many people will likely pass by their nearest Verizon store on their way to a Best Buy location, as this retailer[...]
There have been requests for an Android version of the HTC HD2, but HTC's CEO says this high-end smartphone is going to be Windows Mobile only, in hopes of driving[...]
Verizon is going to release its first Android-powered smartphone, the Motorola Droid, early next month, and it's apparently going to have a companion, which will reportedly be a less expensive[...]
Boingo Wireless is a service that, for a fee, gives users access to a very extensive network of Wi-Fi hotspots. This week, software that BlackBerry users need to access this[...]
T-Mobile USA is expected to release the Samsung Behold II around the middle of next month. The price for this Android-powered model with an OLED display hasn't been announced yet,[...]
T-Mobile is still expected to launch the second-generation BlackBerry Bold next month, but a week later than earlier reports had indicated. The 9700 will have the same general design as[...]
Verizon Wireless has released the BlackBerry Storm2, and Shaun Mahal brings us a review. This new smartphone has the same general look and feel as the original, but comes with[...]
After several years of lackluster performance, Nokia's gaming network, N-Gage is officially being merged into the Ovi Store, with the N-Gage brand and social network being shuttered late next year.
The Nokia N97 Mini is a redesigned version of Nokia’s flagship smartphone, with a smaller screen and keyboard. It has the same general “slide-and-tilt” design as its slightly bigger brother,[...]
This very high-end Windows phone sports a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen and 1 GHz Snapdragon processor. It runs Microsoft’s Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro, but has the new version of HTC’s[...]
Here at TechnologyGuide, we're industry experts, and our friends, family, and coworkers know this and turn to us for product recommendations. We'd like to know how many of you are[...]
A "teaser" video gives the world a sneak peak at one of the smartphones Sony Ericsson is going to unveil on Nov. 3. The device shown matches the leaked images[...]
The online retailer Proporta is holding a Halloween sale: 15% off all products, including its award-winning accessories for smartphones, netbooks, and PDAs, like cases, rechargers, memory cards, and more.