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SmartPhone Articles for November of 2003Below are the 127 SmartPhone articles for November of 2003
Tapwave is now shipping the Zodiac, a gaming-oriented handheld that runs the Palm OS. The Tapwave web site is going to be the only place to buy one of these,[...]
The new iPAQ Pocket PC h4100 series is intended to bring to market an affordable integrated wireless PDA in a slim design.
The latest version of BugMe! offers integration with the Today screen, support for Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, and other new fetaures.
The new Toshiba e405 Pocket PC sports a new design but retains the thinnest and cutting-edge technology found in its e300 series predecessors.
Cingular will be the first wireless carrier in the U.S. to offer the GSM/GPRS version of the Treo 600 Palm OS smart phone.
Sony has dropped the prices for its Clie UX50 and UX40 by $50 and is now bundling a free leather case. At the same time, rumors are starting to circulate[...]
Rumors have been circulating lately that Sony is planning a new model for its UX series. According to a Sony spokesperson, there is no basis for these.
Mergic VPN 1.1 is the first Virtual Private Network (VPN) application to support all Palm OS 5 devices. Palm OS 3.1 to 4.1 devices are also supported.
Microsoft has released Voice Command for Pocket PC 2003 devices. This allows users to control common functions such as the Media Player and the program launcher with simple spoken commands.
The expected release date for a Palm OS 5 driver for SanDisk's Wi-Fi SD card has been pushed back again.
Dell continues to raise the value bar by bringing us the first Wi-Fi enabled Pocket PC under $400.
The Axim X3i and the HP iPAQ h1945 ? Screen Brightness of the Axim X3i and the HP iPAQ h1945 ? Screen Brightness of the Axim X3i and the Palm[...]
Trolltech offers Phone edition of Qtopia/Linux platform Tapwave Zodiac now shipping Microsoft Voice Command for Windows Mobile
Drunken Sheriff is a new Flash based game by AFZANE.com. The main character is a delightfully drunken gun wielding sheriff who enjoys breaking glasses, plates, and other fine dining[...]
Microsoft's Mobility Unit has been given the goal of selling 100 million handhelds and smart phones running Windows Mobile over the next three years.
The latest version of this application that allows users to sync their Pocket PC with a Macintosh computer adds support for Bluetooth and Windows Mobile 2003.
Vaja Cases and Covertec are taking preorders for cases for the Treo 600 smart phone.
Full version of Anthelion released Treo 600 leather cases from Covertec Quickoffice for Symbian trial included with Sony-Ericsson P900 BargainPDA downtime
The newest $299 Pocket PC from ViewSonic is now available. Windows Mobile OS, a 300MHZ PXA255 Processor and the first PPC in the US to include an integrated digital[...]
Though most smart phones include a built-in digital camera, many companies forbid their employees to bring these into the office. This is leading phone makers to consider making more handsets[...]
The Bluetooth SIG has put its seal of approval on Bluetooth Specification Version 1.2. This includes new features intended to bring about a more reliable and robust user experience.
palmOne has released a ROM update for the new Tungsten T3 that fixes a problem this model has with some SD cards.
LexSpell is a new a spell checking application for Palm OS devices that works with many Palm OS applications and most mail clients.
Hewlett-Packard has released a Bluetooth Driver Update for its iPAQ h2200 series.
It was January of this year when I first got jazzed about the prospect of a Bluetooth keyboard for PDAs. At the CES Targus told me they had one in[...]
It's been weeks in the making, but palmOne has finally released a fix for the T3 SD card issue. Now that the SD slot is no longer a concern, just[...]
Brighthand reviews three models from the recent crop of new Pocket PCs, including the Dell Axim X3i, HP iPAQ h4155 and Toshiba e405.
A Gartner vice president and research fellow has used his speech at a company symposium to outline why he believes Microsoft's Windows Mobile will come to dominate the smart phone[...]
Mobile TS allows wireless Palm OS devices to remotly control a computer that is running a recent version of Windows.
First came Tapwave's Zodiac, a handheld trying to be a portable gaming unit. Now Sony intends to market a portable gaming unit that tries to be a handheld.
Toshiba unveils 40 GB, 1.8 inch portable HD iPaq Bluetooth update for h2200 Beiks LexSpell for Palm OS Proporta leather case for Treo 600
Veo has announced a 1.3 megapixel camera that makes use of the Secure Digital (SD) card slots on most handhelds. There are versions for both Palm OS and Pocket PC[...]
Fujitsu Laboratories is showing off the prototype for a new handheld that includes a 600-by-800 pixel screen and multiple forms of wireless networking.
Verizon Wireless will soon begin offering the Samsung SCH-i600, making it the second handset running Microsoft's Smartphone 2002 operating system to be released in the U.S.
Three new free ebooks are available to users of Microsoft Reader as part of a twenty-week promotion.
Is this thing hot or what? Fujitsu, who recently launched two new Loox models in Europe, has a concept device that features a 4" SVGA screen (800 x 600 pixels),[...]
– The slimmest and lightest Pocket PC in the world.– 12.8 mm thin design of advanced technology.– Intel 400MHz PXA250 XScale CPU – Distinctive aluminum alloy casing– Comprehensive range of[...]
Compact design, longer battery life, superior performance and of course, support for a full spectrum of multimedia applications, the ASUS MyPal A620BT incorporated all four elements and more to mobilize[...]
Compact design, longer battery life, superior performance and of course, support for a full spectrum of multimedia applications, the ASUS MyPal A620 incorporated all four elements and more to mobilize[...]
High Tech Computer has received approval from the FCC to release the SPV E200, a smart phone that runs Windows Mobile 2003. However, whether it is actually available in the[...]
Sony is now offering a $50 mail-in rebate on the Clie UX50, UX40, NX80V, and NX73V, on top of recent price cuts for two of these models.
Hewlett Packard has released a new driver for the iPAQ Foldable Keyboard that brings Windows Mobile 2003 support, making it compatible with most recent iPAQ models.
4 GB Microdrives available Nov. 20th Patch for iPaq 5450 with WM2003 Tungsten T3 aluminum case on preorder
This weekend a couple bargainPDA.com editors will be heading off to Vegas for COMDEX 2003. COMDEX is probably the second most important show in the US from a PDA perspective.[...]
Sony has decided to give a $50 rebate on the following Clie models - UX40, UX50, NX73 and the NX80. The rebate covers purchases from now until January 3, 2004.
Innopocket and Proporta are both now accepting preorders for an aluminum hard case for the Palm Tungsten T3.
A new backup card is available from MDM that works with both Palm OS and Pocket PC devices.
The first iPAQ to include a built-in keyboard is now on the market. It also has a 400 MHz processor, 64 MB of RAM, and multiple forms of wireless networking.
TomTom USA Navigator is a complete GPS system designed to interface with a handheld computer for navigation, route planning, and mapping.
PocketMac Backup is a desktop application that allows users to backup files and important information on their Pocket PCs to desktop computers running Mac OS 10.2.6 or above.
PocketPC Techs has announced new models of its Lil' Sync USB Sync-n-Charge cables and a new Lil' Sync 4AA Battery Adapter.
Sharp is preparing to release in Japan a new model in its Zaurus line. Aside from some software changes, the SL-C860 will be almost identical to the other clamshell Zaurus[...]
MobilePlanet is currently taking pre-orders for the HNT-MSW1, which will be available in less than three weeks.
palmOne has announced that its Treo 600 smart phone is now available through Cingular. This latest Treo model offers a faster processor and more memory in a smaller casing. It[...]
There's nothing like the smell or feel of good leather, whether it be on a couch, baseball glove -- or a case for your HP iPaq 2215 PDA. When[...]
SD WiFi drivers delayed 50% off PDAmill games with purchase of Anthelion Tungsten T3 Covertec case Multi-platform backup card
Sharp has released an update to the popular C700 series Linux-based PDA. This one also takes the clamshell form factor that appears much like a mini-laptop.
Voice Command allows Pocket PC users to control functions such as the Media Player and the program launcher with spoken commands. Brighthand's Ed Hardy gave this software a thorough test[...]
According to a recent study, many smart phone users say their devices are difficult to use and that tech support for them is lacking.
PDAReviewSpot.com was started to centralize all the best PDA reviews on the web. Nearly all of the biggest PDA sites are participating, making PRS the definitive PDA review warehouse.
Candy train is cute, simple to play, and has great sound and visual effects. Simply tapping the screen for game effects make the game easy and intuitive.
Quick, think of an application on your handheld. Chances are that you named a game. And if it was a game, was it Bejeweled? Bejeweled has been one of the[...]
Smartphones user-unfriendly & unsupported, says study Tungsten T3 leather, metal cases Bluetooth version 1.2
Warfare Inc. is one of the must own games for PDA gamers. There s no doubt about it, this is one of the best games I ve ever played. I[...]
This handheld reference features information on over 19.000 movies. It includes ratings and and capsule reviews. It also offers tools to help manage DVD collections and more.
Amazon.com is currently offering Motorola's new MPx200 smart phone for only $80 after a number of rebates available to those starting a new wireless service account with AT&T.
Watches using Microsoft's SPOT technology that are capable of displaying information they receive wirelessly won't be available this week as was originally planned. Instead, their release has been delayed until[...]
A third-party developer has released a system hack that allows essentially all applications to run in VGA mode on the new Toshiba e805, not just a few applications.
PalmSource has announced that PerComm has licensed the Palm OS platform. PerComm plans to integrate Palm OS 5 to create new mobile devices that operate on a variety of wireless[...]
Under the new Palm Powered MobileWorld program, PalmSource will work closely with wireless service providers not only to improve the Palm OS, but also to allow customers to wirelessly purchase[...]
PalmSource has unveiled a new online software store which offers more than 20,000 Palm OS software titles.
MDM has a deal right now where they're giving away free software to the first 5000 newletter registrants. It's not cheap stuff either, all software is delivered on an MMC[...]
Andrew and Barry here in Las Vegas for the 24th annual COMDEX show. Here are some photos from the MOBILE FOCUS "Biker Bash" Party and Bill Gates' Keynote[...]
In an effort to expand the functionality of wireless enabled Palm OS devices, PalmSource has announced a plan to allow over the air delivery of Palm OS software. Part of[...]
Barry and Andrew here. Checking in live from the COMDEX press area to share the latest details. [updated] Barry got to talk to Michael Dell in the evening (view[...]
Proporta is now shipping a roll-up keyboard compatible with most Palm-branded handhelds, as well as most iPAQ Pocket PC devices.
ASUS is planning to release two Pocket PC models in 2004. The MyPal A8100 will be a Phone Edition device, while the My Pal A716 will offer both Wi-Fi and[...]
Think Outside is now taking pre-orders for a Pocket PC version of the Stowaway Infrared Wireless Keyboard. This keyboard can be used with a wide variety of handhelds, including both[...]
Recently, there have been some disturbing signs that Microsoft's commitment to Pocket PC may be waning as the company shifts its attention to other mobile devices. Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief takes a[...]
Hack removes VGA restrictions on e805 128 MB SD and CF cards for under $20 40% off Innopocket cases from iPaqCases.com JACK by iNDUSTRY Entertainment
Is it possible that Asus has dropped the Microsoft Smartphone OS in favor of Pocket PC Phone Edition? That seems possible as Asus has gone quiet about their Smartphone model[...]
With its extensive connectivity and expandability concept, the Pocket LOOX delivers a platform not only for PIM applications but also for mobility solutions that ideally suits needs of business customers.[...]
BargainPDA talks with Mr. Michael Dell at COMDEX! Andrew Baxter and Barry Doyle attend "Dell In Motion", a special press party set in an elegant ballroom at the lavish[...]
Microsoft has created an extensive support site for its Windows powered handheld and smart phones that should prove handy for new users and old pros alike.
MDM Software is currently running two promotions that offer free software to both Palm OS and Pocket PC users.
Over the past few months, Microsoft Corp. has given away sixty best-selling ebooks to users of Microsoft Reader, including the Pocket PC version. The promotion, which started in July, featured[...]
palmOne has begun offering a pair of rebates to those who purchase its Tungsten C handheld, including one that reduces the price to $399.
The founder of Dell said yesterday that that his company currently has no plans to become a Palm OS licensee. A company executive had raised this possibility last year.
I think it was only a matter of time before we saw something like this. Dane Picard has a new art exhibit featuring the Zire 71. It's fun to see[...]
The Toshiba e800 series is the latest high-end PDA release from Toshiba. The most innovative and unique feature users will find with this PDA is its absolutely amazing 4[...]
There has been much concern raised over the inconsistancies in PDA screen quality from unit to unit. An industry inside source tells us some reasons why...
Pumatech has just released Intellisync 5.3 and Enterprise Intellisync 5.3, which add support for Windows Mobile 2003 handhelds, Microsoft Outlook 2003, and Lotus Notes 6.5.
While most people simply use their handheld to keep track of important information and maybe play a game or two, others find more atypical uses, like modify one's mood through[...]
Sharp has officially announced the Zaurus SL-6000 series. This will include three models, two of which will have built-in Wi-Fi and one with Bluetooth. All will have a built-in keyboard[...]
Several retailers are offering low prices on a variety of handhelds and handheld-related products, like memory cards, cases, and more.
2.2 GB MagicStor microdrive for $200 MDM offers free 64 MB MP3 kit with purchase of Zire 71 iPaqCases.com giveaway Journal Bar 2.0 released
When you only want to carry one device, this is the device you’ll want to carry. The Samsung i600 Smartphone is a sleek, compact phone – but it’s also so[...]
Nearly a month ago rumors surfaced about Sharp's latest Zaurus. This unit designed for corporate users features integrated WiFi, 4" VGA display (640 x 480 pixels), Compact Flash slot, QWERTY[...]
Skip the Starbucks! How about a 30 mile radius "hot spot"?
Of all the PDAs being sold in Japan, the Sony Clie TJ25 is the most popular in terms of unit sales. In fact, Sony has 5 of the top 10[...]
Those who frequently use their palmOne handheld for more than a couple of hours a day should consider the Power To Go, which can be used to recharge a handheld[...]
Brighthand is starting a new habit of publishing a weekly list of interesting developments in handheld gaming. The first installment is now available.
Chris Dunphy is the Director of Competitive Analysis at PalmSource. Chris is a geek. But that's okay, it's his job to be so. Chris basically has one[...]
Insaniquarium for Palm OS was reviewed on this site earlier this year. More recently, Astraware released new versions for Pocket PC and Palm Hi-Res devices. I had a[...]
PC Magazine has named the winners of its Best of Comdex awards. A new wireless service, a new iPAQ, and the latest Treo took top honors in the Mobile[...]
PDAmill cuts prices on Anthelion, game packs, apps Palm WiFi drivers slip to first Q 2004 Model-specific leather cases $8 plus shipping
They have a number of categories, but the most interesting in this context is the "Mobile Devices" group. Microsoft took home the gold with their SPOT (Smart Personal Objects Technology).[...]
Comdex Las Vegas 2003 has wrapped up and, though it wasn't as important a show as it was in the past, it wasn't without its moments.
HP has released a firmware update that modifies the ROM image on an iPAQ h5500 series model. This update will make various bug fixes.
palmOne's Treo 600 smart phone is now available through AT&T Wireless for $500, after a $50 instant rebate.
palmOne is considering allowing other companies to license the tweaks it has make to the Palm OS's user interface to make it a better operating system for smart phones.
We thought meeting Michael Dell was exciting, but wait until you see this! Plus ideas for your holiday shopping list.
If the PalmOS would only have this or that, then it would be the perfect device. The largest group that seems to make this claim comes from those that used[...]
PalmSource faces the daunting task of keeping Microsoft from taking over the handheld market, while at the same time trying to transition the Palm OS into an operating system for[...]
Amazon.com is now offering the Treo 600 Palm OS smart phone for $250, after a series of rebates.
MiTAC has announced the Mio 168, which is the first Pocket PC to include a built-in GPS receiver. Unfortunately, it probably won't be available outside of Asia.
CDMA Treo 600 at Amazon for $249 after rebates iPaq 5550 firmware update Tungsten E aluminum case
While at COMDEX bargainPDA talked with Chris Dunphy of PalmSource, in this interview we cover the following: Palm OS 6.0 Availability datesPalm versus Pocket PC and Other CompetitorsPalm OS[...]
From what I can tell, this new model from Legend, the P300, was a concept device that will soon be sold in China to compete with the likes of the[...]
NTT DoCoMo will make a CF Videophone card available for sale in Japan this Friday. The card will enable calls between PDAs, PCs and other properly equipped devices. So forget[...]
The Sony CLIE TJ35 is the latest compact PDA offering from Sony. It has a new, thinner shape comprised of convincingly metalized plastic and polished (real) aluminum trim where it[...]
Black Friday handheld sales Covertec leather case for T|E Axim X3i pricing anomalies
X3i listing was a mistake, says Dell; position's legality questioned New SDIO GPS in Japan Four new games from Astraware Axim X3 leather case Fitaly for[...]
A listing of some of the most interesting game-related news from the last week.
Over the past few days some PDA sites have reported suspicions that the Tungsten T3 is near the end of the line. Much of the evidence surrounds lack of stock[...]
The Handspring Treo 600 is often considered the best smartphone yet made. So what exactly does that mean? In this review of the Treo 600 we investigate that question[...]
Companies devoted to increasing the productivity of their mobile employees will welcome the new Sharp Zaurus(TM) model SL-6000 with built-in Wi-Fi, which offers wireless local area network (W-LAN) connectivity running[...]