Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for December 2004. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search
SmartPhone Articles for December of 2004Below are the 130 SmartPhone articles for December of 2004
M-Systems’ DiskOnChip Selected as the Internal Storage Solution for Palm Powered Smartphones from GSPDA
One of the largest sellers of handheld computers in Asia is using M-Systems' DiskOnChip flash disk as the non-volatile storage device within its newest smartphones.
Nextel has just begun carrying the BlackBerry 7520. This isn't this company's first BlackBerry wireless handheld, but it is its first BlackBerry with Bluetooth.
PalmOne delivers T5 WiFi card drivers Report: Verizon XV6600s for sale New cases from Sena, Vaja
Tapwave has introduced software that allows its gaming-oriented Palm OS handhelds to use Wi-Fi SD cards. It has also posted on its web site a free email application for the[...]
BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.0 offers improved manageability, enhanced security, and simplified application development. End-users will also benefit from a range of enhancements.
If you are someone who has always wanted to use a mouse with your handheld -- and own a Bluetooth-enabled Pocket PC -- then Think Outside's Stowaway Travel Mouse is[...]
palmOne has released a new version of VersaMail, its email application, for the Treo 600. However, this isn't a free upgrade for current users of this smartphone.
Today came the first word of Motorola's innovative cellular-wireless Pocket PC in months.
This week in the US, and some other parts of the world, people have celebrated the holiday of giving thanks. For many, it proves to be a time of remembering[...]
During December and January, customers can get a different free software application for their smartphone or handheld each week from Handango.
Delineo AG has created SantaMagic to bring the joy and fun of Christmas right to BlackBerry handhelds.
Bachmann Software has announced an agreement that allows Windows Mobile and Palm OS handhelds running its PrintBoy software to print to Panasonic's mobile printer.
Kinoma has introduced a new multimedia application with support for industry-standard file formats and advanced compression technologies.
The Motorola MPx was long ago announced by Motorola, but as is typical with their Pocket PC phones to date, the difference between announcing and showing a product and having[...]
WiFi SDIO card for the Tapwave Zodiac Enable Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking on Treo 650 Vaja case for Axim X50
Arcade Challenge is a collection of 10 single button controlled action-arcade games for the PPC
New software: Bowling Deluxe, by Deluxeware Updated software: BetaPlayer 0.094, by Picard PocketMirror XT 3.1.8, by Chapura Kinoma 3, by Kinoma Arvale: Journey of[...]
In an event that is probably as close as the handheld world is going to get to the debut of Halo 2, Astraware is now offering Bejeweled 2, the sequel[...]
The list price has been cut by more than 10 percent for the closest thing HP has to an entry-level Pocket PC.
Motorola now has permission to release a new cellular-wireless Pocket PC in the U.S.
To celebrate the debut of its new application that provides anti-virus and anti-spam protection to smartphones, Trend Micro is making it free for 6 months.
Probably the best thing about shopping online is being able to find many different prices for the same product. The amount of web shops versus products usually makes it pretty[...]
pointWORLD 2.0 for Palm OS is now available. It includes a completely updated database and many new features.
GoodLink 4-0 features more Outlook-like features and support for a broader range of Pocket PC and Palm OS handhelds and smartphones.
The new JAVOClearCase for the iPAQ h6315 is a clear plastic case designed to closely conform to the shape of this cellular-wireless handheld.
iambic has released Agendus 9, a new version of its personal information manager for Palm OS handhelds and smartphones.
Shopping for the handheld enthusiast in your life can be very intimidating if you aren't handheld user yourself. Brighthand has some suggestions that can make this much easier.
Weather Center has been designed to take the frustration and wait out of accessing weather forecasts on a Pocket PC.
The Sprint PPC-6601 is the same as the Audiovox 6601 Pocket PC Phone branded under the Sprint PCS Wireless provider brand. Also sold in Europe as the XDA[...]
The Mio 339 is the second Pocket PC to hit the UK from Taiwan-based company Mitac, following its entry level Mio 338. This is the first Pocket PC we ve[...]
The battle of the low-cost Pocket PCs has taken a significant step forward with the arrival of the Mitac Mio 338. The price is low, the device is compact, and[...]
Intorine has released Sea War -- a modern remake of a well-known classic battleship game.
The JAVOKeyboard allows users to navigate through menus, write emails, send text messages faster and easier.
Brando WorkShop is now offering an aluminum hard case specially designed for the new palmOne Tungsten T5.
InBoxer 2.0, announced today by Audiotrieve, offers many new performance enhancements and features, including wireless device support and Mailtones -- ringtones for email.
PalmSource has just announced that it is going to develop a version of the Palm OS based on Linux. It hopes that by doing so it can bring in more[...]
By acquiring a leading Chinese mobile phone software company, PalmSource will be able to bring the Palm platform to all categories of mobile phones, from entry-level devices to the most[...]
Palm OS 6.0 hasn't even seen the light of day on any device yet, nor is there any sign it will soon. All the same, PalmSource is steering its[...]
The price for the Zodiac 1 has been cut by 10 percent, while the Zodiac 2's price has been cut by about 13 percent.
A new unconfirmed report has been published that indicates that Apple is working on a mobile phone.
Motorola MPx gains FCC approval PocketPC version of Transport Tycoon New accessories from Brando, Javoedge, Innopocket
With the enormous success of Firefox 1.0 for the PC, Mozilla is setting its sights on other computing devices, including PDAs. The Minimo Project is making great strides, with two[...]
Jeff Kirvin, the author of Writing On Your Palm for many years, is going to do weekly podcasts for 1SRC.com.
NewsMob, a Web-based RSS and Atom news aggregator, now has the ability for members to view local weather forecasts, NNTP and Google Groups, and the results from custom Amazon searches.
All eSoft games are 50 percent off at Clickgamer until December 31.
T-Mobile USA says that it won't have enough wireless spectrum to offer 3G service until 2007.
That's right, get in on the bag of crap giveaway from BargainPDA.com. We've been saving stuff for no real reason and now we want to pass the crap on to[...]
With all the latest and greatest hardware on the market, PDA gaming is finally reaching an important threshold. But give me the warm comfort of a well-ported classic any day[...]
Brighthand's Ed Hardy says that PalmSource's plan to base a future version of the Palm OS on Linux is necessary to save the company, and the Palm platform.
With its built-in keyboard and multiple forms of wireless networking, this cellular-wireless Pocket PC is a direct competitor to HP's iPAQ h6315. However, the SX66 has a faster processor, more[...]
VITO Technology announces a new version of VITO VoiceDialer, its voice recognition and dialing software for Pocket PC.
Silicon Graphics Equips Sales and Service Staff With Treo 600 Smartphones for Real-Time Connectivity
Silicon Graphics has deployed 225 palmOne Treo 600 smartphones to its North American field sales and service force.
Samsung has announced the MMCmicro format, which is one-sixth the size of a standard MMC card.
New software: Medieval Heroes II, by Arcona Magi Super Reax, by Gamazura NoviiRemote Deluxe, by NoviiMedia Updated software: PTvncHiRes, by Parys Technographx Agendus 9.0,[...]
In the past month or so, the PalmOS world has been rocked by a couple of different news stories. Being in the news in sometimes a good thing for a[...]
Using a Sprint Treo 650 on Verizon HTC Blue Angel variant SX66 showing up on Cingular site SyChip plans WiFi for MS Smartphones iPaq 1945 patch
With visPassword, users can easily generate new individual passwords.
Lexar Media has unveiled the USB FlashCard, which is designed to work with any industry-standard USB Type A socket. The company hopes to see specially-designed sockets installed on future handhelds[...]
Brando WorkShop is now offering an aluminum hardcase for the Sony Ericsson P900/910i.
Conflicting reportssay that Verizon Wireless is going to try to buy Sprint PCS, or that it isn't. At the same time, Sprint is reportedly trying to buy Nextel.
Previously, the Motorola MPx220 could only be purchased at Best Buy stores or Amazon.com. Now this Windows Mobile smartphone can be bought directly from Cingular Wireless
Pocket PC Tips & Tricks is a collection of more than 200 tips and tricks on using the Pocket PC, written by ten professional Pocket PC authors.
Dell Coupon for $35 Off One-Day Only + 15% off Axim X50 + Free Shipping! (updated 12/15/2004)T-Mobile Sidekick II -- Get paid $50 After RebateD-Link AirPlus 2.4 GHz High-Speed Wireless[...]
RIM scored a partial victory in its long-running patent-infringement case with NTP yesterday.
Evidence has emerged that indicates that the first Pocket PC with a square screen will be announced in the near future.
Sprint and Nextel Communications have announced a definitive agreement for a merger. Nextel customers will be migrated onto Sprint's CDMA/EV-DO network.
palmOne has announced the appointment of Andrew J. Brown as the company's new chief financial officer. He replaces Judy Bruner, who left the company to join SanDisk.
This comprehensive English to Russian Dictionary for BlackBerry, which features 20,000 unique English terms, is designed for the needs of English-speaking professionals challenged with communicating in colloquial Russian.
The Federal Communications Commission has approved the use of Wi-Fi in airplanes.
Laplink Controller lets PC users view and control most Palm or Pocket PC device on a desktop or notebook screen.
SplashDatahas released free updates for SplashID and SplashPhoto. These were designed to leverage the technical capabilities of the latest Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian OS-based handhelds and smartphones.
Handango recently sent out an email to its partners looking for software to promote in a special marketing campaign. This is of course interesting because there aren't any Pocket PCs[...]
A resourceful developer has found a way to let palmOne's latest smartphone use a Wi-Fi SD card.
Cornice is close to releasing a microdrive that is much more rugged than previous models.
Verizon Wireless is now carrying a new high-end cellular-wireless Pocket PC. What many people will find most interesting about the XV6600 is it can use Verizon's new high-speed wireless network.
To make up for the inefficient way the Treo 650 allocates memory, palmOne is offering users of this device a free 128 MB SD card.
During the past few months we've been posting editorial articles each week related to how to go about buying a PDA and what your PDA can be used for. [...]
iGolf Technologies is now offering directly to the public its driver that allows Palm OS handhelds to use the the Pretec GPS SD card.
A new domain for web sites that are intended solely for handhelds and smartphones has received preliminary approval from ICANN.
palmOne earned a tidy profit during its most recent financial quarter, the latest in a string of profitable quarters that the company expects to continue.
WiFi card drivers for Treo 650 Verizon announces XV6600 EVDO PocketPC phone PalmOne reports earnings; stock drops heavily New cases from Innopocket
ZeChangeableKbd is a software keyboard available for many character sets and key arrangements. It supports all the display modes of Windows Mobile 2003 SE.
Explore the United States by moving across the map and getting the key information about all states in an instant: position of the state displayed on the map, capital, area,[...]
InnoPocket announces a new protective metal case for the HP iPAQ hx2100, hx2410, and hx2750.
New software: Spb Tips and Tricks, by Spb Software Axim X50 Audio Mixer, by emulamer WinORules Golf Rules, by WinORules Li-Nuggz X-mas, by Elements Interactive [...]
I recently purchased the Audiovox SMT5600 (same as the Orange SPV C500 in Europe). Upon release in October the SMT5600 was available only on the AT&T network. But AT&T was[...]
An online retailer in the U.S. has begin shipping the Wi-Fi version of the ASUS MyPal A730. This Pocket PC also has a VGA screen, two kinds of wireless networking,[...]
palmOne has released an update that allows the Tungsten T5 and Treo 650 to use some of the backup SD cards on the market.
Apple and Motorola could soon unveil a mobile phone with iTunes support as early as next month.
Whenever the Pocket PC is placed in its cradle, PixFrame automatically starts a slideshow of the pictures stored in the desktop PC.
palmOne announced today that it has sold 1.5 million Tungsten E units worldwide in 14 months.
Belkin announces a new SnapNType Mini Keyboard for Dell Axim X30/X3i handhelds.
METAL Gear.a encourages mobile phone users to install it by masquerading as a Symbian version of the popular Metal Gear Solid game.
The latest version of Spb Finance lets Pocket PC users synchronize their finance data between Spb Finance and Microsoft Money.
Lately, the talk in the mobile computing space has centered on companies who are merging and emerging newer, faster technologies for a richer mobile media experience. Cingular's merging with AT&T[...]
The maker of the BlackBerry line of cellular-wireless handhelds has reported the results of its most recent financial quarter. As has happened every quarter for a long time, both revenue[...]
Recent tests found no evidence of X-ray scanner damage to removable memory cards or to the data stored on them.
Opera Software has released a preview version of the Opera browser for Windows Mobile smartphones.
Dell Coupon for $45 Off $450+ Purchase One-Day Only. Also 15% off Axim X50 + Free Shipping!palmOne Treo 650 (Sprint) $370 After RebatespalmOne Zire 72 Handheld + Free case[...]
Three new PocketPCs from Acer Benq P50 preorders for $450 Asus A730 with WiFi finally shipping
A Taiwanese company has come up with the Double Card, an SD card that can also be plugged directly into a USB port.
Data Evolution has announced the approximate release date and price for an upcoming device that skirts the line between handheld, laptop, and tablet PC.
Seidio now offers two different options for recharging a palmOne Treo 650 while on the go.
The latest version of Trolltech's user interface for Linux-based handhelds is now available as a free download.
Claviature 1.00 for Pocket PC is a text input method combining large keys and a small screen footprint.
I don't care what anyone says about the Treo 650's memory issues, lack of WiFi support, limited Bluetooth functionality, poor sound quality, dialing delays or the fact that it's only[...]
Intorine has released Allure Games Pack 2.0, a set of logic and puzzle games for the Pocket PC.
Samsung has already publicly shown its upcoming SCH-i730 device with a slide-out keyboard, but today the FCC posted documents showing test results for this device. The FCC reports reveal[...]
The FCC has given Samsung permission to release the SCH-i730 in the United States, and therefore has posted some additional information about this upcoming cellular-wireless Pocket PC on its web[...]
While the iPAQ rz1715 is definitely a "bare-bones" model, it's good enough to satisfy most first-time handheld users, and it has some growth potential so it won't have to be[...]
Wireless Networking The rz1715 includes an infrared port, which allows you to wirelessly exchange files with other Pocket PC users, a process called “Beaming.” You can also send a virtual[...]
Dell Axim X50v 624MHz Handheld $389 after $35 off coupon code, Today Only!Navman PiN 100 Portable GPS Pocket PC $409 shipped freepalmOne Treo 650 (Sprint) $370 After RebatesT-Mobile Sidekick II[...]
In this season of giving, we at BargainPDA would like to highlight a few websites that offer free and low cost software to deck your handheld with. Whether you use[...]
palmOne has announced the availability of three new mobile applications based on some of the most well-known weight-management and lifestyle programs on the market -- Atkins, Keyoe, and Weight Watchers.[...]
PalmSource has reported a net income of $2.1 million, or 14 cents per share, during its most recent financial quarter.
Microdia has become the first company in the world to announce a 3 GB SD card.
The Wine Enthusiast Guide 2005 Edition for Palm Powered and Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC devices offers access up-to-date details, reviews, ratings, and retail prices for over 12,600 wines worldwide.
Well, it's not really BlackBerry, they're being dubbed "Berry" and come in Straw, Blue, Grey and Grape flavors. Somewhat more appropriate than the CrackBerry moniker their data addicted parents have[...]
Brighthand has picked out the top five most significant events of the last twelve months. These were the developments that had the largest effect on the handheld market as a[...]
PowerFile 1.00 is a full-featured file manager for the Nokia 9500 Communicator.
A Taiwanese company has just announced the M500, a quad-band GSM/GPRS Pocket PC with Bluetooth and a camera.
The FlexiSkin for the Treo 650 allows direct access to the keyboard and comes in two colors, Frosted Clear and Future Blue.
The Leonard Maltin Movie Guide lets smartphone users keep track of the films they watch, rent, and own wherever they are.
After months of delay, the dual-wireless version of the Asus A730 is finally shipping. Besides adding WiFi, the A730W also adds 128 MB of RAM and a cradle to the[...]
ASUS has received approval to release in the United States a new cellular-wireless Pocket PC.
A Japanese government ministry is testing the feasibility of loaning handhelds to tourists to help them get around in Tokyo.
NetRemote allows users to transform their Pocket PC's into remote controls to manage their digital media libraries, control their PC's and home theater equipment, and automate their home.
ActivePrint TG allows users to print documents from their Pocket PC while not being required to have Microsoft ActiveSync installed on a desktop or laptop.
Companies from all over the world are starting work on a new high-speed cellular-wireless networking standard.
Dell Axim X50v VGA Screen PDA $399 after Coupon Code, Free Shipping, Today Only!Computers4sure: palmOne Zire 72 Handheld $200 shipped after rebate, Last Day Digital Camera Deals at Dell.com Using[...]