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SmartPhone Articles for February of 2004Below are the 123 SmartPhone articles for February of 2004
The PocketSurfer will be a single-purpose device that will do only one job but seeks to do it very well: access the Web.
PDA software store Handango has launched what could be a fun competition. If PDA software has made an impact on your life in some way, you might win a PDA[...]
Now users of the HanDBase Online Runtime Builder can create standalone, royalty-free applications for both Palm OS and Pocket PC devices from the same databases and forms.
Sony has announced two handhelds in its home country which are expected to debut in the U.S. in the near future. Both the Clie TH55 and Clie TJ37 will have[...]
Microsoft's Chairman will give a keynote speech about his company's new mobile technologies and long-term development strategies at Mobile DevCon 2004.
Reportedly, the release of an upcoming Windows Mobile smart phone from Motorola is going to happen several months later than expected.
The Palm OS Developer Suite is designed to ease creation of ARM-native applications on Palm OS 6 and beyond.
Dell to sell Axims in China Pocket Informant version 5.0 released Lycoris to create Linux-based replacement OS for ARM-based handhelds
Palm Tungsten T3 Handheld for $293 Axim X3i 400MHz WiFi PDA + 256MB SD for $353 Kingston 256MB SD $54 Netgear MR814 802.11b Wireless[...]
PalmSource is going to develop two versions of its operating system: one for handhelds and high-end smart phones, and a second one for low-cost smartphones. The version for handhelds, which[...]
Good Technology has announced that the GoodLink system for wireless messaging and corporate data access will be available for handhelds running Microsoft Windows Mobile for Pocket PC in a few[...]
Two of the new Sony CLIE devices that are slated for release this month, the Sony CLIE TH55 and Sony CLIE TJ37 are available for order on the Sony website[...]
To help people keep track of what's expected in the coming months, Brighthand presents a handy guide to over a dozen not yet announced mobile devices.
The FCC has given Sierra Wireless permission to release the Voq, a Windows Mobile-based smartphone that sports both a phone keypad and a QWERTY keyboard.
RIM's BlackBerry wireless platform now has more than one million active subscribers in more than thirty countries.
Palm OS 5 & 6 to be renamed, simultaneously maintained MSN Direct SPOT coverage extended PocketPC Playstation emulator
Dell Home $25 off $300 Stackable Coupon, Axim X3i for $272 Amazon.com Has a Sale on all Palm OS Based PDAs and Free Shipping Simpletech 256MB CompactFlash Card[...]
Asus will have their first US PDA release at the end of this month when the MyPal A716 is released. Asus is well known outside of the US and their[...]
A trade association has introduced a new type of flash memory card designed to be used in a wide variety of devices, including handhelds.
The latest version of Web Information Solutions's Pocket Informant offers a variety of updates and new features.
The latest specification of this memory card standard is expected to bring a new generation of MMC cards that are up to 20 times faster than current ones.
SpyChase 3D for Palm OS devices has been released, the beta of a PlayStation 1 emulator is now available, and Celeris is developing Virtual Pool Mobile.
AT&T, T-Mobile form WiFi hotspot pact PocketPC Flash player New name of Palm OS 6 to be 'Cobalt'? Update on Lycoris Pocket Linux High capacity... fish[...]
We met with the Bluetooth SIG at the CES this year, where they inadvertently revealed to us a new product. Their unmistakable logo was printed on the bright blue face[...]
Microsoft Smartphone users will soon be able to access over 60,000 maps and charts.
Psion is going to sell its share in the Symbian software group to Nokia, giving it virtual control of the Symbian OS.
Spb Software House has released Spb Imageer, a photo viewing and editing tool for the Pocket PC platform.
Late last year, Sony said it intends to release the first handheld with an OLED screen. Recently, some addition information on this plan emerged.
WordMojo is one of Astraware s latest batch of releases, and is basically a one-player version of Scrabble. The aim of the game is to score as many points as[...]
The Clie TH55 is Sony's first model that offers a HVGA screen in a handheld with the traditional tablet design. It also includes a camera and Wi-Fi, though[...]
Sony has just unveiled its new spring lineup of handhelds. These show a new committment from the company to offer wireless networking at lower prices. The company has also built[...]
The annual conference for Palm OS developers is going on now. Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief is there and will bring us live reports and the latest news.
The big news for this year's PalmSource Developer's Conference, which starts today, is expected to be the release of all the details of the next version of the Palm OS.[...]
A brief description of what is going on each day during this week's PalmSource Developer Conference.
Expanded Relationship with PalmSource Brings ACCESS' Advanced NetFront Browsing Technology to New OS.
The Treo 600 may be ordered immediately online from palmOne.com
At its developer conference, PalmSource has revealed that the next version of the Palm OS will support up to 256 MB of RAM, the PIM apps will be ARM-native, and[...]
There are some fairly significant new features in the next version of the Palm OS. But there are some equally significant things that haven't been changed. And there's one change[...]
SPOTstop.com is streaming Spike Lee's new MSN Direct Video Nokia buys controlling interest in Symbian New Sena cases for Axim, iPaq, T3 Gamebox Asia; Astraware audio technology
We all knew they were coming, but Sony has now made the release of these Clies in the US official. The TJ27 comes in at $200 and includes a digital[...]
The new Sony Clie TJ27 is here. It is a variation on the TJ25's basic theme and refreshes some the earlier models design features. It combines an elegant,[...]
Queer Eye for the PDA Guy? In a recent study by Forrester Research, it was found that the gay consumers are more likely to take advantage of technology in thier[...]
To help it ride through the changing nature of the mobile device market, PalmSource has decided to offer two versions of the Palm OS.
The annual Photo Marketing Association (PMA) trade show is going on now in Las Vegas and the SanDisk Corporation is taking the opportunity to announce several new products.
First screenshots of Palm OS 6 "Cobalt" Palm OS 5, 6 recieve new names Bluetooth phones vulnerable to wireless hijacking 8 GB CompactFlash card announced
Samsung has made it clear that there will be a Window Mobile 2003 upgrade for its i700 cellular-wireless handheld.
Ed Hardy has had an intensive education on the next version of the Palm OS at the PalmSource Conference and he now brings us his first impressions.
Viewsonic V36 PDA, only Pocket PC with integrated camera for $178.99 Sony CLIE PEG-TJ25 Color Handheld PDA $139.88 Palm Tungsten C PDA with Keyboard $260 [...]
OS 6 from PalmSource, aka Cobalt, is getting all the attention right now, but the light version, Garnet, might make some waves too. PalmSource envisions being able to give Garnet[...]
Last month, a photo of the HP's upcoming iPAQ h6300 series appeared on the web. Though many people doubted its veracity, some additional information has emerged that essentially confirms that[...]
SimpleTech has raised the bar for removable memory cards by announcing the world's first 8 GB CompactFlash card. However, it is currently priced beyond the range of all but professional[...]
The PalmSource Developers Conference was this week and many companies took the opportunity to announce new and updated products.
Thanks to multiple information leaks, we now know exactly what the new HP iPAQ 6300 series will look like. And yes, the last one that circulated was a fake, as[...]
A special version of Bejeweled has been released for Valentine's Day; there's a new RPG available for Pocket PCs; and more than a half dozen more game-related news items.
Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief takes a look back over the time he spent at the PalmSource Developer Conference and discusses some significant things that might otherwise have been lost in the hoopla[...]
Happy Valentines...Free Chocolate with Clie Preorder from SonyStyle Brighthand previews Palm OS Cobalt ROM update for Dell Axim X3, drivers for X5 PalmSource drops Mac syncing [...]
A Mac-related web site has what it claims is a description of a handheld that Apple will release this summer. Supposedly, it will offer a clamshell design, an internal hard[...]
Every few months it seems a requirement for the tech press to re-discuss the idea of Apple making a PDA. We all know Apple's been thinking about it, they'd be[...]
What does Psion plan to do, now that it is no longer a member of Symbian?
I ve been using the Sony Ericsson P900 for a week now. It s a massive improvement over the P800, bringing a number of enhancements to the table, the most[...]
I am patiently waiting for Mr. UPS man to deliver a MIO 168 Pocket PC, the first ever to incorporate a built-in GPS!
Some pictures and additional details have been leaked on Motorola's replacement for the MPx200 smart phone. This device is expected to be available around the middle of the[...]
Cingular Wireless is going to acquire AT&T Wireless, creating what will be the largest wireless carrier in the United States.
Texas Instruments is getting closer to having a single chip that can handle all the functions of a mobile phone.
The ike from Surveylab includes a compass, GPS receiver, laser distance finder, VGA digital camera, and inclinometor.
Verizon to carry Bluetooth phone? 'Hero' rides again; Astraware to Zap! more enemies Resolution changer ruffles feathers
SiRF Technology has announced a new set of products geared toward making GPS in mobile devices, like PDAs and mobile phones, faster and easier to integrate. Perhaps the biggest improvement[...]
SiRFSoft GPS software allows Palm and Pocket PC makers to make their location-aware devices smaller and cheaper.
An upcoming mobile device will run Windows XP, but in a form-factor close to that of a handheld.
PrintMobile 1.0 is a service which will be available soon that allows mobile users to email documents to printers or fax machines.
Several pictures of what is supposed to be the Motorola MPx300 show that this model will run the Phone Edition of Windows Mobile for Pocket PC. It will also have[...]
I love this game! Chukchi Kerling is a very simple game which requires you to slide blocks of ice on a playing field in order to match[...]
So far I've not been a huge fan of the Smartphone platform, for both hardware and software reasons. Motorola could change my mind though, the MPx300 looks pretty hot. This[...]
PalmGear is on a roll and it has recently announced some agreements that may lead to further growth.
Hagiwara Sys-Com has released in Japan its much-anticipated Wi-Fi card that uses the Memory Stick format.
MyVGA given new home Cingular looks to acquire AT&T Wireless PDAbuzz site offline; end-of-life speculated Mini PC from Vulcan
It's a leak a day it seems for Motorola, the MPx300 pictures slipped out yesterday, today it's the MPx100.
More details are now available about the camera and memory card slot of the Motorola MPx220. Also the first pictures of its sister model, the MPx100, have been leaked.
PDArcade has named its picks for the best Palm OS games of last year; Clickgamer has a new side-scrolling arcade shooter for Pocket PCs; and much more.
ReplicGo 2.0 document management system can convert just about any document format into a precise, readable, and searchable information stream on your Palm OS 5 device. It now has many[...]
The Mio 168 s amazing GPS capabilities gets a fix on your position within few seconds, even if you ve just come out of a tunnel or parking garage, to[...]
Intel said little about the next series of XScale processors at a recent developer forum, essentially ending hopes that these chips would be available before the middle of the year.
Memory Stick WiFi module for Clies PocketPC VNC viewer updated; PPC VNC server project Clear T|T3 case
Sony's latest mid-range model is the first handheld with built-in Wi-Fi to debut at just $300. It also has a camera and a faster processor than many other Clies.
Basic PDA synchronization cradles, it seems, have evolved into two new flavors: stylish (tech-chic?) and minimalist (i.e. plain cables). PalmOne released their USB mini cradle during the last quarter[...]
Group Sense PDA has officially unveiled the Xplore G88, its second Palm Powered smart phone. The company is describing it as the smallest and lightest Palm OS smart phone ever.
A French web site has obtained some new information and a number of photos of an upcoming mid-range Pocket PC from Fujitsu-Siemens.
According to rumor, palmOne is going to release a replacement for its Zire 71 that will offer a better camera and Bluetooth.
Nokia has taken the wraps off the 9500 Communicator, a GSM/GPRS smart phone that will offer built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, a keyboard, and a VGA camera.
Motorola has revealed many of the details of its upcoming MPx, a cellular-wireless Pocket PC that will include multiple forms of wireless networking, a keyboard, and a camera.
WiMax technology advances; British Telecom to deploy test Snails for Palm, mobile pool Wireless security bug fix for iPaq 4100 PDAbuzz not dead after all
At the 3GSM World Congress in France, Group Sense PDA (GSPDA) announced the Xplore G88 Smartphone that will run on Palm OS version 4.1. It's not immediately known if there[...]
Rumors have begun circulating regarding the follow-up PDA to the popular Zire 71. According to the Palm Addicts blog, the Zire 72 will feature Bluetooth and a 1.3MP camera, amongst[...]
An online retailer is now taking pre-orders for the first Pocket PC designed for consumers to include a built-in GPS receiver.
Texas Instruments has released details on the first OMAP 2 processors. These are designed to greatly enhance the capabilities of future smart phones.
Motorola has officially announced the MPx100, a Windows powered smart phone that will include Bluetooth and a high-quality digital camera.
The next generation of Danger's hiptop smart phone will be smaller and include a digital camera. It's being shown off to wireless carriers for the first time this week.
Symbian Limited has announced Symbian OS version 8.0 at the 3GSM World Congress. Plus, two additional companies have licensed this operating system to make smart phones.
Motorola has officially unveiled its upcoming Smartphone devices at the 3GSM World Congress in Cannes France. The device we were referring to as the MPx300 turns out to be[...]
A new report has been released from In-Stat MDR that indicates PDAs will growth into 2008 at a 6.5% compounded rate. They expect 10.4 million units will be shipped this[...]
Bitstream has released a beta version of a web browser for devices running Windows Mobile for Smartphone.
Mobility Electronics has announced iGo Quickoffice Premier for Series 60 smart phones and shown a demo at the 3GSM World Congress.
The number of subscribers to GSM wireless networks throughout the world surpassed the one billion mark earlier this month and continues to grow.
Intel's president and CEO recently demonstrated that a prototype handheld running a next-generation XScale processor is capable of playing near-DVD quality video.
New specs for XScale, OMAP 2 processors iQue ROM release includes numerous updates Symbian OS 8.0 debuts New Toshiba e800 accessories by Covertec
At the 3GSM conference in France, Danger is said to be demonstrating their latest Hiptop PDA/cell phone in small, private showings. It appears this latest version is much more phone[...]
Dell has released a new Dell Axim X3i model with Bluetooth. But not in the U.S., this treat is reserved to European countries. Dell Axim X3i with integrated[...]
Those who are looking for a permanant solution to the grips on their iPAQ h2215 coming off might consider Pocket PC Techs' new aluminum side covers.
Though both the Motorola A1000 and Panasonic X700 run the Symbian OS, they have very different shapes and capabilities.
PocketMac has released iPod for Windows, which allows users of Microsoft Outlook to easily export contacts, appointments, tasks, notes, and email messages to an iPod music player.
A new application from Handango allows users of Windows Mobile-based smart phones to try out and buy software from Handango directly on their devices, without having to go through a[...]
Panasonic has released the X700, which is a clamshell design, runs on Symbian OS with the Series 60 platform and a digital camera capable of capturing live video. The X700[...]
Dreamway is a new top down racing game from the folks at Handy Entertainment for Palm OS 5+ machines. It takes up between 2mb and 5mb of space, and you[...]
The 3GSM World Congress was held this week in France, and numerous smart phones and cellular-wireless devices were announced. In addition, Intel and TI laid out their plans for future[...]
SanDisk's new memory card format, called T-Flash, is about one quarter of the volume of the smallest removable flash card available today.
New games for the Tapwave Zodiac and Pocket PC; PlayWizard launches mobile casino experience; and more.
Dell is now offering a version of the Axim X3i with both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in several European countries.
Intel shows off concept device One week sale: 50% off Fade Nokia releases Communicator 9500 Microsoft narrows gap between desktop, handheld development
A federal district court has ruled that a patent held by E-Pass Technologies covers more than just credit card-sized handhelds, and therefore HP may owe E-Pass millions in licensing fees.[...]
Spb Software House is giving developers a freeware solution to the Windows Mobile 32-process limitation.
T-Mobile has announced plans for a new service that will allow users to easily roam between various types of wireless networks.
According to a company spokesperson, ASUS plans to release in a few months a handheld with a 480-by-640-pixel display.
I've had the Sony Clie TH55 for about 36 hours now, and I've formed some initial impressions about it.