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SmartPhone Articles for February of 2005Below are the 139 SmartPhone articles for February of 2005
Cingular isn't going to be the first wireless service provider to offer the GSM version of the Treo 650 after all.
Hitachi's new FLORA-ie MX1 has an impressive feature set that includes just about everything one could want in a high-end handheld.
Handango has released a Pocket PC version of its device-resident download client for smartphones and wireless handhelds.
Anticipating the Chinese New Year, Spb Software House has released a pack of stylized Chinese skins for its Spb Time application.
Quickly after their Treo 650 product page was discovered last night, Cingular made the 650 official releasing it today. The price on their promotional site was wrong though, $50 lower[...]
The GSM version of the palmOne Treo 650 is easily the most anticipated Smartphone release in the past several months. The on again off again release date is now very[...]
As expected, Cingular Wireless began offering the Treo 650 today. In addition, palmOne is selling an unlocked version of its latest smartphone.
Pocket PC Techsis now able to repair or replace the touchscreen on the Dell Axim X50 series.
HP has announced plans to release later this year a cellular-wireless handheld called the iPAQ Mobile Messenger. It also says this will be just the first of many wireless handhelds[...]
PalmSource has released a version of IBM's WebSphere Everyplace Micro Environment for two of palmOne's recent devices.
Blazar is a classic arcade-style sidescrolling shoot-em-up game situated in space. It is available for Pocket PC, Smartphone, Series 60, and Symbian UIQ.
T-Mobile Germany has just taken the wraps off the MDA IV, the first cellular-wireless Pocket PC to include a VGA screen.
The MDA IV will be declared by some as the perfect PDA/phone combo unit. It features a swivel screen, integrated keyboard, and support for GSM, GPRS, UTMS, WiFi and Bluetooth.[...]
palmOne.com 20% Off Coupon Codes -- Tungsten T5 $319 with Free Wireless KeyboardDell.com Coupons and Dell Axim X50v $384 DealKingston 256MB CompactFlash Card $12D-Link Express EtherNetwork 4-Port Cable/DSL Router $9.99SanDisk[...]
Outgoing PalmOne CEO gets $2.4 million payout Report: HP to demonstrate iPaq 'mobile messenger' PPC phone Hitachi to push Zaurus style PocketPC? IDC sales numbers for handheld[...]
Resco Explorer has expanded by adding a backup solution built around a super-fast compression engine.
Several pictures are now available of the iPAQ Mobile Messenger, HP's upcoming cellular-wireless Pocket PC.
Symbian OS 9 includes numerous improvements intended to bring about smaller, less expensive, and even more capable Symbian-powered smartphones.
Handango, has launched Handango UK, Handango France, and Handango Germany. These sites feature content and products optimized for each country.
According to a law firm, Sierra Wireless' plan to launch a Windows Mobile smartphone was was flawed, and its business model did not work. It seeks to recover damages on[...]
As we told you in early January, HP is working on a replacement to the poorly designed iPAQ h6315. According to rumors, the new iPAQ hw6500 is going to be[...]
4.8 oz, Up to 300 min , GSM 900/1800/1900 (Tri-Band) , T-Mobile
PalmSource has completed its purchase of the Chinese mobile phone software company that will help it create Palm OS for Linux.
At its U.S. Developers Conference, PalmSource will release the latest information on Palm OS for Linux, Palm OS Cobalt, and show off the latest handhelds and smartphones from its licensees.
Just a day after beginning to offer an unlocked version of its latest smartphone, palmOne already raised the price by $100.
Over the past few hours palmOne compounded the damage already done (releasing the Treo 650 with a poor memory configuration, weak and neutered Bluetooth radio, missing WiFi...the list goes on)[...]
Detailed iPaq hw6500 pics and specs PalmSource completes acquisiton of China MobileSoft Report: March release date on Verizon for Samsung i730, i640 Axim X50v pulled from Dell's[...]
New software: Spb Clone, by Spb Software Blazar, by Element Interactive ShapeShifter, by Astraware Chinese New Year skin pack for Spb Time, by Spb Software [...]
The latest version of PhatNotes Smartphone Edition now supports Windows Mobile 2003-based Smartphone devices and new networks, such as Cingular, Orange, and others
ECTACO PhraseBooks for Pocket PC includes three thousand common, frequently-used phrases that are helpful when travellers get in sticky situations.
Brighthand's Ed Hardy urges more handheld makers to produce devices that have a clamshell design because, with their relatively large built-in keyboards, these make ideal mobile communication devices.
PN Technologies' latest cables work with just about any type of serial device that one would wish to connect to a Tungsten T5 or Treo 650.
Reportedly, Palm OS smartphone developed for Sprint has been canceled and will never be released.
To the RSS feed with all its recent content, Brighthand is adding one that gives only Palm OS news and another that gives only Pocket PC news.
When it was first announced, the Asus A730W was the first PocketPC to feature a VGA screen, dual wireless, and dual expansion. After many delays, it's finally out, trailing all[...]
In the past four months, BargainPDA has produced a series of articles designed to help you choose what PDA model can work best for you. From wireless options, to choosing[...]
A pair of engineers at palmOne recently recieved a patent on a cellular-wireless handheld with a folding display.
The Audiovox SMT5600 (as sold in the U.S., it is also known as the Orange SPV C500, HTC Typhoon, Qtek 8010, Dopod 565 and i-mate Smarpthone 3 in other countries)[...]
Sprint cancels plans for i550 Rumors of PalmOne device with foldable screen Report: Enfora WiFi sleds for Treo line delayed PalmSource, TI produce[...]
False unlock codes for Treo 650 circulating Carly Fiorina removed as HP CEO MDA IV may be quad-band WiFi enabled Blackberry, sans cellular
PalmSource and Texas Instruments have created two Palm OS Cobalt reference designs to help companies more quickly create smartphones for use on GSM/GPRS and EDGE networks.
Last week, T-Mobile Germany gave the world a glimpse of the first cellular-wireless Pocket PC to include a VGA screen. Now some additional information on this device has emerged.
Carly Fiorina has abruptly been removed as as chairman and chief executive officer of HP. Reports indicate that she did not leave voluntarily.
NORWALK, CT — Brand New Dad, an online community, resource center, and search engine for new and expectant fathers announced today the launch of Mobile Brand New Dad. Mobile Brand[...]
PalmSource has announced the appointment of Patrick McVeigh as senior vice president, worldwide licensing and sales.
palmOne's retail stores in airports across the U.S. have won three awards from Airport Revenue News.
Cingular Wireless has become the next wireless carrier to offer a version of the BlackBerry 7100, the first smartphone from Research in Motion.
Intorine has released IntelliChess 2.6, a new version of its chess game for Pocket PC with an ability to play online at the Internet Chess Club.
The latest version of Spb Pocket Plus allows Today Screen plug-ins to appear as separate tabs.
PDAmill has just released a Palm OS version of first role-playing game.
Dell.com Coupons and Dell Axim X50v $369 DealAudiovox SMT5600 $50 After RebateFellowes Bluetooth Universal Headset $40Target 10% Off - New iPodsKingston 256MB CompactFlash Card $12Microsoft Flight Simulator 2002, get Paid[...]
iPaq 6320 & 6700 PocketPC communicators Software updates for Treo 650 Bluetooth, Sprint roaming Reported dates for iPaq 6500
Some additional information has leaked out about the iPAQ hw6500. Also, there's the first word on the second model in this series.
This translucent case completely covers the device and features cutouts that allow access to the stylus, charging/synchronization socket, IR port, reset button, speaker, memory card slot, and headphone jack. [...]
Just in time for St. Valentine's Day, Fira Cosmetics is offering a line of makeup cases obviously modeled after the classic Palm V.
Nokia and Macromedia have just announced a licensing agreement that will integrate Macromedia Flash technology into the Series 60 smartphone platform.
It's just two more days until Valentine's day... ...shoppers are scrambling to find the right gift for that special PDA lover in your life. Well don't fret, because[...]
The upcoming version of the world's most popular smartphone platform focuses on enhanced multimedia and enterprise functionality.
Sendo has announced the X2 Music Phone, its second Symbian smartphone running the Series 60 platform.
Kinoma has just introduced an update to its Kinoma Player 3 EX that allows it to display QuickTime VR panoramas.
Nokia today announced a series of new camera-oriented smartphones. All of these will use the Series 60 platform on top of the Symbian OS.
A comment made today at the 3GSM World Congress added fuel to the speculation that palmOne is going to use Windows Mobile for some future models.
Astraware has released Crazy Daisy, a brand new game for Palm OS and Pocket PC.
SplashBlog allows users to not only capture pictures with their smartphone or handheld, but also instantly publish these to a photo blog for friends and family to see.
A new rumor says that PalmSource may have added an important new licensee, Nintendo.
Flextronics and Microsoft have announced Peabody, a GSM/GPRS smartphone running Windows Mobile.
A new Palm OS smartphone from GSPDA is now available in Europe, and is expected to be released in the U.S. later this year.
An agreement announced to day will allow wireless and direct synchronization between Microsoft Exchange Server and future Nokia smartphones and wireless handhelds.
Altair Nanotech claims battery breakthrough Intel ports 3D shooter Cube to Axim X50v i-mate to bundle Skype VOIP software nVidia tries mobile market again
At the 3GSM World Congress today, PalmSource and GSPDA announced the Xplore M68 Smartphone. The M68 features the Palm OS (5.4), a 1.3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth and an SD card[...]
This rumor was popular a few months back, but it now has new life for legitimate reasons. At the 3GSM World Congress, Peter Knook, the product manager for Windows Mobile,[...]
The Socket SDIO 56K Modem Card allows Pocket PC users to access the Internet with any available analog phone line.
Spb Weather is a weather forecasting Today plug-in. Users can customize weather views, skins, and the weather forecast data source.
SanDisk has announced that it is doubling the capacity of the largest miniSD card.
Motorola has taken the wraps off the A1010, an upcoming UIQ handheld with support for high-speed cellular-wireless networks and a 2.0 megapixel camera.
With its recent acquisition of China MobileSoft (CMS), PalmSource has gained four new software products for mobile phones.
The number of handhelds shipped worldwide in 2004 increased significantly last year, and revenue from handhelds set a new record during this period.
PacketVideo has announced that it will provide its media player for use in Palm Powered phones and other mobile devices.
A rumor has started circulating that Nintendo has licensed the Palm Operating System from PalmSource. The speculation includes plans to add the Palm OS to Nintendo's DS gaming platform. Nintendo[...]
If you are into gaming on your PalmOS or Windows Mobile PDA, then you are probably quite familiar with Astraware. Astraware is quite famous for releasing some of the most[...]
Otter Products announces an improved version of its handheld computer case, the OtterBox 1900.
Starting today consumers can go to Yahoo! Maps and click the "Send to Phone" link on the driving directions page to send the full, step-by-step directions directly to their phone.[...]
Worldwide handheld shipments grow 7% in 2004: Gartner Microsoft refuses PalmSource .NET license Developer working on WinCE/PPC port of Mozilla browser Socket releases SDIO modem card
As promised, HP is showing off its next cellular-wireless Pocket PC at the 3GSM World Congress. It has also revealed some new details on this device.
Maptech's Outdoor Navigator for Windows Mobile Smartphone has more than 60,000 off-road maps and boating charts.
nSignia is now taking pre-orders for book and flip-style HP iPAQ hx4700 leather cases.
The latest version of ActivePrint includes many new features requested by customers.
Motorola's CEO says that his company is working on a super-slim version of the MPx cellular-wireless Pocket PC.
HP's iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger has gained FCC approval to be sold in the US. While approval doesn't always mean a US release, HP has every intention of bringing the[...]
The premier annual event for smartphones and other related technologies was held this week, and quite a number of new products were shown to the world for the first time.[...]
At this week's 3GSM World Congress, Chi Mei Communication Systems is showing off a cellular-wireless Pocket PC with some advanced features.
The SGH-i270 will be a fairly standard Windows Mobile device, with no really cutting-edge features.
Pocket PC versions are being developed of two of the most popular computer games of all time.
HP has released a ROM update for two iPAQ h6300 series models. However, this doesn't include the version being offered by T-Mobile in the U.S.
Motorola and Skype will work together to enable delivery of the Skype Internet telephony service on some Motorola mobile phones.
Handango has released of InHand for BlackBerry, a download client for applications.
ThinPrint has introduced a printout application for emails and attachments from BlackBerry wireless handhelds.
LCD screens are one of the most expensive parts of a PDA. They're also the most likely part to contain noticeable flaws in the form of the dreaded dead[...]
Treo 650 WiFi card drivers discovered in ROM Accessories from JAVOedge, Brando, others Motorola prepping Razr/MPx hybrid
BenQ will ship the Handango InHand download client on its P30 and P50 smartphones.
Speculation is getting pretty hot and heavy in Japan that Sony is close to releasing a new Clie in the mold of the TH55. Sony hasn't released a new PDA,[...]
palmOne has released a ROM update for the version of the Treo 600 being offered by Verizon wireless.
For the first time, a company has said it will definitely release a Cobalt device before the end of this year.
There's a rumor making the rounds in Japan that a new Clie will debut there this spring.
Full PDA functionality in a compact, sturdy phone, the MDA Compact is ideal if you work hard and play even harder. It makes using Microsoft Windows Mobile software easy –[...]
Some years ago, Microsoft had this tag line: "so where do you want to go today?" I used to laugh when I would see a MS ad and then see[...]
Sony said today that it is going to stop producing the Clie line of handhelds, and no new models will be introduced.
Cabir, a worm that infects smartphones running Series 60, has been slowly spreading around the world. Recently, the first infection was discovered in the United States.
SanDisk has officially announced the Ultra II SD Plus, an innovative SD flash memory card with built-in USB connectivity.
SanDisk has announced plans to release a 128 MB CompactFlash card in its Shoot & Store line of low-cost digital memory cards. This will sell for just $20.
Since the first Palm Pilot, handhelds running the Palm OS have communicated with desktop computers via HotSync. Today comes word that this will soon come to an end.
Paris Hilton has had her account with T-Mobile broken into by hackers.
PocketDay, which was previously only for Windows Mobile, is now available for the BlackBerry platform.
Japanese website Impress is reporting that Sony will end Clie production in July. This comes hot on the heels of a rumor that Sony was going to release a follow-up[...]
In the past several years, Wi-Fi wireless networking has become increasingly common on handhelds, but palmOne has been behind the curve in this area. However, according to some leaked information,[...]
A Taiwanese company is showing off what may be one of the first Windows Mobile smartphones to have a QVGA screen.
palmOne and PHT Declare Record Year With 20,000 Handheld eDiaries Deployed for Use in Clinical Trials
PHT has shipped more than 40,000 LogPad Systems, using palmOne devices, to thousands of subjects and clinical research sites in 46 languages and 48 countries around the globe since 2000.
Delkin joins SanDisk in announcing an SD card that can be plugged directly into a USB port. Each of these will use a slightly different design.
Project Clock CE is made for people that must keep track of time billed to different projects.
Rumors have been circulating that palmOne plans to embrace WiFi a bit more by bundling their WiFi card with the Tungsten T5 and Zire 72 without raising the price of[...]
Brighthand's Ed Hardy says that the feature that will push handheld sales back into high gear has finally come along.
The American Cancer Society now offers C-Tools 2.0, a timesaving tool that provides instant access to cancer information to anyone in the healthcare field.
NS Basic/CE 5.1, the latest version of this application development tool, adds support for Windows CE.NET 4.2 devices.
As many of you may know, I have upgraded my Tungsten E to a Tungsten T5. Of course, with that upgrade have come some additions to my accessories cove. One[...]
The Treo 650 is selling so well, Cingular has removed this smartphone from its web site in order to lower demand.
Late last year, palmOne promised that its latest smartphone, the Treo 650, would debut in Europe in February. Today it technically met that deadline by announcing European availability. However, this[...]
Some information has leaked out about an upcoming Windows Mobile smartphone that will heavily emphasize music playback.
The next version of Windows Mobile will allow Microsoft to release operating system upgrades directly to users.
The latest version of Agenda Fusion adds a project management view to this time and contact management application for Pocket PCs.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies has begun shipping a tiny hard drive with 6 GB of storage capacity.
FCC approves HP iPaq hw6500 GSPDA claims they will release first Palm OS Cobalt device Samsung i730 likely to be released in mid-March SPOT service adds local[...]
The highly popular and well designed Orange SPV C500 SmartPhone looks like it's about to be replaced in the European market by a similar looking music oriented SmartPhone being dubbed[...]
Watching a program on television this week, there was a segment that tried to answer the question if whether broadband internet was a necessity. You can probably make the argument[...]
According to a recent report, Samsung's latest cellular-wireless Pocket PC will be available in just a couple of weeks.
Sony Ericsson is reportedly preparing a replacement for the P910, a cellular-wireless handheld that ran Symbian's UIQ interface. The new model will have an integrated keyboard with a better design[...]
PDATopSoft.com has opened a software store that will offer games for devices running Palm OS, Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone, BlackBerry, and Symbian.
O-Anywhere lets Pocket PC users bid, search, browse, and monitor live auction listings from the Overstock.com Auctions site.
I had the pleasure to get my hands on the latest PDA/GPS device from Garmin, this time in the Pocket PC flavor. The iQue M5 is Garmin's first device[...]