Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for February 2008. 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 February of 2008Below are the 72 SmartPhone articles for February of 2008
An early copy of HTC's follow-up to TouchFLO has leaked on the Web, and this gives the world a sneak peek at what this upcoming fingertip-friendly application launcher will offer.
Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the handhelds and smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.
After receiving HP's latest handheld yesterday, Adama D. Brown shares his first thoughts of this brand-new device.
The HTC Touch Cruise is similar to the original HTC Touch and the HTC Touch Dual, but adds a GPS receiver. This Windows Mobile smartphone alsp offers a 3.0 MPx[...]
DIRECTV has a new mobile DVR service out. See what our king of watching too much TV, Brian Beeler, has to say about it.
Apple today launched new iPhone and iPod touch models which have double the memory of their predecessors, the first time either of these devices have had a hardware upgrade. However,[...]
Opera Software has just taken the wraps off of Opera Mobile 9.5, the next version of its Web browser for smartphones and sophisticated feature phones.
Developers have had the tools they need to write applications for the forthcoming Android operating system for a couple of months now, but many are not pleased with them. That's[...]
VITO Technology Introduces Threaded SMS App for Windows Mobile Archive SMS Messages with Sprite Archie Spb Mobile Shell 2.0 To Be Unveiled Next Week Astraware's[...]
Rumors have been circulating for some time that Verizon will soon begin offering the HTC Touch, and a new unconfirmed report gives a timeframe for when this will happen.
In this guest editorial, David Rasnake, head of DigitalCameraReview.com, predicts that big improvements are coming to the cameras built into many mobile devices.
The Mozilla Corporation is hard are work on a version of Firefox for smartphones, and has some proposals for what the different versions this web browser will look and act[...]
modu Ltd. is very slowly unveiling what it says will be the world's first modular mobile phone. This will be able to plug into a variety of devices, from laptops[...]
Antoine Wright brings us a review of the Nokia N81 8GB a Symbian/S60 smartphone with an emphasis on multimedia and gaming.
Palm, Inc. will soon launch its consumer-oriented Centro smartphone in a new area: Europe. This will also mark the debut of the GSM version of this device.
ARM, the company behind the processors used in the majority of smartphones, will reportedly soon be showing off a reference design of a device running Google's Android operating system.
T-Mobile Shadow Gets a Small System Update PocketMac GoBetween Synchronizes MeetingMaker Data with Mobile Devices PDAmill Offering 25% Off GameBox Solitaire
Antoine Wright says that the OtterBox 1921 rugged hard case for the Treo 680/750/755p handles the job of protecting the smartphone while still allowing it to be surprisingly functional. [...]
After years making phones based on Symbian, Sony Ericsson has just taken a major step in a new direction by unveiling its very first device with Windows Mobile. *UPDATED*
HTC is best known for making smartphones, but the Shift will be its first UMPC. This mini-laptop will have a tablet design with a QWERTY keyboard hidden behind its 7-inch[...]
HTC Corp. has announced plans to release an updated version of the HTC Advantage that will include new software, increased storage, and an improved keyboard.
Microsoft Corp. has just introduced a technology preview for accessing MSN Direct content on Windows Mobile-based devices.
Microsoft Corp. has announced that it will acquire Danger Inc., the company responsible for the popular Sidekick line of smartphones.
Nokia has unveiled its latest high-end Symbian/S60 smartphone with a multimedia focus, the N96. This device is on display now at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and Brighthand's Kevin[...]
In the near future, Starbucks will begin offering free AT&T Wi-Fi service at more than 7,000 locations across the United States.
With the first releases not expected until the second half of this year, no company is ready to unveil Android-powered smartphones at Mobile World Congress this week. However, several prototypes[...]
Access Co. Ltd. is giving all developers easy access to the tools they need to create applications for its Linux-based replacement for the Palm OS.
With the largest mobile phone-related tradeshow of the year going on now in Barcelona, Microsoft had been widely expected to unveil Windows Mobile 6.1 this week. However, it's clear this[...]
Sony Ericsson made headlines earlier this week by announcing its first Windows Mobile smartphone. The Xperia X1 is on display now at at tradeshow in Spain, and Brighthand's Kevin O'Brien[...]
The news many have been eagerly waiting for has finally appeared: a major telecom has committed to releasing a smartphone running the Linux-based replacement for the Palm OS that has[...]
There's good news for those who are waiting for a smartphone based on Google's Android operating system: several big-name companies have promised to release models running this operating system.
Kingston has announced the DataTraveler Micro Reader, a USB drive that can store, transfer, and read content on a variety of mobile memory cards.
The long wait T-Mobile USA customers have been enduring for 3G service may be almost over; this week, the telecom committed to having 3G service up and running in[...]
Access, Co., Ltd. and the European telecom Orange have joined the LiMo Foundation, adding their considerable weight to this group.
There's a new man at the helm of the group responsible for Windows Mobile. Pieter Knook, who had held responsibility for this operating system for five years, is leaving[...]
In his latest editorial, Antoine Wright takes a moment to step back and look at how people are around the world are using their mobile devices in new ways, and[...]
HP has decided to not offer one of the smartphones in its latest lineup of devices, the iPAQ 610 Business Navigator, in the United States.
Wi-Fi service provider Boingo has released updated versions of its software that enable users of Windows Mobile 6 and Symbian UIQ devices to connect to the company's wireless hotspots for[...]
Torch Mobile has released Iris, a full-featured web browser available for both Windows Mobile and Trolltech's Qtopia.
Motorola has taken the wraps off a new Linux-based phone with a focus on music, the ROKR E8. This model was on display at the Mobile World Congress this week,[...]
Software Update for Unlocked GSM Palm Treo 680 Smartphone Trimble Creates Free Geocaching Application for Nokia Phones eReader Pro Now Free GoodWin Launcher for Windows[...]
Palm, Inc. is now taking pre-orders for the Centro, it's latest consumer-oriented Palm OS smartphone, in Europe.
HP's latest device is the iPAQ 210, which is loaded with features, like a VGA screen and dual memory card slots. According to Brighthand's Adama D. Brown, it's the new[...]
Sprint is offering the Samsung Ace, a Windows Mobile smartphone that can be used in the United States and around the world. In the U.S., the Ace connects to this[...]
HTC Releases Small System Software Update for AT&T Tilt The Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 Will Be Manufactured by HTC T-Mobile Waiving Activation Fee for President's Day[...]
Sprint is now offering the Samsung Ace, a new Windows Mobile smartphone that can access both GSM and CDMA networks, and therefore can be used around the world.
AT&T has just become the second telecom in the United States to offer the Palm Centro, a smartphone with a focus on consumers.
Apple will reportedly lower the cost of both the iPhone and iPod touch in the near future. The price of both models will supposedly decrease by $100.
AT&T has just launched the Palm Centro, and Antoine Wright brings us his first thoughts of this consumer-oriented, Palm OS smartphone.
In the past few days, rumors have emerged that HP is going to enter the Ultra Mobile PC market. This company's upcoming device has been hinted at being a lifestyle[...]
Nokia has committed to releasing an Internet Tablet with the 4G standard WiMax, but so far has declined to give any details on this upcoming model. Thanks to a slip-up[...]
Despite many have assumed for months, Google may do more than just lead development on the Android; it will reportedly offer smartphones running this operating system, too.
In recent days, all the top-tier wireless telecoms in the United States have announced new monthly calling plans that give customers unlimited voice calls for a flat fee.
For the second time in about a week, RIM is having a problems delivering emails to users of BlackBerry smartphones. Update: According to RIM, only some of its customers were[...]
How Can Windows Mobile and Microsoft Zune Work Together Better? Get Big Discounts Off All VITO Software PhatNotes Updated with Context Analyzer
One of the many smartphones offered by AT&T is the Samsung BlackJack II, and Brighthand's Ed Hardy brings us a review of this Windows Mobile device with a keyboard, GPS,[...]
Palm, Inc. is now offering a two-handhelds-for-the-price-of-one deal, in which those who purchase a Palm TX will get a Palm Z22 for free.
Settle the American Fronter with Westward Get CallRec for Palm OS for Free Google Releases Search Tool for Nokia Smartphones
ShSh Software's TAKEphONE acts as replacement for the Contacts and Phone application on Palm OS smartphones. Brighthand forum moderator Nico Holvoet bring is a review.
NASA and the British National Space Center (BNSC) are collaborating on creating the first cellular network in outer space.
StyleTap is considering releasing an application that will allow users to run Palm OS programs on an Apple iPhone.
HTC has released a statement in which it promises a software update that will improve the video performance of some of its smartphones.
Sony Launches Developer Site for mylo COM-2 Mobile Version of LinkedIn Available OtterBox Introduces Cases for the Latest BlackBerry Pearl Models
Google keeps track of what types of mobile devices use its search service, and company executives were recently surprised to discover that those with an Apple iPhone were at the[...]
For those who need more than the standard Microsoft Office Mobile, there's SoftMaker Office 2008 for Pocket PCs, which is now available as a public beta.
The Samsung i640 is a GSM phone running Windows Mobile 6.0. It features a 2.0 megapixel camera and a sliding form-factor with scroll wheel.
Apple, Inc. has released a firmware update for the iPhone and iPod touch, and while this definitely takes care of a few bugs, it might also pave the way for[...]
Under a proposed U.S. law being debated today, telecoms would be required to offer handsets without requiring users to sign a service contract to get them.
Apple has just admitted it's going to miss its self-imposed February deadline to releasing the tools that developers will need to create of native programs for the iPhone and iPod[...]
All Sprint Stores Temporarily Closing Today Microsoft Releases Daylight Saving Time Update BoxWave Now Offering Two New Palm Centro Cases
Adama D. Brown brings us this preliminary review of the Samsung Ace, a new Windows Mobile smartphone from Sprint that that, unlike most of this telecom's offerings, can be used[...]
Although Apple, Inc. is going to finally allow developers to release approved applications for the iPhone and iPod touch, according to an unconfirmed report the rules for this will be[...]