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SmartPhone Articles for April of 2008Below are the 92 SmartPhone articles for April of 2008
Palm has announced that the one-millionth Centro has been sold since the device debuted last fall.
AT&T Wireless is now offering a rebranded version of the TeleNav GPS mapping service under their own brand.
T-Mobile USA has just announced plans to offer RIM's BlackBerry Pearl 8120, a consumer-oriented smartphone with Wi-Fi.
After a long delay, Microsoft has at last publicly revealed the new update to their mobile operating system, as well as photos and details of new features, and what devices[...]
Nokia has unveiled a version of its popular Internet Tablet devices that supports the new WiMAX networks expected to launch later this year.
A new Seattle-based company called Velocity Mobile will be making its first foray into the smartphone space later this year, in the form of two high-end Windows Mobile Professional phones,[...]
Resco Releases Suduko Touch for Windows Mobile Resco Backup Introduced for Windows Mobile and Palm OS Devices EyePhoto Released for Windows Mobile Worldmate Live Announces[...]
EA Mobile, a division of game publisher Electronic Arts, has announced plans to expand its offerings for a variety of smartphone devices.
The Touch Dual, a version of HTC's popular touchscreen-centered smartphone that includes a sliding keyboard, is going to be released in the US later this year.
When Sony Ericsson first unveiled the Xperia X1, the company was somewhat hampered by the fact that this smartphone will run a version of Windows Mobile that had not yet[...]
Windows Mobile 6.1 includes a significant upgrade for Internet Explorer Mobile, and Microsoft is already showing off a beta of the version after that, which will be even more advanced.
Opera Software has released a new public beta version of their popular Java-based web browser Opera Mini, featuring several improvements and added features.
Mobile Tech News — Power Search For iPhone, Astraware Boardgames, Treo 500 Voicemail Update, and More
Wayfinder Announces Power Search Web Application For iPhone/iPod Touch Astraware Releases Boardgames for Symbian S60 and UIQ Palm Treo 500 Voicemail SMS Notification Update [...]
Sprint has joined Verizon in announcing plans to carry the new CDMA version of the BlackBerry Curve.
Sprint has announced that its hotly-anticipated launch of the WiMAX service that the company has planned under the "Xohm" name will be delayed until an undisclosed point in 2008.
The CEO of AT&T Wireless has said that all the smartphones available from that company will support 3G within the near future.
This week at CTIA, two companies were showing off incredible advances in ulra-small projectors, bringing the technology into devices no bigger than a cell phone or iPod.
Mobile Tech News — Placeshifting TV for Internet Tablets, Picasa for Windows Mobile, TV Guide Mobile, and More
HAVA Player Brings Placeshifting Mobile TV to Nokia Internet Tablets Google's Picasa Web Albums Now Available for Windows Mobile TV Guide Goes Mobile AT&T Wireless[...]
Earlier this week, Nokia took the wraps off the N810 Internet Tablet WiMAX Edition, an upcoming Mobile Internet Device (MID) that will include 4G wireless networking technology. Nokia was demonstrating[...]
Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the handhelds and smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.
Nokia has offically made it entry back into the mobile gaming arena with the introduction of N-Gage 2.0. Unlike the first version of N-Gage, the current one is a service[...]
Rumors on the next version of the iPhone have been coming thick and fast in the last week or so. The most recent of these is the first to say[...]
The CTIA tradeshow was this week, and it was chock full of announcements, some big but many of them small. In an attempt to make sure that the important news[...]
In his latest editorial, Antoine Wright urges smartphone makers to make progress in more than just incorporating cutting-edge features into their devices.
Both Verizon and A&T will use their recently acquired 700 MHz spectrum -- for which they are paying billion in license fees -- for their fourth generation wireless networks using[...]
Asus was at CTIA last week showing off the Lamborghini ZX1, a stylish and high-end Windows Mobile Pro smartphone that will hit the market soon.
Wall Street Journal's technology pundit says a version of the iPhone with 3G cellular-wireless access is coming in the next two months.
Last week, Verizon announced plans to offer the XV6900, but wouldn't commit to a release date. Now comes word that this Windows Mobile smartphone will launch April 16.
Several months after releasing the Linux-based Eee PC, Asus has followed up with a version running Windows XP. Jerry Jackson from Brighthand's sister site NotebookReview.com brings us this review.
According to an official statement from a high-level executive at HP, there will be no Windows Mobile 6.1 updates released for current iPAQ models.
HP has just launched the HP 2133 Mini-Note, a mini-notebook that starts at $500. Jerry Jackson and Tiffany Boggs bring us this review.
Mobile Tech News — Win a Palm Centro, Protect and Recharge Devices with The Sanctuary, Handy Weather, and More
AT&T and Palm Sponsor the Win a Palm Centro With A Pick-up Line Contest Bluelounge Introduces The Sanctuary Mobile Charging Solution Paragon Software Agrees to Offer[...]
HTC announced last week that it will soon begin directly selling the Touch Dual to consumers in the United States. The company also had this Windows Mobile smartphone on display[...]
For the benefit of anyone who still has doubts, buried in the software Apple has released to developers is strong evidence that the next generation iPhone will have 3G cellular-wireless[...]
HTC has invited members of the European press to an event early next month. Not surprisingly, the company isn't talking about what it will announce that day, but speculation is[...]
Mobile Tech News — StyleTap for Symbian, TripIt Travel Itineraries, FileFind and Audio Notes Touch Updated
StyleTap Opens Symbian Beta Test Program TripIt Brings Travel Itineraries to Mobile Phones FileFind 3.0 for Palm OS Released Vito AudioNotes Reborn as Audio Notes[...]
It appears that Sprint is in the process of phasing out Palm's Treo 755p from its product line-up. There has been no announcement, but this device is no longer listed[...]
The Samsung Instinct is clearly intended to be Sprint's chief iPhone competitor. Brighthand's Ed Hardy was at the launch, and shares his first thoughts on this device, as well as[...]
HTC has something that's always welcome during lean financial times: a quarter with outstandingly good results.
In his latest editorial, Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief gives his predictions on how the smartphone market will fare during the current economic downturn in the United States.
Earlier today, Brighthand reported that Sprint might be be phasing out the Treo 755p, based on the fact that this smartphone has disappeared from this wireless carrier's web site. Now,[...]
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HTC plans to show off some of its upcoming smartphones next month, and the device many are guessing will be unveiled is the replacement for the very popular HTC Touch.[...]
In the wake of the runaway success of the Asus Eee PC, other companies are jumping on board with their own subnotebooks. The latest of these is Dell, who is[...]
Verizon Wireless has just begun offering a data plan aimed at attracting more consumers to its Windows Mobile smartphones.
E-TEN Information Systems has just taken the wraps off two high-end, consumer-oriented smartphones that will hit the market in the next few weeks.
The mobile browser market is undergoing significant change, and a market-research firm predicts that in five years the number of mobile web browsers with support for the latest web standards[...]
T-Mobile USA is now offering the RIM BlackBerry Pearl 8120, a consumer-oriented smartphone with Wi-Fi.
The Asus P527 is a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone with a tablet shape and a thumb keyboard. It sports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a GPS receiver.
Antoine Wright continues his series of editorials talking about his experiences moving from a Palm OS smartphone to one running Symbian/S60. Today he covers the third-party software he has found[...]
Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of Danger Inc., the company responsible for the popular Sidekick line of smartphones.
The Verizon XV6900 is a version of the extremely popular HTC Touch, a smartphone that is already available from a number of wireless carriers around the world. Unlike the versions[...]
Astraware Releases the Squishiest Shoot-em-Up Ever TripTracker 4.0 Now Available from iambic fring VoIP client Available for the Apple iPhone
Verizon has just released the XV6900, a Windows Mobile smartphone based on the very successful HTC Touch design.
The T-Mobile Shadow has been on the market for about six months now, and what is supposedly the first image of its successor has emerged.
There have been rumors for some time that Sprint is prepping a new Treo smartphone based on Windows Mobile, and this telecom recently confirmed this.
The HTC Shift is this company's first UMPC. It comes with a high price tag, but this relatively small and light device is packed with features like 3G cellular-wireless networking.[...]
The HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger has passed an important hurdle before it can be released in the United States: it has received FCC approval.
One of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in the Brighthand forums is about the differences between the 3G wireless networking standards offered by the U.S. telecoms. Adama Brown does his[...]
Nokia has reported the results of a very successful quarter, with strong year-over-year increases in both profit and revenue.
Samsung has announced the development of a cell phone that is powered by a fuel cell that uses water to begin the chemical process.
Details Leak Out on AT&T Upcoming Mobile TV Service Companies Urge 5-Year Ban on New Wireless Taxes mOcean Becomes Ad-ware
It seems to be palm's intention to get the its Centro smartphone on as many wireless carriers as it can, and evidence is growing that it's about to add another[...]
A small image of an otherwise unknown HTC smartphone has appeared on the Web. Could it be the Dream, this company's first smartphone running Android, or its next high-end Windows[...]
The FCC has given its approval to an upcoming smartphone that takes the basic HTC Touch design and adds a sliding keyboard.
HTC will soon begin a advertising campaign on North America. This won't focus on any particular product, but will instead be aimed at increasing the public's awareness of the HTC[...]
Microsoft recently took the wraps off Windows Mobile 6.1, and Brighthand's Adama D. Brown gives us his thoughts on the new features in this operating system.
During the first quarter of this year, AT&T's wireless division has strong year-over-year gains in nearly every area, from subscribers to revenue.
Nokia held an event in London today where it announced two new music-oriented phones and the addition of Sony BMG to its "Come With Music" service.
The BlackBerry Pearl 8110 is an updated version of the very popular original Pearl that includes built-in global positioning system (GPS) support. Like all the models in the Pearl series,[...]
AT&T has just launched the BlackBerry Pearl 8110, a 2.5G smartphone that includes built-in global positioning system (GPS) support.
Sprint will be getting versions of the HTC Diamond and HTC Raphael if an unconfirmed report is correct. This source also gives one of the most complete descriptions yet of[...]
The president of Acer said today his company will release its first smartphone in the coming months, and seems determined this will be followed up by many more.
Nokia has given developers the ability to create creation of personal and context-aware widgets for S60 smartphones, giving users more choices for mobile applications.
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An executive for T-Mobile USA says this wireless network operator will introduce an Android-based smartphone during the fourth quarter of this year.
The mylo COM-2 isn't a PDA or smartphone, it's a device that uses a WVGA screen, Wi-Fi, and a built-in keyboard to enable mobile web access and VoIP calls. Antoine[...]
Paragon Software Launches Dictionary Lines for Mobile Phones Google Calendar Sync Updated Nokia N82 Wins "Best Mobile Imaging Device in Europe" Award SplashMoney and SplashID[...]
AT&T will soon offer to its subscribers an accessory that can significantly improve their cell phone's reception.
After a long and fruitful run, Microsoft and Abacus have thrown in the towel on the Spot Watch program, ending the run of watches with the MSN Direct service.
Adama D. Brown brings us a review of the HTC Advantage X7501, a very high-end device that combines the features of a laptop, handheld, and smartphone.
According to an unconfirmed report, the iPhone 3G may be the reason a BlackBerry smartphone with 3G wireless networking is going to miss its scheduled release date by several months.
The Eee PC is an amazing device; a small and light laptop that is also easily affordable. But Asus and its competitors seem bent on pushing more features into their[...]
An online retailer has begun taking pre-orders for Nokia's upcoming Internet Tablet with the 4G wireless standard WiMax.
All PDAmill's Palm OS Games Are Now Free Add a USB Port to an iPAQ or Axim Rogers May Become First N. American Carrier to Offer[...]
An HTC executive has confirmed rumors and speculation that the replacement for the very popular HTC Touch will debut at a press event his company has scheduled for early May.
Apple is very confident about the success of of the iPhone 3G, as it has reportedly ordered millions of units to be ready in June.
To be taken seriously, every mobile platform needs a suite of applications to let users work with Microsoft Offices files, and those interested in Android won't have to be concerned[...]
iPhone Coming to Canada's Rogers SlingPlayer Mobile for Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 Updated Nokia Maps 2.0 Adds Real-Time Traffic Information
According to an unconfirmed report, AT&T intends to sell the second-generation iPhone for considerably less than the current one.
RIM is putting the finishing touches on a new BlackBerry smartphone, code-named Meteor. This will debut with an updated version of this company's operating system with a long list of[...]
T-Mobile USA is apparently just about to take a giant step forward, and will kick off 3G service tomorrow. Update: But it's not what most people are hoping for.