May 2001 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for May 2001. 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 May of 2001

Below are the 97 SmartPhone articles for May of 2001

Pocket PC and Wireless

One hundred years ago, at his home in Italy, twenty-two year old William Marconi made a startling discovery. He found that he could transmit electronic signals, such as those generated[...]

Sony tries again with Clie handheld

Sony is getting its second wind in the race for the handheld market. The consumer electronics giant announced Tuesday it will begin shipping its second-generation Clie[...]

Room, board and Palm?

The University of South Dakota will require all first-year students to purchase a Palm handheld, the school said Wednesday

Palm’s April sales slump

Things appear to be going from bad to worse for Palm, the leader in the handheld market.

OmniSky links arms with Palm, Handspring

Handspring and Palm owners who sign up for a year of OmniSky mobile e-mail and Internet service can get a free modem, the companies said Wednesday. The modem costs $299,[...]

Handspring sees $130 million quarter

NEW YORK--The chief executive of Handspring said she expects the handheld computer maker to report fiscal fourth-quarter revenue at the bottom of her previous range of estimates. Speaking at the[...]

Palm, Handspring shares sink

Shares of Palm and Handspring fell Thursday after a Lehman Brothers analyst downgraded Handspring, and Palm told investors that retail sales of handhelds dropped further in April.

RIM to give BlackBerry a voice

When the BlackBerry e-mail pager makes its European debut later this year, it will be something to talk about. Soon afterward, it will be something to talk on.

Linux makes a move into handhelds

Linux is finding another inroad into the computing world besides PCs and servers. In a market report on handheld computers due out by the end of[...]

3Com Cutting 30 Percent of Work Force

NEW YORK (Reuters) - 3Com Corp. (NasdaqNM:COMS - news) on Monday said it would cut its work force by 3,000 people, or 30 percent, as the computer network equipment maker[...]

A pair of new PDAs from Sony and Palm

Introducing Palm's new m500 and Sony's MP3-playing CLIE. Find out how handheld hardware is evolving. Is it time to upgrade?

Amazon loses faith in wireless Web

When Amazon.com CEO Jeffrey Bezos addressed a wireless-industry conference early last year, he made a bold prediction: Within a decade, Bezos said in a keynote speech, all of Amazon's customers[...]

Wireless networking for Handspring

Intel's Xircom unit will offer the first wireless Ethernet module for Handspring's Springboard expansion slot. The unit, which allows people to access e-mail and the Internet via a wireless LAN[...]

TI tries to secure the wireless future

A new wireless technology will allow consumers to make secure purchases on next-generation cell phones and wireless handhelds, Texas Instruments said Monday. The new security technology[...]

OmniSky fees reach new heights with iPaq

OmniSky plans to announce Wednesday that it will offer wireless Internet service for Compaq Computer iPaqs--for a higher monthly fee than it charges owners of other handhelds.

Handheld shipments rise in Japan

Japan's domestic shipments of handheld computers rose 20 percent to 912,000 last year as new models triggered demand, market researcher IDC Japan said Wednesday.

Palm’s share of European market dips

Palm has seen its share of the European handheld market slip over the past year, according to a report released Wednesday.

SiPix Brings Tiny Portable Printing to PDAs

The Pocket Printer A6 is the size of a paperback and prints from PDAs or notebooks with no ink cartridge or ribbon.

Compaq iPAQ H3635 Pocket PC

Harness the power of the Internet and put it in your pocket with the Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC. Leave the desktop behind and take the Internet and important information with[...]

Are BlackBerries out of season?

Shares of Research In Motion stumbled Thursday after a Merrill Lynch analyst questioned whether one of RIM's resellers has too many BlackBerry e-mail pagers in inventory. [...]

Palm slashes price on wireless handheld

In the latest in a series of price cuts, Palm plans to announce later Friday that it has chopped the price of its wireless Palm VIIx.

Palm m505

Limitless expansion in brilliant color.Welcome to the world of possibilities. The expandable, Internet-capable Palm m505 Handheld can be easily customized to grow along with your needs. An innovative expansion slot[...]

Palm m500

Expand your horizons with this Internet-capable handheld.Looking for a handheld that grows along with your needs? The new Palm m500 Handheld is designed with an innovative expansion slot that allows[...]

Palm VIIx

Check stock quotes from the airport. Send e-mail from a taxi. Book a flight, get directions, and read the news almost anywhere, anytime. With a Palm VIIx handheld and Palm.Net[...]

Palm m105

If you want to simplify your life and still have plenty of room to grow, take a closer look at the Palm m105 handheld. It has all the cool features[...]

Palm m100

If the word “busy” doesn’t begin to describe your life, the Palm m100 handheld can help you simplify things. This affordable handheld keeps track of all of life”s little details[...]

Palm Vx

If you’re looking for the sleekest device on the market, look no further than the Palm Vx handheld. With four times the storage capacity of our Palm V handheld, it[...]

Palm IIIc

The best screen technology available to deliver a crisp, clear picture.Yet the Palm IIIc Handheld is one of the smallest color handhelds on the market today, and fits neatly into[...]

Sony Clie PEG-N710C

The latest Sony CLI handheld will appeal to both your practical and aesthetic sensibilities. Slim and sleek, it has been designed to fit your hand just as comfortably as it[...]

Sony CLI

Slim and sleek, it has been designed to fit your hand just as comfortably as it does your life. With silver and charcoal gray accents, plus thoughtful details like the[...]

Kasten Chase to Safeguard Palm Handheld Devices

OTTAWA (Reuters) - In a move that takes its technology one step closer to the consumer market, Kasten Chase Applied Research Ltd. (Toronto:KCA.TO - news) said on Thursday that its[...]

Intel Unveils New Wireless Chip Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - New semiconductor manufacturing technology developed by Intel Corp. (NasdaqNM:INTC - news) could mean that fanciful, ``Star Trek''-like gizmos are a lot closer to reality than most[...]

Franklin EBM-900

Portable Multimedia Reader and Content Player. Download books to read or listen to audio books – thousands of titles available now. Large display for a great reading experience. Download and[...]

Franklin EBM-901

Portable Multimedia Reader and Content Player. Download books to read or listen to audio books – thousands of titles available now. Large backlit display for a great reading experience. Download[...]

Will Palm scrap businesses to survive?

Palm executives have their hands full. With sales falling well short of even its worst forecasts and its cash dwindling, Palm faces a number of tough[...]

Palm halves revenue forecast, exits deal

Palm issued a double dose of bad news after the bell Thursday. The handheld maker warned that revenue in its current quarter will come in at[...]

It’s getting scary at Palm

With sales falling well short of even its worst forecasts and its cash dwindling, Palm faces a number of tough decisions in the coming months.

Franklin EBM-911

Portable Multimedia Reader and Content Player.Download books to read or listen to audio books – thousands of titles available now. Large backlit display for a great reading experience. Download and[...]

Compaq iPAQ 3135 Pocket PC

Introducing the iPAQ Internet device that fits comfortably in your pocket — and your budget. The Compaq iPAQ H3135 is value-packed with the features mobile Web enthusiasts demand. Synchronize with[...]

Compaq H1100

Send and receive messages while on the move quickly and efficiently. Full integration with your corporate email account. Full-featured organizer with calendar, contacts, and more.

Compaq W1000

Send and receive messages while on the move quickly and efficiently. Full integration with your corporate email account. Full-featured organizer with calendar, contacts, and more.

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3650

Not much larger than a calculator, the iPAQ Pocket PC comes standard with applications like Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, and Internet Explorer in addition to all the familiar PIM application[...]

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3670 with 64 MB of SDRAM

The new iPAQ Pocket PC H3670 includes 64 megabytes of memory, allowing it to store twice as many files and applications as before. For memory-hungry “power users,” the iPAQ Pocket[...]

BlackBerry 957 Internet Edition Wireless Handheld

Send and receive messages while on the move quickly and efficiently. Full integration with your corporate email account. Full-featured organizer with calendar, contacts, and more.

BlackBerry 950 Internet Edition Wireless Handheld

Send and receive messages while on the move quickly and efficiently. Full integration with your corporate email account. Full-featured organizer with calendar, contacts, and more.

Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC H3150

Introducing the iPAQ Internet device that fits comfortably in your pocket — and your budget. The Compaq iPAQ H3135 is value-packed with the features mobile Web enthusiasts demand. Synchronize with[...]

HP Jornada 525 Color Pocket PC

A PC that fits your pocket and your life. The HP Jornada 520 Series color Pocket PC lets you work where and when you need to. Not only will it[...]

HP Jornada 548 Pocket PC

As a busy professional, you know every day can be a challenge. But now there’s something that can help you handle it all with ease: the HP Jornada 540 Series[...]

HP Jornada 710 Handheld PC

Small and light, the hp jornada 700 series handheld pc delivers the power, speed, and flexibility you need while on the go. Packed with memory, they let you run the[...]

HP Jornada 720 Handheld PC

Small and light, the hp jornada 700 series handheld pc delivers the power, speed, and flexibility you need while on the go. Packed with memory, they let you run the[...]

Casio Cassiopeia E-125 Color Pocket PC

“A powerful tool for the mobile professional”, the new CASSIOPEIA (TM) units all feature Microsoft Outlook Synchronization, Microsoft Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Microsoft Money for Pocket PC, and many other[...]

Casio Cassiopeia EM-500 Color Pocket PC (Green)

The new slim designed EM-500BU is a mobile multimedia tool that targets a younger market. Designed to highlight Casio’s new faster processor and available in 5 different colors, the EM-500[...]

Casio Cassiopeia EM-500 Color Pocket PC (Sky Blue)

The new slim designed EM-500BU is a mobile multimedia tool that targets a younger market. Designed to highlight Casio’s new faster processor and available in 5 different colors, the EM-500[...]

Casio Cassiopeia EM-500 Color Pocket PC (Red)

The new slim designed EM-500BU is a mobile multimedia tool that targets a younger market. Designed to highlight Casio’s new faster processor and available in 5 different colors, the EM-500[...]

Casio Cassiopeia EM-500 Color Pocket PC (Yellow)

The new slim designed EM-500BU is a mobile multimedia tool that targets a younger market. Designed to highlight Casio’s new faster processor and available in 5 different colors, the EM-500[...]

Vadem Clio C-1050 PC Companion

Extend your office everywhere you go and access corporate databases, your PC and the Internet. The powerful combination of innovative design and the latest version of the Microsoft Windows CE[...]

Xircom Rex 6000 with USB Docking Station

Small, easy, powerful…and packed with features! It stores thousands of entries and manages your contacts, calendar and tasks. It synchronizes with your computer using complementary PIM software or Microsoft Outlook.[...]

Xircom REX 6000 with Serial Docking Station

Small, easy, powerful…and packed with features! It stores thousands of entries and manages your contacts, calendar and tasks. It synchronizes with your computer using complementary PIM software or Microsoft Outlook.[...]

Cybiko Wireless Entertainment System (Clear)

The Cybiko is a wireless inter-tainment system that allows users to chat and email, find friends, download games, or even make use of their own personal planner. The Cybiko has[...]

Cybiko Wireless Entertainment System (Purple)

The Cybiko is a wireless inter-tainment system that allows users to chat and email, find friends, download games, or even make use of their own personal planner. The Cybiko has[...]

Cybiko Wireless Entertainment System (Sea Blue)

The Cybiko is a wireless inter-tainment system that allows users to chat and email, find friends, download games, or even make use of their own personal planner. The Cybiko has[...]

Cybiko Wireless Entertainment System (Yellow)

The Cybiko is a wireless inter-tainment system that allows users to chat and email, find friends, download games, or even make use of their own personal planner. The Cybiko has[...]

S3/Diamond Multimedia Mako Mobile Internet Organizer

When you’re ready to expand your technology horizons, Mako is ready to grow with you. Beyond extreme productivity and solid connectivity, Mako offers a host of advanced features, including WAP[...]

Psion Series 5MX Palmtop Computer

With twice the power (of the Series 5) from a new ARM710T processor and 16 MB of memory, you literally have access to thousands of names, addresses, phone numbers, and[...]

Psion Psion Series 7

The new Psion Series 7 is the connected mobile computer for people that need access to email and the internet, to work on documents whilst on the move, and who[...]

Psion Revo Palmtop Computer

If you’re juggling social connections, business commitments and the totally unexpected, pick up a Psion Revo . Psion Revo is designed to fit right into your pocket — and right[...]

Handspring Visor Edge (Metallic Silver)

You’ll be on the edge of your seat Slip it in your pocket. Put it in your purse. You’ll barely even notice that you’re carrying it. But don’t let the[...]

Handspring Visor Edge (Metallic Blue)

You’ll be on the edge of your seat Slip it in your pocket. Put it in your purse. You’ll barely even notice that you’re carrying it. But don’t let the[...]

Handspring Visor Edge (Metallic Red)

You’ll be on the edge of your seat Slip it in your pocket. Put it in your purse. You’ll barely even notice that you’re carrying it. But don’t let the[...]

Handspring Visor Prism

Now you can add color to your life… And your organizer with Visor Prism, the first infinitely expandable full-color handheld computer. It displays over 65,000 vibrant colors so everything is[...]

Handspring Visor Platinum (Silver)

Think Fast… Really fast. Because the Visor Platinum is 50% faster than the Visor Deluxe. Which means you can organize your life really, really quickly. What’s more, playing games, accessing[...]

Handspring Visor Platinum (Graphite)

Think Fast… Really fast. Because the Visor Platinum is 50% faster than the Visor Deluxe. Which means you can organize your life really, really quickly. What’s more, playing games, accessing[...]

Handspring Visor Deluxe (Graphite)

One really fun, incredibly versatile handheld Hands down, the Visor Deluxe is the best-selling Handspring Visor handheld. And there are loads of reasons why. Like the fact that it’s loaded[...]

Handspring Visor Deluxe (Blue)

One really fun, incredibly versatile handheld Hands down, the Visor Deluxe is the best-selling Handspring Visor handheld. And there are loads of reasons why. Like the fact that it’s loaded[...]

Handspring Visor Deluxe (Green)

One really fun, incredibly versatile handheld Hands down, the Visor Deluxe is the best-selling Handspring Visor handheld. And there are loads of reasons why. Like the fact that it’s loaded[...]

Handspring Visor Deluxe (Ice)

One really fun, incredibly versatile handheld Hands down, the Visor Deluxe is the best-selling Handspring Visor handheld. And there are loads of reasons why. Like the fact that it’s loaded[...]

Handspring Visor Deluxe (Orange)

One really fun, incredibly versatile handheld Hands down, the Visor Deluxe is the best-selling Handspring Visor handheld. And there are loads of reasons why. Like the fact that it’s loaded[...]

Handspring Visor with USB Cradle

Get back to basics The Visor is Handspring’s most basic handheld model, but in truth, it’s anything but basic. With 2 MB of RAM and the Springboard expansion slot, it’s[...]

FCC mulls fast track for wireless Net

The Federal Communications Commission and a technology standards group are working to speed wireless Internet connections in homes and businesses.

The ultimate guide to wireless e-mail devices

OK, we admit it--reviews of wireless email devices and add-on modems aren't as easy to find as they should be on CNET Wireless. Part of the problem is that they[...]

Palm gets boost from upgrade

Shares of Palm surged Monday as one analyst upgraded the stock and called it a bargain. The gains, however, were not enough for the handheld maker to recover the 28[...]

Activation problems hit Palm.net

update Some customers trying to subscribe to Palm's wireless service, Palm.net, have been unable to activate their accounts, CNET News.com has learned.

Pocket PC sales pass 1 million

Handhelds using Microsoft's Pocket PC operating system marched to the million-unit shipment mark in under a year, according to the software giant.

Psion, UBM to end joint venture

Psion, Europe's biggest maker of handheld computers, will end its joint venture with media group United Business Media and write off up to $1.44 million (1 million pounds).

Handheld makers duke it out on price

The current price war in the handheld computer market between heavyweights Palm and Handspring may have consumers on the fence, but analysts don't expect prices to go much lower.

Acer to license Palm OS

TAIPEI, Taiwan--Personal computer maker Acer said on Wednesday it planned to license Palm's operating system for its handheld computers, or personal digital assistants (PDAs).

Microsoft Touts Success of Pocket PC

It's not all gloom and doom in the handheld market. At least not from Microsoft's perspective. On Tuesday, the software giant said worldwide sales of handheld[...]

Gates Bullish on Tech, But Sees Broadband Weak Link

REDMOND, Wash. (Reuters) - The spectacular bursting of the dot-com bubble is not the end of the technology boom only ``the end of the beginning,'' Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates (news[...]

Music on Your Handheld

Thanks in part to small MP3 files, digital audio is also on the rise, and it's becoming clear that music and PDAs are a natural match. Why bulk up your[...]

Samsung SPH-I300

The SPH-I300 Series handset from Samsung brings together the benefits of both a PDA and a wireless phone. No longer is it necessary to carry two digital devices-now you can[...]

Samsung Telecommunications America and Sprint PCS Announce Agreement to Bring Compact, Full-Color PDA Phone to Market

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 20, 2001--Wireless industry leaders, Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung) and Sprint PCS (NYSE:PCS) today announced the companies' intentions to bring to market the technology to converge a wireless[...]

Kyocera QCP 6035 Smartphone

The new Kyocera QCP-6035 Smartphone rolls Palm OS 3.5 software, 8 MB RAM, trimode technology, and an innovative flip design into a single, powerful business-communications tool. Other features include infrared[...]

HandEra 330

HandEra 330 offers more storage capacity than any handheld computer on the market. It lets you access and modify customer information, reference materials, GPS data, field dispatch services, inventory information,[...]

Sprint to beef up wireless applications

Sprint PCS will announce Wednesday the company is bolstering its wireless Internet service for businesses with software from Everypath.

PDAs hit hard times but hope lives on

Consumers scoffed at personal computers, but personal digital assistants were a different story. The nerd-hip devices appeared on Christmas lists, and pundits and investors clung to high hopes for the[...]

Price pressure extends to new Palms

With about three months' worth of Palm handhelds sitting on shelves and in warehouses, some retailers have begun selling the devices well below listed prices. And[...]

iPaq can double as phone

Compaq Computer's iPaq handheld computer can now make local and international calls at domestic rates in Singapore. The new service is related to a deal between Singapore communications services company[...]