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SmartPhone Articles for May of 2003Below are the 115 SmartPhone articles for May of 2003
RIM’s chairman has announced that a color version of the Blackbery wireless pager will be released in a few months.
Updated Rumors are already circulating that Palm is about to release an updated version of the Tungsten W. This is a mistake based on an FCC filing for another[...]
Verizon Wireless is now carrying this Palm OS smartphone with an MP3 player and an SD/MMC slot.
Toki Tori is actually a port to the Pocket PC by AIM Productions (http://www.aimproductions.be) from the GameBoy system. Though most of the game is a direct port, AIM has[...]
We have a tip on how you can get an e335 for $169 and maybe even $69! Color RIM Blackberry and T-Mobile Sidekick Xen Games, Producer of Gang[...]
PalmSource and Microsoft use different approaches to licensing their handheld computing platforms. Is one better than the other?
AT&T Wireless is offering discounts of up to $200 on new BlackBerry wireless handhelds to those who trade in their old one.
Many Palm m500 series or Sony N or T series handhelds can now be upgraded to 32 MB of RAM, Lexar has a fast 2 GB CompactFlash card on the[...]
Two new companies will soon be making devices running the Palm OS. Whether these will be handhelds, smartphones, or some other gadget is not yet known.
Brian emailed me the other day, asking if I'd kindly review a game he'd been playing for a week or so. Not realizing what I was stepping into, I quickly[...]
PDA News – Lands of Shadowgate, Lexar Ships 2GB CF Cards, Mazingo on Palms, Palm Buy One Get One Free, Two New Palm Licensees
Lands of Shadowgate will be out very soon for Pocket PCs and some Smartphones Lexar has begun shipping their new 2GB CF cards Mazingo has announced support for[...]
A collector has donated to the Smithsonian museum a large number of early handheld and wireless devices.
Alien Treasure Hunt from AFZane.com is a fun, small, and well designed game. When I was first told the game was a Macromedia Flash game I had a preconceived notion[...]
A somewhat more complete picture of what will be included in the next version of this operating system is starting to emerge. According to unconfirmed information, much of the[...]
An Intel research team is working on a a device that will allow people to carry their data with them everywhere and use it on any computer they come to.[...]
Last week we brought you news that PalmSource had come to terms with two new licensees that would be niche players. Tapwave is the first of these two to come[...]
When Palm Solutions Group released the original Zire, a bargain-basement PDA for technophobes and late-adopters, practically every perpetual naysayer either screamed or laughed over it's ultra-low-end nature. As if the[...]
PDA News – Sony Clie NX60 Discontinued, Free $50 From Handango, Socket Newsletter, Passwords Plus for Mac
The Sony Clie NX60 is gone, prices cut on NX70V Get a free $50 credit with Handango, all you have to do is test drive a sportly little Lexus[...]
Aceeca is hoping to use the Palm OS to create a new class of products called Industrial Digital Assistants.
People who primarily use their handheld for playing games will soon have a device designed with them in mind. Unlike other portable gaming devices, the Helix will be able[...]
As part of a general trend, a color version of the hiptop wireless handheld will soon be released. It will also have more memory, a faster processor, and a[...]
PalmSource has made a series of announcements at its developer seminar aimed at making the process of writing Palm OS software easier and more profitable. It is hoping this[...]
Sony has cut $100 from the prices of some of its high-end models. Is this a sign that replacements will be announced soon?
There's a new version of Microsoft’s synchronization software, Palm will soon begin offering a sled to recharge its handhelds, get the latest on pricing for the Axim, and more.
According to David Nagel, CEO of PalmSource, the handheld market is “alive and kicking.” And soon it will rumbling as well, thanks to a Palm Powered handheld gaming device expected[...]
Don't get me wrong I love my Palm Tungsten T but finding the proper protection for my 'baby' has been my personal quest since the day[...]
PDA News – ActiveSync 3.7, Color Hiptop/Sidekick, The Other Palm OS Licensee, More PalmSource, Much More…
Microsoft has almost covertly released ActiveSync 3.7 CNet is reporting the Color Sidekick release is within the month Aceeca Limited has licensed the Palm OS to make industrial[...]
The color version of Danger’s data-centric device should be released this summer.
The new version of the Stowaway folding keyboard that is even more portable than the original will soon be available for some HP and Sony models.
Mark/Space has released an app that allows Palm OS users to send a receive faxes and another that gives Mac OS X users more features when synchronizing with Palm OS[...]
CNet is reporting that Palm OS 6 will not come out this year as many have expected - Albert Chu, PalmSource's vice president of business development, said in an interview[...]
Clie and iPAQ owners are getting the best portable keyboard on the market Pick up a Netgear CF WiFi card for $30 after rebate More details on the[...]
Palm has released an update for the Palm Tungsten T The most popular PDA is now Blue and a Palm Store exclusive A free software update for iPAQ's[...]
Palm posts an update for the Tungsten T; Rumor of unlimited GPRS for $25 from AT&T Wireless; JotMobile announces Digital Sales Assistant for Palm; and Laridian releases MyBible 3.0
Palm gets a lot of crap, some of it even from me, but this new product seems like a great idea. There are many different ways to charge your PDA[...]
Gateway prepping a PDA? News.com is confirming NEC's plans to release the P900 this month Vaja has a 20% off sale The Palm OS gaming machine has[...]
Dell company executives were willing to talk last year about upcoming Axim models. Now many are wondering when these will be available.
A few days in San Francisco covering the PalmSource Developer Seminar should do anyone good, even Brighthand founder Steve Bush.
After spending about two weeks using VersaMail 2.5, this program has become an important part of my PDA use. I had long ago given up working with email on my[...]
It seems the Samsung i700 is trickling into Verizon stores Can't wait for the Samsung Nexio to come to the US? You don't have to T-Mobile WiFi cheaper,[...]
Sniff out wireless intruders with Mobile Sniffer; Samsung's i700 Pocket PC Phone arrives at Verizon; and Improve your golf game with pdaGolfPro
Lack of universal drivers may seriously hamper the ability to use SDIO peripherals with all Pocket PCs. That is, unless a solution can be found soon.
PalmSource used its only major U.S. event for this year to make a number of important announcements, including two interesting new licensees.
The Palm Tungsten C is the best PDA I've used in a long time. It's also the worst. Why the duplicity? For professional users who want WiFi access and an[...]
Mobility Electronics has released iGo which is a very impressive battery charger Applian has released a Tivo-like service for radio on your PC and Pocket PC Clickgamer is[...]
Engineered for the enterprise, the new NEC MobilePro 900 is the fastest, easiest to use handheld PC (HP/C) solution available today. Priced at $899, the MobilePro 900 offers a nearly[...]
New version of Replay Radio from Applian; AOL client for Pocket PC released; Register for the Palm Government Webinar; Get your FREE Pocket PC; Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon available as eBook;[...]
Just a week after startup Tapwave offered a sneak peek at its Palm Powered handheld for adult gamers, Sony announces that it will bring a handheld gaming device to the[...]
Screen protectors are a love/hate issue for most PDA users. Either you can't live without them, or you despise and distrust them. The most common complaint I've seen about using[...]
Sena is releasing a new Tungsten T case and has a sale on many more Mobility Electronics has released Pitch Solo for Treo MediaQ is set to release[...]
Brighthand founder Steve Bush sat down with PalmSource CEO David Nagel at the PalmSource Developer Seminar in San Mateo to discuss software developers, wireless, Palm OS 6, and what comes[...]
Updated According to Internet researcher Alexa and popular search engine Google's PageRank feature, Brighthand is more popular than other handheld sites, and CocaCola.com, Pepsi.com and Elvis.com too!
With Bluetooth keyboards edging towards the category of vaporware, infrared remains the sole choice for broadly compatible mobile keyboards. Belkin's newest offering, the Wireless PDA Keyboard, is intended to make[...]
I thought it appropriate to give you all a heads up on a few things happening on the site and elsewhere...and ask for more help on our editorial team.
Pocket PC Passion has started a detailed FAQ for the i700 WorldMate now has a professional version with expanded and new features Mapopolis has a new bundle for[...]
Contributing writer Steve White gets "hands-on" with Samsung's new i700 Pocket PC Phone, available from Verizon Wireless.
Kyocera has announced that it will include Opera's Smartphone Edition in upcoming products, bringing full Web access on a mobile device to Asia for the first time.
Gateway CEO Ted Waitt looks to tranform Gateway into the next Dell, which includes a foray into the world of PDAs, specifically Pocket PCs.
Updated According to Reuters, T-Mobile has scraped its plans to release a cellphone powered by Microsoft's Smartphone software at this time. However, Microsoft insists that a T-Mobile Smartphone is[...]
Ramparts is a PocketPC game that could be mistaken for a Game Boy advanced game and has a fun sound track that will wake you up better than a grand[...]
PDA News – T-Mobile Drops Smartphone, Dell Earnings, CES Dates Set, New Screen Protectors, Pet Store Game
T-Mobile has decided not to release a Microsoft powered Smartphone Dell has produced its best first quarter ever The best Consumer Electronics show in the US has confirmed[...]
Just when we were convinced that there'd be no more devices based on the Handheld PC platform, NEC comes along and quietly unveils its MobilePro 990.
I have long used a combination of PocketMirror, DateBk5, Today, and the Palm Address Book to meet all my contact/appointment/task tracking and Outlook synchronization needs. When DataViz announced the release[...]
The Palm Store is offering to send $50 to anyone who buys one of its latest models and then sends in an old but still functional handheld.
Palm has dropped the price of what was once its flagship handheld to the point where it is now a mid-range model. Is this a sign that a replacement[...]
Legend is working on a Pocket PC Phone Edition device that looks more like a smartphone; Intel is capturing a growing share of the handheld microprocessor market; an impressive role[...]
Updated MediaQ has launched a family of processors designed to be included in multimedia-oriented handhelds and handsets.
The SL-C750 and SL-C760 offer a VGA screen and a keyboard in a surprisingly small package. The new models offer a faster processor than their predecessor and more memory,[...]
Strategic Assault is a fast paced real time strategy game for the Pocket PC. Construct bases and capture strategic buildings. Lead your army to victory commanding tanks, helicopters, gunboats, and[...]
PDA News – Pocket PC Powered Mount, Bluetooth Digital Viewer, Clickgamer Game, New Tungsten T Stylus
Akron Resources has relesed a great looking car PPC mount system This is exciting, a wireless digital viewer is in the works Clickgamer is back with another game[...]
A Taiwanese company best known for making handhelds for other companies has released its second Pocket PC under its own name.
An independent testing lab has confirmed that some Palm Tungsten models are ahead of their Pocket PC competitors in battery life, wireless download speed, and a few other areas.
Attention procrastinators: Achieve-IT! from Pocket PC Addict promises to help you achieve all your goals, great and small. I count myself as a member of the aforementioned group,[...]
Want GPS on SD? Details are thin, but such a device is comingA new study shows the Palm Tungsten T and C far outlast and outperform the latest iPAQ's [...]
The next release of the Palm operating system, Palm OS 6, promises to give developers the ability to code "close to the hardware" with its support for native ARM code.[...]
Updated It appears that Matsushita is close to releasing a GPS receiver that connects to the handheld through the SD slot.
Sharp just announced two additions to the Linux-based Zaurus line, based on the PXA255 XScale processor. Both the SL-C750 and SL-C760, which are initially only slated for release in Japan,[...]
It seems the HP iPAQ line is keeping the personal systems business unit from losing money Back in the day, I killed some serious Tamagotchi's. Now I can do[...]
The Guyver is a sled for some Palm models that allows them to use Type II PCMCIA cards, especially ones for wireless networking.
Symbol has introduced a rugged Pocket PC that has built-in wireless VoIP; Mapopolis is now offering a Bluetooth GPS Kit; Synclub is a new Pocket PC software reseller; and more.
The Axim X5 Basic and Advance have had their list prices permanently cut by as much as 20%. The company is also offering a 10% reduction off these new[...]
There are things that you can live without, and then there are things that you can't part ways with. I have to have my wallet at all times. I also[...]
For anyone waiting on the sidelines to buy an Axim, the wait is over. Not only have the prices been permanently cut, Dell has continued the 10% off sale. The[...]
Hotsynco.Com.Hk has announced the release of a new expansion sled for Palm devices that will allow users to attach multiple communication devices via PCMCIA Type II Cards (pics) Medieval[...]
Nokia’s combination game player and mobile phone won’t be available for months but many in the gaming industry already have serious doubts about it.
ACCESS Co. today announced an agreement to integrate Macromedia Flash support into its NetFront Web browser.
tkcPlayer is a replacement audio player for the Sharp Zaurus SL-5x00 series. It can play MP3 and Ogg files, and includes an extensive play list editor. It is a stylish[...]
Toshiba has begun selling their second SecureDigital Bluetooth card, in Europe anyway. The card supports Pocket PC and the most versions of Windows. It is priced at a reasonable 67[...]
SynClub is a membership-based PPC software club, ofering big discounts NetFront has announced plans to support Flash in the near future ClickGamer's Battle of the Generals has been[...]
The finalists for the Handango Champion Awards have been announced; the Fossil Wrist PDA is available for a fire sale price; ZiPCAD is a new CAD program for the Palm[...]
Researchers have recently demonstrated prototypes of new types of displays that have the potential to radically change future handhelds.
Palm's $99 Zire handheld, introduced in October 2002, recently passed the one million mark in units sold, making it one of the fatest selling handhelds ever.
Sony Japan has announced two new Clie handhelds, the PEG-NX80V and the PEG-NX73V. These are expected to be available in the U.S. in the next few months.
VoltaFlex claims it will be able to produce paper thin batteries with 2 - 4 times the life expectancy of todays lithium-ion batteries in our PDAs. Don't throw away[...]
UPDATED - Sony Japan has released two new Clies which is a refresh of the NX70 series. Both models feature a 200 MHz processor, Palm OS 5, cameras, CF slots[...]
The Samsung SPH-i500 is now showing up on the Sprint PCS web site. It's status is "temporarily sold out" which means it's coming soon, they just have very little or[...]
Errr, one million Zire's that is Adobe has released v3 of their Palm reader Innopocket has released a hard case for the Clie SJ33 Much More...
Sony is offering several incentives to buy its Clie handhelds, including lower prices, free shipping and a free leather case with some models.
According to Reuters, a U.S. District Court judge in Virginia has ordered Research In Motion (RIM) to pay NTP Software nearly $9 million in damages for infringing on NTP's wireless[...]
SYWARE releases first database for Smartphones; Manzingo brings short films to small devices; Palm Tip Sheet #42 available; and Applian's ThemeDream enhances your Pocket PC Today screen
At a press conference in Japan, a Sony executive offers a glimpse at a future clamshell-style Clie.
The Palm Tip Sheet #42 has just been released. This edition includes a detailed article on the rise and fall of HandEra and a great interview with Astraware s CEO[...]
The first Loox by Fujitsu was quite appealing, although it was a dificult find in the US. The first unit will feature both Bluetooth and WiFi built in, the second[...]
Fujitsu-Siemens is preparing two new handhelds in its Pocket Loox line, both of which will have wireless networking capabilities.
Palm partners with several technology companies to bring Wi-FI products and services, including Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and enhanced wireless security, to Tungsten C handheld users.
The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has reviewed the HP iPaq 1930, HP iPaq 1940 series, and HP iPaq 2200 Pocket PC devices and placed the user manuals and pictures on[...]
IPaq 2200 Pics iPaq 1930 / 1940 Pics
I alluded to Voice Over IP (VoIP) this in my review, and very soon it will be reality. Palm is working with VL Inc. to bring this service to market[...]
So how much information do you need in the 'palm' of your hand? If space is not an issue and your local library and Internet are unavailable, then trying to[...]
Pocket PC 2003 should be released in June. One of the best Palm RPG games has gotten better with an expansion pack. Astraware has released some of their[...]
SanDisk says the wireless networking cards it is working on won’t be available until later than expected. Fortunately, it isn’t the only company working on these.
According to a source in the handheld industry, Pocket PC 2003, the upcoming version of Microsoft's operating system for handheld devices, will be launched on June 23.
New version of LandWare's Pocket Quicken for Pocket PC; Find Hot-Spots with WiFinder; and Abode Reader v3 for Palm OS now available.
Replay Radio is an application designed to capture internet streaming audio, and reprocess it into a conveniently portable form--perfect for providing music, news, and talk to mobile device users.
Synclub is a new, revolutionary subscriber based PocketPC software store that features discounts on favorite PocketPC titles. Synclub is different than traditional software stores as titles featured on Synclub are[...]