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SmartPhone Articles for May of 2005Below are the 111 SmartPhone articles for May of 2005
According to rumor, the latest smartphone from palmOne will be available in just a week or so from the second largest wireless service provider in the U.S.
With Express, Sprint PCS users with a JAVA-compatible phone can access real-time news, sports, movie times, maps, local city information and more, up to 30 times faster and with 80[...]
After months of anticipation from eager Pocket PC users, Microsoft is expected to officially unveil next week the latest version of its operating system for handhelds and smartphones, code-named Magneto.[...]
The Socket Wi-Fi Companion provides a graphical user interface for managing the wireless functions of a Pocket PC, along with tools to improve the user's experience with wireless connectivity.
Probably one of the most misunderstood pieces of technology these days are PDAs. The proof: there are models that can be phones; many that can play music; some that can[...]
Rough Guides' new Interactive Digital Map series for handhelds and smartphones was created for travelers who want an electronic alternative to fold-out maps.
Despite last month's report, palmOne's next high-end handheld won't be called the Tungsten X.
PocketGoddess.com,a web site that offers news and reviews of mobile technology devices and software, has been re-launched with an entirely new look, format and expanded content.
The Smartphone has been a tough place to make money. We all know that any PDA company worth anything either has a Smartphone, or otherwise data oriented device, or is[...]
Andre Dahan, who has more than 30 years of leadership experience in the information technology industry, is now a member of the PalmSource Board of Directors.
What was at one time a highly-anticipated cellular-wireless Pocket PC is now perilously close to being labeled "vaporware."
palmOne has launched the Treo 650 smartphone in Venezuela with Digitel TIM, where it will be able to take advantage of this carrier's EDGE network.
Gartner Research has just released some very good news for the PDA industry. According to their count, PDA shipments totaled 3.4 million units in the first quarter of 2005, a[...]
Apple recently released Mac OS X 10.4, which includes significant changes to iSync. This affects users of The Missing Sync, Mark/Space's synchronization software for various types of handhelds.
The Audiovox SMT5600, which was once offered by AT&T Wireless, is now officially available from Cingular.
There is strong evidence that a major ROM update for the iPAQ hx4700 series will be available soon.
Surging sales of Research in Motion's BlackBerry models pushed the handheld market to the best first quarter it has ever had.
We've all heard about repetitive action injuries and things like Carpal-Tunnel Syndrome. But now doctors are warning that devices like PDAs could be causing similar health problems.
BenQ P50 slips to Q3, outlook not good iPaq hw6500 shows up on HP site Tapwave giving up on direct market [...]
Brighthand talks with one of Tapwave's founders about his recent comments that seemed to say that the Zodiac line of handhelds is being phased out.
A major online retailer has jumped the gun and posted a page on palmOne's next high-end handheld before it has been officially announced.
HP's next line-up of cellular-wireless handhelds, the iPAQ hw6500 series, is now listed on two of the company's United Kingdom web sites.
The latest version of LandWare's Pocket Quicken for Palm OS offers a number of significant improvements.
Abidia Wireless 3.0 is the latest version of this application that gives real-time access to eBay accounts.
The new AC Adapter for Car Chargers allows users to use you car charger with any standard wall outlet
Practically every handheld accessory brand name under the sun has a Bluetooth keyboard available. But the model from JAVOedge may stand a bit out from the crowd.
PN Technologies has released a cable that allows Treo 650 users to Serial HotSync with Windows, Windows NT, and Citrix.
Woman Calendar aims to help women and families practicing Natural Family Planning by enabling them to accurately predict fertility and period cycles.
Chainpus announced the BGP100, a Bluetooth gamepad that works with a wide variety of handhelds and smartphones.
palmOne has long been known as a maker of handhelds and smartphones. Now it also wants to be known as a maker of a new class of portable electronics: the[...]
The latest version Concise Columbia Encyclopedia for Pocket PC has been updated to version 2.0 with significant searching improvements and support for all the latest Pocket PC displays. [...]
Each Treokitz contains a hard-shell leather case, a screen protector, a retractable sync/charge cable, and a headphone adapter that converts the Treo's 2.5mm jack to a standard 3.5mm jack.
DataViz has just released a version of its very popular mobile Office suite, Documents To Go, for Sony Ericsson's line of cellular-wireless handhelds.
There have been rumors of a Zire 73 for months. Some retailers are even listing products for it. But a new Zire model won't be released this season.
New software: The Core Pocket Media Player for PalmOS, by Picard MHT Viewer, by Qusnetsoft Super Wild Wild Words, by Astraware Spb Diary, by Spb Software[...]
It's little secret that palmOne has a new device cooking. As a prelude to any mobile manager hardware announcement, palmOne is making it clear this new breed of PDA belongs[...]
More than three million people are now using BlackBerry cellular-wireless handhelds. One million new subscribers joined in just the last six months.
In addition to improvements in its mounting mechanisms, Gomadic also announced it now offers support for over 400 handheld models.
Traffic Mania is a challenging, sliding-piece action puzzle game.
The latest version of the Concise Columbia Encyclopedia for Windows Mobile smartphones offers significant searching improvements.
Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect will make a speech today in which he's expected formally introduce the new version of his company's operating system for handhelds and smartphones.
Bill Gates has made a formal announcement of the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for handhelds and smartphones.
Dell has just announced that it will offer a Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrade for the Dell Axim X50 series later this year.
HP has just announced an upgrade program to Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 for some, but not all, recent iPAQ models.
Dell has promised it will offer an upgrade to Windows Mobile 5.0 for the Axim X50 family when the new operating system is released this fall. The new software is[...]
HP will offer the Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrade for the following units: hx2100, hx2400, hx2700 and the hx4700 series of iPAQ PDAs. It's curious that they're promoting the upgrade as[...]
Today Microsoft unveiled its next generation Windows Mobile operating system for handheld and smartphone devices. Called Windows Mobile 5.0, it brings new improvements in networking, interface, and office applications.
Many Windows Mobile users were unhappy to discover that what was for them an important feature of the current version of ActiveSync will no longer be available in the upcoming[...]
HTC has confirmed that Windows Mobile 5.0 will be the operating system used on its upcoming cutting-edge cellular-wireless handheld.
A print magazine has jumped the gun a bit and included an article on palmOne's upcoming high-end handheld in its current issue.
One of the devices used to demonstrate the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for mobile devices was an upcoming model that will be one of the first smartphones with[...]
With the new version, licensees can deploy their own branded versions of InHand quickly and easily, while creating a dedicated download catalog on their customers' mobile devices.
HTC has announced plans to release the much anticipated Universal model, complete with 3G, built in keyboard, dual cameras, rotating screen and dual seakers. The HTC Universal will run the[...]
Business customers of Verizon have already received their Treo 650 Verizon network phones and it seems non-business customers can now place orders on the 650 and have it in the[...]
The largest mobile carrier in the Spanish market will soon be offering palmOne's latest smartphone.
Handango's Annual Customer Survey shows that users of Windows Mobile devices are tops in brand loyalty and device satisfaction.
Data Evolution recently admitted that the Clio NXT -- the updated version of its cutting-edge device that skirts the line between handheld, laptop, and tablet PC -- will come out[...]
A beta of the new version of the Windows Mobile synchronization software has been posted on Microsoft's web site.
Nevada is close to passing legislation that would give casinos the go-ahead to test wireless gambling on PDAs and other handheld devices. When the law passes, gamblers would no longer[...]
palmOne has fullfilled its promise to release the software necessary to allow the Tungsten E2 to use its Wi-Fi SD card.
Fujitsu-Siemens has joined the list of handheld makers that will offer Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrades for some of their Pocket PCs.
Brighthand's Ed Hardy talks about why some handhelds can't be upgraded to the latest version of Windows Mobile.
There is no mention of PDAs or SmartPhones in a recent interview a French newspaper had with Dell, but the quote that Dell makes saying "Yes, we will propose (wireless)[...]
Dell: No plans to enter phone market Amazon posts page for PalmOne LifeDrive Report: iPaq hw6500 delayed to November; will include WiFi, WinMobile 5 Chainpus announces Bluetooth[...]
palmOne has released a new driver for their WiFi card. The only change is support has been added for the Tungsten E2. The card now supports the Tungsten E2, Tungsten[...]
HP's upcoming series of cellular-wireless handhelds won't be released in the U.S. as quickly as some hope, but it will be out sooner than some reports have indicated.
Many software developers have moved quickly to say that their applications will support the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for handhelds and smartphones.
Users of the second-largest wireless service provider in the U.S. can now order palmOne's latest smartphone.
Verizon Wireless is lowering the amount it charges users of the data services on its wireless networks.
Verizon Wireless has committed to offering the Samsung i730 cellular-wireless Pocket PC at some point in the next few months.
PalmOne offers $50 rebate, free WiFi card with purchase of T5 Windows Mobile 5 upgrade policies for Fujitsu, Garmin, PPC phones Handango: Windows Mobile customers tops in satisfaction[...]
After serving as palmOne's interim CEO for several months, Ed Colligan now has the job on a permanent basis.
HP has accidentally let slip that a new cellular-wireless iPAQ will be available from Cingular in the near future.
HP has posted on its web site a long-awaited major ROM update for its flagship Pocket PC.
palmOne is doing a horrible job protecting the "secret" that is the LifeDrive. While we're under NDA and can't discuss what we know, palmOne is doing us no favors by[...]
With a 4GB hard drive and built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless support, the LifeDrive mobile manager from palmOne lets you easily carry all the essentials of your busy life. Files[...]
palmOne's first model with a built-in 4 GB hard drive has just been released. It also has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a high-res+ screen.
Rather than creating a third gaming-oriented smartphone, Nokia will use N-Gage technology to make a wide variety of smartphones better at playing games.
Brighthand staffer Shawn Barnett takes palmOne's latest model for a test drive. He finds a lot to like, including a 4 GB hard drive and Wi-Fi, but this model has[...]
This is Part II of this review. Part I should be read first. What it includes, what it does not Due to a shipping error, I’ve only had 12 hours[...]
Boxwave is now offering a form-fitting aluminum case for the Dell Axim X50 and X50v.
Chapura has announced that its popular productivity software is immediately compatible with the new LifeDrive mobile manager from palmOne.
Venturing beyond its well-known focus on the handheld and smartphone markets, palmOne today introduced the LifeDrive mobile manager, an innovative product that fuses business productivity tools and entertainment applications. Designed[...]
It's no secret that PalmOne has been readying a new model, and that leaks have been coming like rain in Seattle. But now, the hat is off, the non-disclosure agreement[...]
A new text entry system makes allows Palm OS users to enter just a few letters and whole words and phases can be added to a document.
Last week, I had a chance to take in the keynote by Bill Gates as he introduced Microsoft's next stage in mobile computing, Windows Mobile 5. He talked a lot[...]
The last time we looked at smartphones, the Treo 650 was just getting out of the gates, and a number of Windows Mobile models were yet to be released. Since[...]
Mitac is close to releasing a follow-up to their integrated GPS Windows Mobile PDA. The Mio 169 is close in name to the Mio 168. Turns out, it's close in[...]
WiFile Pro lets users transfer all kinds of files back and forth between their Palm OS handheld and personal computers, corporate servers, school computers, or the Internet.
Laplink Software has announced that its application for remote PC access is compatible with the latest version of Windows Mobile.
PalmSource has announced that its CEO, David Nagel, has resigned, and the company has named an interim replacement.
With the PalmSource developer's conference about to kick off in San Jose, David Nagel has called it quits at PalmSource. The timing couldn't be much worse and no reason was[...]
palmOne has just announced that it has acquired full rights to the brand name "Palm," and will change its name to Palm, Inc. later this year.
palmOne has signed an agreement that will allow it to keep making Palm OS handhelds and smartphones through 2009.
Kinoma has demonstrated RTSP streaming playback to a Palm OS handheld and smartphone.
Almost two years after the merger with Handspring and a name change from Palm Solutions Group to palmOne; change is again on the horizon. palmOne has agreed to pay PalmSource[...]
PalmSource has launched a program designed to provide Palm OS developers all over the world with access to additional local resources to make the development of localized Palm OS applications[...]
The first day (Tuesday) at PalmSource Dev Con started with a keynote address by the outgoing David Nagel and the news that PalmSource had sold its interest to the Palm[...]
Multiple blogs are covering PalmSource's developer convention, including a photoblog created by the attendees themselves.
The second day of the PalmSource Dev Con certainly didn't have the excitement of the first day as the convention focused more on the business of assisting the development community[...]
PalmSource gave a few more details on its upcoming operating system for handhelds and smartphones at this week's developer conference.
The focus of the Palm OS world this week was on PalmSource's annual developer's conference, which was held in San Jose.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has announced that Bluetooth wireless networking has passed a significant milestone.
iAnywhere, the parent company of AvantGo, has launched a beta of its new Travel Service, built into the current AvantGo browser.
The third day of PalmSource's Dev Con was for the diehards. There were more sessions on the main themes of this conference: 3G networks, planning for the new[...]
Dell Home Coupons for up to $90 Off, Valid on Axim Pocket PCspalmOne Zire 31 $90palmOne Tungsten T5 with WiFi Card $290New T5 From CircuitCity for $280BestBuy In Store 10%[...]
I don't know about many people, but when I got my first PDA (back in August of 2000); I decided to run with the paperless lifestyle mantra. And for the[...]
Several rumors have been reported surrounding the latest Windows Mobile Smartphone from HTC. The Wizard replaces the popular HTC Magician, aka T-Mobile MDA Compact, i-mate JAM, etc. The Wizard is[...]
Psycho Path 2.0, a pedestrian-crushing Carmageddon parody, is now available for Palm OS 5 and Pocket PC.
The DURATEQ 3100 will be more durable than standard handhelds, but not as bulky as typical rugged models.
ASUS has won a Best Choice of Computex award for the MyPal A636, a Pocket PC that it has not yet officially announced.