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SmartPhone Articles for June of 2003Below are the 131 SmartPhone articles for June of 2003
Loris Limited's Metainstaller aids software installations; PalmGear teams with Cellmania for wireless software distribution; and Kyles Quest Dungeons is now in beta.
Updated Several new iPAQs are less than a month away, according to sources. HP has been showing them in corporate previews and they've even made an appearance on the[...]
Longtime moderator Jennifer Shelamer has joined the Brighthand editorial staff as its new News Editor.
Research in Motion debuted its first color handheld today. It’s initially available in just a couple of European countries but should be released in the U.S. soon.
Updated Small enough to be worn on your wrist, Fossil's new Palm OS 4.1 device will offer the capabilities of much larger handhelds.
Some say Wi-Fi has the wings of an eagle, others say 3G cellular is the future of public wireless networks. Brighthand founder Steve Bush weighs in with his thoughts.
UPDATE - Fossil's first PDA/watch came out last year to mixed reviews. While it could sync with either Palm or Pocket PC PDAs, it was huge and had a big[...]
Amazon has started offering pre-orders on three new iPaq devices: iPaq 5555, iPaq 1945, and iPaq 2215 (with a ship weight of 8.0 lbs, amusing screen shot included) Release[...]
Gain competitive advantage through increased mobile productivity that allows you to communicate, access, and manage information when you want. A broad range of applications, integrated wireless capabilities, enhanced security and[...]
An upcoming application will give OS X users the ability to synchronize their Pocket PC with their Mac.
NesEm is a new Nintendo emulator for the Palm OS; HP will soon release a keyboard that’s an Expansion Pack; and the RealOne Mobile Player is now available for the[...]
Steve Jobs has hopefully laid to rest a very persistent rumor by clearly stating that his company won’t be making a handheld.
Updated Jeff Hawkins offered a quick demo of Handspring’s next smartphone at a Sprint conference yesterday. It's significantly different from current Treo models and we've[...]
I don't know why, but it seems that simple games tend to be more popular than those that are more complex. Look at just about any Top 10 PDA game[...]
ViewSonic turned a lot of heads when they announced their V35 Pocket PC last year. The next in line is the V37 which will be out very soon. ViewSonic has[...]
The slim, affordable hp iPAQ Pocket PC h1930 with integrated Secure Digital (SD) expansion slot has great features and functionality at an incredible value to meet your handheld computing needs.[...]
The follow-up to the CDMA Treo 300 should see the light of day on the Sprint PCS network in the Fall. Following are specs based on speculation and a few[...]
PDA News – MP3 on Tungsten C, Beyond Contacts Updated, NC State Picks Tungsten C’s, Color BlackBerry
RealOne Mobile Player now supports the Tungsten C Beyond Contacts has been updated with a number of fixes The NC State Vet school will issue a Tungsten C[...]
Palm Solutions Group, the unit of Palm Inc. that makes hardware, will merge with Handspring this fall, while PalmSource will finally be spun out as a separate company.
Author Thomas Wolfe said that you can't go home again. Well, it seems Mr. Wolfe was wrong -- at least when it comes to Palm's founders, Jeff Hawkins and Donna[...]
HP’s on-again off-again wireless handheld is apparently on again according to reports coming out of Sprint's Users Forum held in Dallas this week.
Make presentations via Wi-Fi with Wireless Presenter-To-Go; the Pocket PC Developer Network Web site has been updated; HD Mail Page solves many of the shortcomings of Microsoft’s built-in Inbox application;[...]
Palm Buys Handspring: In a shocking announcement this morning, Palm has acquired Handspring. Handspring has been fighting for survival and Palm has been trying to keep a step ahead of[...]
When Palm announced the acquisition of Handspring this morning, they published a photo of the core team. The interesting note is that the new Treo 600 can easily been seen.[...]
iBIZ is very close to releasing their SD FM radio Sena has announced new leather cases for the iPAQ h1910 and Clie NZ90 Astraware is updating a few[...]
Updated T-Mobile has begun offering the color version of the Danger hiptop wireless handheld, which it calls the Sidekick.
While HP is yet to officially recognize the iPAQ h2215 or any of the other new models, the h2215 was expected to be available on Monday the 16th. However, it[...]
For a brief while this afternoon, I had the pleasure of using the Hitachi G1000 and discussed the future of the Samsung i700 with a well placed Sprint employee. Bad[...]
Palm-Handspring to change name Wardriving with a Tungsten C Palm OS 4.1 on the Handera 330?
As soon as your data goes digital it becomes trivially easy to copy and trivially easy to encrypt - if your software allows it. I personally think that encryption should[...]
Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently took Samsung's i330 smart phone with him on vacation. Combining the features of a phone and a PDA, the i330 let Ed get email and browse[...]
This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic climb to the summit of the world's tallest mountain. And this year Palm handhelds made history too, making the[...]
HP has posted on its support site a ROM Update for the iPAQ h5400 series; Sena has new leather cases for the h1910 and NZ90; and there are new[...]
According to enthusiast site Pocket PC Passion, Symbol is showing its upcoming ruggedized Pocket PC based on Pocket PC 2003 at the Microsoft Tech Ed conference.
HP has released a new ROM update to the iPaq 5400 series Iambic has updated Agendus TomTom Navigator is being released in the USA HP site reveals[...]
Rumors are circulating that Palm intends to release an updated version of its Tungsten T. If true, the T2 will offer twice as much memory and a better screen.
AllTime is time management software for Palm OS PDAs targeted to anyone in need of tracking hours for clients, projects, and related tasks. Its primary function for tracking chargeable hours[...]
To tide you over until the new iPAQS finally hit store shelves, we've gathered up everything you need to know about them -- from detailed specifications, to pictures, to when[...]
SanDisk will soon release a CompactFlash card that offers both 128 MB of memory and Wi-Fi; Apple has updated its synchronization software; Microsoft’s Smartphone OS will soon be available on[...]
CompGeeks is selling refurbished bare Axims for $134 Rumors and a possible photgraph of a new Tungsten T upgrade are circulating HP has become the market-share leader in[...]
In a sure sign that the official release of the next version of Microsoft’s mobile operating system is close, the software development kit needed to write applications for it can[...]
Sony has a new prototype Clie New PocketPC 2003 screenshots have been released Innopocket SyncGear offers sync, charge, and card reading for Palm handhelds RW[...]
Covertec, long known for their high-quality leather flip-cases for PDAs going back to the original days of the Palm series, has decided to enter a new market--premium screen protectors. While[...]
PDA News – iPaq 5400 128 MB upgrade, Palm brings IBM’s Java to Tungsten line, Innopocket releases new metal cases
PocketPCTechs.com has a 128 MB upgrade for the iPaq 5400 Palm has licensed IBM's Websphere Java implementation Innopocket has aluminum cases for the Zire[...]
AFZANE's latest game is a life or death matter: It starts out gently enough, but when there are four or more fish flying and you have to decide which hits[...]
PDA News – New IR keyboard, Bluetooth serial adapter, TG50 leather case, New PPC phone, Metal Zire71 case
Targus markets new infrared universal keyboard Socket's new hardware connects any serial port to Bluetooth wireless Xigma Style Japan releases new TG50 leather case[...]
June 23rd will be like New Year's day for Pocket PC fans. Not only will the new Pocket PC 2003 operating system be released, but new PDAs from HP and[...]
The spring-activated standard stylus that ships with the Palm Tungsten T is one of the nicest styli I have ever used. With its nice chrome finish and weighty feel, what[...]
The thin, light, and affordable hp iPAQ Pocket PC h1940 has great features and integrated Bluetooth at an incredible value to meet your handheld computing needs. The slim and sleek[...]
While it looks like the latest version of this operating system, expected later this month, won?t have everything people hope for, the next version might include some of the interface[...]
Asian site Pumb Powered has obtained a new Palm Tungsten T2 and has posted a number of pictures in their mini-overview. The memory upgrade is nice, but the transflective screen[...]
Breeze through tough tasks with one of the most compact Palm handhelds available. The perfect balance of power and size, the new Tungsten T2 handheld is built to last and[...]
Sony engineers have developed a touch panel that can feel like the user is pressing a button or writing on paper.
Protect your investment keep it covered. I ve had my Dell Axim for about six months now, and I take it with me wherever I go. [...]
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 and high[...]
The PEG-NX80V redefines the popular NX-Series CLI handhelds with a new design, improved hardware features, and upgraded application software. Palm OS 51 and ARM-compliant 200 MHz CPU, provide enhanced overall[...]
iPaq 1940 and 5550 filter into retailers' systems Gamebox Solitaire by PDAmill Innopocket aluminum case for e740 released
Next week bargainPDA will be bringing you coverage of CeBIT America taking place in New York City. CeBIT is arriving in America for the first time. The show[...]
Retailers are offering some low prices on handhelds and accessories; a new version of RepliGo for Pocket PCs has been released; PDAPortal.us lists PDA-friendly web sites; the upcoming VoIP app[...]
AOL is discontinuing the wireless device developed for it by RIM in favor of the new color Sidekick designed by Danger Inc.
Sony to produce tactile response system for touchscreens Vaja releases leather case for Tungsten CiNDUSTRY Entertainment offers limited time 50% off Monsta for Palm OS
When Seidio sent me the Multi-Function Charging Mount Kit, a product designed to allow you to hold and charge your PDA and output to a louder speaker while in the[...]
The two newest members of the NX series can now be ordered from Sony, though they aren't expected to be released for several weeks.
More details are available on two Pocket PC 2003 models expected to be released next week.
So which PDA case is right for you? I think it all depends on how you actually use your PDA. Every case has its strengths and weaknesses the[...]
A Brighthand guide to all the handhelds expected to be released before the end of the summer.
PhoneMagic is a new Address Book replacement for the Palm OS; users of HanDBase can now create standalone applications; there’s a new stereo adapter for Pocket PC phones and the[...]
This highly-anticipated Wi-Fi SD card for Pocket PCs won’t be available as soon as Socket had hoped. It’s running into the same problems SanDisk is getting out a similar[...]
Starting next week the Pocket PC world will get a major refresh. The Toshiba e355 and HP iPaq 2215 will be the first PDAs released with the Pocket PC[...]
Dell's Axim X3 based on Samsung chip, sub-$150? Clie NX-73 and NX-80 available for pre-order AOL severs ties to RIM, offers rebate on Sidekick[...]
The plot is simple, an evil Viking Warrior comes and takes your best girl. Your response: Go forth and rescue This is a fun somewhat addictive and challenging memory[...]
After giving a sneak peak of the device last week, Handspring has taken the wraps off its next-generation smartphone with Palm OS 5, a digital camera, and an SD slot.[...]
In its July 2003 issue, Consumer Reports rates twenty PDAs, including eleven Palm OS models, seven Pocket PC models, and two handhelds running proprietary operating systems.
At the CeBIT conference in New York, Gateway revealed more information about its upcoming Pocket PC, expected in July. Updated Additional information is now available about this model.
PDA News – New Clies feature handwriting recognition, Proporta TC and TW cases, iNDUSTRY releases Sugatris
Sony's new NX73 and NX80 will feature handwriting recognition Proporta has cases for the Tungsten C and W models iNDUSTRY Entertainment releases Sugatris New Bluetooth/WiFi[...]
Now you can use just one device instead of many to get it all done. The Treo 600 seamlessly combines a full-featured mobile phone and Palm OS organizer with wireless[...]
The Treo 650 smartphone from palmOne makes it easier than ever to stay connected. It simplifies your life by combining a compact mobile phone with email, an organizer, messaging, and[...]
Instead of hiding the Treo 600 while we all await the release of FCC documents, Handspring has decided to put the new Treo 600 on display willingly. For the first[...]
HP made an announcement today at the first ever CeBit America show that they have plans to release a number of new mobility products including the iPAQ h2210 and the[...]
Updated Reportedly, the next generation of the Palm OS will be provided to licensees in about four months. Palm OS 6 will offer a long list of significant[...]
The Palm SG is reportedly going to introduce new Tungsten and Zire models running the next generation of the Palm OS in time for the holiday shopping season.
This morning we got invited to a personal showing of the Handspring Treo 600 to be released this fall. Following are pictures and all the details ....
Reports are coming in that HP is going to release a new iPAQ this Fall. The iPAQ h4000 series will be on the high-end of the scale and will feature[...]
The 100X will only come in a single flavor initially, featuring a 400MHx Intel XScale processor, 64MB RAM, 32MB ROM, transflective color screen and both SD and CF slots and[...]
The sleek, less-than-5-oz. HP iPAQ h4155 Pocket PC offers optimized performance that will keep you productive, both while you’re on the move and when you’ve reached your destinations. Integrated WLAN[...]
There will soon be 512MB SD cards on the market made by Toshiba; an updated version of the Pocket PC word processor TextMaker has been released; ViewSonic is working on[...]
Today I talked with Michael Higashi, Director of OS Marketing for Palm Source, Michael offered some interesting insights into where Palm Source is going, what we have to look forward[...]
Xigma Style Japan already has new NX cases CompactFlash Association unveils new specs Infowave to support 'push' email to Tungsten W and Kyocera 7135[...]
Last night Fossil had a rollout party for their new Palm OS watch. I was invited to a little shin dig Fossil had organized in their New York headquarters.[...]
PalmSource has made agreements with IBM, Novell, and Visto to develop software needed by large businesses.
There will soon be an email app bundled with the Palm OS that will be able to access Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino as well as POP3 and IMAP mail[...]
While the new units from Toshiba are not due out until Monday, a few have slipped onto store shelves. Active forum member Lavalamp has picked up the new e355 and[...]
Handmark has bought out PDABookstore.com Business 2.0 has an article converning the future of handheld navigation UTrackSys.com updates software
ZSafe and Passkeyper A short while ago in Part I of this article I explained how important I think encryption is (I think it's pretty important). I reviewed SafeDee[...]
So it seems that Pocket PC 2003 is really Windows Mobile 2003 so it can be more broadly applied to devices other than PDAs. It's June 23rd in some parts[...]
The h5150 is similar to the h5550 with a few less bells and whistles. It subtracts the integrated WiFi and fingerprint reader amogst a few other changes.
Hewlett Packard (HP) has officially announced its largest range of iPaq PDAs ever. Each HP iPaq announced today, the iPaq 2210, iPaq 1940, iPaq 5150, iPaq 5550 includes Pocket[...]
The iPAQ h2210 runs Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC on a 400 MHz Intel XScale processor. It offers 64 MB of RAM and built-in Bluetooth wireless networking. Posted:[...]
Microsoft today unveiled Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC, the latest version of its software for handheld computers.
Microsoft unveils Pocket PC 2003, renamed Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC.
Hewlett Packard is going to offer three new Pocket PC 2003 handhelds that will be available later this summer. All of them offer Bluetooth, transflective screens, and SDIO-compatible expansion[...]
JVC has announced two new handhelds running Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC. These will be able to play audio and video in a wide variety of formats. [...]
The ViewSonic V36 will be the first device running Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC that includes an integrated digital camera.
Additional information is now available about Gateway’s upcoming handheld, including its dimensions and, for the first time, a picture.
Toshiba is now shipping its Wi-Fi enabled handheld with the latest version of the operating system for Pocket PCs. It has also dropped the price for this model by[...]
Several companies have announced their plans to offer upgrades from the older Pocket PC 2002 to the just-announced Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC.
The ultra-thin e355 runs Windows Mobile 2003 for Pocket PC on a 300MHz Intel XScale processor and comes with 64MB of RAM.
HP stole the thunder by posting their press release last night, but there are many more players with PDAs running the latest Microsoft OS. This latest effort from ViewSonic features[...]
Somewhere between the V35 and the .NET powered V37 comes the V36. Building on the ultra-thin design, the V36 features an XScale 300 MHZ processor, transflective display, 32MB ROM and[...]
Not to be outdone by everyone else, Gateway has released limited information about their upcoming 100X PDA. CNet is reporting that it will sell for $349 in July, with a[...]
It will take a few days to figure out everything that has happened with the release of Windows Mobile 2003 and the associated devices. Although, one glaring omission from HP's[...]
Several companies are offering 256 MB SD cards as low as $50; Socket is offering a $40 rebate on its Wi-Fi CF card; XI-ART has released five games for the[...]
While Palm lost money last quarter, it lost far less than analysts had predicted. Revenues were much higher than expected, as well.
Today I got my hands on the new HP iPaq 2215, with a new design for the iPaq line and the new Microsoft Mobile 2003 OS loaded I was rather[...]
June 23rd has come and gone, and Microsoft has released their new operating system. Previously referred to as PocketPC 2003, the new OS has been dubbed 'Windows Mobile 2003'. We'll[...]
Kinoma Producer and Kinoma Player are a set of tools that allow you to convert and view video, pictures or listen to audio on any Palm OS compatible device.[...]
KeySuite from Chapura allows users to put as much, or as little, of their Microsoft Outlook information on their Palm OS handheld as they wish.
Palm has released a ROM update that fixes some of the problems with its Tungsten C, there’ll be a Webcast today on connecting a Pocket PC to the Internet; the[...]
Palm losses narrow, revenues exceed expectations Proporta has a metal case for the e740 Leather case for Sony-Ericsson P800 from Vaja
Software patch for Tungsten C Chapura releases KeySuite sync software Research in Motion reports profit/loss, earnings Paragon Software solitaire collection
A French site has been able to gather four more pictures of the new Gateway 100X Pocket PC in action. It still looks like they tried really hard to make[...]
Mobile Word 2003 is a new word processor for the Palm OS that includes almost all the features of the desktop one -- and it synchronizes with Microsoft Word.
Pocket PC users are starting grassroots campaigns to pressure handheld companies to release upgrades to Windows Mobile.
When Sony Ericsson announced the P800 last year, there was a ton of excitement and promise. The P800 never gained sponsorship by a wireless provider in the US though, after[...]
Updated HP offers an OS upgrade for the h3800 series but not the h1910; RIM announces its quarterly earnings; Spb Software House releases its Pocket PC benchmarking tool; and more.[...]
Dell is developing a Pocket PC that will include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and the ability to connect to 2.5G wireless networks.
I recently had the opportunity to try the Sena leather case designed for the Dell Axim. I was anxious to test a leather case following my previous experience with the[...]
New Axim to debut in 2004 with WiFi, Bluetooth, CDMA, GSM/GPRS? Hexacto's Links golf game available on PocketPC Palm Zire wins IDEA2003 Gold award[...]
This article serves as an HP iPaq 2210 and iPaq 2215 Review. The iPaq 2215 is the latest PDA offering from Hewlett Packard, it's a mid-range offering and targeted[...]
The Brighthand Comparison Shopper, in conjunction with CNET Networks' Shopper.com service, provides Brighthand members and guests with access to the lowest prices on handheld computers and accessories from quality online[...]
The price of the wireless Palm Tungsten W has been cut by over $100. Plus, AT&T is offering up to $120 more off to new subscribers of its wireless[...]