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SmartPhone Articles for June of 2005Below are the 112 SmartPhone articles for June of 2005
Just a few weeks after launching its first mobile manager, there is already a hint that palmOne plans to release another model in this category.
We flew to the other side of the world to take pictures of the new ASUS MyPal A636 built-in GPS PDA. Why? For your benefit and because we[...]
Asus also had their new Pocket PC Phone, the Asus P505, on display at Computex in Taipei, Taiwan. This device should be available in Europe soon. Asus does[...]
Acer doesn't sell their PDAs in the US, though they do quite well here with their notebooks. Hopefully Acer's foray into Smartphones will make them think hard about supporting North[...]
ATP will begin offering a 4GB SD card later this year.
Nokia has announced plans to release this fall a Linux-based device dedicated to accessing the Internet.
HP has said that iPAQ owners shouldn't expect to be able to upgrade their handhelds for another couple of months.
Oswin demos smartphone running Cobalt ATP announces 2 GB and 4 GB SD cards Samsung shows off landscape PPC phone Lawsuit settlement for owners of[...]
E-Ten is showing off their upcoming Pocket PC Phone, the M600, at Computex in Taipei this week. The M600 is an update to company's previous M500 device. The[...]
Brighthand staff writer Larry Becker talks about all the ways that handhelds are better than laptops.
Cingular Wireless is the first wireless service provider in North America to offer GoodLink to its business customers.
The Tatung V620 was on display at the Microsoft Windows Mobile floor space at Computex this week. The device is a Windows CE 5.0 based personal video player that[...]
When you think of the company Gigabyte (assuming you've heard of them!) you think motherboards, notebooks and some basic wireless and router products. But SmartPhone devices? Well, apparently[...]
Microsoft has announced a software upgrade for Exchange Server 2003 that will allow it to wirelessly push email, calendar, contacts, and Tasks out to Windows Mobile 5.0 devices.
Two of LearningToGo's most popular game apps, ChessToGo and Pixionary for Palm, are on sale at 32 percent markdown.
SharkCache is a new application designed specifically to increase the speed at which the palmOne LifeDrive opens applications.
Cingular Wireless announced today that it is now offering two new versions of a cellular-wireless iPAQ from HP.
iAnywhere Solutions, the company responsible for the AvantGo service, announced today it will support the new Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 software platform.
While at Computex I came across a couple of interesting pure Wi-Fi phones, one of which is Windows CE based and the other uses an embedded Linux OS. A[...]
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 IV of this review. Part I should be read first. Wireless email and Internet access LifeDrive comes with VersaMail and the Blazer browser. Both work well, though[...]
This is Part V of this review. Part I should be read first. HotSync The basic HotSync interface begins just as it did with the Palm Pilot. A little icon[...]
This is Part II of this review. Part I should be read first. Audio player Though I said we should compare this device to other PDAs, other PDAs do serve[...]
This is Part III of this review. Part I should be read first. LifeDrive as storage In my preview I mentioned that the LifeDrive appeared to sync LifeDrive Manager data[...]
Each day for 14 days a different Astraware game will be available at a big discount.
Intel has just released their list of most Un-wired cities in America and Seattle has taken the top spot away from San Francisco, last year's winner. Intel credits the continued[...]
The Sharp Zaurus line gets an update refresh with the release off the SL-C3100, an update to the SL-C3000 (Zaurus SL-C3000 Review) that has a built-in 4GB hard drive (aka,[...]
Seagate has announced an 8 GB 1-inch hard drive designed for use in mobile devices and CompactFlash cards.
Socket Communications has made several enhancements to its Mobile Power Pack, a hi-capacity lithium-ion Battery that provides a portable charging source for a variety of mobile devices.
OfficeMax has signed an agreement with EarthLink Wireless to distribute, market, and sell the Treo 650 smartphone.
A nationwide upgrade to the TiVoToGo service will, for the first time, let people play TiVo content on certain Windows Mobile-based devices.
Because of poor sales, Sierra Wireless plans to stop production of its Voq Windows Mobile smartphone.
iPaq h6320 released on Cingular i-mate to bundle anti-virus software Microsoft unveils 'push' email system for WM5 Lag-reduction hack for LifeDrive
Sierra Wireless has announced plans to cut the Voq Smartphone from their product lineup. Sierra didn't disclose a reason, but perhaps the design being terrible, no distribution network and that[...]
At a conference, Microsoft is using a BattleBot to demonstrate that the .NET Compact Framework can communicate with and power machinery.
Last fall, Sharp introduced the Zaurus SL-C3000, which was one of the very first handhelds to have a built-in hard drive. Now, the company has announced a slightly updated version[...]
Getting tired of regular PDAs? How about this one that powers a $28,000 BattleBot called "The Finalizer." The tank-like bot, complete with lifting arm, 8000 RPM rotary saw, and battle-axe,[...]
Last week at Computex in Taipei Mitac had it's two new GPS devices, the Mio 169 Pocket PC and GPS integrated device and the Mio Digiwalker 269 pure GPS device.[...]
Infosync review of iPaq hw6500 RIM, NTP restart court battle Seagate touts 8 GB microdrive
Although the email system Microsoft has developed doesn't exactly match the dictionary definition of push email, it's very close.
The settlement of the long-running patent infringement lawsuit between Research in Motion (RIM) and NTP appears to be coming apart.
AlwaysOnGPS is a new Windows Mobile application that lets those who have a GPS system determine their location in places where GPS signals are not available.
PhatWare has released a public beta of CalliGrapher 8.0, the next version of its handwriting recognition software for Pocket PCs.
Saturday night and nothing is on TV but some old Westerns. So what do you do? Call up some friends and play a game of Hangman? Nah, good game but[...]
Cowboy 1.0 is a new Palm OS game in which players have to use a lasso to catch different kinds of animals and prizes.
A pair of analysts who work for market research firm Gartner say that the email system for Windows Mobile 5.0 that was unveiled last week isn't secure enough to be[...]
Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief warns that, unlike the last two years, a lot of new Pocket PCs aren't going to debut this summer.
Unication was showing off a Linux OS PDA at Computex Taipei that had some very interesting features. Built-in VoIP phone capabilities (via 802.11b), an FM radio transmitter (for broadcasting[...]
Bradley will join HPs personal systems group, as an executive vice president. The PSG oversees PDAs, notebooks, desktops and other related products and services. Beyond his experience with PalmOne, Bradley[...]
Todd Bradley, the former CEO of palmOne, has been made the head of the division of HP that makes the iPAQ line of handhelds.
InnoPocket plans to release next month a protective metal case for the new palmOne LifeDrive mobile manager.
EarthLink Wireless has joined forces with OfficeMax to offer a special Father's Day Promotion on the Treo 650 smartphone.
HTC is expected to begin volume production soon of one of the most highly anticipated Pocket PCs of this year.
The mainstream PDA is a slate form factor. But just because that's what most of them are, doesn't mean it's right. Sony brought some great clamshell models to market; in[...]
Nokia is using open source software as the basis of a new web browser for Series 60.
visNotes allows users to encrypt a memo and unlock it by simply tapping in the correct way on a picture.
Use your PocketPC as a USB drive Reports: Samsung i730 to launch June 23rd Gartner: Windows Mobile 5.0 messaging not enterprise-secure Linux on the Axim X50
Samsung is set to dominate the Smartphone market. It seems they're the only manufacturer really pushing the limits with hardware design. Well, they're at it again with the SGH-D55 which[...]
The 1 GB SanDisk Ultra II SD Plus card announced earlier this year is now in stores.
NewsMob.com now has available a series of step-by-step tutorials for reading RSS or ATOM newsfeeds on a Palm or Pocket PC.
Sprint's rollout plans for EVDO PalmOne-branded GPS cradle Preview of Nokia 770 micro-tablet PDA phones on show at CommunicAsia
Palm has released updates for both the unlocked and Sprint PCS versions of the Treo 650. There are big changes on the Sprint PCS front; Bluetooth dial-up networking has been[...]
In the future, workers will have more flexibility to do their jobs from wherever they want, but, at the same time, jobs will increasingly encroach into people's private lives.
palmOne has released a software update for Sprint's version of the Treo 650, and another update for the version of this smartphone that isn't locked to any specific carrier.
palmOne has posted on its web site a small patch that fixes intermittent connectivity problems the LifeDrive Mobile Manager has with a pair of Wi-Fi routers.
Google has added a new element to their industry leading search tool for portable computing. The new option allows users to search only pages that are designed for the smaller[...]
Prototype 10 GB microdrive developed No OS upgrades for imate PPC phones Rumors: Zire 72 to be discontinued; No Treo this year?
Dell has posted on its web site an updated ROM for its Axim X30 series. Most of the changes made in this ROM are wireless-related.
Goggle now allows users of handhelds and smartphones to specify that the sites that result from their searches must be mobile device-friendly.
Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief has realized there are more drawbacks to handhelds with built-in cellular-wireless functionality than he had first thought.
PalmOne, soon to be Palm, abandoned the Palm Pilot brand name for their PDAs years ago. But just like Kleenex, the product came to be known as the brand name.[...]
In the latest version of Bubble Buster Advanced, players through the clouds and bust as many bubbles as possible within a given time limit.
Intellisync Wireless Email Express is a new service that offers true push email to those who don't want to go through the hassle of maintaining an in-house system.
According to a new report by Research and Markets, the traditional PDA should begin funeral preparations soon. The market will see a negative growth of 21.5% through 2009, leaving only[...]
palmOne has released an updated ROM for the Tungsten T5. This fixes a number of bugs, and improves the way this model handles memory.
T-Mobile Germany is now offering the iPAQ hw6510, making it the first company to sell a model from this series of cellular-wireless Pocket PCs.
Dell has just released the details on how Axim X50 series owners can upgrade their handhelds to Windows Mobile 5.0.
PalmOne has posted Version 1.1 of the Tungsten T5 Updater. People have been waiting for this update for some time now and will be relieved it is now here. [...]
How to unlock the Cingular Treo 650 XM Satellite radio for the PocketPC Pricing, release timetable for Axim X50 OS upgrade
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has effectively struck down two more of the patents that are at the heart of the lawsuit NTP is bringing against RIM.
The BlackBerry 7250 is now available from Sprint PCS. This is the first Bluetooth-enabled BlackBerry to be offered by this carrier.
Verizon Wireless is now offering the Samsung i730 to its largest customers, and it will go on sale to the general public next month. This cellular-wireless Pocket PC offers Wi-Fi,[...]
HP has posted on its web site a ROM update for all the models in its iPAQ hx2000 series. This fixes a large number of bugs, plus updates some of[...]
Just a month after palmOne launched the LifeDrive, its first handheld with a built-in hard drive, word has already leaked out that the company is planning one with a higher[...]
NoviiRemote Deluxe and NoviiRemote Classic software is now compatible with the latest palmOne handhelds.
The Samsung SCH-i730 is Samsung's first Pocket PC phone with EV-DO high-speed data access, built-in keyboard and also 802.11b wi-fi included. There have been rumors Verizon would be rolling[...]
The Samsung SCH-i730 is Samsung’s first Pocket PC phone with EV-DO high-speed data access, built-in sliding keyboard and 802.11b wi-fi + Bluetooth included.
Another month, another blown cover on a PalmOne device. According to Hitachi documents touting their new 6GB mini hard drive, PalmOne will be using this drive in an upcoming[...]
MILPITAS, Calif. — palmOne, Inc. today announced the election of D. Scott Mercer, interim chief executive officer of Adaptec, Inc., to its board of directors. Mercer has served in a[...]
Two of the best known third-party web browsers have been updated: NetFront and ThunderHawk. These updates bring significant new features to these Pocket PC browsers, especially in the area of[...]
Multiple sources have started posting images and details of a new PalmOne device, known at the moment as the Tungsten XX. It appears to be a follow-up to the Tungsten[...]
Motorola has scrapped as many Smartphone designs as they've released, but if the Franklin comes through, it could be the biggest, or thinnest, of them all. A PowerPoint presentation is[...]
A PowerPoint presentation that describes a series of upcoming Motorola smartphones very similar to the RAZR has been found on a Microsoft web site.
Responding to the growing interest in handheld-based GPS solutions, palmOne is going to add a pair of new GPS receivers to its list of accessories.
According to rumor, the Tungsten XX have will supposedly be somewhat similar to the Tungsten T5, but with better wireless networking capabilities.
ROM updates for iPaq hx2000, Axim X30 WSJ's Mossberg looks at i730 Flashback: Microsoft market domination?
This article is Part 1 of a two part series. In this article we discuss the benefit gained through the simple usability of the Palm OS, but also look[...]
palmOne has just unveiled a new section on its web site dedicated to helping educators get funding grants to use handhelds in the classroom.
Handango has announced the winners of the Fifth Annual Champion Awards, which are given to outstanding software for handhelds and smartphones.
Verizon wireless is now offering the Samsung i730 to the general public, more than a week before it said this cellular-wireless Pocket PC would be available to anyone but its[...]
Data Armor lets users lock and protect important data, and helps protect them from identity and information thieves.
To help celebrate the U.S. Independence Day, Astraware has created a special version of its free Fireworks! screensaver, plus it is offering a discounted price on Rocket Mania.
Verizon started selling the Samsung i730 through business channels last week, but the i730 is now available to consumers via Verizon's website. This availability comes less than a week after[...]
In part one, I looked at how the simplicity of the PalmOS has merited into a platform that is not as mature as the users that it wants to attract.[...]
As part of their fiscal fourth quarter conference call today, PalmSource announced a 16% reduction in staff, a smaller loss than the same period a year ago, and a brand[...]
The latest ROM update for Dell's Axim X50 series makes only a couple of small changes.
PalmSource has released the results for its most recent financial quarter. Although the company turned a profit, this was primarily the result of it selling its rights to the "Palm"[...]
During its most recent financial quarter, palmOne earned a much higher profit than many had been expecting.
palmOne will officially change its name to Palm, Inc. in two weeks. Its stock symbol will change at the same time.
PalmSource has announced that a large company has agreed to make Palm OS devices, but exactly which company this is has not yet been revealed.
Spectec WiFi MiniSD card RIM doubles earnings; stock slides Reports: Tungsten C discontinued Garmin iQue 3600 on clearence
PalmOne today announced good financials for the quarter and for their fiscal year, fueled mainly by the Treo 650, Tungsten E/E2 and the introduction of the LifeDrive. The official name[...]