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SmartPhone Articles for June of 2009Below are the 124 SmartPhone articles for June of 2009
The Nokia N97 is an upcoming Symbian S60 smartphone with a 3.5-inch touchscreen that slides back to reveal a QWERTY keyboard. Other features will include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, 5.0[...]
Successor to the Touch Pro, this device has been updated with a 3.6 inch WVGA touchscreen featuring HTC’s TouchFLO 3D interface. It features a landscape-oriented, sliding design with a full[...]
Asus has begun demonstrating an Eee PC running Google's Android operating system. This prototype netbook is based on a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm. Updated
The unveiling of the next iPhone is widely expected to come a week from today, but details of this model have been leaking out for months. The latest of these[...]
Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones and other mobile devices that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.
Sony Ericsson has released an update to the system software on the Xperia X1 that makes a number of improvements to this Windows phone.
Nokia has released an over-the-air (OTA) update to the Flash Lite application for its 5800 Xpress Music smartphone.
Truphone has released the third version of its popular VoIP and IM client for Apple's iPod Touch.
Nokia said today that its next flagship smartphone, the Nokia N97, will be available around the globe by the end of June.
Acer has promised to release a netbook running Google's Android operating system later this year. It may be the first to do so, as one of its top rival, Asus,[...]
T-Mobile has committed to offering its second smartphone running Google's Android OS in the near future. This will be the follow-up to the popular T-Mobile G1.
The M900 is a slider with a 3.8-inch WVGA touchscreen and a QWERTY keyboard, while an embedded fingerprint sensor helps set this model apart from its competitors. It runs Windows[...]
The on-line retailer Wirefly has begun offering netbooks with embedded 3G wireless service from AT&T and Verizon Wireless, currently the only two U.S. carriers that support these mini-laptops.
The oft demoed Facebook WRT widget for Symbian S60 has now been formally released via Nokia's Ovi Store.
The collection of smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile that Acer unveiled earlier this year is starting to hit store shelves, including the Tempo M900 and F900.
AT&T has dropped the cost of two RIM models in its lineup, one of which has been on the market for months, but the other was released just a few[...]
Google has released Android 1.5, the latest version of its operating system for mobile phones. Ed Hardy brings us a review of the new features.
The Pharos Traveler 137 has just been released. This Windows Mobile smartphone has a WVGA touchscreen, 3G, and a focus on navigation.
The long-awaited Palm Pre will be released on Saturday morning, and there are a few things that anyone interested in this phone needs to know.
Verizon Wireless has just announced that it will release a version of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip two week from today. This smartphone -- the first from RIM with a clamshell[...]
AT&T will be releasing a smartphone running Android in the next few months, if an unconfirmed report is correct. This will apparently be this carrier's first model running Google's operating[...]
The HTC Touch Diamond2 is a Windows phone focused on its WVGA touchscreen. Jen Edwards calls it "one of the coolest, sleekest phones I've seen so far."
Google has introduced the beta of an application that allows orkut users to use access this social networking site's scraps, status updates, and photos on their phone.
A Windows phone that many are eagerly waiting for has taken a step closed to release: the FCC has approved a version of the HTC Touch Pro2 that may be[...]
Adobe Systems sees getting Flash support onto smartphones as a top priority, and it's making progress in some areas. It's being stymied in others though.
There's little doubt that Apple is going to unveil the next iPhone on Monday, but the real question is, will Steve Jobs be there to announce it?
An unconfirmed report says T-Mobile USA employees will soon start training on the HTC Touch Pro2 and HTC Snap, the latest in a growing collection of rumors saying this carrier's[...]
T-Mobile has either cut the prices for many of its BlackBerrys, stopped requiring mail-in rebates, or both. This includes new models and ones that have been in its product line-up[...]
Ed Hardy brings us his list of the hottest smartphones coming down the pike this summer. If you're in the market for a new phone, these are the not yet[...]
Expectations for the Palm Pre are almost impossibly high, but Ed Hardy says this device just about lives up to them. It is easy to use but powerful, and has[...]
The Palm Pre is the first device to use Palm’s webOS. It features a sliding keyboard as well as a mutlitouch-capable 3.1 inch display. This device is also equipped with[...]
iambic has released a version of its personal information management software for Apple's iPhone. Agendus enhances and extends the built-in iPhone Contacts software while introducing its own Task management functionality.
The smartphone Apple is going to announce tomorrow will be less expensive than the current one, if an unconfirmed report is correct. Evidence suggests this model might be the first[...]
Opera Software is now giving the world a chance to try out Opera Mobile 9.7, a new version of its web browser for Windows Mobile smartphones.
Palm's webOS has been designed to synchronize user data with online services like Google and Facebook. There are many who would prefer to sync their data with applications on their[...]
The long-awaited Palm Pre launched on Saturday, and Sprint reportedly sold over 50,000 units during this weekend, which was quite possibly the entire available stock of this smartphone. Updated
Apple has just taken the wraps off its third smartphone: the iPhone 3G S. The S is for "speed," and this upcoming model will be faster than its predecessor in[...]
One of the most highly anticipated devices of the year -- the Nokia N97 -- began selling in the U.S. today. This company's new flagship smartphone offers a tilt-up touchscreen,[...]
Almost lost in the hoopla surrounding yesterday's unveiling of the iPhone 3G S was the announcement that Apple will release an operating system upgrade for its current smartphones and handhelds[...]
The original Samsung Omnia turned heads last year, and a follow-up model may do so even more. The Omnia2 will allegedly be the first Windows phone with a WVGA touchscreen[...]
Over the weekend, a group of hackers began claiming to have broken into T-Mobile USA servers, but this wireless phone company says it has no evidence that this group actually[...]
A new software update allows Verizon Wireless' version of the HTC Touch Pro to use third-party GPS applications. It also adds Visual Voicemail support. Updated
Starting next year, Sony's Walkman line of multimedia players will be based on Google's Android operating system, which was created for smartphones.
There's bad news for iPhone 3G owners: upgrading to the new iPhone 3G S is going to be more expensive than you might think.
Nokia has begun shipping its latest Symbian S60 handset, the N86 8MP, which features Nokia's first use of an 8 megapixel camera. This dual-slider also has an OLED display, mobile[...]
Buried in the system software for the Palm Pre is a reference to a second device running the webOS. According to unconfirmed reports, this model --the Pal Eos -- will[...]
Although Apple has formally announced the iPhone 3G S it has yet to reveal some significant details on it. That hasn't stopped some these from leaking out, though, including[...]
The board of directors of Palm, Inc. has appointed Jon Rubinstein as Chairman and CEO. He is replacing, Ed Colligan, who is stepping down after sixteen years of leadership at[...]
With the Palm Pre's successful launch over the weekend on Sprint, many are now asking when this model will be offered by other phone companies. The answer is in for[...]
The Samsung Jack has a focus on mobile messaging -- both business and personal. Jen Edwards brings us this review of the successor the very popular BlackJack and BlackJack II.
Best Buy appears to have accidentally posted Sprint's version of the HTC Snap on its website before the actual launch. Still, this messaging-oriented Windows phone is expected to debut any[...]
Samsung has not yet officially announced the device code-named Bigfoot, but details on it have been emerging at a steady stream. The latest of these are a new picture and[...]
Mark/Space has released a beta version of The Missing Sync for the Palm Pre and Mac OS X. This allow users to synchronize this new smartphone with their desktop.
Earlier this week, the code-name for a second model running Palm's webOS was discovered in the system software for the Palm Pre, and this same source has now revealed a[...]
A new messaging-oriented smartphone from Sprint and HTC is already available at Best Buy and some Radio Shack locations, and this wireless carrier says the HTC Snap will be widely[...]
One of the highlights of the Palm Pre is a technology called Synergy, which combines the user data from a variety of sources. There is a great deal of confusion[...]
Google is trying out a new version of its iGoogle site for iPhone and Android-based smartphones.
AT&T has been taking orders since the Apple iPhone 3G S was unveiled but, this wireless carrier has begun warning customers who pre-order now that they won't get their device[...]
Nokia has posted a video of the Nokia E72, an unannounced Symbian S60-powered QWERTY smartphone that will apparently be the successor for the current E71. Updated
The Nokia 5530 XpressMusic follows the popular and widely-released 5800 XpressMusic, and improves on many of the hallmark features of its predecessor. It features a 2.9 inch touch screen, Wi-Fi[...]
The Nokia E72 continues the standard set by the E71, E71x, and E63 as a messaging device. This Symbian S60 Feature Pack 2 (v3.2) device features an advanced version of[...]
The Samsung Omnia II features a 3.7 inch AM-OLED touchscreen that Samsung boasts is the world’s largest. This has a resolution of 800 by 480 pixels (WVGA). This smartphone runs[...]
Nokia has announced its third smartphone using the new touch-enabled version of the Symbian S60 operating system, the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic. This improves on the features of its predecessor, the[...]
One day after accidentally leaking it, Nokia has officially unveiled the E72: a Symbian S60, QWERTY smartphone that will be the replacement for the popular Nokia E71.
Dell has made no secret that it's working on a smartphone running Google's Android, and now what appears to be an image of this device has appeared on the Web.
DataViz has released its highly-anticipated application that lets the iPhone and iPod touch work with some Microsoft Office files. Documents To Go lets users view, edit, and create Microsoft Word[...]
Apple says the iPhone 3G S will launch this Friday, but some who pre-ordered this smartphone have been notified that their device has already shipped.
Verizon Wireless announced today that it will release the Samsung Omnia II later this year. This Windows phone will sport a large, high-resolution AM-OLED display and other advanced features. Updated
Several unconfirmed reports have indicated that T-Mobile USA will soon release a version of the Android-based HTC Magic, and a new set of pictures goes a long way toward confirming[...]
Samsung has taken the wraps of five new smartphones -- four in its Omnia line. These will offer a range of designs and capabilities when they debut later this year.
Google has released an upgrade to the mapping software built into Android-powered phones. This includes some new features and fixes a few bugs.
The new Palm Predoesn't function as a modem for other devices, and the companies behind it aren't going to allow third-party developers to add this feature.
Sprint has announced plans to offer the BlackBerry Tour, a smartphone that will work in the U.S. and in countries around the world.
The Palm Pre is available in he U.S., but Europe is still waiting for its chance at the first webOS-based smartphone. The wait won't will be over in a few[...]
iPhone 3.0 is the system software for the new iPhone 3G S, but it's also available as an upgrade for the current iPhone 3G and the iPod touch. Nick Spohnholtz[...]
The release of the oft-delayed Garmin-Asus nuvifone G60 may finally be drawing near. According to a company executive, the debut of this navigation-oriented smartphone could be in just a couple[...]
YouMail's free Visual Voicemail Plus app is now available for the iPhone. This offers caller-ID information and -- for an extra fee -- will transcribe messages to text.
LG has taken the wraps off its latest Windows phone, the LG-GM730. This device will combine Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro with LG's own S-Class User Interface. It has also announced[...]
As it stands now, those who use a mobile phone provided by their company for personal use are expected to pay taxes for this, but the IRS has asked Congress[...]
The Palm Pre allows users to transfer music and video from their PC or Mac with Apple's iTunes desktop software -- just like an iPhone or iPod -- but Apple[...]
Apple has released an upgrade for the system software and bundled applications on the iPhone 3G. This brings many of the features in the upcoming iPhone 3G S to the[...]
LG plans to launch three models running Google's Android by the end of this year as part of its plan to grab more of the world's handset marrket.
AT&T is bending its rules and letting many of those who bought an iPhone 3G as soon as it was released last year get a discount now on an iPhone[...]
T-Mobile USA has just announced the T-Mobile Dash 3G, an upcoming smartphone with a focus on messaging. This will be T-Mobile USA's first Windows Mobile device with support for its[...]
T-Mobile USA has promised to reveal more details on its next phone running Google's Android operating system in the next few days. This is a strong sign that the oft-rumored[...]
Many were expecting the Sony Ericsson Xperia X2 -- the second Windows phone from this company -- to be announced this week, but the wait continues.
Sirius XM Radio has just released an app that allows iPhone users to listen to this company's streaming radio service. This gives Sirius subscribers access to 120 channels of sports,[...]
Celio Corp.is selling enough Redfly Mobile Companion units to be able to drop the price on both versions of this smartphone accessory.
The Nokia E75 is a QWERTY-slider model within Nokia's E-series range of enterprise/communicator smartphones. Antoine Wright brings us a review of this model, which has an emphasis on email and[...]
Apple’s third-generation smartphone is the iPhone 3G S. The S is for “speed,” and this model is faster than its predecessor in a variety of ways. Aside from this, though,[...]
The Apple iPhone 3G S is now available in Apple and AT&T retail stores, and many of those who pre-ordered this device will receive it in the next few hours.
SplashData made Palm OS applications for many years, and lately has been turning its efforts to creating software for Palm's new webOS. Morgan Slain, the company's CEO, talked with Brighthand[...]
Rather than going to the trouble and expense of getting a new model, there's a simple thing most smartphone users can do that's amazingly easy, relatively cheap, and can really[...]
Verizon Wireless has released its version of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip. This smartphone -- the first from RIM with a clamshell design -- offer mobile broadband and a SureType keyboard.
The iPhone 3G S -- Apple's third-generation smartphone -- has just hit store shelves. Nick Spohnholtz brings us this review, in which he confirms Apple's promise that this version is[...]
Palm has released the second small update for the Palm Pre's operating system in as many weeks. This makes a few changes to the way this smartphone synchronizes with both[...]
A new messaging-oriented smartphone from Sprint has been available only from Best Buy and some Radio Shack locations for the past few weeks, but the HTC Snap is now available[...]
T-Mobile USA has taken the wraps off its second smartphone based on Google's operating system. The T-Mobile myTouch 3G offers users a much slimmer option than this carrier's first Android[...]
Verizon's version of the HTC Snap will reportedly be released by the end of this month. The Verizon XV6175 will be a messaging-oriented Windows phone with a surprisingly low price.
MotionApps has released Classic 1.1, a new version of its emulator that allows the Palm Pre to run Palm OS apps. This adds support for sound, as well as a[...]
Palm has significantly cut the price of its latest Windows phone. The unlocked version of the Palm Treo Pro is now going for $150 than it previously was.
The Samsung Memoir is one of the first devices that really deserves the name "cameraphone". It combines an 8-megapixel camera, with multimedia and messaging features. Jen Edwards brings us a[...]
Adobe said today that it will release a beta version of its Flash player for some smartphones before the end of this year.
T-Mobile has dropped the cost of its original Android device to $150. The price drop on the T-Mobile G1 comes as this carrier is getting ready to launch its second[...]
Apple has announced that it had sold over one million iPhone 3G S models by Sunday, June 21, the third day after its launch.
Additional information has leaked out on the HTC Firestone, a Windows phone expected to debut later this summer. It's expected to offer a large WVGA touchscreen, mobile broadband, and much[...]
Early this year, Celio Corp. began showing off a prototype version of the software that would allow Android-based devices to connect to the Redfly smartphone terminal. The company said recently[...]
The Toshiba TG01 has debuted in a couple of countries, but probably not enough for those eager to get their hands on this high-end Windows phone.
Nokia's Beta Labs has released Ovi Suite 2.0 Beta, a working replacement to the PC Suite application that has accompanied S60 and S40 devices.
The has been formally announced. This upcoming Android-based phone will be the first with a new user interface designed by HTC.
Just a day after Nokia and Intel announced that they are going to be working together comes word that the Finnish phone giant is going to produce a pair of[...]
RealNetworks has introduced a free public beta of RealPlayer SP, which can convert online video so that it can be played on a range of smartphones, including the iPhone and[...]
Verizon Wireless has just announced plans to release the HTC Ozone, a Windows phone with a very low price and a focus on mobile messaging.
Yesterday, HTC unveiled a new user interface for its upcoming Android-based smartphones. Many of those who already have a phone from HTC are wondering if they'll be able to load[...]
Palm has reported the results for its previous financial quarter, as well as its most recent financial year. The results for both were dismal, but not as bad as had[...]
Most Android applications run in the Dalvik virtual machine, but Google has released the tools developers need to create native apps.
A market analyst says Sprint has probably sold 150,000 Palm Pre's since this smartphone debuted early this month. But that's just a drop in the bucket for analyst's predictions for[...]
TeleNav's turn-by-turn GPS navigation application is now available for the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. This service -- which is being re-branded as AT&T Navigator -- offers features[...]
Nokia and Intel announced a partnership this week where they'll share technology to develop a new class of devices. This may have major implications for mobile users in a number[...]
TouchFLO's is HTC's alternate user interface with Windows phones. A new version is coming out soon, but the company is already saying that this UI's days are numbered. At some[...]
The Mozilla team has released two new versions of Fennec, its mobile Firefox web browser; Beta 2 for Maemo Linux devices, and Alpha 2 for Windows Mobile.
The Samsung Omnia HD, set for release later this year, will be a GSM quad-band phone with a set of powerful multimedia features. It will be the first phone to[...]
Apple has just released a beta of iPhone OS 3.1 to developers. UPDATE: Details of what is included in this new version have started to emerge.