Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for July 2008. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search
SmartPhone Articles for July of 2008Below are the 86 SmartPhone articles for July of 2008
Sony has released a software update for its latest mobile Internet device (MID) which brings improved performance, multimedia refinements, and other enhancements.
Verizon Wireless will soon be picking up the latest Windows mobile smartphones from Palm and HTC, if an unconfirmed report is correct.
Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the handhelds and smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.
The iPhone 3G is slated to be available for purchase on July 11, and now details about AT&T's service plans that will accompany this smartphone have been released. *UPDATED*
A spy shot supposedly of Sprint's version of the HTC Touch Diamond has appeared on the Web. This device will apparently have a slightly different shape from the version available[...]
Palm Releases System "Tune-Up" for Verizon's Treo 755p Astraware Celebrating with Free Software GoogleTalk for iPhone Updated
Adama Brown brings us a review of the latest version of the HTC Touch Dual, a Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphone which includes the 3G frequencies used in N. America.
Apple's iPhone OS and Google's Android OS have a great deal in common; both are Linux-based operating systems for smartphones. But Ed Hardy's latest editorial discusses the dramatic differences[...]
When HTC unveiled the Touch Diamond in May, the company promised that it would be coming to North America later this year. Now, the first carrier on this side of[...]
Palm, Inc. was on a hiring spree a few months ago, luring high-level employees away from other companies. One of these was Matias Duarte, who was responsible for the user[...]
Nokia Unveils Files on Ovi Experimental Voice Search Feature Released for BlackBerry Version of Google Maps PocketMac RingtoneStudio for iPhone Debuts
The Nokia E71 has a 320-by-240-pixel QVGA screen and QWERTY keyboard design in a body that is only 10mm thick. It comes with Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR and[...]
HP promised that the iPAQ 910 would be released at the end of last month, and it (may have) delivered. This smartphone appeared on the HP website several days ago.[...]
The Nokia E71 has been announced but not yet released. Kevin O'Brien and Ed Hardy brings us a video previewing the features of this business-oriented S60 smartphone.
BenQ is losing most of its interest in making phones, and instead devoting its resources to making Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs).
This Windows Mobile Pro smartphone offers a sliding QWERTY keyboard that can be hidden behind its QVGA touchscreen. It includes a new finger-friendly application launcher developed by MWg. The Zinc[...]
MWg America has just begun shipping the Zinc II, its latest Windows Mobile smartphone. It offers a sliding keyboard, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, and a new finger-friendly user interface.
July is the beginning of a new quarter, and there are a number of smartphones scheduled to be released in the next three months. This includes a new BlackBerry, the[...]
Verizon may soon release a Windows Mobile smartphone that will soon release a Windows Mobile smartphone that will support both GSM and CDMA cellular-wireless standards, allowing it to be used[...]
Palm Releases Centro in Electric Blue SplashMoney Now Available for BlackBerry Bible Unleashed for BlackBerry
Apple's iPhone 3G is set to launch around the world on Friday, and according to one survey there's a great deal of demand for it.
It's an open secret at this point that Sprint is going to release the HTC Touch Diamond in the coming months, but exactly when this is going to happen has[...]
Although rumors about the BlackBerry Thunder have been circulating for months, these have been somewhat vague on when this smartphone will be released. According the the latest information, RIM[...]
Even a smartphone that bombed years ago has something to teach us about good product design. Adama Brown's latest editorial brings up a device that's long gone, but shouldn't be[...]
One of the major new features coming to the iPhone 3G is support for third-party software. These will be sold through an official Apple application store, which will open its[...]
Although the HTC Touch Diamond has received a great deal of praise, there has been some criticism, too. Fortunately for users of this smartphone, developers have been hard at work[...]
Apple hasn't officially released the major system software upgrade for the original iPhone that it promised, but those eager to get their hands on it can do so now anyway.
With a name like “iPhone 3G” some have thought this would be the third generation smartphone from Apple. Instead it’s the second generation, and the name refers to its most[...]
Before any wireless device can be released in the U.S., it has to get the approval of the FCC. The latest product to get this is the HTC Touch Diamond.
As of 8:00 am, Apple's much-anticipated iPhone 3G went on sale. The new device is an enhanced version of its predecessor, not a gigantic leap forward, but it does contain[...]
For a limited time, AT&T is cutting the cost of the Palm Centro by $30. This includes a new version in an "electric blue" casing which launched this week.
On the same day Apple launched the second generation iPhone it has also released a system software upgrade that will bring many of the features of the new model to[...]
JoikuSpot Premium Turns S60 Smartphones into Professional-Grade Hotspots Documents to Go Premium Edition for UIQ Updated Nokia Chat Beta IM Application Released Sony Ericsson and[...]
The iPhone 3G debuted early yesterday morning, and many people lined up in the pre-dawn hours at Apple and AT&T stores to be one of the first to get this[...]
The iPhone 3G is Apple's second-generation smartphone, and offers faster wireless networking than its predecessor, a GPS receiver, and an updated look. iPhone user Nick Spohnholtz brings us this review.
The Treo 800w runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Pro, and is one of the first devices running Microsoft’s mobile operating system to have a 320-by-320-pixel touchscreen It is also Palm’s first[...]
Sprint is now offering the Treo 800w, a device that represents a significant step forward for Palm's business-class smartphones. Among its other advances, this is the first Treo with Wi-Fi[...]
The Treo 800w is Palm's latest smartphone for business users, and its first with Wi-Fi and GPS. Adama Brown brings us a review of this Windows Mobile 6.1 device.
Sprint has lowered the price on two of its Windows Mobile smartphones to just $100. Despite their identical prices, these are very different devices. The HTC Touch is focused on[...]
1 Million iPhone 3Gs Sold During Launch Weekend Kingston Releases 8 GB microSD Card Opera Mobile 9.5 Public Beta Coming Later this Week [...]
The Samsung i760 is regarded by many as one of the best Windows Mobile smartphones available today, even though it was introduced last year. An operating system upgrade that was[...]
The Samsung Instinct is a new high-end phone that comes loaded with 3G high-speed Internet access, a GPS receiver, and a finger-friendly user interface. Ed Hardy brings us a review[...]
One of this summer's most highly-anticipated smartphones is set to launch in a few days. The Samsung Omnia is attracting attention because it will be a Windows mobile-based device with[...]
Competition in the subnotebook market will soon be heating up even more, as the Dell E will reportedly be released next month.
The MSI Wind U100 is a new 10-inch subnotebook that offers outstanding performance for its price: just $500. Kevin O'Brien brings us this review.
Opera Mobile 9.5 Public Beta Now Available LogMeIn Releases Beta of Plug-In for Nokia Internet Tablets Version of HTC Touch Diamond without the Faceted Back Casing[...]
If unconfirmed reports are correct, the next two BlackBerries from RIM aren't going to hit the market until this fall. This includes the BlackBerry Bold, which earlier reports said was[...]
There has been a great deal of talk lately about "Computing in the Cloud," which is buzz word for using web servers for task that previously were handled locally, like[...]
The C902 is equipped with a 5.0 MPx Cybershot camera, Bluetooth technology, and 3G HSDPA high-speed Internet. Users get access to email, text and picture messaging, a music player, and[...]
A T-Mobile document leaked on the Web has revealed the name of the next Sidekick device, and when it will be released..
Apple's iPhone has been a phenominal success, but other manufacturers and wireless service providers are gearing up their strategies to take back the buzz and defend their market share. Here's[...]
Sprint has released an operating system upgrade for the HTC Touch, one of its Windows Mobile-based smartphones. This upgrade also brings faster wireless networking and GPS support.
The HTC Mogul is the latest device to get an upgrade to Windows Mobile 6.1. This helps keep this Sprint model, which debuted last year, relevant in the smartphone market.
The Samsung Omnia i900 invites comparison with Apple’s iPhone or the HTC Touch Diamond. It has a tablet shape and 3.2-inch WQVGA (240 by 400 pixel) touchscreen, and while it[...]
The E71 is reportedly on sale at one of Nokia's flagship stores. This version of this smartphone that's available features compatibility with AT&T's 3G network.
The third-party project to add support for high-capacity memory cards to Palm-brand handhelds has reached a milestone: a beta version has been released to the public.
The BlackBerry Curve 8330 is a 3G smartphone that seeks to straddle the different needs of both business users and consumers. Antoine Wright brings us this review.
AT&T has launched its AT&T Navigator Global Edition mapping service for select mobile devices and across 20 countries. This is one of the first LBS implementations where a carrier has[...]
Following in a format that made the RAZR a fashion mobile, the Samsung BlackJack II is now available in two new colors. Romantic Pink and Ocean Blue
The Palm Centro for Sprint has received a firmware (ROM) update to version 1.07. This update addresses device performance, better support for IMAP on Gmail, enhanced Google Maps features, and[...]
Brighthand has undergone its first major redesign in several years. The aim of this is to make the site better looking and easier to use.
When the HTC Touch Diamond debuted last month, it was not officially released in N. America and lacked support for an important cellular-wireless frequency used in this area. Thanks to[...]
Apple has begun to give developers access to the next version of the iPhone 3G system software. This will reportedly make this smartphone more useful as a navigation[...]
It shouldn't surprise most people that users of the iPhone and other high-end smartphones are surfing the Web in large numbers. But what many people might not be aware of[...]
The iPod touch is currently available from the Apple Store for as little as $200. However, there's a small catch: the units being sold at this price have been refurbished.
A page has appeared on the Palm.com support site advertising an upcoming patch for the Treo 800w.
AT&T, the US' largest wireless provider, has asked the Federal Communications Commission to block the planned merger of Sprint's WiMAX division with Clearwire.
CellSpin has released a Palm OS version of its mobile blogging application. This allows users to post text, images, and video to several social networking services.
The BlackBerry Media Sync application is now able to sync files and playlists with iTunes .
HTC's next smartphone, the Touch Pro, has passed a regulatory hurdle on its path to release in the United States: the GSM version of this device has received approval from[...]
In a recent interview, Michael Dell answered questions on his company's plans for smartphones and Mobile Internet Devices.
The Palm Centro has been a signifiant bright spot for Palm. While having a lower price than the Treo models that came before and after it, it has found a[...]
The PR firm for European wireless carrier Orange has confirmed that the Samsung smartphone running on the Access Linux Platform (ALP), originally planned for later this year, has been cancelled.
Palm, Inc. has released a software patch for the recently-released Treo 800w that allows users to do voice dialing over a Bluetooth connection.
Social networking is one of the most popular online activities, so it's no surprise that there are third-party applications to allow users to easily access Facebook from almost every major[...]
Palringo is a mobile instant messaging client that brings together IM services such as Google Talk, Yahoo IM, Windows Live Messenger, and several others. This application is now available for[...]
Jaybot's Catchy Cadence is a new suite of musical mini-games for Windows Mobile devices that is available for free.
The Nokia E71 debuted in the United Sates earlier this month, but at that time was available only in Nokia flagship stores. This smartphone is now widely available from a[...]
Stanford University (CA) will be offering an iPhone Programming Course as a part of its 2008 - 2009 course schedule.
T-Mobile and Danger have launched the latest in the Sidekick line of mobile devices, featuring improved web browsing and new platform tweaks.
TouchXperience is an upcoming application for specific Windows Mobile devices that will offer higher levels of interaction via touch and motion-sensing controls.
Garmin's nuvifone, a GPS-enabled quasi-smartphone, has been delayed until some time in the first half of 2009.
Microsoft has just announced that the number of copies of Windows Mobile sold in the last twelve months has grown considerably, year over year.
Skyfire, a server-based web browser designed for mobile devices, is now in beta testing for the Symbian platform.
Samsung and Sprint have released a small system software update for the Instinct, their iPhone-esque featurephone.
During the spring quarter, Motorola shipped 28.1 million handsets, and successfully maintained its market share.