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SmartPhone Articles for August of 2004Below are the 101 SmartPhone articles for August of 2004
Enfora makes WiFi attachment for Tungsten|E Worldwide handheld shipments up in second quarter "True VGA" in WM2003 Second Edition Review of SPOT watch from Tissot
For several months now, Brighthand is reported that Toshiba will soon be exiting the U.S. handheld market. It now appears that it plans to release one final Pocket PC before[...]
Although the ASUS A730 was expected to be available this summer, it now appears that the version of this device with built-in Wi-Fi won't be available until early fall.
A Tungsten E version of Enfora's carrying case with built-in Wi-Fi is now available.
QTech intends to develop Palm Powered smartphones for two of the fastest-growing cellular markets in the world.
Admittedly, when I first saw the specs on the HP iPAQ rz1715, I wasn't impressed. Now that I've had a chance to play with it for a few days, I've[...]
d-Media Systems is an ODM based in Taiwan. Their core business is mobile technology, including Smartphones and PDAs. The "In-View" Pocket PC N-911 will feature not only integrated GPS, but[...]
Brighthand staff writer Larry Becker talks about all the ways that handhelds are better than laptops.
Mobile physicians have a new Palm OS software tool designed to provide up-to-date information and reduce clinical errors: ePocrates Essentials.
Toshiba e400 Pocket PC with 64MB of Memory on sale for $192 HP iPAQ 4155 Pocket PC Price Drop, Final Price of $360 + Free Shipping HP iPAQ[...]
T-Mobile has annoucned the Danger Sidekick II, along with a party to kick off the device. Both are clearly geared toward the younger crowd, as most professionals won't be very[...]
Kaspersky Labs has detected Backdoor.WinCE.Brador.a, the first backdoor for PDAs running under Pocket PC (based on Windows CE).
Retailer Franklin Covey is celebrating palmOne Handheld Month by giving away a free wireless keyboard or leather case with the purchase of a Zire or Tungsten handheld.
Orange is holding a 3-day "Code Camp" for mobile application developers in France and one lucky attendee will walk (or should we say "ride") away with a new Segway.
Motorola's innovative cellular-wireless handheld may not hit the market until next year.
Motorola has reportedly decided to not release a low-end smartphone it announced earlier this year.
Danger, Inc. has taken the wraps off an updated version of its wireless handheld. The hiptop II will be available sometime this fall.
Upon opening the shipping box from Proporta I noticed two PDA review cases, as expected, plus a small package of Whoppers candy. I recognize a small bribe when I see[...]
HP has released a ROM update for the h4100 series that includes support for a more secure form of Wi-Fi wireless networking.
New games this week include Crazy Athletics II and GameBox Gems for Palm OS, Plant Tycoon and Space Treker 3 for Pocket PC, and more.
Ever since President Bush declared an end to the hostilities in Iraq and all is peaceful (cough, cough) it's time for the military to start experimenting with new toys and[...]
Reported Motorola MPx release date First Pocket PC trojan horse discovered HP rule changes draw fire SPOT watch giveaway
Some Toshiba executives say their company is going to stop creating handhelds for the general public.
An unconfirmed report indicates that Sony may be considering releasing more handhelds in the future, but with a different operating system.
Users of the palmOne VII and i705 will be without the Palm.Net service starting August 31st. Palm.Net was the most aggressive program to bring wireless connectivity to PDAs, long[...]
Viking 128MB CompactFlash Card $9 Kingston 1GB CompactFlash Card $100 Palm Tungsten T2 Handheld + 64MB Card $205 Shipped iPaq rz1715 Available from Amazon for[...]
The new hiptop2 device is designed to take our technology platform to the next level in providing users with a compelling data and voice experience on the best converged device[...]
The complete receiver package, priced at $249, includes the following: 1 Dell Bluetooth GPS receiver 2 software and map data CDs1 flexible suction cup mounting arm1 5 volt car power[...]
FCC approves Verizon-branded XDA 3 Wistron to suspend PDA manufacturing Rumors of Sony return to market likely false
The Voq Professional Phone is a new class of mobile phone that offers a flip-open QWERTY thumbpad and easy-to-use software solutions for business users, including applications for personal and corporate[...]
Thanks to pictures and a user manual excerpt from the FCC, we now have a pretty good idead of what the XDA III will look like. One picture even carries[...]
Sales of Research in Motion's BlackBerry line of cellular-wireless handhelds have surged over the last few quarters. Its competitors better be on their toes if they don't want to get[...]
Some pictures have emerged of what is supposed to be Research in Motion's first smartphone.
Cerience has released RepliGo PDF Mobilizer, a desktop PDF conversion application for enterprise customers.
Hot on the heels of their successful Bluetooth-enabled Axim X30 line, Dell is launching a set of Bluetooth peripherals aimed at the Pocket PC market, starting with a Bluetooth GPS[...]
palmOne is going to shut down the Internet service used by some of its earliest wireless models.
Lexar 256MB Secure Digital Card $30 Shipped SanDisk Wi-Fi SD Card + Memory $113 at Amazon.com McAfee VirusScan 2004 Version 8.0 Free at Amazon.comHP iPaq 2215 Price Drop at[...]
DigiTimes has posted a nice interview with David Nagel, president of PalmSource. Nagel continues to reinforce their commitment to Smartphone and comments on topics including; GPS, Cobalt enhancements, the spike[...]
SoftMaker has released updates for two of its popular Pocket PC applications, making them fully compatible with Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition.
HP handheld chief defects to Dell FirstLoox reviews Loox 720 VGA Pocket PC FirstLoox celebratory giveaway
Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief takes one of Dell's latest accessories for a real "road test."
Gaming news this week includes an Olympic sale at ClickGamer, Allure Reversal, and a QuizMaster update.
HP has released a ROM Update for the iPAQ h4350 and h4355 that, among other improvements, brings Wi-Fi Protected Access to these Pocket PCs.
Eric Benhamou says he is going to resign as chairman of the PalmSource board of directors immediately following the company's annual stockholders' meeting this fall.
Alex Gruzen, the man at HP responsible for the iPAQ line, has been hired by Dell.
The Motorola V710 is the first phone with Bluetooth short-range wireless networking to be available from Verizon Wireless.
Documents To Go Premium Edition Version 7 offers native file support for all the core Microsoft Office document file types: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
One of the most highly anticipated Pocket PCs of this year, the ASUS MyPal A730w, can now be pre-ordered. This model will have a VGA screen, two kinds of wireless[...]
Most of us have at some point or another have looked at the software on our handhelds and wondered if there were better versions of what we use most. Maybe[...]
The release date for HP's first Pocket PC with a VGA screen has slipped back by two weeks.
palmOne has announced its first Wi-FI SD card. At least at this point, it is only compatible with the Tungsten T3 and Zire 72.
At this point the specs of the HP iPAQ hx4700 aren't much of a secret, but the FCC approval means the release can't be too far away. A full pictoral[...]
When Andrew was in Germany for CeBIT, LG representatives told him that HP had contracted to bring their SC8000 Pocket PC phone to market. At first the information was muddled,[...]
PalmOne officially releases SDIO WiFi card iPaq 4300 gets ROM update Motorola v710 Bluetooth update Further FCC documentation of Toshiba e830
If the Toshiba e830 actually gets released and is made better than prior models, it has a lot of potential. Aside from good looks, the e830 feaures a 4" VGA[...]
Real Networks has posted on its web site a Preview Release of RealPlayer for Pocket PC 1.1.
Someone at the FCC accidentally released the e830's information a month early, which gave the world a fairly complete picture of this upcoming high-end Pocket PC.
HP may be planning to release a cellular-wireless Pocket PC developed by LG as the iPAQ rw6100.
HP's small business store has begun taking pre-orders for the iPAQ h6315. Orders placed as of now are promised a ship date of 9/8, roughly two weeks away.
A group of developers has come together to form ESD-Union. They are hoping to reduce the commissions they have to pay to have their applications listed on handheld software portals,[...]
PocketMac BlackBerry Edition is the first tool to allow Mac users to synchronize data with RIM BlackBerry handhelds.
According to a report from infoSync World, the Samsung i550 is still on track for a release on a CDMA network, most likely Sprint. Samsung says the i550 is still[...]
A Tapwave VP made several announcements at a PUG meeting this week, including that his company's flagship product will be expanding into the European market in the coming months.
Samsung recently acknowledged the existence of an upcoming Palm OS smartphone for CDMA networks. This device is expected to be available from Sprint PCS later this year.
iPaq 6315 in stock at some CompUSA stores New games from PDAmill, Handy Entertainment iPaq 4700 delayed? Agendus email client
Gaming news this week includes new games from PDAMill, Handy Entertainment, and more.
The Bluetooth Qualification Program has given its approval to both versions of Toshiba's upcoming e830. This series of Pocket PCs will use the latest version of this wireless networking standard.
Just days after FCC approval to sell the e830 in the US, the Bluetooth Qualification Program has certified the e830. On the Bluetooth site, the PDA is referred to as[...]
Samsung has distributed the SGH-i530 Palm OS smartphone to thousands of officials and VIPs at the Olympic games. It has also posted a description of this device on its web[...]
HP appears to have run into some kind of problem with the iPAQ hx4705, because the release date for this model keeps being pushed back.
The latest version of iambic's email application includes a number of new features, most notably IMAP support.
Sony has announced the first 1 GB Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo and a high-speed 2 GB Sony Memory Stick PRO card.
To help keep battery life long and costs down (stop laughing), HP opted for a 168 MHz TI processor. The slow CPU has been a concern for many, who wonder[...]
Once again, the page on HP's site for downloading drivers for various iPAQs has listed an upcoming series of handhelds, despite the fact that HP has yet to officially announce[...]
HP's first handheld to offer built-in GSM/GPRS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth can now be purchased from a variety of sources.
The Bluetooth Qualification Program has given the P910 its approval, so there's now nothing to stand it the way of this cellular-wireless handheld being released.
On their drivers and download site, HP has now listed three more PDAs in the hx2000 series, presumably to take over for the h2210 and h5550 models. These three will[...]
The Enterprise Edition of SnapperMail 2.0 includes support for retrieving and synchronizing e-mail with standard enterprise groupware e-mail servers, as well as other features needed by large companies.
Later this fall, HP will release in South Korea a cellular-wireless Pocket PC that is compatible with CDMA networks. It's possible the iPAQ rw6100 will eventually be released in the[...]
The 9300 Communicator will be a scaled-down version of the company's already-announced 9500 Communicator.
Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief warns the leading maker of Palm OS handhelds that it must fully commit to Wi-Fi wireless networking if it wants to keep up with its competitors.
Amazon.com steals the show for PDA deals this week with its $50 and $25 rebate offerings and PDA price drops: HP iPaq h2215 Pocket PC $310 With Free Shipping[...]
We initially called it the Treo 610, well add 40 to that number and what do you get? The Treo 650 and that's the name we're sticking with for the[...]
Several pictures and some additional details of palmOne's next smartphone have been leaked. These confirm many of the earlier rumors about this device.
A German web site has a source who claims that palmOne's next high-end model won't have the name many have been expecting.
Acky's XP Breakout and Nine Hole Golf are now available for Pocket PC handhelds.
Possible iPaq 4700 release date Resco Explorer ports to Palm iPaq rw6100 released in South Korea
Rumor: Dell Axim X50 Reported Tungsten T5 pics and specs Tungsten T3 to get Cobalt upgrade?
It has been clear since this spring that Dell is putting together its first Pocket PC with a VGA screen. Now, a rumor gives some additional details about this model.
It s a whole new way to carry your files and put them to work. With 256MB of storage,1 the Tungsten T5 handheld from palmOne lets you carry more and[...]
An anonymous source has leaked some details on palmOne's next high-end handheld, including the first credible picture.
An anonymous source has leaked a brief description of what will supposedly be the replacement for palmOne's mid-range handheld designed for business users.
According to an anonymous source, palmOne plans to release Palm OS Cobalt upgrades for two of its high-end models.
A look at what recent rumors say about two upcoming palmOne handhelds and a smartphone.
Navman PiN GPS Pocket PC Device $430 With Free Shipping (same as Mitac Mio 168 device)BargainPDA.com SmarterCase Coupon Code $5 Off any PurchaseSanDisk 512MB Secure Digital Card $58 [...]
The number of people who have signed a petition urging HP to Mobile 2003 Second Edition upgrades for current iPAQ models has reached 10,000.
Opera Software today announced that a version of its web browser will soon become available for smartphones running Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system.
Some additional details on Dell's upcoming Pocket PC with a VGA screen have been posted in the forums of a Chinese web site.
Rumors about palmOne's next high-end model have been flying fast and furious in the last few days. Unfortunately, the different sources of information have presented different pictures of this device.
The FCC has given its approval for what will be Dell's first Pocket PC with a VGA screen. It is now certain that at least one version of this device[...]
While Dell has asked for details of the new X50 to be hidden until it's released, the FCC released very primitive information, including a picture, about the X50 late Friday[...]