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SmartPhone Articles for August of 2005Below are the 102 SmartPhone articles for August of 2005
There's no point in fighting it: it's inevitable that handhelds are going to become more and more like full-sized computers.
SharkCache was created to help deal with the the infamous "Lag" -- the delay that happens when the LifeDrive opens an application.
Sometimes I think that Japanese and Korean companies get a perverse satisfaction from seeing us lust after their gadgets. There are English language sites dedicated to showing us the shop[...]
This Infrared keyboard offers support for both portrait and landscape modes, and works with all kinds of handhelds.
DDH Softwarehas released a version of its HanDBase relational database application for Series 60 smartphones.
Intel is going to force the hand of several PDA manufacturers who have yet to hit the upgrade trail to the PXA270 family of processors, named Bulverde. Bulverde has been[...]
Gartner has released numbers to combat the PDA sky-is-falling reports that continue to come out. Gartner is missing the full picture though, as they don't take Smartphones into consideration. But[...]
Word Watch is a new word jumble game that pits the player against the clock in a race to unscramble words.
The next version of Windows Mobile will allow developers to create applications that run on both the handheld and smartphone versions of this operating system.
HTC Apache PocketPC phone revealed PocketPC web browser comparison Tungsten C on clearence: $199 at OfficeMax
There was a ton of excitement when the PSP was released, a little more when people first found a hack in Wipeout that allowed rudimentary web browsing. In the latest[...]
Rumors: New OS testing; no Treo this year Unamplified WiFi connection at 125 miles i-mate JAM "Limited Edition" with 128 MB RAM
The latest version of Spb Pocket PC Tips & Tricks is a collection of more than 200 tips and tricks about using a Pocket PC, written by 10 different professional[...]
Photo of Treo running Windows Mobile 5 Pic, specs of HTC Galaxy Password attack against ActiveSync
Over the past few months plenty of images have slipped out of the Palm Treo 670, the supposed Treo running Windows Mobile. Palm flat out denied it, but at the[...]
A new video is far and away the best evidence yet that there really will be a Treo running Windows Mobile in the near future.
Worldwide shipments of handhelds increased over 30 percent last quarter, and the handheld market is on track to set a new record in the number of units shipped in a[...]
In the recently released news that Tapwave is now out of play as a Palm OS licensee (they folded shop some months ago with an eye on restructuring, but now[...]
Although Cingular Wireless has not yet officially confirmed that it intends to offer HP's latest cellular-wireless Pocket PCs, it recently made it clear that it will begin doing so in[...]
Sun Microsystems has deployed 600 Treo smartphones to its U.S. field services organization for access to its call-management system.
Everyone knows Palm, Inc. is a maker of both handhelds and smartphones. Until now, though, everyone has been unaware that this company is working on a mysterious third class of[...]
PalmSource and MontaVista Software are teaming up to develop next-generation Linux-based mobile phones.
Palm LifeDrive $389Current Dell Home Coupons for up to $60 OffPalm Tungsten E2 Refurbished $180Dell Small Business 25% Off Axim X50 or X50V Coupon CodeAudiovox SMT 5600 Smartphone (Cingular) Free[...]
High resolution photos of Treo 670 Cingular to carry iPaq hw6500 Report: HTC Apache to be Sprint PPC-6700
Outside of the US, the Nokia 9300 is old hat. About a year after its global release though, the 9300 will gain fresh legs in the US. It is expected[...]
The Nokia 9300 combines popular voice communication features with important productivity applications in one well-appointed device. Now the tools you need to stay in touch and on top of schedules,[...]
Sudoku Addict is a new Palm OS version of a game that is popular in Great Britain and Japan.
Opera Software has introduced Opera Mini, a web browser that works with virtually all mobile phones.
HP has posted the details of an unannounced series of cellular-wireless Pocket PCs on its European web site. These might be the first handhelds with built-in 802.11g support.
Before HP can even release the hw6515 in the US, they've got something new up their sleeve. The HP iPAQ hw6715 is the same form factor with several new and[...]
According to a report coming out of Taiwan, full-scale production of the first Treo running Windows Mobile will begin during the first quarter of next year.
Choung Networks has released FolderGrid, a file manager for smartphones running Windows Mobile.
HP lists iPaq 6000 series phones on site Opera Mini browser for cell phones usable on PalmOS Abortive ROM update from Dell
A report has come out that indicates Palm is close to awarding HTC the contract to make their yet to be announced and frequently denied Windows Mobile Treo. HTC currently[...]
We all know about the HP 6500 and 6700 Mobile Messengers coming out this summer / early fall. And potentially a Treo 670 device running Windows Mobile 5.0. [...]
The Palm rumors won't stop now that the faucet is turned on. A new rumor involving the Palm Treo 700 shows a more rounded deisgn and smaller antenna, with enhancements[...]
Palm CFO: Windows Mobile device has benefits Palm's mysterious "third business" Analyst: Windows Treos real, to ship by end of year
Brighthand's Ed Hardy talks about a simple way many people can significantly increase the speed at which they enter text on their handheld.
A recent, Business Week article hinted that Dell may be working on an Axim with a built-in keyboard.
ThemeMaker X is a Microsoft Windows programs that lets users create themes for all the current Pocket PC models.
Capping a week week full of rumors about Palm's plans to release a Treo running Windows Mobile, Palm's CFO has said that doing so might be a good idea.
For many weeks I have been looking at the mobile landscape with a refreshed eye. In some respects, I see improvements in hardware and software, making mobility less of an[...]
Business 2.0 is speculating that Google is gearing up to offer free Wi-Fi service across the United States.
Allrecipes.com, the world's largest online recipe site for home cooks, today announced that a mobile version of its web site is now available on AvantGo.
Survey results released today indicate that many Americans want to be able to access their email on their mobile phone. These are consumers who want the service for their personal[...]
The Apple Newton has been dead so long; most current PDA owners have no idea what it is. The ill-fated product was a pioneer in the PDA world, with a[...]
The first sign has emerged that a highly-anticipated Pocket PC phone might be released in the U.S.
Qtek smartphones: now with 100% more WiFi Rumor: HTC Wizard to debut on Cingular October 24th Rampant speculation: Google to build nationwide WiFi net?
Astraware and Sandlot Games has introduced Super Slyder, a new puzzle game for Palm OS and Windows Mobile devices. Palyers must navigate through over 200 increasingly difficult mazes, using strategy[...]
Although Opera Software makes versions of its web browser for sevaral mobile platforms, it does not yet make one for Pocket PCs. However, this will soon change.
Screenshots of Opera for PocketPCs Fossil exiting PDA market Opera on Palm hack works for other devices
Probably just as popular a topic as the dreaded declining sales of PDAs, is the increased attention surrounding securing PDAs and smartphones in the workplace. With more attention given to[...]
Last week a report came out on BusinessWeek.com that Dell would likely be releasing a new PDA with QWERTY keyboard. As exciting as that may be to talk about, it's[...]
In what has become an almost monthly occurrence, Dell has posted on its web site a pair of updated ROMs for its latest Pocket PCs.
The designers of IntumiCal set out to create for the Pocket PC a calendar as simple and elegant as the standard Palm OS one.
The Bluetooth Qualification Program has given its approval for MiTAC to release its first Bluetooth-enabled Pocket PC with a built-in GPS receiver.
Pocket PC is changing its name to Smartphone & Pocket PC starting this November.
General Dynamics is creating a new PDA dubbed "Secure PDA Phone" for use in government operations. The $18 million contract to build these PDAs was awarded by the National Security[...]
Pocket PC Magazine changes name HTC Universal listed by Orange UK Samsung i500, i645 terminated; Palm development shut down?
HP has released a software update that fixes a problem that was introduced into the iPAQ hx4700 series by the last ROM update.
This month's issue of Insecure Magazine discusses essentially all the ways that a Pocket PC can be attacked, from viruses and trojan horses to DoS attacks.
Palm and and Audi of America have unveiled a system that will allow owners of some high-end Audi models to control a Treo 650 smartphone without ever having to take[...]
Some new details have surfaced on MiTAC's next GPS-enabled Pocket PC.
HP has announced that the Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrade for its flagship handheld, the iPAQ hx4700, has been delayed by many months.
Despite what a large online retailer says, the LifeDrive Mobile Manager has not been discontinued.
Amazon lists LifeDrive as discontinued Treo 670 sighted in fall catalog iPaq hx4700 denied OS upgrade until 2006 Liquid lenses may make mobile cameras better Mio[...]
Amazon frequently lets the cat out of the bag early by showing new products before they're officially announced. This time, they announced the death of a product while it's still[...]
Reportedly, Research in Motion and Intel have come to an agreement related to WiMax wireless networking.
PalmSource is highlighting a number of Palm OS third-party applications that can each help enhance the learning process for students, teachers, and school administrators.
Arvale II: Ocean of Time lets players engage in an epic story involving time travel, gods and goddesses, and the fate of the world.
At the Intel Developer's Conference today, Intel CEO Paul Otellini disclosed plans to create a need breed of hardware that will run the latest Microsoft PC operating system, Vista. Intel[...]
Two Pocket PCs from Dell's older X30 series are no longer listed on the company's web site, signaling that these models have been discontinued.
The first details have leaked out on what is supposed to be an upcoming mid-range Pocket PC from HP, the iPAQ rx1950.
Upcoming XScale processors will offer better performance than current ones, while using less power.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini says his company is committed to developing chips that will allow handheld devices to run a full version of Windows.
The Bluetooth Qualification Program has given its approval for Dell to release the Axim X51/X51v series.
With RotoView, the user tilts the unit left-right or up-down to see beyond the virtual boundaries of the handheld's or smartphone's display.
New Dell Axim 25% Off Coupon CodePalm LifeDrive $419.95Samsung i730 $550Dell.com Electronics and Accessories CouponsAmazon: Targus PA765U ThumbPad Keyboard $5Buy.com: palmOne Tungsten E2 PDA $155 shipped After RebateBuy.com: Samsung i500[...]
A Dell refresh of their PDA models has been announced by the Bluetooth SIG. They posted approval for the Dell Axim X51 and X51v on their website. HP meanwhile is[...]
Rumors indicate that Samsung may be willing to slash the price on its Flash memory chips to the point where they cost the same as its smaller-capacity microdrive.
According to rumor, T-Mobile USA will soon offer the HTC Tornado, a Windows Mobile smartphone with lots of high-end features but an entry-level price.
Intel demonstrates 1+ GHz handheld processor Mugen shipping 1800 mAh Axim batteries Intel, Unwired Australia partner to deliver mobile WiMax
There is strong evidence that Palm is preparing to release at some point in the future a new generation of models based on Palm OS for Linux.
MiTAC has given the world a glimpse its first GPS-enabled cellular-wireless handheld, which it calls the Mio A701.
If you're interested in Smartphones, especially for business use, you'll want to check out the upcoming Smartphone Summit in San Francisco on September 26th. The event opens right before the[...]
Report: Palm planning buyback of PalmSource T-Mobile to get HTC Tornado in October Palm Inc lists Linux jobs
There's a rumor going around Wall Street that Palm, Inc. is going to re-acquire PalmSource.
New features in the latest version of this award-winning handwriting recognition software include support for Windows Mobile 5.0, a new soft input panel, and a Statistical Analyzer.
Verizon Wireless has cut by 25 percent the monthly price it charges for unlimited access to its EV-DO wireless networking service.
The Nokia 6682 is full of features in a small body.
A few weeks ago we brought you a review of the Nokia 9300, another Smartphone with similar goals as the 6682, but an entirely different approach. The 6682 is distinctly[...]
Well, when most of the world makes fun of your products maybe it's time to bring out an old classic. Images of the new HP iPAQ rx1950 have a very[...]
The first pictures have emerged of an upcoming Pocket PC from HP.
Agents of Primerica Financial Services are using 4,000 Palm handhelds and smartphones to complete insurance applications in their client's homes.
Pocket PC Techs can now upgrade an HP iPAQ hw6500 series model from 64 MB of RAM to 128 MB.
Resco has released a new version of one of the most popular Pocket PC applications, Resco Explorer 2005.
Fake photo of Axim X51 Samsung i300 3 GB smartphone now FCC approved Opera Mini browser on Windows Mobile WiMax coming to Athens, Georgia [...]
T-Mobile is looking to move into a better position with their Smartphone and PDA offerings. They are rumored to soon be carrying several HTC designs including the HTC Wizard, Universal[...]
The FCC has given ASUS permission to release in the U.S. two new Pocket PCs with built-in GPS receivers.
Long after its U.S. competitors, T-Mobile is finally going to deploy EDGE service in the near future.
If an unconfirmed report is correct, a CDMA version of a a small and light smartphone with a built-in keyboard will debut on Verizon Wireless in the first quarter[...]
Intellisync's revenue for its most recent financial quarter was up 18 percent, and it was up 41 percent during its most recent financial year.