September 2006 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for September 2006. 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 September of 2006

Below are the 80 SmartPhone articles for September of 2006

Nokia N80

The N80 has a numberpad that can be slid behind its 352-by-416-pixel, 2.1-inch display. It is quad-band GSM phone with support for high-speed UMTS/WCDMA wireless networks, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. It[...]

Nokia Unveils N80 Internet Edition

Nokia has announced a Series 60 smartphone focused on giving users access to Internet services.

Most Popular PDAs and Smartphones of August 2006

Brighthand's monthly listing of the ten most popular handhelds and smartphones.

Smartphones: A Commuter’s Perspective

The way Antoine Wright commutes has just undergone a major change, and he's found that the way he's using his Treo has changed, too.

Mobile Tech News — Yahoo! Go, Free Zagat To Go, New Treo 700p Case, and More

Yahoo! Go Released for Windows Mobile Free Subscriptions to Zagat To Go Piel Frama Leather Case for Palm Treo 700p Palm Becomes First Cell Phone[...]

Palm Treo 700wx

Treo 700wx is a Windows Mobile smartphone available in various contries around the world. This is an updated version of the Treo 700w, a device that Verizon Wireless has been[...]

Palm Formally Announces Treo 700wx

Palm has officially announced the Treo 700wx, a Windows Mobile smartphone that is available exclusively from Sprint PCS in the United States.

Do Europeans Want Treos?

Palm, Inc. has made no secret of its plan to release a Windows Mobile-powered Treo in Europe in the near future. But one former Palm/PalmSource executive questions how well this[...]

HP Pre-Announces iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion

Some may have written off the traditional handheld, but HP is obviously not in this group. This company has revealed plans to release a new iPAQ that's not a smartphone[...]

SanDisk Bringing Out V-Mate Video Memory Card Recorder

SanDisk has announced plans to release the V-Mate Video Memory Card Recorder, which will allow users to record video from TVs and other media players onto flash memory cards, where[...]

Samsung’s Next UMPC Will Offer HSDPA

Since introducing one of the first ultra-mobile PCs, Samsung has announced several refinements to this models. The latest of these, called the Q1P, will offer support for high-speed HSDPA cellular-wireless[...]

HP’s Next Handheld May Include 1 GB of Storage

When HP first took the wraps off the iPAQ rx4000 Mobile Media Companion a few days ago, it declined to give very many details of this model. However, a different[...]

Vodafone Now Taking Treo 750v Pre-Orders

The official announcement of this device won't be until next week, but it's already possible to pre-order the Treo 750v.

Samsung Demoing 3G Windows Mobile Smartphone

The IFA 2006 conference is going on now in Germany, and Samsung is there with the SGH-i600, an upcoming Windows Mobile Smartphone that will offer both Wi-Fi b/g and HSDPA.

T-Mobile USA May Offer HTC Excalibur

According to an unconfirmed report, T-Mobile USA will soon begin offering a slim Windows Mobile Smartphone with a keyboard.

No iPAQ rx4000 for You!

So far, all the information about an upcoming iPAQ has been coming out of Asia, and the reason for this has just emerged.

HTC Star Trek Coming to Cingular this Month?

According to an unconfirmed report, Cingular will begin offering a super-slim clamshell Windows Mobile Smartphone next week.

New iPAQ May Offer GPS, Larger Screen

Newly leaked photos seem to reveal the existence of multiple models in HP's next line of iPAQs, one of which includes built-in GPS and a larger display than had previously[...]

Palm Warns Quarterly Revenue Won’t Meet Expectations

Palm, Inc. has warned investors that revenue during its most recent financial quarter won't meet its previous hopes.

RIM Unveils the BlackBerry Pearl

Research In Motion has just announced its latest smartphone -- the BlackBerry Pearl. This will be a significant device for this company, as it will be its first with support[...]

HTC Announces Two Pocket PCs, Two Smartphones

HTC -- the company behind numerous Windows Mobile devices -- has unveiled its product roadmap for the rest of this year.

Low-Cost Treo Coming Soon

Many months ago, Palm executives began making references to a less-expensive Treo. Yesterday, this company's CEO said this device will be launched in the near future.

Palm Treo 700wx First Impressions Review

Sprint PCS has recently launched its first Windows Mobile Treo, and Ed Hardy brings us his thoughts after using this smartphone for a short time.

Mobile Tech News — Agendus Premier Edition, TreoRingtoneInstaller, and More

iambic Releases the Premier Edition of Agendus for Palm OS RNS Releases TreoRingtoneInstaller Fifth Media Introduces World's Smallest PDA Phone with Smartcard Reader Capability

HP iPAQ hw6940 Mobile Messenger Set to Be Released

The HP iPAQ hw6940 Mobile Messenger has been a terribly kept secret for many months. And now thanks to a page on the HP site, we know it is scheduled[...]

Why You Should Completely Erase Your Handheld or Smartphone Before Selling It

A surprising amount of personal and/or corporate information remains on used mobile devices when they are auctioned off online.

Vaja Leather Case Review

Brian Beeler brings us his thoughts on a leather case that Vaja has created for the Motorola Q.

i-mate JAQ

The JAQ has a form-factor similar other recent smartphones, like the Motorola Q and iPAQ hw6900. This means it includes a built-in miniature keyboard. This device will also has a[...]

i-mate SPL

The i-mate SPL is a slim Windows Mobile Smartphone. It is a GSM/GPRS tri-band device featuring 128MB ROM/64MB RAM, 65k 2.2 color LCD screen, MiniSD memory card expansion, integrated antenna[...]

Palm Treo 750v Formally Announced

After months of hints, rumors, and leaks, Palm has officially announced its latest smartphone, the Treo 750v.

Cingular and Nokia Introduce the E62 Smartphone

Already popular in Europe, Nokia is going to release a variant of its E6x series in the U.S. through Cingular Wireless.

i-mate Announces Two Windows Mobile Phones

i-mate will soon begin offering the JAQ and the SPL, a pair of Windows Mobile Smartphones. The company is promising that these will cost less than than its other models.

Hands-On First Impressions of the Treo 750v

Palm and Vodafone took the wraps off the Treo 750v today, and Brighthand's Brian Beeler got an exclusive look at this upcoming smartphone.

Palm Reaching Out to Developers of All Kinds

Palm has just unveiled the Palm Developer Network, which was created to help Palm OS and Pocket PC developers create software and accessories for its products.

iPAQ hw6900 May Not Be Coming to the U.S. Any Time Soon

Despite recent reports that a pair of Pocket PC phones from HP will debut in the U.S. soon, there's strong evidence that these models won't be out for some time.

Cingular Now Offering HTC Star Trek as the 3125 *UPDATED*

Cingular Wireless has just launched the 3125, a Windows Mobile Smartphone designed by HTC.

Where Do You Want To Go Tomorrow?

In his editorial, Adama D. Brown lays out his vision for the next generation of mobile devices.

New Stowaway Bluetooth Keyboard Launched

Think Outside has taken the wraps off a new folding portable keyboard that can work with over 600 different types of handhelds, smartphones, and computers.

Qtopia Greenphone Now Available to Developers

Last month, Trolltech announced the Qtopia Greenphone. Now, the company has started offering this Linux-based smartphone to developers.

AT&T 3125 (aka HTC Star Trek)

The shape and size of this Windows Mobile device immediately invites comparison to Motorola’s wildly popular RAZR phone. But the 3125 offers far more functionality than the RAZR could ever[...]

Mobile Tech News — 4 GB miniSDHC Card, StarPop, and More

SanDisk Announces 4 GB miniSDHC Flash Card for Mobile Phones Astraware Launches Poptastic StarPop GameSpb Software House releases Spb Finance 2.6

Microsoft Planning Its Own Music Phone

The first Zune player will just be able to handle audio and video, but that's just the start. The company has announced that it intends to release a Zune-branded phone[...]

Nokia E62

Released only through Cingular, the E62 brings many of the features offered by the Motorola Q to the GSM audience. However, unlike the Q, the E62 uses the Symbian OS[...]

T-Mobile Dash (HTC S620) First Thoughts

Brighthand's Brian Beeler recently had some "hands on" time with a Windows Mobile smartphone that, according to rumor anyway, will be available soon as the T-Mobile Dash.

BlackBerry Pearl Now Available

As promised last week, T-Mobile USA is now offering RIM's latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Pearl.

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Antoine Wright points out in his latest editorial that, despite what some people might think, there's no one device or mobile operating system that's right for everyone.

BlackBerry Pearl 8100

Even though this is a smartphone, not one of RIM’s larger cellular-wireless handhelds, it still breaks new ground for this company, as it is its first model of any kind[...]

Neuros MPEG-4 Recorder 2 Review

In this review, Ed Hardy tests out a commuter's dream: a video recorder specifically designed for creating files for playback on a handheld, smartphone, or even a Playstation Portable.

Mobile Tech News — AvantGo for BlackBerry, Handango Awards, Tiny Mobile Keyboard

AvantGo Comes to BlackBerry 2006 Handango Champion Awards Winners Named New Tiny Folding Bluetooth Keyboard Now Available

HTC P3300 First Thoughts Review

Brian Beeler offers his views after some time with the newly announced HTC P3300. After being so excited about the T-Mobile Dash (HTC S620), the P3300 did not disappoint.

RIM Blackberry 8700 Comes to Verizon

A member of the BlackBerry 8700 series of cellular-wireless handhelds is now available to Verizon Wireless' customers. This is the first CDMA member of this series, and it offers support[...]

Mobile Tech News – Talk Like a Pirate, NIST Security Info, BlackBerry Maps, and More

Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day with Astraware Security Information Now Available on Mobile Devices Tele Atlas Selected to Provide Map Content for New[...]

Apple iPhone Coming in January?

According to the latest rumors, an iPod/phone combination will debut at the MacWorld Expo in January. This will supposedly be followed up with more models in this series in subsequent[...]

HTC Buying Dopod, Dropping i-mate, O2 as Customers

Reportedly, HTC is close to buying Dopod, a company that offers smartphones -- all designed by HTC -- in Asia and Australia. It is also going to stop letting two[...]

Sprint To Introduce Blackberry 8700

Sprint announced that it will begin offering next week a cellular-wireless handheld created by RIM that has EV-DO support.

T-Mobile USA On Track for 3G Rollout

T-Mobile USA was the big winner in the FCC's wireless spectrum auction that just wrapped up. This carrier was able to get significant amounts of new spectrum, a necessary step[...]

Well And Truly Zuned

According to Adama D. Brown, Microsoft's latest mobile endeavor, the Zune, shows about as much common sense as most of the company's previous new product pushes. That is to say,[...]

Palm Stock Up on Acquisition Rumors

Palm Inc.'s stock price jumped up over 4 percent yesterday after an analyst indicated that he thinks this company might be up for sale.

Thoughts on the Palm Financial Results Call

Antoine Wright shares his notes and observations of Palm most recent FY report and conference call.

Free Treo 750 Coming to the U.S.?

Vodafone will be giving away the Treo 750v for free when it goes on sale next month. Could Palm be working similar deals for the U.S.?

Palm Treo 680 and Treo 750 Images on Cingular Revealed

The web site of Palm's affiliated software store has posted pictures of the Palm Treo 680 and the Palm Treo 750 with Cingular branding.

Mobile Tech News — Lightspeed, PlanMaker, Piel Frama Cases

Lightspeed 2.0 Released PlanMaker 2006 for Pocket PCs in Public Beta New Piel Frama Leather Cases for Windows Mobile Smartphones

The Latest Glimpse Into the Future of Windows Mobile

Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently got a briefing on the next two versions of Windows Mobile, and has good news and bad news.

i-mate JAQ First Thoughts Review

Brighthand's chief reviewer, Adama D. Brown, brings us his first impressions of i-mate's new JAQ, which has a form-factor similar other recent smartphones, like the Motorola Q and iPAQ hw6900.[...]

SanDisk Announces 16 GB CompactFlash Card

SanDisk will soon begin offering one of the highest capacity removable memory cards in the world.

WeSync Returns as ClearSync

Like its predecessor, the new ClearSync allows Palm OS users to share, sync, and wirelessly refresh their calendars and contacts through an Internet-based server.

Nokia Adding More Advanced Features to Its N Series

Nokia has announced that it is adding some new models to its N series of smartphones, which includes a couple of devices with cutting-edge features. One has a 5-megapixel camera,[...]

Samsung Clamshell Phone with BlackBerry Connect Comes to T-Mobile

T-Mobile USA is now offering the Samsung SGH-t719. Although most people would not consider this a smartphone, it nevertheless offers support for RIM's BlackBerry Connect service, bringing users access to[...]

T-Mobile Dash Supposedly Scheduled for October 16

For some time now there have been reports that T-Mobile will begin offering the HTC S620 in the near future. Recently, what might be conclusive proof has emerged that this[...]

Mobile Tech News — Pocket Player 3.0, Merck Manual for PDAs, and More

Pocket Player 3.0 Released Merck Manual Released for Mobile Devices SplashID Enterprise & Government Edition Debuts Leonard Maltin 2007 Movie Guide and the Leonard Maltin[...]

Fossil Unveils Watch that Wirelessly Communicates with Phones

Fossil, Inc. has just announced the Caller ID wristwatch. This analog/digital watch will use Bluetooth wireless networking to allow users to view incoming caller ID information, as well as perform[...]

Nokia Announces Super-Slim Smartphone for the U.S.

Nokia will soon introduce the N75, a super-slim S60 smartphone with an emphasis on music that it has created for the American market.

HP iPAQ rx5915 Travel Companion at HP Event and on HP’s Web Site

At an HP event in New York City this evening the HP iPAQ rx5915 was on display for the first time in the U.S. and the device has also shown[...]

BlackBerry Subscriptions Pass the 6 Million Mark

Research In Motion (RIM) has reported preliminary results for its most recent financial quarter, and also announced that the number of subscribers to its BlackBerry service has passed another milestone.

A Swift Kick In The RAM

Manufacturers these days seem reluctant to push the envelope, and Adama Brown says it's high time for handheld and smartphone makers to offer something besides the same old same old.

Three New Slingboxes Launch, Symbian Version May Be on the Way

Sling Media is now offering three new Slingbox models that offer a range of features and prices. In addition, it now appears likely that a Symbian version of SlingPlayer Mobile[...]

Palm GPS Navigator Smartphone Edition Review

Antoine Wright tests out the latest navigational guide for Palm's smartphones and handhelds, and brings us this review.

Cingular Now Offering Nokia E62

After being announced a few weeks ago, Cingular Wireless is now exclusively offering a Symbian S60 smartphone.

The Latest Rumors of the Apple iPhone

For those who are still looking for more evidence that Apple will soon begin offering a device that combines the features of a phone and an iPod, the new iTunes[...]

The Writing in Your Hand

In this editorial, Antoine Wright takes a look at the various input methods in today's mobile devices.