September 2007 SmartPhone Articles

Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for September 2007. 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 2007

Below are the 78 SmartPhone articles for September of 2007

Nokia E51

The Nokia E51 follows the E50, adding 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. It features HTML web browsing, Bluetooth 2.0, 2.0 megapixel resolution, and a slim design.

Nokia Unveils Two 8 GB Smartphones

In a shot clearly aimed at Apple's iPhone, Nokia has taken the wraps off two upcoming smartphones with 8 GB of built-in storage: the N95 and the N81.

Most Popular Smartphones and PDAs of August 2007

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the handhelds and smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks.

Palm Announcing New Smartphone Next Week

Palm, Inc. says it intends to announce a new smartphone on September 12. Until then, it is only willing to give a few "teaser" details on this upcoming model.

Mobile Tech News — HTC Email Service, SanDisk 8 GB M2 Card, iPhone Hebrew Hack

Hosted Exchange Push Email Service Coming Soon from HTC SanDisk Announces 8 GB M2 Memory Stick Micro Card iPhone Hacked for Hebrew Support

Foleo Canceled

In a stunning move, Palm's CEO has just announced that the Foleo Mobile Companion will not be released. Instead, the company will focus its efforts on its core product: smartphones.

Motorola Apple iPod Touch

iPod touch features the same revolutionary interface as iPhone. Built to take full advantage of the large 3.5-inch display, the multi-touch interface lets you control everything using only your fingers.[...]

Motorola Apple iPod Touch

iPod touch features the same revolutionary interface as iPhone. Built to take full advantage of the large 3.5-inch display, the multi-touch interface lets you control everything using only your fingers.[...]

New Google Phone Details Leaked

Although there have been many news articles on Google's plans to release a mobile phone, all of these have been very short on details on the actual device. A new[...]

Get Free Push Gmail from emoze

Many people should be happy to learn that emoze has recently added the ability to have Google email pushed to a mobile device as a part of its free service[...]

More Palm Centro Pictures Available

Palm, Inc. has announced that it will unveil a new smartphone in Europe next week, and a web site-based in Europe has what might be some pictures of this device.

Apple Returning to the Traditional Handheld Market

Apple has just announced the new iPod touch. As this will include touchscreen input, Wi-Fi, and a web browser, Apple has finally re-entered the traditional handheld market, which has stayed[...]

HP Announces Five New iPAQs

HP has just unveiled an extensive new line-up of smartphones and traditional handhelds that will be released in the coming months. *UPDATED*

HP iPAQ Launch Event Coverage with Video

HP had a big gala in New York City this evening to celebrate a slew of new product announcements including five new iPAQ devices. Brighthand's Andrew Baxter was there,[...]

Apple Slashes Price for 8 GB iPhone, Drops 4 GB Version *UPDATED*

Apple has made some big changes to its iPhone line, including significantly dropping the price for the 8 GB version.

HP iPAQ 210 First Thoughts

Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently had the opportunity to spend some time with a prototype of HP's upcoming high-end handheld, and he shares some of his first impressions with us. *UPDATED*

Revenge of the Handheld

In his latest editorial, Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief says that the reports of the traditional handheld's demise have been greatly exaggerated.

Palm Centro Not Coming Sept. 12

On Monday, Palm, Inc.'s European division revealed that it intends to announce a new smartphone on September 12. Whatever is going to be unveiled next week, a new statement from[...]

Opera Mini Getting Landscape Support

Opera has released a new beta of its web browser for mobile devices. Possibly the most significant new feature included in this version is support for landscape mode.

Mobile Tech News — Mobiles Turned into Wallets, Free Football Scores, and More

Mobiles Turned into Wallets in the U.K. 4INFO Brings NFL and College Scores and Statistics to Mobiles BallZ 1.0 Released for Palm OS

Sharp’s Innovative Touchscreen Can Scan Documents

It's not enough for screens display words and pictures anymore; now they can respond to touch, and thanks to a new development from Sharp, scan documents as well.

T-Mobile HotSpot @Home and Samsung T409 Review

Kevin O'Brien brings us a review of T-Mobile's HotSpot @Home service, which allows consumers to make unlimited free wireless phone calls over a Wi-Fi connection.

OQO Updates Its model 2 UMPC with More Storage, Faster Processor

OQO Inc. has just released new versions of the model 02, with increased storage capacity, processor speed, and wireless data transfer speed. It has also introduced its first ultra-mobile PC[...]

iPhone Passes the One Million Mark

Sometime yesterday, Apple reached a significant milestone: it sold its one millionth iPhone. This didn't happen as early as some had predicted, but it's well before Apple's own deadline.

Treo 500 Coming to Vodafone This Week?

While Palm, Inc. has promised to unveil a new smartphone on Wednesday, it hasn't given any information on this model. Despite this, the details of this new model are slipping[...]

The European iPhone Will/Won’t Have 3G

Too many leaks have surfaced for there to be any real doubt that Apple intends to launch the iPhone in Europe later this year. But there is an area of[...]

HP iPAQ 610 First Thoughts

HP has announced, but not yet released, the iPAQ 610 Business Navigator. Ed Hardy brings us his first impressions of this Windows Mobile 6 smartphone with a wide variety of[...]

Palm Treo 500v Officially Unveiled

Palm Europe Ltd announced the Treo 500v today. This smartphone, which will be released next month, will be Palm's first without a touchscreen. it will still, however, include a full[...]

DataViz Brings Office 2007 Support to Documents To Go for Windows Mobile

DataViz has released an update for its Office suite for Windows Mobile smartphones without touchscreens. Documents To Go Premium Edition now offers complete Microsoft Office 2007 file support.

Shareholders Approve Palm’s Deal with Private Equity Firm

Palm's stockholders have agreed to sell 25% of the company to Elevation Partners. This plan will bring a new executive chairman of the board to the company, who will take[...]

Ban on Qualcomm’s 3G Chips Temporarily Lifted

Qualcomm has scored a legal victory in its patent infringement lawsuit with Broadcom. A federal court has temporarily lifted a ban that bared the import of 3G phones using Qualcomm's[...]

NTP Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against All Four Major U.S. Carriers

NTP, a company best known for winning a patent-infringement lawsuit against Research In Motion, has filed similar lawsuits against the four largest wireless carriers in the United States.

Apple, Please Make Your Products the Best They Can Be

Although Ed Hardy thinks the Apple iPhone and iPod touch are the best things to happen to the mobile device market in quite some time, he also thinks these new[...]

BlackBerry Pearl Gets More Colorful, Less Expensive to Use

T-Mobile USA is now offering the BlackBerry Pearl in three more colors. This wireless carrier has also launched a new, inexpensive monthly plan just for all its BlackBerry models.

Verizon Slipping the Samsung i760 Out Ahead of Schedule

After many months of waiting, Verizon customers will soon be able to get their hands on the Samsung SCH-i760. And a few lucky people have reportedly already done so.

No Linux-Based Smartphones from Palm for at Least a Year?

The time when Palm, Inc. introduces a smartphone running its new Linux-based operating system may be much farther away than had been previously thought.

Mobile Phone Makers Developing Another Memory Card Standard

A group of companies -- including Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson -- aren't happy with the memory cards that are available now, and have come together to develop a new[...]

Apple iPod touch

iPod touch can be thought of as being an iPhone without the phone. It features the same touch-based interface as Apple’s smartphone, and includes the same on-screen QWERTY keyboard. Thanks[...]

Find and View Streaming Video with Avot mV

Avot mV is a free application that lets Windows Mobile users search for videos on Internet sites (YouTube, Dailymotion, Google, etc.) and then play them.

Another Hint Palm Is Considering a Foleo II

Although Palm canceled the original Foleo on the eve of its launch, there's evidence that the company has started to think about a Foleo II.

AT&T May Introduce the iPAQ 910

According to an unconfirmed report, AT&T is going to release the iPAQ 910 Business Messenger, one of HP's new Windows Mobile 6 smartphones.

iPhone Officially Announced in the U.K.

As expected, Apple has announced that O2 will be the exclusive U.K. carrier for the iPhone, which will go on sale in November.

Apple iPod touch First Impressions Review

Kevin O'Brien was able to get his hands on Apple's just released iPod touch, and brings us his thoughts on this hot new model after spending a few hours with[...]

Nokia Unveils Slim New Smartphone — the E51

Nokia today announced a new member to its E Series of business-oriented devices. The Nokia E51 will be a slim, S60 smartphone with 3G and Wi-Fi.

The Latest on a 3G iPhone

A reputable source indicates that Apple will launch a new iPhone model with 3G cellular-wireless networking early next year.

AT&T Launching BlackBerry 8820 with Wi-Fi *UPDATED*

AT&T has just announced that it will begin offering tomorrow the BlackBerry 8820, the first smartphone from RIM with Wi-Fi.

Palm, It’s Time to Go With a Better Option Than Linux

In his latest editorial, Ed Hardy suggests a radical solution to the seemingly endless delays Palm is experiencing trying to get its replacement for the Palm OS into customers' hands

Mobile Tech News — Tiny GPS Receiver, Hidden Expedition: Titanic, TEXTR Turns SMS into Conversations, and More

Proporta Announces Tiny but Powerful GPS Receiver Astraware Releases Hidden Expedition: Titanic for Palm OS and Windows Mobile TEXTR Turns SMS Messages Into Threaded Conversations [...]

Google Phone May — Or May Not — Have 3G

According to an unconfirmed report, Google is debating whether the 2.5G cellular-wireless standard EDGE will be fast enough for its upcoming mobile phone, or if it needs 3G. This decision[...]

HTC Kaiser Could Be T-Mobile USA’s First 3G Smartphone

T-Mobile USA is finally getting its 3G network up and running, and the identity of the first smartphone to run it may have been identified: the HTC Kaiser.

Palm Re-Releases Treo 700w/wx Update

Palm, Inc. has re-released its 1.22 system software update for two versions of a Windows Mobile-based Treo offered by Verizon Wireless

Sony Ericsson Planning Windows Mobile Smartphone?

HTC is reportedly going to design and manufacture what will be Sony Ericsson's first Windows Mobile smartphone.

Palm’s Treo Film Festival Enters Last Call

Palm is still accepting entries in the Treo Film Festival, a comedy film festival benefiting the ComedyCures Foundation.

Asus R3 UMPC Revealed at IDF

Information on the upcoming Asus R3 Ultra Mobile PC has been leaking from the Intel Developer Forum (IDF). Unfortunately no concrete specs have been released yet, just a few of[...]

When Web 2.0 Goes Mobile, Things Can Change

According to Antoine Wright, Yahoo's recent acquisition of Zimbra points the way to how Web 2.0 can make its way onto mobile devices.

Palm Warns of Possible Loss for Quarter

In a preliminary earnings report released on Wednesday, Palm Inc. warned that it may post a per-share loss for the quarter which ended August 31 when it makes its final[...]

Palm Foleo

Palm canceled the Foleo before releasing it. Details on why can be found in this article. The Foleo will be the first in a class of devices Palm is calling[...]

Samsung Demoing Innovative Smartphone

Samsung has begun showing off the SGH-i780, an upcoming Windows Mobile Smartphone that will offer a number of innovative features, like a 320 by 320 pixel display.

PdaNet Review

PdaNet from June Fabrics Technology is an application for the Palm OS and Windows Mobile that lets you use your smartphone's high-speed data connection with a Windows PC.

BlackBerry Curve 8320

T-Mobile USA is offering a version of the BlackBerry Curve with Wi-Fi called the 8320. This has the same shape and functionality as the other models in the 8300 series.[...]

BlackBerry Curve with Wi-Fi Coming to T-Mobile *Updated*

T-Mobile USA has announced plans to introduce a version of the BlackBerry Curve with Wi-Fi, which should make this the first smartphoner to support this carrier's VoIP service.

Apple Bringing Wi-Fi Music Store to the iPhone This Week

Apple has promised that the iPhone will get support for the new iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store in the next few days. The same statement from the company also warns that[...]

Intel’s Latest Try at Redefining Mobile Computing

Intel used its recent developer's forum to call attention to its latest mobile device initiative. The company is putting the finishing touches on the processors needed for what it considers[...]

Motorola Q9m Review

Brighthand's Ed Hardy brings us a review of the Motorola Q9m, a Windows Mobile 6 Standard smartphone available from Verizon. This device offers a number of consumer-oriented features, including the[...]

T-Mobile Unveils Two New Sidekicks

T-Mobile has just announced that it's expanding its Sidekick line of smartphones by adding two new models this fall the Sidekick LX and Sidekick Slide.

Palm Centro Announcement Coming Tomorrow *UPDATED*

Palm, Inc. and Sprint has scheduled a press event for tomorrow at which the latest Palm OS smartphone will almost certainly be officially announced.

Apple Might Be Prepping an iTablet

Using expertise gained from the iPhone and iPod touch, Apple is reportedly developing a mobile computer with a tablet design for release next year.

AT&T Has Good News on Its 3G Network, T-Mobile Has Bad News

In the coming months, AT&T is going to increase the speed at which users can upload files on its 3G network. At the same time, rival telecommunications company T-Mobile USA[...]

Mobile Tech News — 4 GB microSDHC Card, Threaded SMS App for S60, MySpace Mobile, and More

Kingston Releases 4 GB microSDHC Card Nokia Beta Labs Introduces Conversation Messaging Application MySpace Mobile Released for T-Mobile Sidekick First Windows Mobile Treo Launched in[...]

Pricing for Asus Eee PC to Vary Quite a Bit

The feature that has attracted the most attention to Asus' upcoming Eee PC has been its low price. According to an unconfirmed report, this Linux powered laptop will be available[...]

Sprint and Palm Formally Announce the Centro

After pre-announcing it last month, Palm, Inc. and Sprint have officially unveiled the Centro, their latest Palm OS smartphone, which will hit the market in October.

How About a Change in Screen-ery

Antoine Wright has some suggestions for ways mobile device makers can improve their user interfaces to make them both better looking and more useful.

N. American Version of Nokia N95 Now Available

As promised, Nokia has released a version of the N95 Multimedia Smartphone with support for the frequencies used for 3G cellular wireless networking in North America.

Palm Centro First Thoughts

After getting some "hands on" time with the Centro, Palm's latest consumer-oriented smartphone for Sprint, Ed Hardy brings us his first thoughts and some video of this device in action.

Apple Adds iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store to iPhone

Apple has released a new system software update for the iPhone that, among other changes, adds the ability to buy songs from iTunes and download them directly to the device.

SlingPlayer Mobile for Symbian/S60 Now Available

Following releases for other mobile operating systems, Sling Media has introduced a version of SlingPlayer Mobile for Symbian/S60. In addition, the company behind Dish Network has announced plans to acquire[...]

Sprint Demonstrates Xohm WiMax Service In Chicago

Sprint and Motorola hosted a demonstration this past week of Sprint's forthcoming "Xohm" WiMax service for a group of technology journalists in Chicago.

Notes from the DigitalLife Conference

The DigitalLife conference is going on now in New York, and Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief was there. He shares his thoughts and pictures on: the Palm Centro announcement, [...]