Apps 2003 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Apps Articles for 2003

Brighthand Reviews the HP iPAQ h4155

They said it couldn't be done. That creating a pocketable, multimedia-capable handheld with a magnificent color screen, fast processor and, heaven forbid, two forms of wireless was an impossibility --[...]

New iPAQ Models Coming Soon

Updated Several new iPAQs are less than a month away, according to sources. HP has been showing them in corporate previews and they've even made an appearance on the[...]

In depth – Palm Tungsten T3

It never rains, but it pours. Hot on the heels of Sony's wireless clamshell, Palm appears to be planning the Holy Grail of Palm-powered PDAs: a single piece tablet with[...]

Brighthand Reviews the Nokia 3650 phone

The Nokia 3650 is more than just the phone with the funny-looking keypad. It's an excellent tri-band phone with most of the features found in today?s high-end cell phones, including[...]

Toshiba e805 / e800 Full Review

The Toshiba e805 / e800 Pocket PC is the latest high-end PDA release from Toshiba. This PDA is packed with great features. It's a highly recommended buy, but[...]

Brighthand Reviews the Sony Clie SJ33

Sony's newest handheld, the Clie PEG-SJ33, is a mid-range Palm Powered model that includes an integrated MP3 player and a design and price targeted to appeal to younger users.

Sony CLIE TJ35 Full Review

The Sony CLIE TJ35 is the latest compact PDA offering from Sony. It has a new, thinner shape comprised of convincingly metalized plastic and polished (real) aluminum trim where it[...]

What Can We Do About Battery Life?

Today's handhelds are smaller, faster, and cheaper than their predecessors. But batteries haven't kept pace. Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief asks, what's the best approach to take?

Bluetooth 1.2 Officially Adopted

The Bluetooth SIG has put its seal of approval on Bluetooth Specification Version 1.2. This includes new features intended to bring about a more reliable and robust user experience.

Tapwave Announces Palm Powered Handheld for Serious Gamers

People who primarily use their handheld for playing games will soon have a device designed with them in mind. Unlike other portable gaming devices, the Helix will be able[...]

RumorMill™: Apple Handheld Prototype in Circulation

Despite the fact that Apple executives have said several times that their company won't be making a handheld, rumors persist. Now there is one that says Apple has put together[...]

First BlackBerry Word Processing Application Released

eWord is the first application for the BlackBerry platform that can create and edit Microsoft Word documents.

Round-Up: CTIA Wireless and the Microsoft Mobility Developer Conference

The largest and most highly attended wireless show in the telecommunications and computing industries has wrapped up but the Microsoft Mobility Developer Conference is still going on.

Handango Announces Software Award Winners

Handango’s People's Choice awards honor the applications that users decide are the best ones available.

SD GPS Receiver Coming Soon

Updated It appears that Matsushita is close to releasing a GPS receiver that connects to the handheld through the SD slot.

RumorMill™: Toshiba Planning New Pocket PC with Wi-Fi, Large Screen

It appears the Toshiba is preparing to release a new high-end model. Supposedly, the e805 will have a 4” screen, Wi-Fi, and dual slots.

Make Free Phone Calls with Your Handheld

There are a couple of new VoIP applications on the market for Pocket PC handhelds, one of which is freeware.

Judge Says All Handhelds May Infringe on Patent

A federal appeals judge has ruled that a patent held by E-Pass Technologies covers a wide range of handhelds and the company can resume patent-infringement lawsuits against Palm, Microsoft, and[...]

Additional Details on Sony’s Upcoming UX50 and UX40

Though Sony took the wraps off the PEG-UX50 and PEG-UX40 over a week ago, there were still several nagging questions about these devices. However, research and the recent FCC[...]

RumorMill™: Palm OS 6 Coming in October

Updated Reportedly, the next generation of the Palm OS will be provided to licensees in about four months. Palm OS 6 will offer a long list of significant[...]