Google 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Google Articles for 2008

T-Mobile G1 Review

The T-Mobile G1 is the first smartphone with Android, Google's new operating system for mobile devices. Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief brings us a review.

iPhone vs. Android: a Study in Contrasts

Apple's iPhone OS and Google's Android OS have a great deal in common; both are Linux-based operating systems for smartphones. But Ed Hardy's latest editorial discusses the dramatic differences[...]

HTC Diamond Coming Next Month?

HTC plans to show off some of its upcoming smartphones next month, and the device many are guessing will be unveiled is the replacement for the very popular HTC Touch.[...]

Android 1.0 Will Have Bluetooth, Won’t Have GoogleTalk

Google and the Open Handset Alliance, the group behind the Android OS, have given a status update on two features in this upcoming mobile operating system.

Google Demonstrates Android’s Look and Feel

The Google I/O conference was this week, and the team working on Android took the opportunity to show off this upcoming mobile operating system.

T-Mobile May Launch the HTC Dream in Mid-September

An unconfirmed report gives the date T-Mobile will launch the HTC Dream, the very first smartphone running Google's Android operating system.

Android Can Not Run Applications from a Memory Card

The first Android-based smartphone debuted this week, and users have discovered what many will consider a significant flaw: all applications have to be stored in internal memory.

Android-Based HTC Dream Available Unlocked

Many who are interested in Google's Android OS have been blocked from using it because it's currently available only on the T-Mobile G1. Fortunately for these people, there's now a[...]

Will the Recession Affect Smartphone Sales? Yes

In his latest editorial, Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief gives his predictions on how the smartphone market will fare during the current economic downturn in the United States.

T-Mobile Has Already Sold 1.5 Million Android-Powered Smartphones

Demand for the T-Mobile G1 is high enough that 1.5 million of them have already been pre-ordered, sight unseen. The only other smartphone has seen so many units sold so[...]

MailShadowG Brings Microsoft Exchange Synchronization to Android

Cemaphore has released MailShadowG, which allows users of Android-based smartphones such as the T-Mobile to synchronize their email, calendars, and contacts with a Microsoft Exchange server, albeit indirectly.

Dell May Unveil Its First Smartphone Next Month

According to unconfirmed reports, Dell will soon announce plans to release a smartphone. However, this supposedly won't run the operating system most people would expect.

A Look Ahead at Smartphones Coming this Quarter

October is the beginning of a new quarter, and there are a number of smartphones scheduled to be released in the next three months.

Developer Brings Google Maps My Location Service to Palm OS

An enterprising developer has created an application that replicates Google Maps' My Location feature on Palm OS Treos.

New Details Emerge on the HTC Dream

The launch of the HTC Dream is getting closer, and new information is coming fast and quick on this smartphone, which will be the first running Google's Android operating system.

Mobile Tech News — Mobile Dictionaries, Google Calendar Sync, Nokia N82 Wins Award, and More

Paragon Software Launches Dictionary Lines for Mobile Phones Google Calendar Sync Updated Nokia N82 Wins "Best Mobile Imaging Device in Europe" Award SplashMoney and SplashID[...]

Google Voice-Recognition Search Coming First to iPhone, not Android

Google is going to release an application that will let users enter search terms on a smartphone by just saying them aloud.

Motorola Going to Focus on Android

Motorola's future flagship phones will run Android. Going forward, Google's new operating system will be one of just three supported by this company.

Mobile Tech News — Exchange Files with Nokia’s Ovi, Voice Search in Google Maps, and More

Nokia Unveils Files on Ovi Experimental Voice Search Feature Released for BlackBerry Version of Google Maps PocketMac RingtoneStudio for iPhone Debuts

The Five Biggest News Stories of CTIA

The CTIA tradeshow was this week, and it was chock full of announcements, some big but many of them small. In an attempt to make sure that the important news[...]