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Skyfire Mobile Web Browser Preview

Skyfire is a newly announced web browser for mobile devices. Brighthand's Ed Hardy has been testing out a early beta of this application, and he calls it "far and away[...]

HP iPAQ 210 Enterprise Handheld Review

HP's latest device is the iPAQ 210, which is loaded with features, like a VGA screen and dual memory card slots. According to Brighthand's Adama D. Brown, it's the new[...]

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[...]

Energizer Energi To Go Portable Power Outlet Review

Energizer has a solution for people who can never seem to find a power outlet when they need one. Kevin O'Brien has a review of this company's portable battery[...]

Windows Mobile 6.1 Review

Microsoft recently took the wraps off Windows Mobile 6.1, and Brighthand's Adama D. Brown gives us his thoughts on the new features in this operating system.

HTC Advantage Review

Adama D. Brown brings us a review of the HTC Advantage X7501, a very high-end device that combines the features of a laptop, handheld, and smartphone.

Windows Mobile 6.1 Is MIA

With the largest mobile phone-related tradeshow of the year going on now in Barcelona, Microsoft had been widely expected to unveil Windows Mobile 6.1 this week. However, it's clear this[...]

Opera Mobile 9.5 Preview

Since it was announced a little over a month ago, Opera Software's newest version of its web browser for mobile devices has been hotly anticipated by users seeking a next[...]

Apple Releases Second-Generation iPod touch

Among the music-oriented products released at Apple's Let's Rock event was the second-generation iPod touch, sporting with new features and an updated operating system.

Redfly Mobile Companion First Thoughts Preview

After spending some time with a prototype of the Redfly Mobile Companion, Ed Hardy shares his initial thoughts on this a laptop-shaped device that greatly extends the capabilities of some[...]

HP iPAQ 210 Enterprise Handheld First Impressions Review

After receiving HP's latest handheld yesterday, Adama D. Brown shares his first thoughts of this brand-new device.

The Facebook Mobile Application Roundup

Social networking is one of the most popular online activities, so it's no surprise that there are third-party applications to allow users to easily access Facebook from almost every major[...]

No Windows Mobile 6.1 Upgrades for Current iPAQs

According to an official statement from a high-level executive at HP, there will be no Windows Mobile 6.1 updates released for current iPAQ models.

Touchscreen Next?

New technologies like projection displays have the potential to revolutionize mobile computers, and Antoine Wright has been thinking hard about the future of touch-based user interfaces.

Torch Mobile Launches Free Web Browser for Windows Mobile

Torch Mobile has released Iris, a full-featured web browser available for both Windows Mobile and Trolltech's Qtopia.

Windows Mobile 7 Interface Exposed

An internal Microsoft document provided to a Microsoft-oriented blog reveals extensive details, screenshots, and analysis of the new interface planned for the next major revision of Windows Mobile.

noBounds Research Project Adds External Displays to Nokia Internet Tablets

Nokia Researchers are developing a project called noBounds, which aims to expand smartphone and Internet Tablet screens with higher resolution external displays.

More Details Emerge About Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional

many details have been leaked about the "Standard" version of Windows Mobile 6.1, information is only now coming out about the Professional edition, which will run on phone-based devices that[...]

WMWifiRouter Review

WMWifiRouter turns a Windows Mobile Pro smartphone into a portable wireless router. Ed Hardy has tested this utility out and says its definitely worth while for those who frequently travel[...]

New Rules on Carrying Spare Batteries on U.S. Flights

The U.S. Department of Transportation has instituted new rules for carrying spare batteries on an airplane. Starting today, these must go in the traveler's carry-on baggage, not in their checked[...]