Linux 2007 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Linux Articles for 2007

Apple iPhone User Review

Apple has finally introduced the iPhone, its long-awaited combination iPod and mobile phone. Nick Spohnholtz was one of the first to pick up this device, and shares with us this[...]

Palm Foleo First Thoughts

Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently spent some time with a prototype of the Palm Foleo, and shares his first impressions and a video of this upcoming clamshell device with a 10-inch[...]

Asus Eee PC First Thoughts

The Asus Eee PC 701 notebook was officially announced at the beginning of June. Andrew Baxter recently met with Asus to get a close-up look at this upcoming low cost[...]

Asus Eee PC 701 4G Review

Many of those who were interested in the Palm Foleo before it was canceled have turned their attention to the Asus Eee PC, a similarly inexpensive Linux-based laptop. Jerry[...]

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[...]

Asus Reveals Pricing for the Eee PC Mini Laptop

After months of anticipation and intense consumer interest, Asus has announced that its low-priced Eee PC ultra-portable notebook will be available for purchase in the United States "within a few[...]

Asus Developing Small, Very Inexpensive Laptop

When the Asus Eee PC debuts later this summer, this easily portable laptop will cost less than many handhelds or smartphones.

Mozilla Commits to Firefox for Windows Mobile

Last month, the Mozilla Corporation promised to devote much more time and resources to a version of its web browser for smartphones. At that time, though, it didn't specify which[...]

“Palm OS II” Pushed Back to 2008

Earlier this year, Palm said that the first devices running its upcoming Linux-based operating system -- usually referred to as Palm OS II -- would debut late this year. Palm[...]

Brighthand Staff’s Predictions for the Palm “Hawk”

Jeff Hawkins has promised to reveal more details on Palm's plans to create a third product category soon, but Brighthand's editors, writers, and moderators are sharing their predictions of what[...]

Asus Eee PC Price Hike, Limited Launch Next Month

Asus will reportedly begin selling a small, Linux-based laptop next month, but it won't be quite as inexpensive as first advertised.

Palm Releases New Information on the Foleo

Palm, Inc. is currently demonstrating the Foleo to developers at the LinuxWorld conference, and as part of this process has officially revealed some additional details on this upcoming model.

Access Linux Platform (ALP) First Thoughts

Brighthand's Ed Hardy recently was able to get a firsthand look at Access' Linux-based operating system for smartphones, including a demonstration of it running legacy Palm OS applications.

Palm Keeping Very Quiet on Details of Its Upcoming Operating System

A week after Palm, Inc. announced that it is developing its own Linux-based operating system for mobile devices, the company refuses to answer many questions about it. Still, carefully going[...]

Possible Release Date for the Palm Foleo Leaked

An anonymous source has leaked to Brighthand the date in August when the Palm Foleo will supposedly go on sale.

No Third-Party Applications for the iPhone

Despite Apple's announcement yesterday of the iPhone, some of the details of this device are still trickling out. Probably the most significant of these is the revelation that Apple will[...]

Palm Officially Announces Foleo Mobile Companion with 10-Inch Screen, Wi-Fi

Palm, Inc. has just formally unveiled the Foleo, the first in a class of devices it is calling Mobile Companions. This model, when available, will resemble a small laptop[...]

Access Gives an Overview of ALP’s User Interface

Access Systems has launched a new web site devoted to ALP -- its upcoming Linux-based operating system for handhelds and smartphones. This includes a series of images showing ALP's user[...]

Most Popular Smartphones and PDAs of March 2007

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the most popular handhelds and smartphones. There was a strong interest in upcoming models in March, as three of the top ten products[...]

An Initial Glimpse of HTC’s First Android Smartphone

HTC says it has tentative plans to make one of the Android smartphone prototypes into a commercial product next year. This device will include a large screen and a keyboard.