Palm OS 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Palm OS Articles for 2008

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[...]

Palm Centro for AT&T Review

AT&T is now offering the Palm Centro, and Antoine Wright brings us a review of this low-cost, consumer-oriented, Palm OS smartphone.

Palm OS II Devices on Track for Release in Early 2009

One of Palm's vice presidents has promised that his company is on course to have the first model running a new Linux-based version of the Palm OS on the market[...]

Kensington LiquidAUX Bluetooth Car Kit Review

The Kensington LiquidAUX Bluetooth Car Kit allows you to connect your phone to your car stereo to play music or make hands-free calls. Sarah Meyer brings us a review of[...]

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[...]

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.

Widen Your Choices with Unlocked Smartphones

Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief uses his latest editorial to try to be sure those who are in the market for a new smartphone are aware of a little-used option: unlocked devices.

Orange Releasing ALP-Powered Smartphone this Summer

The news many have been eagerly waiting for has finally appeared: a major telecom has committed to releasing a smartphone running the Linux-based replacement for the Palm OS that has[...]

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[...]

Access Garnet VM Review

Garnet VM is an emulator that puts a virtual Palm OS handheld on Nokia's Internet Tablets, allowing them to run Palm OS applications. Antoine Wright brings us a review of[...]

Kingston 8 GB microSD/SDHC Card Review

Kingston Technology recently added an 8 GB microSD/SDHC card to its product line. Brighthand's Ed Hardy put this new accessory through its paces and brings us this review.

Brighthand FAQ: Which Is Better, EV-DO, HSDPA, or Wi-Fi?

One of the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) in the Brighthand forums is about the differences between the 3G wireless networking standards offered by the U.S. telecoms. Adama Brown does his[...]

It’s the Web Browser, Stupid

Brighthand's Ed Hardy uses his latest editorial to take the makers of most mobile devices to task for the lame web browsers included with their devices.

High Capacity SD Support May Be Coming to the Palm TX, T5, and LifeDrive

So far, Palm has shown little interest in bringing support for SDHC cards to its traditional handhelds, but a developer may handle the job, if there's enough interest. *UPDATED*

Palm Centro for AT&T First Impressions Review

AT&T has just launched the Palm Centro, and Antoine Wright brings us his first thoughts of this consumer-oriented, Palm OS smartphone.

Palm Promises Next-Generation Operating System by Mid-2009

In a conference call with industry analysts yesterday, Palm's CEO promised that devices running its next operating system would be on the market by the middle of next year.

More Information on Palm OS II Trickles Out

In a recent interview, Palm's Chief Financial Officer gave some new details on the Linux-based operating system his company is developing.

Opera Mini 4.2 Now Available

Opera Mini 4.2, which appeared in beta form a few weeks ago, has had its official release. This web browser runs on a number of mobile platforms.

Mobile Tech News — HTC TyTN II Upgrade, PocketBible Update, Palm Virtual Lab, and More

Windows Mobile 6.1 Now Available for HTC TyTN II PocketBible 4 Released Device Anywhere Opens Palm Virtual Lab eReader Beta for Symbian S60 Released[...]