Sidekick 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Sidekick Articles for 2008

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[...]

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 cameo Review

The cameo is a digital picture frame that can wirelessly receive images send from a smartphone. Ed Hardy says this would make a great gift for any techno-phobic grandparent.

T-Mobile Launches New Sidekick

T-Mobile and Danger have launched the latest in the Sidekick line of mobile devices, featuring improved web browsing and new platform tweaks.

Apple Blocking Opera Mini for iPhone

Opera Software has created a version of Opera mini for the iPhone, but Apple is preventing the release of this browser.

Microsoft Acquiring T-Mobile Sidekick Maker Danger, Inc.

Microsoft Corp. has announced that it will acquire Danger Inc., the company responsible for the popular Sidekick line of smartphones.

T-Mobile Sidekick Getting Significent Software Update

T-Mobile is going to start distributing this week an Over The Air (OTA) update for the system software on the Sidekick LX. This will add a number of new features[...]

Smartphones Selling Well in the U.S.

Although the overall U.S. market for mobile phones declined in the first quarter of this year, sales of smartphones increased.

Former Sidekick UI Developer Working on Palm OS II

Palm, Inc. was on a hiring spree a few months ago, luring high-level employees away from other companies. One of these was Matias Duarte, who was responsible for the user[...]

T-Mobile May Be Prepping New Sidekick

A T-Mobile document leaked on the Web has revealed the name of the next Sidekick device, and when it will be released..

Microsoft Completes Acquisition of Consumer-Friendly Smartphone Maker Danger, Inc.

Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of Danger Inc., the company responsible for the popular Sidekick line of smartphones.

U.S. Smartphones Sales Way Up; Standard Mobile Phone Sales Way Down

The number of mobile phones bought by U.S. consumers declined 13% last quarter, but sales of smartphones rose sharply.

Technology Coming Together for High-Quality Cell Phone Pics

In this guest editorial, David Rasnake, head of, predicts that big improvements are coming to the cameras built into many mobile devices.

First Thoughts from the New Chief of the Windows Mobile Team

The new head of Microsoft's Mobile Communications Product Group has laid out in general terms his company's plans for Windows Mobile.

Follow the Olympics on Your Phone

The 2008 Summer Olympic games have begun. These may be happening in a far off country, but even people who aren't in Beijing can follow the results wherever they go,[...]

Sidekick Slide No Longer Available

In what may be a response to the newly released Sidekick, T-Mobile has reportedly discontinued the Sidekick Slide.

Stanford Offering iPhone Programming Course

Stanford University (CA) will be offering an iPhone Programming Course as a part of its 2008 - 2009 course schedule.

Nokia Reorganizing to Put More Emphasis on Consumer Services

Although Nokia intends to keep offering business-oriented smartphones, it is going to stop developing its own backend products for the enterprise.