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Brighthand Reviews the palmOneTreo 650

The Treo 650 is the latest member of palmOne's line of smartphones. It isn't an amazing breakthrough, but it does have several significant improvements over its predecessor, the Treo 600.

Review – Sprint PPC-6700 PocketPC Phone

It seems to be the current vogue that every new smartphone gets 15 minutes of being called a "Treo killer." But for the PPC 6700, is this overenthusiastic hype or[...]

Brighthand’s Predictions for 2005

Ed Hardy and Shawn Barnett bring us their thoughts on what we can expect for the handheld and smartphone market in the coming year.

Motorola Q Announced (pictures)

Rumors have been rampant about a Motorola Smartphone in the RAZR form factor designed to take on the Treo 650 and BlackBerry devices head on. Well it's official now, the[...]

Juicy Couture and Mister Cartoon Sidekick II Special Edition Handhelds from T-Mobile

T-Mobile has been absent from most events we attend, mostly because they haven't launched a Smartphone in a long time. So we were surprised to see them at DigitalLife, even[...]

Audiovox SMT5600 Windows SmartPhone Review

The Audiovox SMT5600 (as sold in the U.S., it is also known as the Orange SPV C500, HTC Typhoon, Qtek 8010, Dopod 565 and i-mate Smarpthone 3 in other countries)[...]

Nokia 6682 Review

A few weeks ago we brought you a review of the Nokia 9300, another Smartphone with similar goals as the 6682, but an entirely different approach. The 6682 is distinctly[...]

Brighthand’s First Impressions of the Motorola Q

Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief recently had an opportunity to spend a bit of time with a highly-anticipated smartphone, the Motorola Q.

HP iPAQ hw6515 Mobile Messenger Review

The HP iPAQ hw6515 Mobile Messenger isn't pushing the boundaries of any technology, but it's a solid device. It's very easy to use, with the thumbstick for one-handed operation. It[...]

palmOne Must Not Lose Its Focus Again

It's very important that the biggest Palm OS licensee remember that it's in business to make handhelds and smartphones, and not be distracted by merging with PalmSource.

Brighthand’s Coverage of the 3GSM World Congress 2005

The premier annual event for smartphones and other related technologies was held this week, and quite a number of new products were shown to the world for the first time.[...]

Brighthand’s Coverage of CeBIT 2005

CeBIT, the largest computer trade show in the world, is going on now in Germany. This is a traditional place to introduce new products, and a couple of new[...]

Windows Mobile 5.0 Officially Unveiled

Bill Gates has made a formal announcement of the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for handhelds and smartphones.

Brighthand Reviews Socket’s Mobile Power Pack

Ed Hardy takes a look at a battery pack that can recharge a handheld or smartphone when the user is away from electrical sockets.

The Latest on Palm OS for Linux

PalmSource gave a few more details on its upcoming operating system for handhelds and smartphones at this week's developer conference.

First Palm OS Smartphone with 3 Megapixel Camera Announced (Updated)

PiTech has taken the wraps off the world's first Palm OS smartphone to include a three megapixel camera with auto focus and anti hand shaking features.

First Thoughts – BenQ P50 Windows Mobile Phone (pics)

I was able to spend a few minutes with BenQ's latest effort in the Smartphone space. BenQ hopes to have this unit available in the US by July, but makes[...]

Four New Smartphones Coming from Palm Next Year

In addition to the Windows Mobile Treo, Palm's CEO has revealed how many other new Treo models will be announced in 2006. Other sources have also some details on these[...]

Torq P100 Review

The Torq P100 is another entry into the Windows Mobile Smartphone market, which could use some more quality products. The Torq P100 is an updated version of the ETEN M500,[...]

GSPDA Launches Xplore M68 Palm OS Smartphone

A new Palm OS smartphone from GSPDA is now available in Europe, and is expected to be released in the U.S. later this year.