Software 2008 SmartPhone Articles

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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[...]

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[...]

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.

Microsoft Announces Windows Mobile 6.1

After a long delay, Microsoft has at last publicly revealed the new update to their mobile operating system, as well as photos and details of new features, and what devices[...]

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[...]

T-Mobile G1 Preview

T-Mobile took the wraps off the first Android-powered smartphone yesterday, and Brighthand's Ed Hardy was at the press conference to get a first-hand look at this 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.

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.

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[...]

Android 1.0 Will Have Bluetooth, Won’t Have GoogleTalk

Google and the Open Handset Alliance, the group behind the Android OS, have given a status update on two features in this upcoming mobile operating system.

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[...]

Upcoming BlackBerry Storm Software Updates Should Improve Performance

RIM and Verizon are reportedly getting ready to release a software update for the new BlackBerry Storm that will fix many of the issues that early adopters have reported.

Opera Mini Beta 4.1 Released

Opera Software has released a new public beta version of their popular Java-based web browser Opera Mini, featuring several improvements and added features.

Moving to Symbian/S60: Third-Party Applications

Antoine Wright continues his series of editorials talking about his experiences moving from a Palm OS smartphone to one running Symbian/S60. Today he covers the third-party software he has found[...]

New Applications Tweak the HTC Touch Diamond’s Features

Although the HTC Touch Diamond has received a great deal of praise, there has been some criticism, too. Fortunately for users of this smartphone, developers have been hard at work[...]

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[...]

A Preview of HTC’s TouchFLO 2

An early copy of HTC's follow-up to TouchFLO has leaked on the Web, and this gives the world a sneak peek at what this upcoming fingertip-friendly application launcher will offer.

Internet Explorer Mobile 6 with Flash, Faster Rendering Debuting Soon

A new, significantly enhanced, version of Microsoft's web browser for smartphones should be available for some models before the end of this year.