Symbian 2004 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Symbian Articles for 2004

U.S. Smartphone Buyers Prefer Palm OS

Although the Symbian OS is the most popular smartphone operating system in Europe, most smartphones sold in the U.S. run the Palm OS.

Two High-End Symbian Smart Phones Announced

Though both the Motorola A1000 and Panasonic X700 run the Symbian OS, they have very different shapes and capabilities.

Is Nokia Actually Going To Take Over Symbian?

Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief considers what it might mean for the smart phone industry if Nokia takes a controlling stake in the company that owns the Symbian OS.

Psion Going Back to its Roots (Updated)

What does Psion plan to do, now that it is no longer a member of Symbian?

Symbian OS 8.0 Debuts

Symbian Limited has announced Symbian OS version 8.0 at the 3GSM World Congress. Plus, two additional companies have licensed this operating system to make smart phones.

Two Major Companies License the Symbian OS

LG Electronics, the world's fifth-largest manufacturer of mobile phones, has licensed the Symbian OS and Nokia's Series 60. Lenovo, which was already a Series 60 licensee, has just become[...]

Handango Names People’s Choice Award Winners

Handango has named the People's Choice award winners for Palm OS, Pocket PC, Symbian, and Java software.

Sony Ericsson P910 Gets FCC Approval

The P910, a cellular-wireless handheld that uses Symbian's UIQ platform, can now legally be released in the U.S. It is expected to be available before the end of September.

Sharp Developing its First Symbian OS Smartphones

A senior executive at Sharp has revealed that his company plans to release smart phones running the Symbian operating system next year.

First Worm Targeting Smartphones Discovered

A Russian anti-virus firm believes it has found the first computer worm that infects Symbian devices, including ones running Nokia's Series 60 user interface.

SplashID Now for All Leading PDAs and Smartphones

SplashData has just announced that its application for securely storing personal information is now available for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian OS.

Symbian OS Shows Dramatic Growth

Symbian Limited says that, during the first three months of this year, its licensees shipped more than double the number of Symbian devices they had in the same quarter last[...]

Abidia Wireless Brings eBay to RIM BlackBerry

Abidia 2.5 adds support for the RIM BlackBerry handheld. This eBay auction tracking application already supported the Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and Symbian OS.

Expect More Series 60 Smartphones Using Intel Processors

Intel, Nokia, and Symbian Ltd. are going to work together to create smartphones using the Nokia Series 60 Platform and Intel processors.

Nokia Will Control Symbian After Buying Out Psion

Psion is going to sell its share in the Symbian software group to Nokia, giving it virtual control of the Symbian OS.

Sony Ericsson Announces The P910 Smartphone

Sony Ericsson has announced the P910, a progressive follow-up to their P900 smartphone. The P910 features a new thumb keyboard, improved screen, 64MB RAM (up from 16MB) and a more[...]

ACCESS Provides NetFront 3.1 For P800, P900

NetFront 3.1 is now available for the Sony Ericsson P800 and P900, plus other Symbian-based smartphones using the UIQ interface.

Weekly Gaming Roundup

Top gaming news this week includes Battle Dwarves for Pocket PC, Solitaire Studio, and a version of Legacy for Symbian UIQ.

Nokia One Step Closer to Controlling Symbian

A majority of Psion shareholders have voted to approve a plan to sell its portion of the Symbian software group to Nokia.

Nokia Will Not Take Control of Symbian

One of the most important questions of this year, whether the Symbian OS would remain independent, has now been answered.