Tablets and Netbooks 2006 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Tablets and Netbooks Articles for 2006

Sony Vaio UX180P Micro PC Review

The Sony UX180P is the latest in the string of UMPC releases, or as Sony calls it, the Micro PC. Is the $1800 price tag justified though? Brian Beeler weighs[...]

A Look into the Future of Traditional Handhelds

In this editorial, Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief considers the future of traditional handhelds in a world increasingly being dominated by smartphones.

First Origami Ultra Mobile PCs Unveiled

Today, Intel officially announced the first three Ultra Mobile PCs (UMPCs) that are part of the Origami Project.

Averatec Pre-Announces UMPC-Type Device with Keyboard

Although not technically a UMPC, an upcoming computer will sport most of the features of one, including a 5-inch screen and a keyboard.

Sony Announces a Pocket-Sized PC

Yesterday, a description of what was supposed to be the first Ultra Mobile PC from Sony appeared on the Web. Today this device was officially announced, and while most of[...]

Mobile Tech News – CNET’s worst gadgets, Palm patents dual-mode screens, HTC Hermes

CNET names "worst tech of 2006 (so far)" Palm Inc. patents dual-mode color/monochrome screens Details of HTC Hermes on T-Mobile Europe

Mobile Tech News – Dell UMPCs, Improved displays, Blackberry Connect for Palm

Reports: Dell planning to market UMPC NEC claims new displays brighter, vivid in sunlight Blackberry Connect for Palm actually in use Pricing details on DualCor cPC

Samsung UMPC Coming to a Store Near You

When Samsung introduced one of the first Ultra Mobile PCs, the company said it would be available only online. Today, however, Samsung announced that this model will be available in[...]

Pricing and Availability for Samsung, Asus UMPCs

Although both Samsung and Asus have taken the wraps off their Ultra Mobile PCs, at the announcement neither said anything official about when these devices would be available or at[...]

Best Look So Far at HTC’s Next ”Uber” Device

New pictures are available of what is supposedly an upcoming cellular-wireless handheld from HTC with a unique design.

Mobile Tech News – Apple UMPC Rumors, Goodlink and PocketMirror Updates, Limited Edition FrogPad Black, and More

New Apple UMPC Rumors The Latest Version of GoodLink offers enhanced usability and accessibility Chapura Updates PocketMirror Professional for Windows Mobile 5.0 500 Limited Black FrogPad keyboards[...]

Samsung’s Next UMPC Will Offer HSDPA

Since introducing one of the first ultra-mobile PCs, Samsung has announced several refinements to this models. The latest of these, called the Q1P, will offer support for high-speed HSDPA cellular-wireless[...]

Intel Gives a Sneak Peek at Microsoft’s Origami Project

The official announcement of Microsoft's Origami Project isn't until tomorrow, but Intel has already given the world a look at some of the mobile devices that are expected to be[...]

HTC Athena Will Almost Be a UMPC

Over the last week or so, details have been emerging on HTC's next big device. According to the latest unconfirmed information, the Athena will be "big" in several senses[...]

New Samsung UMPCs Debut

Samsung has widened the range of Ultra Mobile PCs it offers. It has recently begun selling two new variations of its original model.

Most Popular PDAs and Smartphones of November 2006

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the most popular handhelds and smartphones. Fall is the time for new devices, and this month's list is dominated by handhelds and smartphones[...]

TabletKiosk Introduces Ultra Mobile PC

A fourth company has thrown its hat into the Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC) category: TabletKiosk.

Sony May Be Throwing Its Hat Into the UMPC Ring

Some pictures and specifications of what is supposedly going to be a very small portable computer from Sony have emerged on the Web.

FCC Approves OQO model 2

OQO has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to release an updated version of its tiny Windows PC.

Fujitsu Siemens Considering Ultra Mobile PC

Fujitsu Siemens is in talks with Microsoft about joining the small group of companies offering a new class of mobile computers.