Windows Phone 2005 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Windows Phone Articles for 2005

Review – Dell Axim X51v

For nearly a year, Dell's Axim X50v has reigned supreme as the most powerful and affordable high-end Pocket PC on the market. Now, Dell has updated their existing design with[...]

Review – Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0

It's the autumn release season, and new devices running Windows Mobile 5.0 have begun to hit the market. We bring you a hands-on, in-depth look at the next-generation OS.

Brighthand Reviews the Dell Axim X51v

Ed Hardy takes a long look at Dell's latest -- and greatest -- Pocket PC. This is a powerhouse that not only offers the latest version of Windows Mobile, it[...]

Nokia 9300 Smartphone Review

Outside of the US, the Nokia 9300 is old hat. About a year after its global release though, the 9300 will gain fresh legs in the US. It is expected[...]

The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet – Full Review

The Nokia 770 Internet Tablet is a device in a class of its own. It is not a Tablet PC. It is not a PDA. It's not a phone or[...]

Samsung SCH-i730 Review

Samsung's SCH-i730 is Samsung's current entry into the PDA/Phone category. What sets this model apart from its Windows Mobile/Palm competitors? EVDO data capability, for one. The i730[...]

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)[...]

Palm Should Not Reject the Idea of Windows Mobile Handhelds

In this editorial, Ed Hardy discusses why he thinks Palm's decision to not make Windows Mobile handhelds is a mistake.

Microsoft ActiveSync 4.1 Released

The official release of Microsoft's new ActiveSync is here. There are a few fixes and updates, but sync over WiFi is not included and probably won't be due to security[...]

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.

Garmin iQue M5 Review

I had the pleasure to get my hands on the latest PDA/GPS device from Garmin, this time in the Pocket PC flavor. The iQue M5 is Garmin's first device[...]

Why Some Models Can Get Windows Mobile 5.0 Upgrades… and Some Can’t

Brighthand's Ed Hardy talks about why some handhelds can't be upgraded to the latest version of Windows Mobile.

A Preview of Windows Mobile 2005

A beta of the next version of Windows Mobile has leaked out. This shows that almost every application, control panel, and dialog box in the operating system will be improved[...]

Microsoft Proposes Two New Thumb-Driven User Interfaces

A team of Microsoft researchers have come up with AppLens and LaunchTile, two possible user interfaces that can be controlled entirely with a single thumb.

There’s Still Room for the Palm OS to Take the Lead in VGA

Brighthand's Editor-in-Chief believes Windows Mobile's implementation of VGA displays leaves much to be desired, so there's plenty of room for the Palm OS to come out with a better one.

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.

Windows Mobile 5.0 Upgrade Coming to the Axim X50 Series

Dell has just announced that it will offer a Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrade for the Dell Axim X50 series later this year.

Bill Gates Unveils Ultra Mobile 2007 Concept

Microsoft's chairman has revealed a prototype for an ultra-portable PC that he hopes will be the next big thing in mobile computing.

Sony VAIO U750 Review (pics, specs)

The Sony Vaio U750 is the American release of the handtop Vaio U series that became an overnight technological sensation in Japan and it's very easy to see why. I've[...]

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[...]