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  Smartphone Developer Network
Visit our forum dedicated to Smartphone development, the place to ask questions and get answers contributed by the community and Smartphone Developer Network experts.
Smartphone UI concepts are different from desktop Windows UI concepts.
On the Smartphone 2002 platform I don't have a touch screen and a keyboard is the only way to navigate and scroll.
www.smartphonedn.com   (970 words)

  
  Network Computing | Sneak Preview | Mobile & Wireless | Cell Phone + Internet Access + Palm Device = Smartphone | Full ...
The Smartphone flies in the face of this trend, but this shouldn't be a problem if you're accustomed to toting around a Palm device.
When the Smartphone is in phone mode with the phone keypad closed, you have complete access to the address book as well.
The Smartphone's form factor is unique for Palm devices so you won't have access to some of the useful add-ons, such as the Palm Keyboard, that have cropped-up recently, Also, there are no expansion slots for adding functionality or memory.
www.networkcomputing.com /1214/1214sp4.html   (1269 words)

  
 What Is a Windows Mobile Smartphone? :: November 2003
Smartphones come in many sizes and shapes, and smartphones have been introduced in the last year or so by virtually all the cell phone makers, including Handspring, Nokia, Samsung, Sony-Ericsson, etc. In fact, the Pocket PC Phone Edition introduced last year and sold in the U.S. by T-Mobile and AT&T certainly qualifies as one.
Although the Windows Mobile Smartphone uses the same basic operating system as the Pocket PC, applications have to be redesigned to accommodate the different screen size and the fact that the Smartphone does not use a touch screen interface.
Smartphones are currently available in Europe (www.orange.com/english/forwardthinking/spvsmartphone2.asp) and should be in the U.S. by the end of the year.
www.pocketpcmag.com /_top/article.asp?artid=396   (1532 words)

  
 Hard Cell
Ironically, the Smartphone was built atop the rubble of a previous failure.
Now the Smartphone was almost ready to be mass-produced, but a handful of tasks remained.
When the Smartphone finally went on sale March 5, Kyocera was bombarded with more than 1,000 calls or emails from would-be customers wanting to know where they could get the device.
www.fastcompany.com /online/46/smartphone.html   (4135 words)

  
 Smartphone Experts
Smartphone Experts is a leading online retailer and manufacturer of smartphone accessories, powering a growing network of e-commerce stores that offer a wide selection of products, rapid fulfillment, and knowledgeable expert support.
Smartphone Expert's Products division interacts with end-users through our community sites and analyzes real-time product sales data from our network of stores to determine which products the market will demand next.
Smartphone Experts Ranks 1st in Retail and 37th overall on the 2007 Inc. 500 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 2,655.4%
www.smartphoneexperts.com   (308 words)

  
 Award-winning Linux smartphone ready for US launch
Late last week, Motorola disclosed plans to launch its recently announced A780 Linux smartphone globally in early Q4, and in select US regions before before the end of this year.
E28 was founded expressly to execute on the promise of Linux for smartphones.
E28 employs more than 100 dedicated smartphone engineers "with an average of five years wireless experience in multi-national mobile phone companies," according to the company's Website.
www.linuxdevices.com /news/NS2220873893.html   (1225 words)

  
 Smartphone Buyer's Guide - Technology News by TechWeb
During a recent trip to China, Malloy used the smartphone to review customer accounts and move along projects that couldn't wait until his return.
In the emerging smartphone society, cool will be not having to carry a laptop at all.
Businesses and individuals are buying them, and smartphone makers are blurring the line, pitching their products as "prosumer" devices for both work and personal use.
www.techweb.com /showArticle.jhtml?articleID=193500915   (642 words)

  
 MobileTechReview.com Smartphone reviews: Palm, MS Smartphone, Symbian and Pocket PC Phone Edition and Cell Phone Reviews
The uber-thin JAQ3 looks like a super-sized Samsung BlackJack MS Smartphone, which is a compliment, though its width and height may stretch your pocket.
This smartphone runs Windows Mobile 2003SE on a 200 MHz processor and has a split personality: in the US it works on Nextel's iDen network while overseas it works as a GSM phone thanks to a dual band GSM radio and SIM slot.
This absolutely wonderful GSM MS Smartphone is extremely compact, has a large and lovely display, Bluetooth, a VGA camera and runs the latest Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition for Smartphones.
www.mobiletechreview.com /smartphone.htm   (6208 words)

  
 IDC: Smartphones losing out to feature phones | InfoWorld | News | 2006-08-24 | By Nancy Gohring, IDG News Service
Increased functionality in mainstream feature phones are convincing customers to buy them instead of smartphones in Western Europe, analysts from IDC said during a conference call on Thursday.
Smartphone sales in Western Europe were up 10 percent during the quarter compared to the same period last year, more than the 7 percent growth in regular mobile phones, said Andy Brown, an IDC analyst.
Users are finding that the enhanced functions on feature phones meet their needs more than the potentially more expensive and often larger smartphones, he said.
www.infoworld.com /article/06/08/24/HNsmartphoneslosing_1.html   (1244 words)

  
 Nominations: Best Smartphone Software Awards 2004
This is a ZX Spectrum emulator for Smartphone 2002.
A Smartphone tasks manager to create, edit and modify tasks on your Smartphone and synchronize with MS Outlook.
Enhanced features such as attaching alarm reminders to voice notes, locking notes so a passcode is required to play them, email notes to anyone including your own Inbox for easy desktop PC access, manage and group notes in folders, append or preface a new recording to an existing one, fully configurable interface + much more.
www.pocketpcmag.com /awards/categorysp_2004.asp   (4633 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Smartphones Work"
A smartphone is one device that can take care of all of your handheld computing and communication needs in a single, small package.
Unlike many traditional cell phones, smartphones allow individual users to install, configure and run applications of their choosing.
Many smartphones use power-efficient ARM processors, which are also found in routers, printers and other embedded devices like Smart Watches and MP3 players.
www.howstuffworks.com /smartphone.htm   (1043 words)

  
 How to add ringtones to your Microsoft Smartphone / Orange SPV mobile phone...
The Microsoft Smartphone first appeared on the scene in late 2002 in the form of the Orange SPV (Sound Picture Video), manufactured by the HTC corporation for Orange in the UK.
Unlike any other phone at the time, the Smartphone is powered by a Microsoft engine, and includes Intenet Explorer as standard.
By using the Ringtone Converter to create midi files, you save valuable memory resources as the files are much smaller that alternative wav files and are created within the specification limits for the handset.
www.codingworkshop.com /ringtones/microsoft_smartphone.html   (313 words)

  
 Total Commander - Smartphone
The Smartphone version is again available now - uninstall now works properly.
TC for smartphone is not signed for now (very expensive).
To install from a Mac or directly from the Smartphone device, get the CAB file onto your device and start it there.
www.ghisler.com /smartphone.htm   (168 words)

  
 What is smartphone? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Smartphones are a handheld device that integrates mobile phone capabilities with the more common features of a handheld computer or PDA.
Smartphones allow users to store information, e-mail, install programs, along with using a mobile phone in one device.
For example a Smartphone could be a mobile phone with some PDA functions integrated into the device, or vise versa.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/S/smartphone.html   (193 words)

  
 Howstuffworks "How Smartphones Work"
A smartphone is one device that can take care of all of your handheld computing and communication needs in a single, small package.
Unlike many traditional cell phones, smartphones allow individual users to install, configure and run applications of their choosing.
Many smartphones use power-efficient ARM processors, which are also found in routers, printers and other embedded devices like Smart Watches and MP3 players.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /smartphone.htm   (1035 words)

  
 Classic style and advanced features come together in new 1.3 megapixel Nokia smartphone
The Nokia 6682 imaging smartphone, designed for the Americas market, is expected to be available during the 2nd quarter of 2005.
A number of applications are standard on the Nokia 6682 imaging smartphone including an enhanced MP3/AAC player application that takes advantage of the expandable reduced-size MMC memory and stereo audio capability of the device.
This allows the Nokia 6682 imaging smartphone to double as a powerful MP3/AAC player, complete with intuitive controls and the ability to create custom playlists, so users can take their music collection with them without dealing with multiple devices.
www.symbian.com /news/cn/2005/cn20051878.html   (772 words)

  
 Gartner Says Worldwide Combined PDA and Smartphone Shipments Market Grew 57 Percent in the First Half of 2006
In Japan, smartphone shipments grew 153 percent in the first half of the year, despite a decline of 22 percent in the second quarter of 2006.
Motorola’ smartphone shipments grew 103.5 percent in the first half of 2006, which represented the highest year on year growth among the top 5 vendors.
RIM smartphone shipments represent 36 percent of all BlackBerry mobile devices, up from 9 percent in the same period last year.
www.gartner.com /it/page.jsp?id=496997   (962 words)

  
 PC World - Microsoft Smartphones Arrive--At Last
Microsoft's long-awaited Windows-Powered Smartphone 2002 operating system was launched Tuesday--but not in the U.S. The new OS, previously known by the code-name Stinger, is available in a cell phone being distributed overseas by European carrier Orange SA.
"SmartPhone is designed to be a mobile-phone handset first and foremost," Suwanjindar says.
Suwanjindar says Smartphones can be equipped with Java or BREW virtual machines in order to run apps written for these two competing cell phone operating systems.
www.pcworld.com /news/article/0,aid,106193,00.asp   (1119 words)

  
 Smartphone Blast!: The Ultimate Smart Phone Information Source - Smartphone Software and Smartphone News
MobilityFlow today announces Touch Commander, a unique application for controlling PDA and smartphones by recognizing and responding to the touch and sweep of a finger across the screen.
The "touchy-feely" effect provided by Touch Commander is much the same as the finger touch scrolling, browsing and spinning a three dimensional in...
T-Mobile today announced the HTC Shadow, a new Windows Mobile 6 smartphone with a hybrid keyboard similar to the BlackBerry Pearl's.
www.smartphoneblast.com   (1135 words)

  
 smartphone definition (Phone Scoop)
Smartphones run complete operating system software that provides a standardized interface and platform for application developers.
By the strict definition, smartphones are distinct from PDA-based devices running operating systems such as Palm OS or Windows Mobile for Pocket PCs.
The two major smartphone platforms are Series 60 (by Nokia) and Windows Mobile for Smartphones (by Microsoft).
www.phonescoop.com /glossary/term.php?gid=131   (196 words)

  
 O'Reilly Network -- Design Considerations for Microsoft Smartphone Applications
In contrast, Smartphones do not have touch-sensitive screens; instead they have to depend on softkeys mapped to fixed buttons on the keypad.
I won't be delving into the details of.NET CF programming on the Smartphone, but to give you an idea of the controls supported in the Smartphone platform, I have listed the controls in the next section.
Since a Smartphone does not come with a touch-sensitive screen, familiarizing yourself with all the navigational buttons in a Smartphone is very important, if not essential.
www.oreillynet.com /pub/a/wireless/2004/01/07/smartphone.html   (1386 words)

  
 Windows Mobile powered smartphones - Windows PDA Software - Microsoft Windows Mobile
A sleek, ultra-thin smartphone, the Motorola Q 9c comes packed with productivity features, plus the added benefits of Windows Mobile 6, entertainment and information such as Sprint TV, and turn-by-turn directions via Sprint Navigation.
The world is your office when you’re carrying the Moto Q Global, a world-capable, 3G smartphone, complete with integrated GPS and powered by Windows Mobile 6.
With helpful features to keep you connected when you’re out of the office, the Samsung SCH-i760 is the perfect smartphone for people on the fast track to success.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Smartphone&bdcr=3&bdcu=http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/products/smartphone/default.mspx&bdct=20071202174531&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-900AB40F-F445-DF1D-A3D3-3FE97EB23A2D-ym   (363 words)

  
 Palm - Products - Palm Treo 650 Smartphone
All of which is within easy reach using the Treo 650 smartphone's finger-friendly QWERTY keyboard.
The Treo 650 smartphone is no longer available at Palm.com.
All other brand and product names are or may be trademarks of, and are used to identify products or services of, their respective owners.
www.palm.com /us/products/smartphones/treo650   (195 words)

  
 Motorola Q - Smartphone - Motorola US
While the new Motorola Q is 50% thinner than other smartphones, don’t let it’s sleek styling and incredible thinness fool you.
The Motorola Q is a full-function smartphone with superior voice quality, data and multimedia capabilities.
It features a large, vibrant 2.4” color screen, voice activated dialing, a 1.3 megapixel camera with photo lighting, mp3 and video capabilities, stereo speakers and web surfing capability…so you can listen to your favorite song while checking your email or visit the web for the latest news while commuting to work.
direct.motorola.com /hellomoto/q   (358 words)

  
 Motorola to axe Palm smartphone | The Register
The news isn't that surprising, with John Thode, Motorola's VP and General Manager of smartphone products telling reporters at the recent GSM World Congress at Cannes, that Motorola viewed the Palm device as a research project.
In January, Motorola canned another smartphone project, Odin, a collaboration with Psion Computer, based on the Symbian OS (in which both Motorola and Psion are shareholders).
Palm has a Samsung smartphone coming to market this year, and a collaboration with Nokia for the US market which puts the Palm UI on top of the Symbian platform.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/archive/18275.html   (443 words)

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