Smartphones And Money

HP is buying Palm. Synergy! Patents! Engineers! Vision! Innovation! New smartphones computers tablets slates operating systems! Whee! I was idly reading stories about the deal when a sentence jumped out at me from the New York Times this morning. If this is true, it...

Verizon – HTC Droid Incredible Confirmed

Click here to go to the official Verizon page for the newly-renamed “Droid Incredible.” Click the phone images above for a high-resolution look at the phone. Click here for the background about why this looks like the best alternative to the iPhone for the foreseeable...

TEMPTED BY SMARTPHONES

Here are a few sentences that stuck in my head about how the iPhone’s App Store helps convince some people that they want a smartphone. “[Y]ou might think 1,000 apps should be plenty to fit everyone’s needs, but then you misunderstand how the iPhone’s App...

SMARTPHONE UPDATE

These are the first looks at screens from the HTC Incredible, a Verizon phone that will go on sale at Verizon stores and Best Buy on April 29. Verizon has not acknowledged the existence of the phone or made any official announcement about its release but the most...

KEEPING UP WITH SMARTPHONES

Back in the old days – say, six months ago – buying a smartphone meant signing up with AT&T for an iPhone (and sighing at AT&T’s shortcomings), or settling for something less capable from another carrier. Things are changing fast – here are a few random...

PHONE EXPLOSION

This week it’s all phones, all the time. On Tuesday, Microsoft formally presented Windows Mobile 6.5 to the world. It’s a lightly modified version of the Windows Mobile software that’s been usable but uninteresting for years. It’s still fairly uninteresting. Oh, the...