Smartphone

A Week With the LG eXpo Smartphone and Pico Projector Days 1-5

My first five days with the LG eXpo Smartphone has been a mixture of good and bad experiences. Good because I like the phone’s hardware and bad because I’ve had issues with that hardware. Life with gadgets is never perfect is it? In this installment, I’d like to talk about the user interface, using the …

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A Week With the LG eXpo Smartphone and Pico Projector

It’s been nearly a year since I’ve carried a Windows Mobile device as my everyday phone. Back then it was the Pantech Matrix Pro. Today it’s the LG eXpo for AT&T. Like the Pantech, the eXpo has a slide out qwerty keyboard. But the eXpo has some other surprises as well. I’m going to use …

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HTC announces the Snap QWERTY smartphone

Today HTC has announced the Snap Windows Mobile 6.1 GSM smartphone. This is a successor to the HTC Dash and includes an interesting new feature called Inner Circle. With Inner Circle, emails that are most important to you (from a pre-selected group of people), can be accessed with a click of a button, so that …

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone – Day 1 & 2

You know how it is when you get a brand new phone, you have to adjust to the location of its buttons, navigation of menus, etc. That’s what I’ve been doing the last couple of days with the Nokia N85. This part will focus on: First impressions of the user interface Making and receiving calls …

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A Week with the Android G1 Smartphone – Day 5, 6 & 7

I’ve spent a whole week with the Android G1 smartphone and during the last seven days I have found many things to like about this phone, as well as several things that I don’t. I’ll go into those likes and dislikes as well as some info on the following features: Music, Video, Camera GPS / …

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A Week with the Android G1 Smartphone – Day 1 & 2

I covered the Android G1’s hardware features in the first part of this series (link at the very end of this post). Now I want to tell you all about my first couple of days using the G1, including the following: Moving my calendar and contact info from my Mac to the fluffy Google cloud …

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A Week with the BlackBerry Storm Smartphone Day 7

Seven days ago I started using the BlackBerry Storm as my primary phone. I forwarded all my calls from my AT&T account so that I would actually be forced to use this phone full time, with no cheating. Today was my last day to work on this series of articles and I spent it trying …

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A Week with the BlackBerry Storm Smartphone Day 3

Three down and four to go… I’m actually kinda bummed that I said that I would spend 7 whole days with this phone. The more I use the BlackBerry Storm, the more I am becoming annoyed by it. But it’s only been three days, so I’m not going to give up yet. I promise. Today …

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A Week with the BlackBerry Storm Smartphone

I’ve decided to approach my review of the BlackBerry Storm (9530) Smartphone from Verizon differently than I normally would. Instead of using the phone for several days and posting a complete review all at once, I’m going to journal my experiences with this phone over the next seven days. Be sure to come back each …

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Tread Sportster Universal Smartphone Case Review

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’m really big into recycling. I hate throwing things away and will try to repurpose or give items to someone else before I send them to the landfill. That’s why I was happy to learn that Better Energy Systems Ltd. (the same company that brings us …

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HP iPAQ 910 Business Messenger Review

It’s been close to two years since I had a new HP iPAQ smartphone in my hands. The last one was the hw6945. Their latest device is the iPAQ 910. This QUAD band GSM phone has a nice collection of features including a QWERTY thumb keyboard, a camera, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, etc. But will this loaner unit be one that I will want to buy for myself? Let’s find out…