Steve Litchfield (AAS and 3-Lib) and Stefan Constaninescu (now at IntoMobile) debate the Palm Foleo, the latest 'big idea' to hit the smartphone world... Although the Foleo has been launched as a Palm Treo companion, they claim future compatibility with Windows Mobile and Symbian OS, so whether the idea is a step forwards or backwards is definitely worth debating...
I had the opportunity to attend CommunicAsia 2007 last week in Singapore and managed to grab some information about Symbian smartphones, particularly Sony Ericsson’s latest offerings, the P1 and W960, but also the forthcoming LG KS10.
In his controversial iPhone launch back in January, Steve Jobs questioned whether 'smartphones' were really all that smart. In their place, he ushered in the iPhone (with the famous '5 years ahead' quote). But, comparing like with like, how does the iPhone stand up to a direct comparison with the cream of the competition?
Series 40 is the most popular type of non-smart phone in the world, while S60 is the most popular type of smartphone. AAS takes a look at the latest versions of each platform and tries to find out which one is best.