Smartphone holiday gifts

Check out these smartphones for the techie on your holiday list.

These little mobile computing wonders are a sure bet -- whether as a gift for someone else -- or yourself!

Palm Centro
The Palm Centro is the second device from this company using a new smaller and lighter design. Nevertheless, it still includes a full keyboard and a 320 by 320 pixel touchscreen. This Palm OS device runs on Sprint's CDMA network, and supports this carrier's high-speed EV-DO wireless network. Visit for Palm Centro reviews and Palm Centro user opinions

AT&T Tilt
The AT&T Tilt is a Windows Mobile 6 smartphone with an innovative shape. When its screen is slid aside to expose the QWERTY keyboard, it flips up at an angle, making the device look something like a mini laptop. It also includes 3G support, a 3 MP camera, and a GPS receiver. Visit for AT&T Tilt reviews and AT&T Tilt user opinions

Samsung SCH-i760
The Samsung SCH-i760 runs Windows Mobile 6 Professional, and is sports both a built-in keyboard and a numberpad.For those looking for a device with 3G, the i760 can connect to EV-DO networks, plus it has Wi-Fi. In addition, it includes Bluetooth 2.0. Visit for Samsung i760 reviews and Samsung i760 user opinions

HP iPAQ 210 Enterprise Handheld
The iPAQ 210 will be in the tradition of high-end models like the iPAQ hx4700 or Dell Axim X51v. It will offer a 4-inch, VGA 4-inch touchscreen; a 624 MHz processor; and a 2200 mAh battery. It will also include both SD and CompactFlash card slots. In addition, the 210 will have Wi-Fi b/g, and Bluetooth. HP has not said when this traditional handheld will be released.

HTC Mogul
The HTC Mogul is CDMA device created for carriers like Verizon and Sprint (which also calls it the PPC-6800). This is a Pocket PC phone that has a tablet shape, but with a landscape-oriented keyboard that can be hidden behind its QVGA touchscreen. It offers a built-in keyboard, Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.0, and is upgradeable to EV-DO Revision A. Visit for HTC Mogul reviews and HTC Mogul user opinions

Apple iPod touch
In some respects the iPod touch can be thought of as being an iPhone without the phone. It features the same touch-based interface as Apple's smartphone, and includes the same on-screen QWERTY keyboard. However, it lacks the email application of Apple's smartphone. Visit for a Apple iPod touch reviews and Apple iPod touch user opinions

Apple iPhone
The iPhone is Apple's combination smartphone and iPod. This device supports the iTunes music service, and it sports 8 GB of built-in storage.It's real claim to fame, though, is its innovative user interface based entirely around its touchscreen. Visit for Apple iPhone reviews and Apple iPhone user opinions

HTC Advantage X7501
This Windows Mobile 6 handheld sports numerous high-end features, like a 5-inch VGA screen, an 8 GB hard drive, removable keyboard, TV-out port, a GPS receiver, 3-megapixel camera with flash, and HSDPA. Visit for HTC Advantage X7501 user opinions

Palm TX
Palm's TX is appealing for its integrated Wi-Fi and easy to digest price point. Most people find this Palm OS handheld to be easy to use, and it offers a large and crisp display. Visit for Palm TX Reviews and Palm TX user opinions

HP iPAQ rx5915 Travel Companion
The iPAQ rx5915 isn't being dubbed as a PDA, but rather a Travel Companion as it has a built-in SiRFstar III GSC3F GPS chip and comes bundled with mapping software. Nevertheless, it's a regular Pocket PC with 802.11 b/g and Bluetooth. Visit for iPAQ rx1915 reviews and iPAQ rx1915 user opinions

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