BrightBytes™: 128 MB h2210, Mobile Access, and More

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Upgrade Your iPAQ h2210 to 128 MB of Memory

Hewlett-Packard iPAQ h2210 Pocket PC Techs is now offering a 64 MB to 128 MB upgrade for the HP iPAQ 2200 series. The upgrade requires the company’s proprietary driver and is segmented into 64 MB of conventional memory (56 MB usuable) and 64MB as a Hi-Speed T2T Disk. The additional 64 MB serves as a sort of internal memory card. In addition, Pocket PC Techs’ driver allows AvantGo channels and Pocket Internet Explorer’s Temporary Folder to be stored in it.

The cost is $159 including second-day-return shipping (US only). Customers should be aware that this upgrade is not supported by HP and will void the handheld’s warranty. However, Pocket PC Techs offers a 90-day warranty on the upgrade and motherboard of the unit.

For more information, visit the Pocket PC Techs web site.

Mobile Access 2004 For Palm OS Released

Mobile Systems has released Mobile Access 2004 for Palm OS devices. This allows users to create databases on their handheld device, and supports 17 field-type formats, as well as user-defined forms. An Excel module is also included for use on desktop computers.

Free lifetime updates and a free copy of Mobile Paint 2003 are included in the purchase price of $29.95. For more information or online purchase, please visit the Mobile Systems web site.

SanDisk Wi-Fi SD Card Available for Less Than $100

Amazon.com is now offering the SanDisk Wi-Fi SD card for just $96, which includes shipping. The suggested price for this accessory is $129.

This card fits in the handheld’s SD slot and allows it to access Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless networks. The only version currently available is for some devices running Pocket PC. A driver for Palm OS 5 is expected this fall. More information is available on the SanDisk web site and in Brighthand‘s review of this card.

Covertec Announces Leather Case For Garmin iQue 3600

Covertec has released a leather case for the Garmin iQue 3600 that features two slots for SD memory cards, two business card slots, and a magnetic loop closure. The case is available in black, red, and brown and is priced at $39.95. For more information or online purchase, visit the Covertec web site.

HP Releases WLAN Update for h5400 and h5500 Series

Hewlett Packard has posted a pair of updates on its support site for the iPAQ h5400 and h5500 series. One enables LEAP support for devices running Pocket PC 2003 and says it improves connectivity and roaming ability. The other is for either version of the operating system and just offers the improved connectivity and roaming ability.

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