BrightBytes™: 2 GB SD Card, iQue 3600, and More

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RumorMill™ 2 GB SD Card Coming Soon?

Supposedly SanDisk is close to announcing a 2 GB SD card, according to No additional information is available at this time, including what it will cost or when it will be released.

SanDisk said last spring that it had developed a 1 GB SD card but has not yet released it. At the time of the announcement, the company predicted this card would be available in the third quarter of this year for $330.

The Missing Sync for Garmin iQue 3600 Now Available

Garmin iQue 3600 Garmin’s iQue 3600 doesn’t come with a desktop client for Mac OS X. Fortunately, Mark/Space has released a version of The Missing Sync that will allow this handheld to HotSync, mount its SD/MMC card on the OS X desktop, and much more. However, this application does not offer any type of map generation support for Mac OS because Garmin uses a proprietary mapping format that is Windows only. The Missing Sync for Garmin iQue 3600 can be purchased for $29.95 on the Mark/Space web site.

The iQue 3600 runs Palm OS 5.2 and is the only handheld to offer a built-in Global Positioning System (GPS) reciever. Read more about it in Brighthand‘s Review.

Core Sound PDAudio-CF and Mic 2496 Now Shipping

Core Sound is now shipping two new products. The PDAudio-CF is a Type-I extended VF card that allows WinCE, Pocket PC 2002, and Windows Mobile 2003 devices to record digital audio through IEC-958-compatible digital audio streams with optical and coaxial inputs. Recording applications are currently available from Pocco Software, Gidluck Master, PocketRec, and Resco.

The Mic2496 is a dual microphone pre-amp/A-to-D converter for portable recording systems. For more information or online purchase, please visit the Core Sound web site.

Beyond Contacts For Palm OS Updated With Multiple PC Sync

Dataviz has updated Beyond Contacts for Palm OS to include the ability to sync with multiple computers, such as work and home. Version 3.002 also includes contact linking and allows users to apply color labeling in the calendar portion of the program.

The update is free for registered users at the Dataviz web site. New users can download a trial or purchase the application for $49.95, and a competitive upgrade for users of other Outlook synchronization products is also available. Those who choose to purchase Beyond Contacts from a retailer such as Staples may be eligible for a $20 mail-in rebate while supplies last. For more information, visit the Dataviz web site.

HW Diary Plus Now Available for Palm OS

Varibyte has released HW Diary Plus for Palm OS, an enhanced version of their HW Diary software for students in high school and college. Homework and grade views can be sorted and filtered, and “action based homework editing” allows users to enter assignments quickly and easily. The application costs $9.95. For more information or online purchase, please visit the Varibyte web site.



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