BrightBytes™: $320 e750, FoneDB, and More

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New Toshiba e750 for Just $320

Toshiba e750 is now offering the Toshiba e755 for $370, which is $130 off the list price. In addition, Amazon is offering a $50 mail-in rebate, bringing the cost down to just $320.

The e750 has integrated Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless networking. It also offers built-in SD/MMC and CompactFlash Type II expansion slots.

FoneDB Expense Tracking Software Now Available for Smartphones

FoneDB Expense Tracker SYWARE has released a freeware expense tracking applications for Windows Powered Smartphones. FoneDB Expense Tracker allows users to track common business expenses such as food, travel, and hotels with dropdown lists, date categories, and notes for quick data entry. The information can then be emailed to other phones or a desktop computer, or exported to other applciations such as Microsoft Access, Excel, or Goldmine.

The freeware application is based on SYWARE’s FoneDB database development software, which allows developers to create mobile databases for Smartphone devices. FoneDB applications are forms-driven and don’t require any programming skills to create. FoneDB is available for $399 (one creation license and 10 runtime licenses included) at the SYWARE online store. For more information, a free copy of the free Expense Tracker, or online purchase of FoneDB, visit the SYWARE web site.

Early Registration Ending for the Pocket PC Summit

The fourth Pocket PC Summit will be held October 20-23, 2003 in Las Vegas. Early registration ends this Friday. For those who register on or before September 12 the price is $375. Afterwards, the cost goes up to $425. To learn more or to register, visit the web site.

The fourth Pocket PC Summit will bring together industry leaders to discuss the present and future state of Pocket PC technology, wireless applications, and services. A corresponding exposition will showcase the best Pocket PC, handheld, and wireless technologies, as well as enterprise mobile computing solutions. It is taking place in conjunction with the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment tradeshow.

RepliGo 1.3 Now Available For Handheld Document Viewing

Cerience, the maker of handheld document viewing software for Palm OS, Pocket PC, SmartPhone, and Symbian devices, has released RepliGo 1.3 for Palm OS. The application allows users to view Microsoft Office documents, Adobe PDF files, web pages, and other document types. Document reflowing technology optimizes the documents for reading on small PDA screens. The latest version includes support for new devices such as the Sony Clie UX series, the Garmin iQue 3600, and the Tapwave Zodiac.

A free 14-day trial is available from the Cerience web site which allows users to convert a variety of popular document types on a desktop computer for handheld viewing. Free reader software is also available for download. The full version which includes the desktop conversion program is $29.95, and the upgrade is free for existing users. For more information, please visit the Cerience web site.



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