BrightBytes™: AvantGo, Phone King, CastCE

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AvantGo has released a new beta of its client app for Palm OS 5. This one offers slightly improved performance compared to previous betas but still is far from being ready for a final release. At this point, there is only a Windows version.

Applian Technologies has released Phone King for the Pocket PC, which allows users to control Bluetooth phones from their handhelds. Some of the features include full support for Bluetooth headsets, the ability to dial by selecting names from the contacts list, send SMS, and more. It sells for $20.

CastCE is a fully functional Atari ST emulator for the PocketPC with support for hundreds of games. It requires ROMs of the games, which aren’t available from the developers of CastCE. It is shareware.

NJ Software has released a Pocket PC version of Spellbound 1.0, which is already available for the Palm OS. The object of the game is to find enough words on a game board to complete the goal for each round. As words are spelled, they disappear from the board, and new lettered tiles fall into place to fill the gaps. It is $14.



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