BrightBytes™: Bluetooth, Pocket Quicken, SD Radio, and More

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Palm Inc. has released a driver to allow the Tungsten W to use the Palm Bluetooth SD card. This will allow this handheld to connect to Bluetooth LAN access points, Bluetooth-enabled Palm OS handhelds, and other Bluetooth-enabled devices.

Though Pocket Quicken for Pocket PC was expected to be available this month, reportedly it has been delayed for several weeks.

Sony is now selling PicselViewer on its Japanese website for 4,000 Yen (about $33.) In addition, ClieSource is reporting that it will soon be available in the U.S. This is an app that allows Palm OS users to view Microsoft Office files in their native formats, though changes can’t be made. A Pocket PC version is also in development.

SD pocketRADIO iBIZ is now taking pre-orders for its SD pocketRADIO. This is an FM stereo radio card for Palm handhelds. It sells for $50.

ClickGamer has just released Egg Head, a free Easter-themed puzzle game for the Pocket PC.

Mark/Space is now offering The Missing Sync for Samsung, which allows Samsung i330 users to HotSync with Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later. It is $30.

wirejunkie has released Leonardo 1.1, a vector drawing application for Palm OS. New in version 1.1 is Hi-Res and Hi-Res+ support and an improved user interface. It is $25.

PocketDict v1.1 from cellosoft is now available. This is a freeware dictionary for the Pocket PC.

The TauBetaPi Advanced Explorer, a replacement for the built-in file explorer on Pocket PC models, is now freeware.



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