BrightBytes™: Card Export, Gameloft, pdaGOLFPRO, Handspring, Sony Cases

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Softick has released Card Export, a Palm OS app and Windows driver pair that allows users to access a SD/MMC memory card inserted in the handheld as a logical disk on the Windows desktop. It can read and write Palm OS applications (prc, pdb, pqa), images, or just use the memory card as a floppy for any data. It’s possible to format the card with any filesystem and with any cluster size or even defragment or partition the memory card. Card Export requires Palm OS 4 and Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP. It sells for $15.

Gameloft has released two new games for the Pocket PC. Siberian Strike X is an arcade-style game in which players fly planes through various levels. Rayman Ultimate is a port of the popular Playstation 1 game.

pdaGOLFPRO from Implicit Software Solutions offers tips for golfers. There are two versions. Long Game – Quick Tips includes over 120 golf tips on driving, fairway woods, long, mid and short Irons and trouble shots.?Short Game – Quick Tips includes over 80 tips on putting, chipping, pitching, lob shots and bunker shots. Each set costs $10. There are versions of both for the Palm OS, Pocket PC, and WinCE – HPC.

Telcel, the leading Mexican network operator, is now offering the Treo 270 through a distribution relationship with Celex (Celular Express, S.A. de C.V.). This is the first time this model has been available anywhere in Latin America.

On Tuesday, Handspring released its GPRS Upgrade in Europe and Asia. This allows the Treo 180 and 270 to wirelessly connect to the Internet using high-speed networks. Handspring expects to deliver a version of the GPRS Upgrade to US customers in the coming weeks.

Sena Cases will soon begin selling leather flip cases for the Sony SL10 and SJ20/SJ30. These will come in a variety of colors and can be purchased with or without belt clips. The company is taking pre-orders now at a special price of $30. After October 20, when the cases will be available, the price goes up to $40.



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