BrightBytes™: Dell, Transcriber, PDAsia, and More

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Dell has is now offering a free car charger with either of its Axim X5 Pocket PCs. As previously mentioned, it is no longer offering $50 rebates on these models but it has taken 10% off the cost. This makes the X5 Basic $225 and the X5 Advance $315. This is not a permanent price reduction.

Microsoft Transcriber 1.51 for Pocket PC 2002 is now available. This is no description of changes in this update.

PDAsia, which offers accessories for a variety of handhelds, is putting on a sale. From now until Wednesday, April 23, all items in its online store are 50% off.

Jason Goldman has brought out Pinballz2, a high-resolution game for Palm OS 5 devices. It costs $15.

mcTraveller 1.0 gives Pocket PC users the time in any of thousands of cities plus a detailed weather forecast. It also includes a currency conversion tool and much more. It is available now for $16.

Pocket Baseball is a free AvantGo channel that contains the entire Major League Baseball schedule.

Kinko’s is going to offer Wi-Fi wireless broadband Internet access through the T-Mobile HotSpot service. More than 1,000 Kinko?s locations throughout the U.S. plan to offer the service, with rollout starting in the fourth quarter of this year.

DEVBUZZ.COM is dedicated to development tools, programming techniques, and solutions for the Pocket PC. Its latest article is “Regression testing your Pocket PC app, a new form of torture”.

Don’t forget, tonight at midnight is the deadline to file U.S. tax returns.



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