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Dataviz Dose-A-Day Dilbert, Golf Calendars Now Available

Dose-A-Day is a daily calendar for Palm OS and Pocket PC devices that provides a new comic, golf tip, or joke each day. Two versions are currently available: Dilbert, from the popular comic strip by Scott Adams; and Golf, featuring Gary McCord, a 25-year PGA Tour veteran and author of Golf For Dummies. No wireless connection or subscription is necessary, and users can start any time for 365 days of new content. Each calendar is $19.95, and they are currently available from the Dataviz web site.

Extend Your Palm’s Warranty

palmOne has announced plans to offer the Protection Plan Plus, which extends the limited complimentary telephone support and one-year warranty that comes with this company’s handhelds to two years of support. This service will be available only in the United States. It will cost $49.95 when it becomes available the first of next month.

Microsoft Posts More Free eBooks

Slaughterhouse-Five Microsoft Corp. is giving away 60 best-selling ebooks to users of Microsoft Reader. The 20-week promotion will feature three new titles each week. This week’s selections are Fatal Tide by Iris Johansen, Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, and One Nation Under Goods by James J. Farrell. These can be found on the Microsoft Reader web site.

256 MB CompactFlash Card for $30

Amazon.com is now offering a 256 MB Vicking CompactFlash card for just $40. In addition, there’s a $10 mail-in rebate, bringing the price down to just $30.

Get Cash for Your Old Handheld

PDA Auctions is a new auction site that allows people to buy or sell used handhelds and equipment. Listing an item for sale is free and there’s no charge for using the site. It is based in the U.K. but is open to aneone in the world.

.For more information or to start shopping, visit the PDA Auctions web site.

New Version 3.0 of iMemo Now Available

eMDSoft has released iMemo version 3.0 for Palm OS handhelds. New features include Palm OS 5 and high resolution compatibility, along with an enhanced user interface and drawing tools, plus an increased text memo size. It is now possible to add color drawings to text memos and share them with other iMemo users. For more information or a free 30 day trial, please visit the eMDSoft web site.

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