BrightBytes™: h5450, PalmSource, 3D Screens, and More

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Hewlett Packard has posted a ROM update for the HP iPAQ h5400 series that improves the volume of audio played through headsets but not the internal speaker.

Earlier this week, it was revealed that the Chairman and CEO of Sony would like to buy PalmSource. David Nagel, CEO of PalmSource, said yesterday this was “old news” in an interview with internetnews.com.

The 3D Consortium, a group of Japanese companies, has been created to develop 3D displays for mobile devices. These are made up of two LCDs sandwiched together and a parallax barrier. This parallax barrier allows the user’s left eye to only see the image on one display and the right eye to only see the image on the other. These images are slightly different, so the user’s brain interprets this a 3D. The members of the 3D Consortium are Sony, Sharp, Sanyo, NTT Data,and Itochu. (Read more about 3D screens.)

Paragon Software has released RifleSLUGs-II: The Invasion, a shooting game for Palm OS 4.0-5.0 devices with high resolution color screens. This version has an enhanced design, new weaponry and maps were added, and its AI was improved. It sells for $20.

Thanks to Paul MacDonald and Craig Bowers for the tips.

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