BrightBytes™: Kyocera 7135, T-Mobile, PalmSource, and More

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Verizon Wireless is expected to begin offering the Kyocera 7135 later this month for $500 with a two-year service contract. This smartphone features a clamshell design with the screen on one side and the Graffiti area, buttons, and a phone keypad on the other. It is 4.0 by 2.4 by 1.2 inches when closed. It weighs 6.6 ounces. The 7135 has a 160-by-160 pixel, 65,000-color display, an SD/MMC slot, and a built-in MP3 player. It runs Palm OS 4.1 on a 33 MHz DragonBall MZ processor and has 16 MB of RAM.

T-Mobile is conducting an online survey of people who have its Pocket PC Phone Edition device.

PalmSource has scheduled its next developers conference for February of 2004. Previously it was reported this would be December of this year. In early May 2003, the company will hold a Developer Seminar in San Francisco.

Sony has released an update for the TG50 and NZ90 that provides Short Messaging Service (SMS) connections with Bluetooth-enabled GSM phones.

ToKi Tori 1.0 is a new adventure game for the Pocket PC. It offers over sixty levels and nine different weapons/items. It sells for $20.

Max Vlasov has released DiddleBugHR 1.0, a high-resolution version of this classic freeware app for drawing notes. The current version only supports Sony devices.

Psion, which makes the Revo line of Symbian handhelds, has appointed Alistair Crawford as its new CEO.



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