Samsung to Manufacture and Sell Memory Sticks
Samsung has licensed Memory Stick technology from Sony and will soon start manufacturing and selling Memory Stick expansion cards. Production is expected to begin in the third quarter of this year, and Samsung will bundle their own Memory Sticks with compatible mobile phones, DVD players, computers, and televisions, as well as sell Memory Sticks under the Samsung brand. In 2001 Samsung and Sony started working together to add Memory Stick support to several types of Samsung products. For more information, please visit the Samsung web site.
ClickGamer Launches Mini-Aquabike at Special Price
OmniG Software has released Mini-Aquabike for ARM and XScale Pocket PC devices. The game features Jet-ski and Runabout class races on five circuits with highly detailed water environments. A shooting mode is also included for arcade action. While the game normally sells for $19.95, ClickGamer is offering it for $18.95. For more information or online purchase, please visit the ClickGamer web site.
Bejeweled Now Available in “Game of the Year” Special Edition
Astraware has released a special “Game of the Year” edition of Bejeweled, the popular handheld puzzle game. The new edition features a musical score based on Astraware’s new Aurora sound system, in addition to the traditional sound effects. Versions are available for Palm OS and Pocket PC (formerly known as Diamond Mine) devices for $14.95. A Windows PC version is also available for $19.95.
The Palm OS version requires a Palm OS 5 device, with a Tungsten T, C, or Zire 71 required for the new music soundtrack. Pocket PC 2002 or 2003 is required for the Pocket PC version, with an ARM or XScale processor required for the music. For more information or a free trial download, please visit the Astraware web site.
Kalem Soft Releases NesEm 1.2
NesEm is a NES emulator application for Palm OS 5 devices. This update increases the number of supported games to almost 300, as well as adding new Gfx and sound emulation support. It is now possible to run *.nes games directly from expansion media such as SD cards, and save game support for battery-backup SRAMS has also been added. The Start and Select keys can be mapped to hardware buttons, and game speed can also be adjusted either manually or automatically.
For more information or to download a free trial, please visit the Kalem Soft web site. The application can be registered for $19.99.