BrightBytes™: Security Patch, h2210 Case, and More

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Security Patch Released for palmOne Zire 71 and Tungsten T2

A security patch for the Zire 71 and Tungsten T2 has been released. All users of these handheld models who use the password protection or autolock feature should download and install the patch. The installation instructions and the patch are available on the palmOne web site.

Vaja Cases Debuts Billfold Leather Case for iPAQ h2210

Vaja Cases is now offering a leather case for HP’s iPAQ h2210 that can do double duty as the user’s wallet. It includes a bill compartment, as well as five credit card slots. In addition, it has slots for two SD/MMC cards.

This Billfold Leather Case starts at $75 but can be customized in various ways, which can increase the price. It is available now at the Vaja Cases web site.

SnapperMail 1.8 Now Available

SnapperMail 1.8 has been released by Snapperfish. Aside from some speed improvements and enhanced HTML support, the main new feature is the ability to sort different accounts into separate mail folders on the device. This enables users with multiple accounts to handle their mail more efficiently.

The free update is available to existing customers by logging into their individual SnapperMail account on the developer’s web site. For a free trial or more information, visit the Snapperfish web site.

FlyZip XR 2.5 Released For Palm OS

FlyZip XR 2.5 for Palm OS handhelds has just been released. This update includes ARM-native compression technology for Palm OS 5 handhelds, greatly enhancing the zip/unzip speed. It is now possible to choose between modes: optimized for compression speed or the smallest possible compressed application size. Another new feature allows the full use of any application directly from a memory expansion card, functionality that is not possible with the built-in VFS on Palm OS handhelds. FlyZip requires 73K of space on the handheld device.

FlyZip XR 2.5 can be used on any handheld with Palm OS 3.2 or above, and the update is free for currently registered users. The application is available for an introductory price of $19.95 for a limited time; the normal price is $24.95. For more information or a free trial download, visit the Elegant Algorithms web site.

Sneak Peak at Metalion2

ZIO Interactive has posted some screen shots for its upcoming game, Metalion2: Mutant Uprising, on its web site. Few details are available for this game, which will feature giant battling robots. However, it is known that it will run under any version of Pocket PC, require 6 MB of RAM, and will cost $19.95. The company has not said when Metalion2 will be available.



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