BrightBytes™: Sprint, Sound Effects and more

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Starting today, Sprint is offering unlimited use of its new high-speed CDMA network, PCS Vision, for just an additional $10 to any PCS Free & Clear Plan. For a limited time, PCS Vision is free to all customers for the first three months. The Handspring Treo 300 can connect to this network.

Applian Technologies has released Sound Effects for Pocket PC, which lets users assign unique sounds to 16 different events, including menu taps, error and low battery alerts, ActiveSync start and end, and many more. In addition, users can choose preconfigured sound schemes like Cars, Robots and more. Sound Effects is available now for $20.

Red Mercury has released version of AcidSolitaire, AcidFreecell, AcidImage, and Atom Smash optimized to support Palm OS 5. Current users can upgrade for free. The new releases offer significant performance improvements and support for the new 320 by 320 pixel and 320 by 480 pixel screens.

Pocket Solutions is now taking pre-orders for flip covers for the Toshiba e310/330/335 series Pocket PC. These cost $20 plus S/H and are available with custom engraving. The company also plans to offer versions for the Toshiba e740, HP iPAQ 36/3700 and 38/3900 series, Audiovox Maestro, Toshiba 550g, Sony T615C and T665C, Palm m505, m515, Fuji Loox, Asus Zayo, and Blackberry RIM.

Namo Interactive Inc. is now offering a public beta of HandStory Suite 2.2 for the Pocket PC. This allows users to view text, eBooks, images, and Web Clips with a single application.

PalmSource, Inc., and Sony Ericsson are going to work together to be sure their products can be easily connected with Bluetooth wireless networking.



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