BrightBytes™: Themes, Ringtones, GoToMyPC, and More

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Today Screen Themes Available for Windows Mobile 2003

Microsoft has released a number of Today Screen themes for Pocket PCs running Windows Mobile 2003. There are over twenty of these and they range from a Windows logo on an almost plain background to an X-ray of a Nautilus shell. Each of these is a free download.

Create Your Own Ringtones with Music Studio

Music Studio is a polyphonic music creator and editor for the Palm OS. Songs can be exported to a desktop as Midi files or beamed to a mobile phone to be used as as ringtones.

Each melody can have up to 8 different tracks and there are over 100 instruments to use. Music Studio costs $12.95 and $2 per sale donated to

GoToMyPC PocketView Offers Wireless Remote Access to Desktop PCs

Expertcity, Inc. has announced the availability of GoToMyPC PocketView for Pocket PC 2003 devices. The application is designed to offer seamless, real-time remote access to desktop computers, and does not require synchronization or data conversion. PocketView also features flexible scaling, image rotation, and one-click scrolling for better viewability.

GoToMyPC PocketView is available with all versions of GoToMyPC 4.0: GoToMyPC Personal for individual business professionals, GoToMyPC Pro for small businesses, and GoToMyPC Corporate for the enterprise. More information can be obtained at the developer’s web site.

Speereo Voice Translator Released

Speereo, a voice translator for Pocket PC devices, has just been released. Unlike most handheld translators, which show the translated phrase and leave it up to the user to either show the text to the foreign speaker or try to pronounce it on their own, Speereo is designed as a voice translator. Once the handheld user selects the proper phrase, the Pocket PC device will then pronounce the phrase in the selected foreign language.

Spanish, German, French, Italian and Russian are currently available, while other languages such as Chinese, Japanese, Hindi, and others will soon be offered as free upgrades to registered users. Voice Translator includes roughly 2,000 common phrases, as well as 3,000business, medical, and legal terms arranged into subject categories such as Travel, Food, Shopping, and Health.

A full license can be purchased for $40.

New Version Of RealOne Player for Palm OS Available

RealOne Player Mobile for the Palm OS 1.1 is now available on This allows users of the Palm Zire 71 and Tungsten T and C to play music in RealAudio and MP3 formats.

There is no description of changes in this version verses the 1.0 version. It is a free download.



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