Mobile Tech News – Brighthand Memorial Day Sale, Garden State Raises the Bar, Samsung’s UMPC Previewed, and More

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Brighthand’s Memorial Day Sale

Between now and the end of May, those using the coupon code ‘SUMMER20’ with purchases at the Brighthand Software store will get 20% off on everything in the Brighthand Store.

Visit our store to take advantage of this deal.


Garden State Chooses Cingular Wireless

Cingular Wireless and the state of New Jersey have agreed to make Cingular the primary wireless solution for state/county/local entities within NJ. This means that anyone who works for the state/county/local governments, is a student, or is a part of many other organizations may be eligible for several discounts and promotional items.

Visit the Cingular Wireless website for more information.


Handmark’s Pocket Express on the Motorola Q

As a sure sign of its impending release, Handmark is now claiming support for the Motorola Q with its Pocket Express application/portal. This wireless information service is also available for Palm OS, Pocket PCs, and color Blackberries.

Read Brighthand’s review of Pocket Express for more on its features.


Samsung’s Q1 UMPC Previewed at TabletPCReviewSpot

Brighthand’s sister site, TabletPCReviewSpot, has published an preview of the versatile Samsung Q1 UMPC (Ultra-Mobile Personal Computer). The Q1, like many other UMPCs, slots in between a PDA and Tablet PC in size, but offers the mobility of a PDA and the functionality of a Tablet PC.

Read the preview and learn more about the Q1.


BlackBerry Connect for Palm Treo 650 Smartphone Now Available on Optus Network in Australia

The connection between the Treo 650 and BlackBerry grows with the announcement that the Optus Network in Australia is now offering the BlackBerry Connect software for download.

BlackBerry Connect allows users to use VersaMail and the default PIM applications to manage contacts, calendar, tasks, notes, and email. All while keeping things synced in those apps to Outlook on one’s work computer. BlackBerry Connect works with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server to connect Treo 650s to corporate Exchange systems.

Read more in the press release.



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