Mobile Tech News — TX Update, Spb Today Suite, and More

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Palm Releases Accessory Cradle Update for TX

Palm, Inc. has released a small system update for one of its handhelds.

According to Palm, “This software update is designed to resolve an issue with the Palm TX handheld’s sleep/wake cycling when used with an accessory cradle, purchased separately. Once installed, the Palm TX handheld will function normally when inserted into the cradle.”

The Palm TX Accessory Cradle Update can be found on Palm’s web site.


Handster Publishes Spb Today Suite

Today Screen plug-ins are a common means of increasing the functionality and usability of Windows Mobile PDAs and smartphones, and the Spb Today Suite of plug-ins has been recently been released. This bundles together four well-know applications from this company: Spb Diary, Spb Weather, Spb Time, and Spb Pocket Plus.

For more information and to download and/or purchase ($44.95 for a limited time) the Spb Today Suite, visit the  Handster web site.


PhatWare Announces PhatPad 4.0 Beta

PhatPad has been a very popular drawing application on Windows Mobile PDAs and smartphones for some time now. PhatWare has announced that the beta of PhadPad 4.0 is now available for public testing for comments and feedback.

The upgraded software includes a number of new features such as support for typed text in addition to digital ink, improved inking on Tablet PCs and UMPCs, Office 2007-like user interface, document templates, and password-protection with 256-bit strong encryption.

To participate in the PhatPad 4.0 Beta Program, visit the PhatWareweb site and follow the instructions.


Palm Promotes Mobile Computing on College Campuses

Palm has consistantly taken the lead in using its mobile computing products in the edcational arena. Furthing this work, Palm has announced that, through the Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) program, it will promote mobile computing via Palm’s Connected Campus initiative.

Students participating within the MSP program.will receive a Treo 700wx working on the Sprint network. The students will exercise use of the Treos in a demonstration of mobile computing’s present and future applications.

For more information on Palm Connected Campus Initiative and the partnership with Microsoft’s Student Partner (MSP) program, visit Palm’s web site.



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