Mobile Tech News — Vista Interface, Par 3 Golf, Treo Introductions, and More

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JGUI: Vista Interface Released for Windows Mobile Smartphones

With the recent introduction of the Microsoft Vista operating system, theme makers are chomping at the bit to release Vista look-alikes. JGUI has taken the idea of making a Vista theme for Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone users a bit further with a theme that not only changes the look and feel of the Today Screen, but adds widgets and functionality to it and other built in applications.

JGUI imitates aspects of Windows Vista on landscape screens in areas such as a customizable sidebar, today screen date, and event information, and even a pop-up window whenever a phone call comes in.

JGUI can be downloaded from www.jgui.net/black/vistaspinterface/ in both a free and a $20 advanced version.

 

Par 3 Golf for Pocket PC Launched

One of the most popular things to do on a handheld is to play games, and a new release from Handmark doesn’t seem to want that to end. Par 3 Golf for Pocket PC devices brings realistic and challenging environments.

It is good enough for a quick game, or something to pass the time when rain keeps people off of the real course.

To download this application for a Windows Mobile Pocket PC device, visit the Par 3 Golf page at Handmark.

 

Central and South America See the Introduction of New Treos

In keeping with the ever growing number of mobile device users, the Treo series of handhelds continues to be announced in various markets around the world. Central and South America have not been stranger to these releases, with both the Treo 680 and Treo 700wx arriving in the last few days.

The 700wx has been announced on the Vivo mobile phone network in Brazil. The 700wx is the second Treo smartphone used on the Vivo network, the first being the Treo 650. For more information about Palm’s Brazil operations, visit www.palm.com/br

The recently released Treo 680 has been introduced in Mexico under the Telcel network. Similar to other 680 releases, Telcel is positioning the Treo 680 as a smartphone that helps users balance their business and personal lives. For more information about the Treo 680 visit www.palm.com/Treo680.

 

Delta Unveils Improved Mobile Web Site

Delta has improved its mobile site, offering improved navigation and integration with the SkyMile program. Visiting the mobile site (Delta.com) gives access to checking the status of flights, checking in for a flight, and viewing the accrued SkyMiles balance.

For more information on Delta’s mobile content offerings, visit Delta.com/mobile from a handheld or smartphone.

 

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