Mobile Tech News — Win a Palm Centro, Protect and Recharge Devices with The Sanctuary, Handy Weather, and More

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AT&T and Palm Sponsor the Win a Palm Centro With a Pick-up Line Contest

Palm and AT&T are hosting a contest called the "Palm Centro’s The Best, Worst & Funniest Pick-Up Line Contest", where they are asking entrants to post their best, worst, or funniest pick-up lines. Beginning April 5, and going to May 17, users can submit and vote on submitted pick-up lines for a chance to win an AT&T Palm Centro in a daily drawing.

For each entry, one per day, a person qualifies to win a Palm Centro on AT&T. Entrants also have a chance to win a Royal Caribbean cruise., and are also eligible for the grand prize featuring a VIP party in Las Vegas the winner and five friends.

Enter the Palm Centro Pick-Up Line Contest by visiting

This contest is open only to residents of the U.S.

Bluelounge Introduces The Sanctuary Mobile Charging Solution

Bluelounge SanctuaryBluelounge has introduced a mobile charging solution called The Sanctuary that is compatible with over 1,500 mobile devices. One part universal charger, and another part storage container, The Sanctuary aims to minimize the issue of finding a place to charge a device or store it when it not being used.

The Sanctuary features compatibility with devices from Palm, Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, and several others. Connectors ranging from vendor specific to mini-USB and micro-USB come with this accessory, and it is a certified "Made for iPod" device.

The Sanctuary can be purchased from the Bluelounge website for $129.95.

Paragon Software Agrees to Offer Handy Weather on Motorola Smartphones

Meeting a common request to know what the weather will be, Paragon Software has signed an agreement with Motorola to offer its Handy Weather software on Motorola’s multimedia smartphones. These include Motorola’s UIQ models the Z8 and Z10.

Handy Weather uses the wireless Internet connection of smartphone devices to show a detailed forecast of the weather. Views can be customized to show weather for one or more cities. Because of the Internet connection, weather forecasts can happen at automatic or manual intervals.

Handy Weather will be offered as a three month trial. Users will then be invited to subscribe to the Handy Weather service for one year for an additional fee.

For more information about Handy Weather, visit the Paragon Software website.

Palm Centro Released in Singapore

The Palm Centro has been a sales hit for Palm and continues the trend of global carrier releases with its introduction on the StarHub network in Singapore. StarHub is a GSM carrier and so this iteration of the Centro is the non-3G one, similar to the Palm Centro on AT&T.

For more information about the Palm Centro, visit the Palm website.

View Brighthand‘s review of the GSM Palm Centro.




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