PDA News – Covertec for iPaq 2200, Sharp ups CGS production, New Bejeweled

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Covertec leather case for iPaq 2200

Leather case maker Covertec has released a model for the iPaq 2200 series. It includes their new wholly-removable WIPS belt-clip system, pockets for cards, and their usual high-grade leather.



Sharp increases CGS LCD production

Sharp has started another production line of their Continuous Grain Silicon LCD display technology. The new LCDs are able to pack twice the pixels per area of other display types, as well as being lighter and thinner. CGS displays are used on the Sharp Zaurus C700 line, all of which support a 640 x 480 full-VGA screen. The new production brings Sharp’s total capacity for the new LCDs up to 6.5 million two-inch LCDs per month. Most of these will end up being used on digital cameras, camcorders, cellular phones, and other such devices, but it’s only a matter of time before they start showing up in more handheld computers.


Bejeweled “Game of the year” edition

Astraware is bringing their addicts customers back for another round. Following their latest win for ‘Game of the year’ at Handango, they’ve commemorated this event with a new edition of Bejeweled for Palm OS 5 and PocketPC, including their new Aurora Sound System for music. This is also partly new because previously the version of Bejeweled offered on the PocketPC went by the name Diamond Mine.



CodeWarrior for Zaurus

The coder’s ultimate handheld device now has the company of one of the most popular sets of development tools for handheld computers, from the makers of the #1 development toolkit for Palm OS. The ‘CodeWarrior Development Studio for Sharp Zaurus’ allows developers to write applications in Qt, a multi-platform C++ application framework, Java 2 Platform, Micro Edition (J2ME) and other standard programming languages.




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