PDA News – Treo 600 for $249, iPaq update, T|E metal case

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CDMA Treo 600 at Amazon for $249 after rebates

A good deal if there ever was one. Amazon has the CDMA Treo 600 with Sprint service for $599, minus $350 in rebates, for a net of $249 with activation.

Treo 600 at Amazon.com


iPaq 5550 firmware update

Another iPaq update, this time for the iPaq 5550. This is a firmware update, so this one won’t take up any RAM. From the HP support site:

Fingerprint Software Version 3.7:

  • Corrects where it allowed to select alphanumeric characters using the softkey with the “simple 4 digit PIN” option for Password.
  • Corrects the 12 and 24 hours option where it could not be selected in the “Prompt if device unused for” field under Password.

Bluetooth Driver Version

  • Corrects problem where system would hang when disconnecting a PAN connection via the Incoming Connection icon.
  • Corrects a problem where the device needed a Normal Reset after being turned off while transferring data via SPP, for example, while connected to a Bluetooth GPS device.
  • Corrects the proxy settings getting erased in the Bluetooth Settings.
  • Corrects a problem when using ‘Dial via Bluetooth’ which would not accept spaces in the phone number.
  • Corrects an issue where the iPAQ unit does not waking up to perform a scheduled iPAQ Backup.
    Restore ClearType Tuner that was removed by the previous XIP update (English and German only).

Wireless LAN Driver Version

  • Improves Connectivity and Roaming ability for wireless LAN users.

As always before performing a ROM update, read the instructions carefully.



Tungsten E aluminum case

Innopocket’s aluminum hardcase for the Palm Tungsten E is available.




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