PDA News – WebLink To Do Color, Beamable Airport Info, New Clie Driver

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WebLink Wireless has announced a color Palm OS 5, two-way PDA will be released

Three weeks ago we broke the news about WW’s plans to bring the first two-way Palm OS 5 device to market. Further, it was to be the first monochrome Palm OS 5 unit. We have now learned that WW will bring to market a color device in the same form factor. At this time it’s unclear if the monochrome unit will still be released. We do know the color unit will offer 16MB of RAM and an SD slot.

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WebLink Wireless to Release First Monochrome Palm OS 5 Device With Two-Way Messaging (3/19/2003 9:54:15 PM) – WebLink wireless offers two-way paging devices like the Motorola Timeports and service to both business and consumer users. This year they will offer many new devices like the HuneTec H500 powered by Palm OS 5.

Toronto to get the first Beam & Fly station supporting the Palm OS

Qvadis is working with Palm and Air Canada to bring the first Beam and Fly station to the Toronto airport. The stations will allow travellers to gain access to a wealth of information like: up-to-the-minute flight schedules, world news, sports briefs, airport maps and city guides, by beaming them into Palm PDAs.

“Air Canada’s award-winning Maple Leaf Lounges offer a private and welcoming environment to our premium customers,” said Pierre Bourbonniere, Manager, Airport Products, Air Canada. “Palm handhelds complement existing lounge technology and are a perfect fit for our business travelers who need up-to-the-minute access to flight and destination information.”

Sony has released a new “SMS Bluetooth Enabled Phone Driver” for the TG50 and NZ90

From Sony:

This program updates the system software and provides Short Messaging Service (SMS) connections with Bluetooth; technology enabled GSM (Global System for Mobile Telecommunications) phones.

Get the update here.



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