PDA News – Windows Mobile 15% faster, No SD WiFi on OS4, Restore Grafitti

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Windows Mobile averages 15% faster

According to tests done by PocketPCThoughts.com, Windows Mobile 2003 provides an average performance boost of 15% over the same hardware running PocketPC 2002.



Sandisk drops Palm OS 4 support

Sandisk has decided to cancel plans for a Palm OS 4.x driver for their SDIO WiFi card. The new card will now only support Palm OS 5 when the drivers are released this Autumn.



How to replace Grafitti 2 with Grafitti 1

Palm angered a lot of users when they changed the Grafitti writing system to avoid legal complications by Xerox. Users disliked the new characters, and preferred the original Grafitti system. Now they can have it back, thanks to a very simple trick created by Hong Kong Palm expert Brando.



All handhelds infringe patent?

From Brighthand:

A federal judge has ruled that a patent held by E-Pass Technologies covers all palm-sized handhelds, which brings new life to patent-infringement lawsuits the company has filed against Palm, Microsoft, and Hewlett-Packard.

I give it a month. Nobody tangles with Microsoft’s blood-sucking lawyers on their own territory.



Proporta leather case line

Expanding their case products from aluminum to leather, Proporta now sells leather cases for a vast array of handhelds from HP, Dell, Palm, and Sony.





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