PDA News – Sony CLie SJ22 Review, RIM Releases New BlackBerry Models – 6210 and 6220, New Short Range Wireless Standard, Flash Game for Pocket PC

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Palminfocenter has posted a brief review of the SJ22

When the SJ33 was announced and rumors of an SJ22 surfaced, many of us naturally assumed that they’d share the new flip-lid form-factor. Surprise! The SJ22 is basically identical to the earlier SJ30 (with its great hires color screen), but is clad in the subtly different SJ20 casing. There is one significant difference between the two models however; while the SJ30 debuted at $300, the list price of the SJ22 is $200. More…


RIM has added to its European line with two new models, the 6210 and 6220

Research In Motion today unveiled two new BlackBerryâ„¢ models for customers in Europe. The data and voice-enabled BlackBerry 6210â„¢ and BlackBerry 6220â„¢ feature a smaller design with a light and comfortable feel, increased memory for greater application and data storage, as well as new support for wireless email synchronization and integrated attachment viewing. The Java-based BlackBerry 6210â„¢ and BlackBerry 6220â„¢ each deliver email, phone, SMS, browser and organizer applications in a single wireless handheld that supports international roaming.

More info at RIM Europe.

Sneaky Wave might be the next big thing in wireless communications

Philips, Texas Instruments and Samsung are among the other companies flexing their muscles as part of the IEEE 802.15 Working Group for WPAN, which is meeting this week in Dallas to settle on a new standard technology for wireless personal area networks, or WPANs.

Such networks create high-speed wireless connections over short distances to allow for synchronization between a personal digital assistant and a computer, say, or to connect a television to a cable TV box, and so on. The winning technology behind the standard, which will bear the name 802.15.3a, is expected to generate $1.39 billion in revenue by 2007, according to projections by Allied Business Intelligence. More from News.com…


Afzane has released Monkey Menace, a Donkey Kong type game running in Flash

This is definitely worth taking a look at. Install Flash 5 on your Pocket PC first, then check this out. Here’s the storyline –

“Deep in the Amazon jungle lies the treasure of the forgotten tribe. It was said that the treasure was stolen by a menacing 6-foot tall monkey…

The Moves – You must jump over all watermelons that come at you. Otherwise you be flattened! Don’t jump when the bats are flying above you! Otherwise it may get nasty! Meanwhile, Jon the Adventurer and his lovely assistant Maia, set out to the Amazonian jungle to recover the stolen treasure.When suddenly… Maia was captured!

Be sure to beat on the drum! This will wake up the little monkey and he’ll throw the vines at you Be sure to JUMP to catch the vines at the right time! Its now up to Jon to rescure Maia and to recover the stolen treasure from the hands of the Menacing Monkey!”

The game only costs $5, but you can also pick up a free trial from Handango.



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