PDA News – Vaja Axim Case, FatFinger Supports OS 5, SCOTTeVEST Goes Leather, Sony Ericsson P800 Review

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Vaja is now shipping Dell Axim cases

Vaja is now shipping their line of Dell Axim cases. They range from $55 for the basic to $100 or more for a fully customized unit. The standard comes in black and is a much better option than the basic footie that comes with the Dell.

Some may find shelling out 25% of the Axim’s price for a case difficult, but there’s no argument that Vaja offers top quality. The custom cases allow you to select from up to twenty colors depending on model and things like whether or not you want the sd slots, belt clip and other special options.

Avaion has upgraded FatFinger with Palm OS 5 support

FatFinger is an alternatiev keyboard entry system for Palm OS devices. If you’re unfamiliar, check out our review. At the time, we felt FatFinger offered a great alternative for Palm newbies while they learned graffiti or for those who did not care for the graffiti entry method at all. They’ve now added Palm OS 5 support and improved greyscale support. Pick up a trial or full version for $14.95.

The ultimate mobility outerwear adds leather and sleeves

SCOTTeVEST is releasing an interesting new product this fall. Their leather jacket with 25 pockets to stow and connect electronics is available for pre-order right now for $300. The regular price will be $450, so this is a nice little savings if you are so inclined.

Their traditional line is much more cost effective and makes a great gift for the gadget guy or gal in your life.

Walter Mossberg has posted his review of the P800…another mixed review

We’ve been posting reviews of the P800 from Europe, as it’s been out over there for a while. It just kills me every time I read one though, as the P800 looks like it will fall well short of my expectations.

Wireless-gadget fans will get the chance over the next month or so to buy two new communicators — those combination devices that attempt to merge a cellular phone, PDA and hand-held e-mail receiver. One of the new models was designed in Europe and one in California. They take very different approaches to blending the three functions. <More…>


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