July 2006

GIGA-BYTE aggressively powers into Pocket PC Phone market
Taiwanese GIGA-BYTE Communications is introducing new lines of wireless communications products, mobile phones, mobile phone modules, and other types of personal handheld devices for communications, entertainment, learning, and personal information management purposes. The g-Smart is a Windows Mobile 5.0-based Pocket PC Phone using push email. Internet access is via WiFi or GPRS, there is a 2.1MP camera and the device is capable of receiving real-time digital TV broadcasting. The g-Smart has a 2.4-inch display, measures 4.1 x 2.1 x 0.75 inches, has 128MB ROM and 64MB RAM, a Mini SD slot (256MB card included), runs a 416MHz PXA272 chip and there's Bluetooth. [see product release.] -- Posted Thursday, July 20, 2006 by chb

Missing Sync for WinMo v2.5
Mark/Space announced that it has released an update to its popular synchronization software for Mac OS X, The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile. The new 2.5 release runs natively on Intel and PowerPC Macs alike and adds support for smartphones and Pocket PCs that run Microsoft's Windows Mobile 5 operating system, including models from Dell, HP, HTC, i-mate, Palm, Motorola and Samsung. [see Missing Sync for Windows Mobile info] -- Posted Thursday, July 20, 2006 by chb

Handy Weather for Pocket PC
Paragon Software released Handy Weather for Pocket PC devices that supplies accurate and detailed weather forecasts: Weather news and forecast for any point of the Earth: more than 40000 preset cities worldwide or any arbitrary location by coordinates (latitude and longitude); Weather forecast straight from the device Today Screen plug-in. User can set the program on Today Screen and get 5-day forecast for 5 world cities always in sight without opening the application; Customer can choose between 3 handy and user-friendly views: 5-day weather forecast, 5-day high and low temperature graph, detailed one-day forecast; Most detailed description of weather conditions: high and low day temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit, real feel temperature, wind direction, gust and speed in mph, km/h or m/s, the sunís ultraviolet intensity index. [see details] -- Posted Thursday, July 13, 2006 by chb