Knight Ridder Real Cities and AvantGo, Inc. announced a joint arrangement to provide Real Cities online services, free of charge, to mobile professionals who rely on handheld devices. AvantGo and Real Cities are sponsoring a contest for site visitors to win a free Palm III. The contest runs from Nov. 18 through Dec. 7, 1998.
ToDo PLUS 3.0 is now available from Hands High Software. ToDo PLUS is an enhanced ToDo list with attachable drawings, alarms, filtering by due date, and a summary view of all of your tasks. Version 3.0 adds lots of new features, like repeating tasks, font selection, beaming, new drawing tools, faster performance, and lots more.
Salon Magazine has this article on Microsoft’s recent problems, and they also take a look at the possible ramifications for the PC industry.
Apollo Consulting, Inc. announced the ConcordeCompanion Series of products, which includes System Manager IP, Tek-Aide and ImuxLogger. Tek-Aide is a 3Com PalmPilot based configuration tool for the PictureTel Concorde. It can be connected locally or via modem to the Concorde. It can run configuration scripts, launch video calls from phonebook entries in the PalmPilot, and manage speed dial entries. Tek-Aide is scheduled to ship on December 1.
ZDnet has this story from Comdex on why the Palm OS is hard to beat. The article also talks about the latest offerings from third-party developers.
Amazon.com Inc. has opened a movie department and a virtual holiday gift store. Among the items up for sale is the Palm III electronic organizer for $332.
Windows Magazine has over 90 tips on how can work better while you are on the road.
According to ZDNN, Dell Computer Corp. is going to wait and see whether or not it will enter the handheld market.
If you’re at Comdex ’98 in Las Vegas this week, be sure to stop by the Palm Computing Pavillion in the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Booth L6040. Palm Computing will demonstrate the Palm III and PalmPilot Professional edition connected organizers, along with Palm Computing platform solutions from leading licensees and developers.=20
Here’s an article from The Scotsman which takes a look at the latest in Windows CE devices.