Red Herring predicts ten trends for the computing world. The Palm OS is mentioned quite a number of times in this article.
FinPoint, Inc. announced FinPoint StockHand 2.0, a major upgrade of the financial portfolio management solution for 3Com’s PalmPilot and IBM WorkPad handheld organizers. Stocks and indices traded in USA, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Norway, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK can be managed by StockHand.
GoAmerica, Inc. announced a new product bundle which incorporates JP Systems’ NetCradle with a RIM Wireless PC Card from Research In Motion for the nationwide BellSouth Intelligent Wireless Network. This new solution will be made available to GoAmerica customers in the first quarter of 1999.
Borders and IDG Books Worldwide have teamed up to introduce a new study aid for MCSE exams. Available mid-November at all domestic and international Borders stores, the MCSE Flash Cards For Dummies provides self-testing software compatible for the Palm Pilot and Windows CE Device. The products will sell for $9.99 and will be available just in time for holiday gift giving.
Here’s a PalmPower exclusive. We’ve been told there’s a new creature in the upcoming film "Star Trek: Insurrection". It’s called the "palm pet", a little, furry, mouselike creature. We’re not allowed to tell you where it’s being using in the plot, but we can tell you, like all things palm, it’s small, and it’s cute. Of course, it probably should be called the "palm-sized pet". Coming soon to a theatre near you.
Karrier Communications, makers of IntelliGolf: Golf’s #1 Scorecard Software for 3Com connected organizers and IBM WorkPads, announced the immediate availability of its IntelliGolf Birdie edition on CD-ROM for the holiday season. IntelliGolf software automates golf scoring, provides "on course" user statistics and includes 17 sidegames.
Peachpit Press has announced the release of PalmPilot:Visual QuickStart Guide by Jeff Carlson. The 264 page book includes techniques to improve efficiency, organization, and mobile data management.
Red Herring has this article on why the Palm Operating System is still on top of the handheld market. The article takes a look at the overall strengths and weaknesses of the Palm OS and Windows CE.
Last week 3Com released the Enhanced IR update, downloadable software that lets PalmPilot users beam data from their machines to Ericsson’s infrared-capable mobile phones.
MSNBC has this article on what Qualcomm sees for third generation wireless devices. Qualcomm announced last week it is teaming up with Microsoft to form Wireless Knowledge, which will help wireless carriers deliver low-cost data services to mobile devices.