AIDEM File Explorer significantly enhances the file management functions of your Pocket PC. The familiar user interface makes it easy to start to use AIDEM File Explorer. Most of the functions are also similar to Windows File Explorer.
New features of AIDEM File Explorer 2.00:* Enhanced speed in switching folders.* Data compression technology for recycle bin, it will reduce the file size to 30% – 70%. You can also set the lifetime of files in recycle bin and adjust the maximum capacity of recycle bin.* 40-bit & 128-bit file encryption.* File dumping [...]
Source: Skybow press releaseSwiss software developer Skybow has introduced iKnow, an exciting new product for the Pocket PC. The iKnow Personal Edition, now available worldwide, is designed to empower all Pocket PC users to create their own custom applications. No programming ability is required to get the full power of iKnow. Easy to install, quick to learn and fun to use, iKnow is sure to become the application of choice for Pocket PC users who want to get the full potential from their Pocket PCs.
Operating on a Windows CE platform, iKnow is a lean, dynamic [...]
Source: Pocket PC Creations e-mail update
Enhancements include new Link Point function to jump to other pages in a project based upon the values of points, function controlled by Logic points; excellent for market research questionnaires.
View all points throughout a project for use by Math and Logic Points, previously only points on the same page could be viewed.
New ‘parsing’ Layout Point functions for presenting data from any point within a project, send messages within a project.
New Session Identification option in Project [...]
Source: Arc Second PocketCAD press release
Arc Second, Inc., leading provider of full-function mobile CAD software solutions, today announced the release of Viewer 4.0 which will replace PocketCAD Viewer 3.0. The new PocketCAD Viewer 4.0 addresses the needs of users who want to be able to easily view and redline their AutoCAD or MicroStation drawings in the field or on the manufacturing floor.
New features include: Improved performance Increased file compression to speed file transfer Updated user interface makes it easier to use Reads DWF (Autodesk web [...]
If you don’t have a chance to go to Comdex in Chicago, Larry Garfield did, and he’s sharing his experiences from day one with you. Visit the “Source” link above to see his article.
Source: Microsoft Windows Media Downloads
Microsoft has updated Windows Media Player 7.1 for Pocket PC and added a patch for WMP 8 for Pocket PC 2002. They’ve also added a Pocket Internet Explorer plug-in that lets you play media files through PIE and steamlines the clicking-on-a-media-link-in-PIE-to-play-it functionality.
Visit the “Source” link above for more information and download links.
Note: The Patch for PPC2K2 is not an XIP patch, but inexplicably, loads into RAM.
Source: PR News Wire
MeshNetworks, Inc., developer of mobile broadband networking technology, today announced a joint technology and market-development initiative with ViewSonic Corporation designed to bring personal digital assistant and Tablet PC customershigh speed access to the Internet.
The companies, responding to the needs of mobile workers and consumers to improve information access, have agreed to share technology and work together to integrate MeshNetworks’ mobile broadband products with ViewSonic’s mobile computing devices. This initiative will [...]
Source: Mazingo press release
Mazingo Network, www.mazingo.net, is already changing the way thousands of users around the world get their news, entertainment and information. For example, Daron Brewood, who runs a Web site dedicated to Pocket PC enthusiasts(tekguru.co.uk), never carries a daily newspaper these days. In fact, with Mazingo he can get all the news he wants, including audio reports from The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s and Wired. Not in the mood for news? How about a full-length classic movie? A music video? A TV show? Cartoons and comics? Mazingo has all [...]
Source: Casio Europe web site
Casios site has the following warning against using the Card Backup Tool for Casio E-200s:
NOTESome part of the data may not be restored properly when you restore with CASIO Card Backup Tool. You are kindly requested to not to use the application, Card Backup Tool.When you would like to backup/restore, use the function of backup/restore of Microsoft Active Sync® and CASIO Inbox Repair Tool.
The “Source” link above will allow you to download the Inbox Repair Tool” mentioned above as well as a number of other E-200 [...]
The United Kingdom’s Cambridge Silicon Radio on Wednesday introduced Bluetooth software aimed at pushing the wireless technology into small, portable devices like mobile phones and handheld computers
This new software, BlueCore Host Software, will apparently help reduce the memory and processing power requirements for adding Bluetooth to a device. The software will ” ease the job of the device’s main hardware, such as its processor, by off-loading much of the hardware’s task of running Bluetooth’s software stack.” [...]
Source: Pocket Informant e-mail notice
The following is from an e-mail update direct from WEBIS/Pocket Informant:
Because we are committed to taking care of any issues as quickly as we can – AND we had to put out an update anyhow to support upgrades for Retail customers, we’re updating our software – only 2 days old.
Our new upgrade policy is taken from experience over the last 2 years. We will now be providing a 3.01 release within 30 days of release for configuration enhancements and fleshing out some features as requested by users. A 3.1 [...]
Source: AnyCom e-mail release
Anycom has updated its drivers for its Bluetooth Compact Flash card, model CF-2000 and Bluetooth PC Card, model PC-2000. This latest version 1.3 driver update includes complete support for Windows XP and has improved file transfer stability.
If you have already purchased an Anycom Bluetooth Card, click on the following link to download the 1.3 drivers: http://www.anycom.com/support/drivers/windows.zip
Further information on AnyCom and it’s products can be found by following the “Source” link above.
President of Sony Ericsson claims that the P800 will “change the way people communicate.”
The P800 allows the user to take digital pictures and view them on a 208 x 320 pixel screen. Sending to another phone or to email is no problem with the P800.
If a user receives a call, he or she may select to have a picture of the incoming caller displayed on the phone during the ring, “for a personal touch.”
“The P800 offers the possibility of downloading and viewing video clips such as a sequence from a sports event, music video or movie [...]
First making its debut at the Consumer Electronic Show, Port-IT promised to be one of the most comprehensive mobile technology solutions for the car, installed aftermarket. Port-IT includes a Global Positioning System that allows the driver to utilize turn-by-turn navigation.
“At Comworxx, we view mobility as a way of life. People are demanding greater communication and increased freedom. Anywhere, anytime. At home, at the office, or on the road.
People should not have to put their world on hold just because theyare on the move.
The technology to [...]
I could imagine that this would be an invaluable tool for our multi-lingual pocketnow users, or anyone that perhaps takes a world language in school and would like to take some notes in that particular language.
“With InterKey for Pocket PC you can use up to 60 onscreen national layouts for the following languages: Albanian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, [...]
Source: jjpepple web site
jjpepple Mobile Solutions has a trade-in service which covers all major mobile device manufacturers such as Audiovox, Casio, Compaq, Handspring, HandEra, Hewlett Packard, NEC, Palm, Toshiba, and Sony. They also guarantee a minimum value for trade-ins of 50% of your PDA’s current lowest new market value.
You can either trade in your old model for its cash value or trade it in towards the purchase of a new model through jjpepple’s online store.
For more information and the form to submit your Pocket PC for a quote, visit the [...]
Canon, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Phoenix Technologies, Pioneer, Sanyo, Sharp and Victor announce the formation of the Information Versatile Disk for Removable Usage (IVDR) consortium on Wednesday, March 5, 2002.
The group will be charged with developing standards to ensure that removable hard drives can be swapped from one device to another. The standard would allow manufactures of computers and hard drives to use the same type of connection. Removable drives are limited to certain models of notebook PCs and to desktop PCs as add-ons.
As more devices are [...]
Source: Yahoo News
Pieter Knook was just named Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s amalgamated Network Service Provider and Mobile Devices groups on Friday. Knook has worked at Microsoft for 12 years and also worked in the company’s service provider and software businesses and served as leader of the company’s NSP group and president of Microsoft’s sales group in Asia.
As head of the combined unit, Knook will work with the Windows CE, Pocket PC and smart phone projects to integrate them into the company’s mobile strategy. Microsoft [...]
Soure: IA Style
IA Style just released a new version of their presentation software, IA Presenter. Several new features have been added as well as various improvements in performance.
WHAT’S NEW IN VERSION IA PRESENTER 2.1:
* Performance Improvement: IA Presenter now detects the memorycurrently available on your mobile device, and if there is extramemory, IA Presenter automatically makes the most efficient useof it by expanding the pre-loading buffer size, thereby improvingperformance.
* New Quick Notes view mode.
* Virtual Blackboard: [...]
Source: MARGI press release
MARGI Systems today announced the availability of their Presenter-to-Go Software Developer’s Kit (SDK). The Presenter-to-Go SDK allows developers to directly access the Application Program Interface (API) on the Presenter-to-Go graphics card. Presenter-to-Go offers a simple, cost-effective means of presenting high-quality, color presentations directly from a wide range of handheld devices and displayed at 1024 x 768 resolution. The Presenter-to-Go SDK targets handheld software developers, such as Conduits Technologies, who require [...]
Source: e-mail request from Derek Brown at Microsoft
Derek Brown recently sent the following request to us (and a number of other Pocket PC sites):
“The Product Manager for handwriting input (i.e. Transcriber) asked Beth and I for customer feedback on improving the product – and I thought I’d come get this straight from the source. If you have suggestions, wishes, problems, etc. I’d be interested in hearing them. Go ahead and discuss on this thread and I’ll make sure the PM sees all of this.”
Click on the “Discuss this [...]
Japan-based ACCESS has created a Pocket PC Internet browser which is a major step ahead of Pocket Internet Explorer. It handles HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.0, cHTML, XHTML Basic 1.0, CSS and partial CSS2 support – and multi-window browsing.
ACCESS will be providing a free evaluation copy NetFront v3.0, which will operate on Pocket PC 2000 and Pocket PC 2002. Unfortunately, the evaluation version is only in Japanese, and offered with a 45-day limited demo license agreement. The final release of the browser is set to be available in the second quarter of [...]
The long awaited and hotly anticipated update to Pocket Informant has just officially been released.
Why Pocket Informant is better than the built in PIM or the competitionUniversal Word Wrap Task Priority Manager Powerful Drag and Drop Icon Manager Category Coloring More color choices and better color options Encryption of Task/Appointment data Major improvements to the Appointment/Task Editors New Contact and Recurrence Editors Export/Import Notes Searching in the calendar Calendar [...]