Article archive for 2000 – Page 12

Monday, May 1, 2000

SyncTalk: beaming across the OS chasm

Imagine you work with colleagues or clients who use handheld devices other than Windows CE-based computers. Now let’s assume you’ve wanted to beam information to them (and, yes, it is possible). SyncTalk does just that. Gregory Lea reviews a new application that promises to tear down the walls between the battling operating systems.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Ashley’s mobile tradeshow guide

It’s time to put in those travel requests again. This June and July some exciting tradeshows are coming up featuring mobile computing. In this edition of Ashley’s mobile tradeshow guide, she gives you the skinny on the coming events in such hot locales as Palm Springs, Orlando, and Barcelona, Spain.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Hooked on classics

The Pocket PC’s new Microsoft Reader promises to revolutionize the ebook, but if you’re looking for literature you can download today on the machine you already own, check out May’s Windows CE Power Site of the Month. This month Steve Niles reviews Geno’s eBook Library, a collection of classics you can read using BSQUARE’s bReady viewer. What better way to read classic literature than on a classic ebook viewer?

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Auto PC/Windows CE for Automotive news bites

Unless you attend Society of Automotive Engineers meetings or watch news feeds really closely, you probably don’t know about all the things going on in the Auto PC/Windows CE for Automotive arena. This month, Mark Moeller fills you in on the latest news.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Dr. Strangepalm or, how I learned to stop worrying and love Microsoft

If you’ve been listening to the prophets of doom lately, you’ve already heard that the End Days are here, and the Beast Whose Number is 666 is on the horizon. Microsoft’s Pocket PC is coming, and many predict that by 2003 Microsoft will own over half the PDA market (assuming Microsoft doesn’t get chopped into lots of little pieces), relegating Palm, Inc. to the status of also-ran. In this article, PalmPower’s resident technology skeptic, Kevin Quin, takes a daring stance, embracing the apocalypse as if he were Slim Pickens riding an H-bomb into oblivion.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Stylus Plus: a stylish stylus at an affordable price

The basic Palm stylus has been called a twig, and anyone who has tried manipulating that little plastic sliver with a normal, adult-sized hand would have to agree. If you’re a heavy Palm computer user, you’ll want a comfortable, practical stylus. Here, Denise Watkins reviews the Stylus Plus, a multi-functional stylus with an equally practical price tag.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

SyncTalk: beaming across the OS chasm

Imagine you work with colleagues or clients who use handheld devices other than Palm OS-based computers. Now let’s assume you’ve wanted to beam information to them (and yes, it is possible). SyncTalk does just that. Michael Compeau reviews a new application that promises to tear down the walls between the battling operating systems.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Ashley’s mobile tradeshow guide

It’s time to put in those travel requests again. This June and July some exciting tradeshows are coming up featuring mobile computing. In this edition of Ashley’s mobile tradeshow guide, she gives you the skinny on the coming events in such hot locales as Palm Springs, Orlando, and Barcelona, Spain.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

The antidotes for Palm envy and HotSync headaches

In this month’s edition, two of our editors come to the rescue for some troubled readers. Claire Pieterek offers some tips when an inability to HotSync leaves one user cold, and Jason Perlow writes a prescription for a fellow with a bad case of Palm envy.

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Monday, May 1, 2000

Stephen King: king of the ebooks

Stephen King made history by being the first major author to release a new work exclusively in an electronic format. In this article, Clifford Brooks examines the rise of the ebook and the issues that need to be resolved before it can become a serious threat to traditional paperbacks.

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