Quickies: Almond Palm, Margi Bundle, Software and More
The German PDA portal, pdassi, has released a Palm-style handheld. Its called "Lecker Handheld" (which means something like "Tasty Handheld") and its made out of almond paste. The almond paste used is from the famous German house "Niederegger", located in Lübeck and known for the best almond paste around. An in-depth review can be found at spieri.de. The price is 11,95 Euro including packaging and shipping to German speaking Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland). Shipping to other countries is available upon request.
IBM Road Warrior Bundle
IBM, Palm and MARGI Systems are offering a "road warrior" bundle of an IBM iLM300 MicroPortable projector, Palm m515 and MARGI Presenter-to-Go SD through March 31, 2003. The deal lets you save over $549 now on the NEW IBM iLM300 Microportable Projector, Palm m515 and Margi Pesenter-to-Go. More info here.
Seahorse Software Celebrates 5 Years
Seahorse Software, a developer of card games for over 5 years, has announced the release of it's first board game: Ludo. Ludo is a classic board game invented in India, which has inspired great family games such as Trouble, Sorry, and Parcheesi.
"After 5 years of creating card games, it was time for a change", says SeaEO James Lee. “Ludo is the perfect first step for Seahorse Software, it is a very fun and addicting board game." Ludo carries along the Seahorse Software tradition of easy-to-use game interface, addictiveness, and lots of settings to customize the game.
ALed and Treo Phone Skins
79bmedia.com has released ALed, a hack that will make Palm m5xx and Sony Clie devices continuously blink while an alarm is displayed. In case of Palm m5xx, the LED will even continue to blink while the Palm is off. Also, the group have released two screenshots that preview a new skinning application for the changing the look of the Treo's Phone dialer.
Gold Relic Limited has released new update of Yummi, a remake of the classic acrade game. It supports Palm OS 3.0 to 5.0, and color and grayscale screens.
Palm Tipsheet 37
Interested in a better way to manage your life with your Palm handheld? Guest writer Tim Parris shares how he's adapted his Palm for use with the Getting Things Done productivity system. In the Tipsheet Interview, Palm user Phil Christensen shares his experiences using a Palm in South Africa. More here.
Donna Dubinsky: How We Got Started
Fortune Small Business has an interview with Donna Dubinsky, who co-created Palm Computing with Jeff Hawkins, and went on to co-found Handspring. It's an interesting article, on how Handspring got started. –Qvadis
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