Quickies: Rebates, Games and Software
Treo 300 Rebates: Handspring has announced a promotion for $100 off the Treo 300. New and existing Sprint customers will receive an instant $50 rebate off the price of Treo 300 when purchasing it from handspring.com making the price $449. In addition, those customers who also sign up for new service from Sprint will receive a $50 credit on their first Sprint phone bill making their total savings $100.
GTS Racing Challenge
Astraware has published Pazzazz Games' new GTS Racing Challenge game. GTS Racing Challenge is a 3D racing game that delivers console-quality visuals and game-play to Palm OS handhelds. GTS Racing Challenge is available now in versions for both 16-shade greyscale and 256-color models of Palm Powered PDAs, and is priced at US$17.95. A high-res, palm os 5 version is in the works.
Palmtop User Magazine
Palmtop Publications has published issue 3 of Palmtop User, its new magazine for all handheld and palmtop users. Even better, anyone subscribing this month gets issues 1 and 2 included for free, giving their collection a good head start.
Torlesse Systems Pty Ltd has released WardWatch v3. WardWatch is the original ward round patient tracking application for the Palm, first release in November 1997. It is a general-purpose patient investigation and tracking solution designed for health care professionals; especially residential medical and allied health staff. It is intended to record investigations, medications and dosages, and consultations as requested by the senior Consultant (Specialist) or Registrar during Ward round and to record the results of these investigations for recall in later rounds and on the desktop.
ZacWare has announced the release of QuoteMaker Pro for Palm OS Devices. QuoteMaker Pro is an advanced sales automation utility allowing the quick and easy creation of complex proposals. It features drag and drop proposal creation, user definable product search hierarchies, and a powerful cost-plus and list-minus margin processor.
Marcel Desailly Pro Soccer
Gameloft has released Marcel Desailly Pro Soccer for color Palm OS devices. The game consists of 32 national line-ups, 4 game modes, an individual database for players and the ability to set the parameters for game duration. The game is available now for $19, with a downloadable demo.
SoftTick has released a beta of its SoftTickPPP software which allows PPP access to Windows desktop computers and Palm OS device connected via the device cradle. Unlike MochaPPP (the only other Palm PPP software) SofTick works with USB connections - meaning it will work with newer devices. Currently the beta supports Windows 2000/XP with support for 98/ME coming soon.
Mike McCollister has released his first palm os game, McEcho, a sequence repetition game. Simply repeat the ever growing sequence by tapping the appropriate ButtonLight (red, yellow, green and blue). Each level adds one more ButtonLight to the random sequence. As the levels progress the sequences get faster.
Avaion, announced the latest release of FatFinger™ 2.3, is now compatible with Palm OS® 5. FatFinger is a graffiti alternative which provides finger-sized onscreen keyboards that can be used with any Palm OS application.
Brass Tact has just released Scrawl, a no-nonsense freehand drawing app. The Scrawl drawing area is large and is designed for speed of use with user tools always available from a thin graphic toolbar. It has a unique WhiteFill Fx that can do multiclor fills of pen and background and dither 64,000 colors. Scrawl V1.0 is freeware
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