Quickies: Top 10, McD's, Bejeweled and More
PalmGear has announced the top 10 downloads for the month of July, McDonalds has a new promotion to win a Tungsten C, Bejeweled has been updated with a new soundtrack, Garmin has released their Palm OS SDK and much more in today's quickies.
PalmGear's Top 10 for July
PalmGear has announced that AeroPlayer ranked as the #1 download for the month of July. The mp3 audio program has been in the top 10 since its debut in October. The rest of the top downloads include: FlyZip XR, ZLauncher, Lemmings, DataKeeper, SilverScreen, MedRules, DateBook on Clock, Medieval Heroes and 3D Blockout.
Win a Tungsten C @ McDonalds
Each month, for the next five months, Wi-Fi users will have the chance to win an IBM Think-Pad R40 notebook or a Palm Tungsten C handheld, by using McDonald's wireless high-speed Internet access at participating restaurants. Details of the competition are on the McDonalds Wireless site. McD's is currently testing the WiFi service in New York, SF Bay Area and Chicago.
Dana Software has announced Danamail, a new application that simplifies email messaging by allowing users to consolidate all their email addresses into a Single User Interface. Users can access, reply and manage all email accounts simultaneously across any Internet enabled device. The application is transparent to recipients because Danamail replies as if it i’s from the corresponding email account. Danamail was created to meet the needs of today’s on-the-go email user.
Bejeweled - Game of the Year Edition
Astraware has released Bejeweled “Game of the Year Edition,” which premieres the company’s new Aurora sound technology. Aurora adds the single missing ingredient to Bejeweled’s formula for success—a musical score to accompany the game’s enhanced sound effects.The initial release of Bejeweled “Game of the Year Edition” is designed for all Palm-branded OS 5.x devices, including Zire 71, Tungsten T and Tungsten C models.
J2ME for the Xplore G18
Kada Systems announced that Group Sense PDA Limited has selected Kada to implement their "Java Powered" J2ME solution for use in the newly-announced GSL Xplore G18 smertphone. -Gaurav
PalmWars 2 is now out. From the description, PalmWars is a Real-time Strategy game for PalmOS. There is a war going on between three clans. The object of this game is to win this war. You need to build a village with farms, training-castles, defense-walls weapon-factories and a harbor. Defend it properly from the enemy, make your soldiers harvest food and store it in the farms. Build ships from shipyards when necessary. Build cannons from weapon-factories. Reign over the land.
Garmin Releases iQue 3600 SDK
Garmin's SDK for the iQue 3600 is now available, you must register as a developer in order to download the SDK. It includes a modified version of the Palm 5.2 Simulator (you put Garmin's files over the Palm Sim files), the header files, SDK Programmer's Reference and sample apps for both accessing the GPS info via the API as well as manipulating the virtual silkscreen area (up or down). They also provide support through the SDK for getting button events from the iQue-specific buttons. -Mark Hawkins
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