Quickies: Treo 610, Engadget, SplashID & More
An old app is being revised and the developer is seeking feedback, Ben Combee has taken a new position at PalmSource, SplashID has been updated, and we try to put an end to the false rumors regarding the supposed Treo 610. This and more in todays quickies update.
New Mass Transit...
After years of neglect, the popular old palm os app, Mass Transit is being actively developed again. Mass Transit has been a quiet success, used by many, and is the only program available that does what it can do, such as beaming multiple records and other batch operations. The developer is seeking feedback on new features and application support.
Peter Rojas, the former creative force behind Gizmodo, has left the former to start a new gadgets blog called Engadget. The site features frequent updates from all spectrums of the tech enthusiast word. Pete is an avid Treo 600 user and we wish him the best with his new venture!
SplashData has released SplashID 3.0, a program that securely maintains personal identification information on a Palm Powered handheld and desktop computer, offers a host of new features aimed at simplifying the security of data and enables users to customize the program to suit their particular preferences. New features allow for multiple categories, auto-generation of passwords and encrypted backups. Mac and Windows versions are available, the full version is $29.95 USD, current users can upgrade for $10.
Sony Serial Data cables
PNTech announces Serial Data Cable support for 3 new Sony CLIEs – TH55, TJ37, TJ27. The cables will work with anything that uses a standard standard RS232 serial port.
Treo 610 Reports
Notice PIC has not covered the seemingly rampant rumors about the Treo 610? Why? Well we only publish rumors when the staff here, ourselves believe them to be credible or based on some fact. Truth is the Treo 600 is going to eventually be upgraded, but the current rumors about the 610 being released in March are totally bogus.
Ben Combee heads to PalmSource
Popular PIC and Palm OS Developer personality Ben Combee has left his position at Metrowerks. Ben has now joined PalmSource as a senior Developer Technical Services engineer. Congrats and good luck to Ben!
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