palmOne Updates Palm Desktop Software
palmOne has updated both the Windows and Macintosh versions of the Palm Desktop. The desktop suite adds support for some of the new software features for palmOne handhelds.
Palm Desktop for Windows
palmOne has released the Palm Desktop for Windows version 4.1.4. Most of the updated apply to palmOne handhelds with the new enhanced PIM applications. The update adds new fields for the Contacts application including the Birthday field, website, and IM. It also support multiple contact addresses, more phone and email fields and a contact picture field. Calendar ads appointments that span midnight and an event location field. The desktop version of Memos now supports the larger 32k file size limit and Tasks includes repeating tasks.
The new fields in the updated personal information management applications (Contacts, Calendar, Tasks and Memos) will only synchronize with corresponding fields on your handheld. Synchronization with older handhelds is supported, but the new fields will not synchronize to the handheld. Handhels with the enhanced PIM include the Tungsten T3, E and the Zire 72 and 31.
Palm Desktop for Mac
The Macintosh version of the Palm Desktop is now 4.2.1. It adds improved compatibility with Mac OS X Panther (10.3). It also includes an updated send to handheld droplet that allows you to send image and audio files to your palmOne handheld or expansion card.
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