The Return of the Quickies
Today's Fridays quickies include a bunch of interesting reviews, including the Tungsten C and the Decuma input system. In addition, a number of new and updated programs have recently been released. Read on for more.
Decuma Latin Review
Joel from ClieSource got his hands on a copy of Decuma Latin 3.0 and published a review. It's probably more of a preview because as of yet, there is no way to purchase the input system yet. Decuma comes installed on the NX73 and NX80 and the new UX series Clies. Joel is now using it as his input system of choice.
Tungsten C Review
Matthew Miller over at PDAGeek, has put together an excellent review of the Tungsten C. The C gets high marks, and goes on to say "Palm was close to making the perfect PDA with the Tungsten C"
Palm OS 5 Software FAQ
Davy Fields has put together a good list of some of the best apps for OS 5.
Memo PLUS 4.0
Hands High Software has released Memo PLUS 4.0. Memo PLUS has a variety of capabilities that are not included in the built-in Palm OS Memo Pad, including: adding an alarm to a memo, attaching drawings, encrypting notes, creating templates of notes and drawings, sending notes as email or SMS messages, and lots more. A 30 day trial is available and the software costs $19.95 to register.
A new version of Plucker is now out. Plucker is a suite of free and open source programs which provide an offline web browser. Plucker 1.4 is a monumental release, building on the previous version, 1.2, and adds new features including support for html tables, high res support, Bookmarks, autoscroll and much more.
Handlix Draw is a new vector based drawing software app which enables you to draw pictures, graphics, logotypes, charts, layouts or maps. The program can exporting to some desktop applications (MS Word, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw and similar products), and has a built in graphic library and user fonts.
RSS Headlines on your PDA
Version 2.4 of NewsMac, a free RSS news reader for Mac OS X, allows you to syncronize RSS headlines with your Palm PDA using iSilo. All you need to do is select the news channels you want to sycnrhonize and press the Sync Palm button. The headlines will be loaded on to your PDA next time you HotSync.
HabitSuccess is a new program designed to help users develop habits successfully (hopefully good ones ;)). The application organizes multiple tasks in a systematic way, while allowing you with the flexibility on scheduling, and moves you progressively to the success. More details are here.
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