Quickies: iPaq Team, Microdrive, Visor Cables, and More

According The Register, the developers of the iPaq are so unhappy about Compaq's upcoming merger with Hewlett-Packard, the entire group has put themselves up for auction on the job search site The Vault. -John and stonemirror

IBM has dropped prices on the Microdrive. The 1GB version is now $380, the 512MB version is $260, and the 340MB version is $200. The Microdrive is a Type II Compact Flash card that works with the HandEra 330 and TRGpro. -Mike Cane

Purple Data Cables now has a Visor Travel Hotsync Cables in various lengths on its website. These allow the user to HotSync in the same fashion as with a cradle, but with a much more compact product. It is compatible with Visor Solo, Deluxe, Platinum, and Prism. Prices vary depending on the length of the cable. -PR

J. D. Crouch, co-founder of PalmGear.com, has resigned from the Board of Directors and from his consulting relationship with the companybecause he was recently appointed by President Bush to serve as Assistant Secretary of Defense. -Brandon Deever

Alan Dean Foster's The Man Who Used the Universe is the Qvadis Palm eBook-of-the-Month fiction selection for September. -PR

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I.M. Anonymous @ 9/11/2001 9:52:45 AM #
So the iPaq team thinks working with HP will be worse than working for a "to be determined" company.

Other than experience, I expect not much of their design and engineering information can leave Compaq/HP.



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