ZDNET UK reports Palm has revealed that it will be shipping its Bluetooth add-on card in February to UK buyers.
PalmBasket Inc., a provider of Palm OS-based retail and eCommerce solutions, announced that Gregory Miller has become a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Miller is currently Managing Director and President of Universal Studios Port Aventura, a 2,000 acre destination resort on the Mediterranean coast of Spain which includes Europe’s second largest theme park, a water park, and hotels. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Miller spent six years at PepsiCo in various strategic planning, system development projects and operational planning capacities, five years at Baxter Healthcare in financial management, and three years at Price Waterhouse.
InStep Group has released InStep Fax, an add-on component for InStep Print that allows Palm OS handheld users to print and fax their word processing and spreadsheet documents, email messages, information from the clipboard, calendar, and address book contacts.
CNET News.com has an article on how Palm is once again trying to spur developers to create programs that take advantage of Bluetooth wireless technology by announcing it is offering new software to enable developers to create products based on Bluetooth.
Cutting Edge Software and Corsoft Corporation announced that Cutting Edge Software’s Quickoffice productivity suite for Palm OS handheld computers is now supported by Corsoft’s Aileron wireless email application. With the integration between Quickoffice and Aileron, users of Palm OS handhelds can receive spreadsheet and document attachments via email.
GoAmerica, Inc. announced that it has become an SAP Service Partner. Through this relationship, GoAmerica will work with SAP customers to facilitate a seamless wireless rollout strategy of mySAP Mobile Business Applications.
Broadcom Corporation and Palm, Inc. announced a collaborative agreement to develop an advanced Bluetooth architecture for use in a next-generation Palm handheld computer. Palm will use this architecture, which is based on Broadcom’s Blutonium line of transceivers, as a building block for creating innovative Personal Area Networks.
VizMotion has released VizSync for Memo Pad, which is designed to allow multi-user synchronization of data to occur between FileMaker Pro databases and the native Palm OS Memo Pad application. With VizSync, you can instantly synchronize all of the important data stored in your Palm handheld’s Memo Pad application, centralize this data, and share it with others.
Apple has introduced a new iMac that, well, sort of looks like a lamp, a lump, a work of art, or a cry for help. Those of you who might visit the Apple site and see the animation of the little lamp (er, computer) that could might notice a particular resemblance to the little white lamp that’s long been the iconic logo of Pixar, another Steve Jobs company. The thing is, I don’t know whether this is a new iMac to be loved or not. The Cube, now the Cube was beautiful and inspired pure technolust despite it’s overly high price and weird configuration. This new iBlob is, well, just strange.
TealPoint Software announced the release of TealLock version 4.00 for Palm OS handhelds. TealLock and Corporate TealLock is a secure automatic locking program that enhances Palm OS security with additional layers of protection. Features include serial and infrared lockout, data encryption, and numerous exclusive activation and customization options, including flexible timed activation, configurable locking screen, and graffiti shortcuts for locking the device and hiding private records. Customization features include automatic activation on power-off, timed activation, hardware button mapping, masked passwords, on-screen keypads, lock screen images, animated backgrounds, time and date display, and guest passwords.