Palm, Inc. announced Palm Desktop 4.0 software for Mac OS X. The new software offers native Mac OS X support, improved handheld-to-desktop data compatibility, vCard and vCal support, and the ability to use multiple languages.
GeoDiscovery has created the Geode GPS Module for use with Palm OS based handheld computers. GeoDiscovery is now creating a Geographic Information System (GIS) for enterprise and organization usage. A GIS is a computerized system for the creation, collection, storage, and retrieval of geographic data. It includes in-field and in-office equipment. They are seeking information from those whose place of employment uses a GPS or GIS. If you or others at your place of employment use a GPS or GIS your responses to the questions found in this survey would be greatly appreciated by GeoDiscovery.
Infinity Softworks announced its powerOne Finance and powerOne Graph 3.0 software for Palm operating system devices are gaining increased acceptance among professionals and students who perform all kinds of calculations. During the first six weeks since its availability, Infinity Softworks officials reported over 16,000 worksheets have been downloaded for use with the application in Palm, Sony, Handspring, Kyocera, Handera, and other Palm OS-based handheld computers.
PalmGear.com is introducing a feature on its site that will allow visitors to find a Palm OS developer for custom software development. MobileCoders.com powers the new locator.
Palm Infocenter reports Toshiba has released an SD Bluetooth Card in Japan. According to the article, it’s the Bluetooth card that Palm Inc. has been demonstrating for several months.
CNET News.com reports Be Incorporated Chief Executive Jean-Louis Gassee has resigned and will be replaced by the software company’s lead attorney as the board of directors ponders a potential antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft. In August, Be agreed to sell its technology assets and intellectual property to Palm for $11 million in stock.