Tech Toys for 2003
Fossil's Wrist PDA - Wear it like a watch!
Watchmaker Fossil will
soon launch, in 2003, a Palm OS-based PDA for the wrist.
The stylus hidden in the
watchband, can be used for entering text.
It will have a cradle for
recharging and synchronizing.
2 megabytes memory
will allow the user to keep track of daily schedule and a sizable
address book, among other things.
Handspring Treo 270
The Treo communicator is
one of the smallest Palm OS handhelds available. Its features
- full color screen ,a
convenient backlit keyboard for nighttime use.
- a dual-band GSM world
phone, that has speed dial, three way calling ,call history,
built-in PhoneBook, a personal speakerphone and headset for
hands-free operations, a backlit keyboard for evening calling -
and more importantly - call anywhere in the world - from
anywhere in the world
- Treo Mail™ service (sold
separately), which integrates personal or corporate email
account enabling the user to:
- read, write and send email from virtually
- send an SMS (short messaging service) text message to other
mobile phone users around the world or even to an email address.
- Mobile web access enables
the user to access the web from just about everywhere—in
color. Every Treo 270 communicator comes with Blazer™—an
award-winning wireless web browser—so you can surf virtually
any web site, not just those sites optimized for mobile access.
- To Do List, Memo Pad
- ease of installing other
color-enabled Palm OS applications, including games, photo
viewers, document editors and much more.
- 16 MB memory
- Get directions
- confirm reservations
$499 (w/ service
Play better golf with - StarCaddy
is a GPS-enabled software that can run on a PDA (the compatible
models are listed below). It comes with an extensive database of
golf course maps, which are available online. It can do all the
amazing things stated below:
Show you your position on any green,
fairway, or the entire course
calculate the distance from where you are
to all the fairway features – including exact distance to the
green, doglegs, sand traps, and water hazards
gives a close-up view of the green as you
gives straight-line yardage to the green.
StarCaddy is compatible with Pocket PC or
Windows CE 2.11 (and higher) and Palm OS 3.5 (and higher) devices,
Casio Cassiopeia E-125, E-200, EM-500
Compaq iPaq 36xx, 37xx, 38xx and 39xx
Hewlett Packard Jornada 548, 525, 565
NEC MobilePro P300
URThere @migo 600C
Sony CLIE S320/S360
Sony CLIE T415, T615C, N610C, N760C,
Handspring Visor Edge, Neo, Platinum,
StarCaddy can also be purchased as a
complete package with HP/Compaq iPaq and GPS Receiver.
The price for just the software is $ 49.95