A Pocket PC is a smaller version of a full sized personal computer either for office or home use. It is almost the size of small diaries that function like a regular sized computer. They possess many of the capabilities present in regular computers and can even run sophisticated applications. They are compact and lightweight enough to fit a person’s pocket hence the name Pocket PC.
The Pocket PC came out sometime in the 1990s. It was called Palm Pilot which was a small hand held device that functions as an organizer. Microsoft came out in 2000 with the pocket version of its popular Windows operating system. The term Pocket PC is not generic but rather is unique to personal digital assistants that are equipped with Microsoft’s systems.
HTC has introduced the newest addition to its array of devices, they call it the Shift. It is a pint-sized computer which gives users the benefit of browsing and sending e-mails without the weight of their standard laptops. This new device is half the size of a normal notebook and a half of its weight.
Despite its small package, this pocket pc is powered by Microsoft Windows Vista and packs in a 40GB hard drive, as well as multiple connectivity options like HSDPA (high speed downlink packet access), Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity. It also utilizes Microsoft’s Origami software enhancement to allow improved access to information and calendaring tools. The HTC Shift will be available in the market starting April at a price of $2,188.
While we recognize that there are many very useful paid Pocket PC software out there, with minimum costs, it’s always best to maximize your resources by looking first for free software you can use.
The internet has a plethora if useful sites that offer free downloads, as well as reviews of free Pocket PC software applications that tackle a range of tasks. Make sure to read the reviews carefully first, as well as looking at any feedback from previous downloaders. Applications that have a lot of downloads also helps, which tell you that many people have already used that particular software and the application itself is tried and tested already. Also make sure that you’re downloading from trusted sites, so you can avoid any nasty surprises from suspicious sites.
i-Mate has sold over 4M windows mobile phones. This Dubai based company pressed on to reach the farther parts of the globe and has slowly gotten a significant presence in many countries. The present CEO of i-Mate has inherited the mobile industryâ€™s knowledge from O2 PDAs. He was involved in the team of O2. Developers of the first pocket PC phone. From its humble beginnings, it has sold worldwide many versions of Pocket PC phones. i-Mate is coming up with newer mobile phones that transcends the latest innovations in mobile technology. The latest mobile phone i-mate PDAL, a sleek, good looking mobile phone which has been launched in November 2007, is equipped with the Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC operating system which can let you to use some more advanced features. It comes with a 2MP camera with a display of 1600×1200 pixels. Size and weight is incredibly small and light weight. It has 64 MB of RAM and 128 MB ROM by default. Which lets you store large amount of songs, videos and images. The battery life is quite impressive, as it can give you a standby duration of 150 hours and 4 hours of continuous talk time. So go ahead and try it. To see is to believe.
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It is now said that even though the Android powered G1 is not that very sleek looking and the hardware is quite not so-so, it has stood up to be the greatest competitor of Apple’s iPhone. G1 is very easy to use. It has a user friendly interface and it starts and ends with a home screen full of icons. When you flick to the left or right, you can browse other panes. You can just tap on them. The Menu key opens up many contextual options. The status bar provides info of the battery, the current time, signal bar and mail alert pop ups. G1 expectedly has one of the neatest web browser on a smart phone. Specially powered by Google. So if i were you, try out the newest smart phone G1 without spending too much.
Browsing, emailing, note-taking and gaming are just some of the most common functions of the pocket PC software that seem to be of evident use at present. Browsing of needed information such as news, target buys, and job opportunities are now easily done with the use of oneâ€™s everyday used gadget. Emailing can be done anytime, anywhere. Communication is made more accessible and not letting distances hinder people from interacting. Note-taking and scheduling are now easily done; schedules are instantly made through applications that cater to such use. Entertainment is widened through readily available gaming applications that seem to get users interest. Those stated above are the most obvious yet beneficial uses of the pocket PC software that the majority enjoys today. Software of varying kinds will continuously be made and will surely pave way for more convenience, accessibility, and even entertainment and these will always have its corresponding form applicable to the pocket PC.
Pocket PCs was introduced in the market in the 90′s as a hand held organizer. This hand held electronic organizer has evolved into a device that helps keep the lives of many business people in order. Microsoft, the only provider of the OS for the Pocket PC is taking serious look into the future of the Pocket PC. Your Pocket PC for all its use functions almost the same as its desktop or notebook counterparts.
Existing owners of Pocket PC and those who are thinking of owning one should know the future of this hand held device especially the latest in software support and hardware innovations. The Hand held device is expected to be the future architecture of computing where the user will be given the feeling of using a regular desktop or laptop computer.
Here is the new distinguished service pack by Microsoft with new features that most people feel have missed in the original Windows Mobile. Spb Pocket Plus was last updated on Dec.6, 2007 with a version of 4.0.2. It is the most powerful plug-in today. It is a well ï¿½ programmed gadget that is easily used via tabs. Its features include: different beautiful skins, easy and smart scrolling, ZIP file support in the file explorer, fast searching using the installed advanced Internet explorer, easily closed buttons, more additional commands, and automatic recover to normal mode. It requires Windows 2003, Windows Mobile 5 Pocket PC, Windows Mobile 6 Classic or Professional device. So this software is surely suitable for those who frequently use their phone and want to spend less time finding things out.
Pocket TV Classic is a freeware that allows you to play any standard MPEG 1 movie file on your windows mobile 5 or 6 phone. This is made specifically for Windows Mobile.Â This freeware is one of the most downloaded in the market.Â It provides you with unsurpassed video and audio quality, it can also stream MPEG video files provided that your phone/pocket PC has wireless network connection. You can also convert your DVD to MPEG and download thousands of MPEG files to enjoy! It works for the following devices:
Windows Mobile Phone/ Smartphone
Legacy Pocket PC Phone / and Pocket PC
Legacy Handheld PC
Legacy Casio Pocket Manager
It is free and easy to download. Just go to the download section and click and follow instructions. It is one hundred percent safe and virus free. Most users recommend this because it is award winning and user friendly. So what are you still waiting for? Get it now!
Fujitsu released a pocket pc that is one of a kind. Physical feature of this pocket pc includes: It has an up/down jog wheel (missing from many Pocket PCs) that can make navigating around lists and WebPages much easier. Aside from that it also has an IR or infrared port and an SD card socket for additional memory. On the right of this device is a slide switch use to switch the Bluetooth module on and off also a button for voice recording. Then at the top, there’s a slot for the telescopic stylus, a stereo headphone and a CF slot for expansion. There’s a concealed hardware reset switch, main adapter socket and also the data connector at the bottom. The Loox has a few extras, such as a light sensor, a built-in mic and a fairly powerful speaker.