SnapFiles has a great list of freeware games for your Pocket PC available for download. Old classics include Othello, Chess, Pinball, and Tetris; it also includes some new inventive titles such as Christmas Rush and Warring States.
Check it out for yourself, and download some free games, at SnapFiles.
Tanker Bob has listed his collection of software he’s got running on his Dell Axim X50v. It looks like a pretty good list of some of the more useful applications available.
Check it out here.
Microsoft has released a set of software tools they are calling “PowerToys,” for the Windows Mobile platform. They include such tools as:
1. A theme generator
2. An expense tracking tool
3. A remote display tool for showing your handheld’s desktop on your PC
4. A new and improved password application
Plus a few more. You can download PowerToys at Microsoft Technet.
Everyone loves lists, so you might be interested in this one: 101 Great Educational Uses for Your Handheld Computer. Some notable items include:
16.Keep an inventory of books and other instructional materials
45.Record voice notes
61.Gather data on temperature, light, voltage, pH, and more with data probes
93.Build a robot controlled by a handheld device
Check out the link if you want to find out even more ways to effectively use handheld technology in education.
Rich Hall over at Pocket PC Magazine has written a great article which gets right down to the question, What is Windows Mobile? It’s a great article for any of you who want a good introduction to all this. Link: What is Windows Mobile?
For those of you who have enjoyed my website about dragons, you may be interested to know that I recently launched a similar website about unicorns, called All About Unicorns. It is still very small, but I hope to grow it over the next few months as I find the time. It currently only has 100 images in its gallery, but I have over 1,000 that I will be adding after I make some improvements to the image gallery script.