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March, 2006 Edition

Thank you for reading the SYWARE, Inc. monthly newsletter, which provides updates on our mobility products, offers tips, and highlights industry related articles.

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Industry News:

News from SYWARE: Visual CE tightly integrates HP Pocket PCs' built-in cameras.
On March 21st SYWARE announced support for tight integration with HP Pocket PCs' built-in cameras. The capability, which is included in release 9.3, allows end-users employing HP Pocket PCs with built-in cameras to take pictures from within their applications. The images can either be saved directly into a database or linked to the record as an external file. They can be moved to a desktop using the Visual CE synchronizer and printed with a portable printer. Please take a moment to read the complete press release.

News from SYWARE: FoneDB evaluation copies are available.
Many of you asked us to make FoneDB evaluation copies available, so we created a free 30-day trial copy. Download a copy today and build database applications for your Smartphone that synchronize to your desktop.

Technical Tip from "Dr. DeeBee": Creating Navigational Dropdown Lists.
Normally, changing the value in a dropdown changes the value in the current record. However, sometimes you want the dropdown to be navigational. Instead of changing the value in the current record, you want it to move you to another record. March's tip shows you how to create a navigational dropdown list.

Article: "Slingbox: TV here, there, everywhere" by David Pogue, The New York Times.
Every once in a while it is fun to learn about the incredible innovation going on in the mobile device area. From taking GPS readings to taking pictures, it seems Pocket PCs can do it all. Well, soon you may be watching TV on your Pocket PC. Read this article and take a peek into the future of mobile entertainment.

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