A new Connection Manager allows devices with 802.11b WLAN hardware to detect WLANs that usea a device from (JVC) Japan. Already gaining momentum over chief rival PalmSource, Microsoft is set to announce a new version of its software for PDAs (personal digital assistants) on Monday that is poised to make Pocket PCs more attractive to users.
Called Windows Mobile 2003 Software for Pocket PCs, the software offers enhanced support for digital media and messaging as well as wireless connectivity using Bluetooth and wireless LAN (WLAN) technology. Also, developers can now use Visual Studio .Net to create applications for Pocket PC devices, Microsoft said in a statement. CONTINUE