I would like to thank everyone who helped make Palm and Treo Hacks come together. I couldn't have done it without lots of help.
My wife gets first credit for agreeing to let me try writing my first book while we were expecting twin boys. Thank you very much, dearI love you.
The twins get credit for the hacks that were written at 3 A.M. (a time all good hackers know well). Andrew and Owen loved getting me up early in the morning to feed them a
Many thanks go to Brian Jepson, my editor. He provided invaluable text and screenshots for a number of hacks, as well as correcting many of my errors before they made it into print.
I would also like to thank Jeff for doing a great job on the technical review, as well as contributing several cool Treo hacks. Thanks to Jen for providing two nice hacks on interesting ways to use a PDA.
My family has been very supportive and
My thanks again to everyone. I hope you enjoy the book!
Palm devices have evolved over the almost ten
Today we have PDAs and smartphones. Color screens of 320 x 320 or 320 x 480 are the norm. Palm devices can connect to the world via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and cellular data connections. You can listen to music, watch
Despite all the changes, though, some people insist on seeing Palm devices as merely limited organizers. They point at the built-in applications and say, "I can do all of that with a piece of paper." When that piece of paper can connect to the Internet, then we'll talk. This book will show you how to get more out of your Palm device, whether it is a PDA or a smartphone.
Inside you will find hacks that explore the boundaries of the basic applications. You will also find interesting and
So come and explore the world of Palm devices and see what you can learn.
Why Palm and Treo Hacks?