The first wristwatch that runs the Palm OS is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com, and will be shipped on June 30th.
Fossil’s WRIST PDA runs on the Palm OS v4.1 platform and will run most Palm OS applications. It features an illuminated 1.4-inch, 160 x 160 pixel 16 level grayscale with backlight touch screen display. The stylus is integrated into the watch band for Graffiti input. The watch runs on a 33 MHz Motorola Dragonball VZ processor, with 2MB internal memory. Features are; a Rocker switch user interface, infrared port, rechargeable battery (4 day life based on an average use of 30 minutes per day), and the classic Palm OS applications including: Address Book, Date Book, Memo Pad, Calculator and To Do List.
The device also has USB for connecting to your PC.
Ever since the comic book hero Dick Tracy first strapped on his amazing wrist radio six decades ago, science fiction fans have eagerly anticipated the day when such fantastic gadgetry might become reality. Now, thanks to the Wrist PDA with PALM OS®, their wait is finally over.
As the brain of most handheld devices and smart phones, PALM OS® has enabled the mobile-minded to extend their life well beyond the desktop. Now, with the new Wrist PDA, you can take that life even further. The Wrist PDA represents the ultimate in personal data portability, delivering the power and functionality of the familiar PALM OS® in an ultra-small, ultra-stylish package. So you can go where no one has gone before–and take it all with you.