The palmtop community is very active online. You can keep up on the news and product announcements at PalmStation.Com. For those taking their first Palm plunge, NearlyMobile.com provides information and calls itself "The Only Site Dedicated to the Palm Newbie." Technology publisher O'Reilly even has a page dedicated to Palm books: http://palmpilot.oreilly.com. Palm Boulevard (www.palmblvd.com) is a well-stocked resource site with message boards, downloads, reviews and FAQs.
The main resource page for Pocket PC is Microsoft's PocketPC.com. HPC.net offers an abundance of news and downloads for Windows CE and Pocket PC devices. Also, check out Pocket PC Life Magazine (www.pocketpclife.com), an e-zine dedicated to all things Pocket PC. It's also available in a downloadable version for handhelds.