Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software

Wireless/Handheld Business Software Part 2

DATABASE

Filemaker Mobile
Vendor:FILEMAKER
Phone number: (800) 325-2747
Street price (packaged): $49
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 3.1. Companion to Filemaker Pro 5. Load the fields and records onto your handheld; view, modify, add and delete records; run reports; automate tasks; crunch numbers; and sync with your desktop. Designed for individual users working with single-user databases.


JFile 4.2
Vendor:LAND-J TECHNOLOGIES
Phone number: (407) 359-2217
Street price (packaged): $24.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 3. Handheld database with sorting and filtering capabilities. Supports up to 50 fields per record and 16,000 records per database.


thinkDB dbSync
Vendor:THINKING BYTES
Phone number: (888) 747-0606
Street price (packaged): $39.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 3. Create, customize, access and edit databases on your handheld. Also import and export Access, Excel Filemaker and other ODBC data sources.


FINANCIAL

Pocket Quicken
Vendor:LANDWARE
Phone number: (800) 526-3977
Street price (packaged): $39.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2. Keep your Quicken information up-to-date on the go. Capture finances, access account information and enter data fast with memorized transactions.


Quicken ExpensAble
Vendor:LANDWARE
Phone number: (800) 526-3977
Street price (packaged): $29.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2. Companion to Quicken's ExpensAble expense reporting software and ASP. Print your expense report, or submit it to your company via e-mail or www.expensable.com after you sync to your desktop.


Financial Suite for Palm Computing Organizers
Vendor:MACMILLAN SOFTWARE
Phone number: (800) 858-7674
Street price (packaged): $39.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2.0.4. Track spending; calculate loan payments, interest rates and amortization schedules; and track up to 15 investment accounts. Includes an advanced calculator to assist with complex calculations.


PERSONAL INFORMATION MANAGER (PIM)/SYNCHRONIZATION

Actioneer for Palm Handhelds 2.0
Vendor:ACTIONEER
Phone number: (415) 292-0800
Street price (packaged): $19.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2. Captures and organizes critical information, appointments and ideas, and automatically stores them using customized keywords in the appropriate applications.


CompanionLink Professional
Vendor:COMPANIONLINK SOFTWARE
Phone number: (800) 386-1623
Street price (packaged): $74.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2, WinCE. Helps you sync contacts, appointments and tasks to different categories in multiple contact programs on your desktop. For example, map your personal phone book to Outlook and your prospects and vendors to Goldmine, and update your appointment schedule from ACT!


DateBk4
Vendor:PIMLICO SOFTWARE
Street price (packaged): $24.95
Operating system requirements & features: Palm OS 2. Replaces the built-in Datebook, To Do and Memopad applications on the Palm with an integrated program. Maintains the general look and feel of the original applications. Includes split-screen display of all four databases, dynamic linking, advanced category management, full color support and fixes for all known bugs in the built-in applications.

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This article was originally published in the May 2001 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Entrepreneur's Complete Guide to Software.

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