Friday, August 10, 2007

Sample Pictures taken with ETEN X500

Below are some pictures taken with ETEN X500 in Gibraltar and Bucharest:

ETEN X500 + VGA display = ETEN X500+

Eten announced on 17th may the first high resolution Pocket PC Phone.
It has the same characteristics on X500 and the differences are:
- VGA display; it's a nice add-on, hopefully will have a better constrast.
- Windows Mobile 6 installed by default. If you have X500 and you want WM6 installed, you can register with ETEN Corp and download for free the upgrade pack.
A step by step tutorial about installing WM6 on ETEN X500 will soon be available.
For some unknown reason, I did't manage to install using my loptop and running Windows Vista, I had to use my other laptop with Windows Xp to install it.

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Adobe Acrobat Reader for Pocket PC on ETEN X500 Glofiish

In my previous posts I was saying that you can use ETEN X500 for document reading using Adobe Reader.
How to install Adobe Acrobat Reader on ETEN X500:

  1. Download Adobe Reader for Pocket PC
  2. Connect your PDA to the computer using USB cable
  3. Make sure Windows recognized your device (on Windows Vista - Windows Mobile Center does a good job)
  4. Run: AdbeRdr20_ppc_enu.exe and press Next...
  5. You will be prompted to check your PDA screen for additional steps
  6. On your PDA screen you will be asked where to install Adobe Reader: on your internal memory or SDMMC (if you have one)
  7. A warning will be shown saying that Adobe reader for made for a previous version of Windows Mobile, just say ok
  8. Adobe Reader is installed on [...]Program Files/Adobe/Acrobat 2.0/Reader
To test it:
Run AcroRd32 from its location on your PDA and choose the manual: Adobe Reader User Guide to open.
And that's all folks.

Monday, April 30, 2007

ETEN X500 Video Sample

I found this video sample on YouTube:

Looks quite allright for the built in camera... I will soon post some picture samples taken with X500 Glofiish.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Talking on the phone...

X500 Glofiish it's a really nice PDA to be used as a phone. But, I talk quite a lot on the phone, so it happens that I am in a middle of a conversation and someone else is calling me. I have two choices: put on hold the person I am talking to and answer or just keep talking and ignore the other call.

Ignoring the other call is not a good thing to do. The phone has its own personality, so when the other call is hanging up and my current conversation is forcibly closed too.
So this is filed under the bad of this PDA.

Saturday, April 28, 2007

Manuals and Software

Manuals and Software for ETEN X500 Glofiish can be found on ETEN Corp Website.
You need to register first, before you can download software updates and manuals.

For registration product's serial number is required.
BTW: registration page works only under Internet Explorer (I am pretty disappointed about this)...

Friday, April 27, 2007

ETEN X500 Glofiish

This first post is about ETEN X500 Glofiish, the thinnest all-in-one PDA: Pocket PC Phone, GPS, WI-FI & more.

Can be used for:

  • communication: phone, email, mms and sms
  • fun: play Solitaire and Bubble Breaker are installed by default
  • time management: sync with Outlook Calendar and you will not miss appointments and tasks
  • take pictures: 2MP build in camera (recommended to be used in natural light)
  • GPS navigation: build-in GPS - really useful to find Nowhere Street No. 27
  • watching TV: windows media player and a tv stream.
  • reading: Microsoft Word Mobile and Adobe Acrobat - mobile version
  • chat: skype, ym, msn mobile, etc...
  • a lot of other things, depends on your imagination :)
On this blog I will share information about ETEN X500 Glofiish used in daily activities and other stuff that I find interesting related to this all-in-one PDA.