Belkin USB Sync/Charge Cables. $19.99 to $24.99 (ESP), available now. These all-in-one cables allow users of Sony CLIÈ and Hewlett Packard Jornada Pocket PCs ($24.99 cables), as well as Compaq iPAQ and Palm m500 PDAs ($19.99 cables) to synchronize and charge their handhelds with the same cable. The cables sync and charge through any powered USB port, and a cigarette lighter/USB adapter lets the owner charge the handheld in a car. Call (800) 2-BELKIN or visit www.belkin.com.
Seiko TB3000 Thumboard for Sony CLIÈ. Available in the second half of 2002 for a $39.99 SRP. The Seiko Thumboard fits Sony's line of CLIÈ PDAs. In addition to the QWERTY keyboard there are Cut, Copy and Paste keys as well as shortcut buttons for functions associated with the Palm OS. Seiko offers Thumboards for several of the Palm PDAs, including the m100 and m105 as well as for Handspring's Visor line that are available to retailers now. Call (512) 349-6006 or visit www.seiko-austin.com.
Mead EVA Media Storage for the car. Available now for $9.99 SRP. Mead increases the sizes of its Laserwallet and EVA lines to 32-, 64- and 120-disc capacities. Other changes include design changes and an EVA CD case that attaches to the sun visor of a car. Call (937) 222-6323 or visit www.meadweb.com.