Sprints Treo 650 Gets a Tuneup

PalmOne and Sprint release a software update for the Treo 650 that enables users to use their smart phone as a modem with a Bluetooth-enabled laptop.

PalmOne Inc. and Sprint Corp. have released a software update for the Treo 650 smart phone that enables Bluetooth Dial-Up Networking, so that users can use their smart phone as a modem with a Bluetooth-enabled laptop.

The update also includes a fix to reduce the delay between when a user dials and a call is connected; new SMS sending options; and an upgraded VersaMail client, said officials.

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PalmOne has also expanded the Treo 650s support to more Bluetooth car kits and released a list of compatible kits here. Treo 650 users in the past have reported problems connecting their new Bluetooth-enabled smart phones with their Bluetooth car kits.

The latest update is available here. It includes enhancements made in a prior update released in March.

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