An article on the the Mercury News San Jose Mercury says that PalmSource CEO David Nagel hinted that OS 6, the next version of the Palm operating system for handheld computers, will be available at the end of this year.
The announcement came during the Palmsource Developers Conference, which is happening this week in San Mateo, California. During the conference, Palmsource also announced awards to some developers in the Palm community:
Best Productivity and Best of the Best Solution: SnapperMail, by Snapperfish, Ltd., which puts the power of a desktop e-mail client onto any Palm Powered device. The application includes groundbreaking support for native desktop format attachments and comes bundled with Zip, Jpeg, and Handwritten note taking software.
Best Enterprise Solution: Mobilefile (iGo), by Cutting Edge Software, Inc., offers anywhere, anytime access to desktop Excel, PowerPoint, Word and other files on any Palm Powered device.
Best Leisure and Entertainment Solution: NoviiRemote, by NoviiMedia, a universal learning remote for any Palm Powered device. NoviiRemote controls all home entertainment equipment with a superior interface, vibrant colors, easy installation and powerful infrared drivers.
Best Student Developer Solution: Wind Warrior, by Andrew Stout, Aerowyn Software, a fast-paced martial arts adventure game on your Palm Powered device. It features superb animation and an impressive array of environments and backgrounds.