Handspring today announced the beginning of Module Madness, a promotion
featuring a 20 percent instant rebate on 22 different Springboard modules and
accessories. More details about Module Madness can be
found at Handspring.com.
lasts until April 11, 2002.
"Our first Module Madness promotion took place last year and was a
success for Handspring and our developers," said Karen Sipprell,
vice president of corporate marketing at Handspring. "A wide variety
of new Springboard modules and accessories have shipped since then,
and we wanted to give our large installed base of Visor owners the
opportunity to purchase more modules at a great price."
Twenty-two Springboard modules and accessories are included in the
Module Madness promotion. While the prices are mostly under $100, there are a few more modules that are starting to creep down, and under $50!
Communications and Wireless
Games & Sports
Health and Wellness
- Step Keeper by Hagiwara $39.96 (retail $49.95)—Pedometer records peoples' steps as they walk
and calories burned. It can be slipped into its carrying case that clips onto a
waistband and displays the results on the Visor.
- PocketChess Deluxe by Pocket Express $15.99 (retail $19.99)—An enhanced version of the
popular Palm OS chess program that includes many new features, such as a 3000
Classic Game Library.
- IntelliGolf by Karrier Communications $31.96 (retail $39.95)—Automates golf scoring,
collects game-improving statistics and tracks up to 17 simultaneous wagers on
- Stedman's Medical Dictionary by Franklin Electronics $79.96 (retail $99.99)—The most
up-to-date authority on medical language and the standard reference for
- Washington Manual, 30th Edition by Franklin Electronics $79.96 (retail $99.99)—Provides
therapeutic and diagnostic information for a wide variety of illnesses.
- Raycom Personal Massager
by Raynet Technologies $79.20 (retail $99.00)—Provides Electronic
Muscle Stimulation through two gel pads and comes with a selection of massage
Memory and Storage
- ProRecord Digital Voice Recorder by Admobis $79.20 (retail $99.00)—Directly links voice
messages to Palm OS PIM applications, with 16MB of memory and 8.5 hours of
- eyemodule digital camera by IDEO $39.96 (retail $49.95)—Users can capture and view images on
the Visor, beam them to other Palm OS devices and match images to address book
Enterprise and Education
More than 70 Springboard modules are currently available for the
Visor family of handheld computers.
- MemPlug Memory Stick
Adapter by Portable Innovation $55.96 (retail $69.95)—Enables Visors
customers to use Memory Stick in the Springboard expansion slot. People can
exchange data between a Visor handheld and other Memory Stick enabled devices,
such as digital cameras and personal computers.
- MemPlug SD/MMC Adapter by Portable Innovation $55.96 (retail $69.95)—Provides an unlimited
removable memory expansion solution for a Visor that lets people use Secure
Digital and Multimedia Memory cards in Visor's Springboard slot.
- DataQuake 8MB and 16MB Modules by Pogo Products $63.20 (retail $79.99), $39.20 (retail $49.00)—Feature memory
expansion and also include a silent alarm and vibrating feedback functionality.
Hagiwara's 16MB Flash module $91.96 (retail $114.95)—An ideal solution for carrying large
applications, such as e-books, dictionaries, and games.