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Short Take: Pocket PC gets GPS

Pharos today launched the first global positioning system for handheld computers based on Microsoft's Pocket PC operating system. The Pocket PC Navigator software costs $89. Used with Pharos' $199 GPS receiver, it allows turn-by-turn navigation using voice prompts, Pharos said. Microsoft has its own GPS software for the car, Auto PC.

    Pharos today launched the first global positioning system for handheld computers based on Microsoft's Pocket PC operating system. The Pocket PC Navigator software costs $89. Used with Pharos' $199 GPS receiver, it allows turn-by-turn navigation using voice prompts, Pharos said. Microsoft has its own GPS software for the car, Auto PC.