This is a discussion on ANN: New version of PocketDOS available (v1.12.1) - Handheld ; Q: What is PocketDOS? A: PocketDOS is a powerful virtual PC software environment for your pocket computer that allows you to run a DOS operating system and have instant access to many DOS applications* on your pocket computer, whilst simultaneously ...
Q: What is PocketDOS?
A: PocketDOS is a powerful virtual PC software environment for your
pocket computer that allows you to run a DOS operating system and have
instant access to many DOS applications* on your pocket computer,
whilst simultaneously allowing the use of the pocket computer's native
applications. PocketDOS also allows DOS applications to access serial
ports, built-in modems, infrared ports, bluetooth devices, removable
storage disks, touchscreens and shared network resources, and allows
file sharing between the pocket computer's native applications and DOS
(* Intel 8086/80186/80286 (real-mode only) compatible using
CGA,EGA,VGA, HP-LX or text display modes)
Q: What is new in this version?
A: This version:
- Adds support for Pocket PC Phone Edition devices with square screens
- Adds support for custom, OEM or vertical market devices
- Improved support for USB keyboards
- Improved video BIOS compatibility
- Minor bug fixes and improvements
Q: Which devices are compatible with PocketDOS?
A: All Handheld PCs, Palm-sized PCs, Pocket PCs or SmartPhones with
Windows CE, Windows CE.NET or Windows Mobile and Hitachi SH3, Hitachi
SH4, MIPS or ARM (StrongARM, XScale) compatible processors. All Casio
PocketManagers with Windows CE and MIPS-compatible processors.
Q: Where can I download a demo copy?
Any queries should be addressed to the PocketDOS support forum in the
"Support" section of the PocketDOS website.
PocketDOS - Adds DOS compatibility to your Pocket Computer.