PlayFirst has announced release dates for its upcoming adventure game, Dream Chronicles: The Chosen Child. As the third edition in the series, players take control of the character Faye as she searches the ethereal dream world for her missing husband, while also attempting to save her child from an evil opponent, Lilith. To uncover the mystery and discover the secret prophecy of the chosen child, players must overcome a series of puzzles and find missing objects.
Palm and Sprint are poised to undercut Apple by launching the Pre a month or more earlier, as long as a leak of internal Sprint communications proves accurate. According to PhoneNews, the carrier has ordered a rare mid-year vacation freeze for May that touches on staff at retail and other public-facing positions, similar to AT&T's policies during its iPhone releases. The move would let Palm start shipping Pre units to Sprint stores late this month with the aim of a May 17th launch if enough phones are in stock across the US.
Google Earth integration and probe groups are the headlining features of Dartware's InterMapper 5.1 update. The new version allows users to export information to Google Earth via HTTP, then view network infrastructure on real-world maps. Latitude/longitude coordinates can be set in the program for precise location of devices. If latitude/longitude information is not available, devices can be mapped using benchmarks that provide more general positioning.