Call it superficial, but you can really help your Pocket PC's self esteem by giving it a face lift.
It's still Windows Mobile on the inside, so most of your apps will look and function as before, but a few free downloads will get you home screen and dialpad themes, an iPhone-like contacts list, and the cool slide-to-unlock gizmo.
Turn your Windows Mobile phone into an iPhone @ Lifehacker - Link
iPhone-like home screen for PPC - Link
Slide 2 Unlock - Link
iContact (flick to scroll contacts) - Link
Dialpad and Calculator skins - Link