PdaNet for Treo 650/680

PdaNet for Treo 650/680

PdaNet for Treo 650/680 allows you to use your Treo PDA as a modem
 
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PdaNet for Treo 650/680 is a software that allows you to use your Treo PDA as a modem and connect your PC or laptop to the Internet.
PdaNet for Treo uses the Treo phone feature to use data and allows you to connect your PC to Internet; this can be possible just if the telephone operator enables this feature, this may have a cost and is important to check it.
PdaNet for Treo requires the cable to synchronize the Treo PDA with the computer and the software to synchronize your TREO PDA previously installed. The PdaNet for Treo installation software needs to install the software on the Treo PDA and leaves the file PdaNet.prc to be installed on the PDA next time will synchronize.
Once you have the software installed on your computer and your Treo PDA you’re ready to connect to Internet, uou can do it in two ways: you can select the PdaNet software directly into your PDA and this automatically will connect to your ISP or, also you can connect from your computer and clicking on the right button’s mouse and selecting the option to connect.
The PdaNet for Treo performance is great and depends on the ISP, but is a good option to get e-mail access and mobility.
The installation is very simple if you already had the Treo PDA synchronization software already installed. In case you didn’t have the Treo PDA synchronization software the PdaNet for Treo software won’t be installed.
There is an online help for the Frequent Asked Questions.
PdaNet for Treo works for Treo 650 and 680 for other models take a look at the website. The platforms to run the software are Vista/Windows XP/ME/2K.

Ricardo Zayola
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Review summary

Pros

  • PdaNet for Treo 650/680 provides mobility and access to internet and/or e-mail
  • You can expand your Treo functionality and get more from this great device with palm OS

Cons

  • Some functtionality of the Treo phone are not available while you are connected to Internet, like the SMS or the voice service
  • Be aware of the cost of the data service with you phone company
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