PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p/Centro

PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p/Centro 4.12

Transform your Palm smartphone into a wireless modem for your computer!
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PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p/Centro is an accessory application for your Palm Treo Smartphone, developed by June Fabrics. This company develops software for PDA exclusively but for different platforms though. PdaNet is available for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and the recently released Apple iPhone.
So, what does this application do? Let’s try to answer that question quick and easy. PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p/Centro will allow it users to get wireless Internet connection on their laptop through the Treo or Centro phone. What this beautiful piece of software does is to transform your smartphone into a wireless modem for your PC. The computer and the smartphone will be connected as you usually connect them for synchronization, that is to say, Hotsync USB cable or Bluetooth.
Needless to say, you need to have a data plan subscription with your current carrier so your smartphone can actually get online. That would be a previous requirement for PdaNet gets your computer online through your smartphone.
Getting this application can save you an important amount of money because you are avoiding buying a wireless modem, which nowadays is still a pretty expensive piece of hardware. You’ll be buying PdaNet for as low as $34.
PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p/Centro only runs on the following operating systems:
• Windows Vista (32bits)
• Windows XP
• Windows 2000
• Windows ME
It doesn’t run on Mac, but is pretty likely that Mac users have and iPhone instead of a Palm and there is an iPhone edition of PdaNet.
Regarding smartphones, PdaNet supports the following models: Centro/Treo 755p/700p/680/650 (PalmOS 5.x versions). For users of Treo 600 there is a special edition downloadable from the developer’s web site.

Lionel Mira
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Review summary

Pros

  • It saves users pretty much money (wireless modem)
  • It gives wireless Internet access
  • It's available to be purchased online

Cons

  • It doesn't support Mac or Linux OS
  • For Treo 600 is needed a special edition
  • It's available in English only
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