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I have been using avantgo for four months now, and can't believe how useful it has been. I now get my share portfolio info, news on the companies concerned, events planning, sports news, film reviews, the daily paper, and a whole host of other things sent to my palm via synchronisation from ... Read review

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Great resource

AdvantagesNot a lot of memory taken up, ever increasing numbers of content providers

DisadvantagesStill a few patchy areas

"I have been using avantgo for four months now, and can't believe how useful it has been. I now get my share portfolio info, news on the companies concerned, events planning, sports news, film reviews, the daily paper, and a whole host of other things sent to my palm via synchronisation from my desktop computer. A simple registration process and a setup session, and then I was ready to go with AvantGo. There are an ever increasing number of sites ..." Read review
05.01.2001

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Community Level 4john.sw

john.sw

Sex on the Train

AdvantagesThe Internet in your handheld for FREE!

Disadvantagesnone

"...year I have been using AvantGo.com to download all this and more to my handheld; it is easy to set up, and it is FREE! The idea is simple. Log on to avantgo.com and register. Select the UK site for UK specific content and then choose which channels you want to be downloaded to your Palm OS handheld. Each channel has a description, and lets you know the maximum memory it will use on your Palm. When you HotSync your Palm, the content is downloaded ..." Read review
15.12.2000

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Community Level 2Ecofreak

Ecofreak

AvantGo is the daddy, get a PDA so you can use it

AdvantagesYour news quickly, customisable, space-conscious, portable content

DisadvantagesCan't read fancier web sites, but who cares...

"I've been using AvantGo for a few weeks now, and boy I'm sold! This is almost worth owning a Palm/Handspring device for on its own! What AvantGo does is let you subscribe to certain specially-formatted 'channels'. Channels could be the equivalents of existing web sites re-done for PDA viewing, or specifically made for the PDA. Up-to-date content is collected and saved onto your PDA when you synch as frequently or infrequently as you request ..." Read review
18.03.2001

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Community Level 1iylex

iylex

Amazing whats available for free

AdvantagesSimple, quick to download each time, compact

Disadvantageshavent found any yet

"Ever been in a dull meeting or lesson? Wish you had newspaper or some jokes to pass the time with? Well thats one use I have found for avantgo! It is a very impressive wide ranging service that can be entirely customisable. Almost every sport, area of entertainmet and news are coverd. It is very simple to install and set up and adding new channels is a simple one click operation on the website. I currently subscribe to a daily jokes channel, the ..." Read review
22.02.2001

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