From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain suberic.net)
Date: Fri 28 May 1999 - 12:20:46 IST
got this from 3com. someowne here wrote snarfnews, yes? see below...
Palm Computing sent me:
>the Palm.Net(SM) service - all wirelessly. The Palm VII organizer is
>being introduced first in the New York Metropolitan tri-state area
>(Connecticut, New Jersey and New York) with more areas to follow.
>The service, however, will work in over 260 of the most
>populated metropolitan areas across the United States.
damn, no chance ireland is going to become the 51st state? if we
hurry we can design our own quarter!
>*WEB CLIPPING, NOT WEB BROWSING*
>There's a whole new way to access information on the Internet.
>It's called web clipping. The way it works is simple. Users simply
>raise the antenna on the Palm VII organizer to connect to the
>Palm.Net service. Query applications, developed for some of the most
>popular sites on the web, "clip" specific information leaving behind
>the cumbersome graphics, links and other design elements that slow
>you down. The clip is efficiently delivered directly to the
>Palm VII organizer. Users can get a stock quote, check the weather,
>request door-to-door directions, even purchase theatre tickets,
>from almost anywhere at anytime.
and it goes on. wonder if they've patented it? if so whoever wrote
snarfnews should check for mentions of their stuff online to prove
nonetheless 3com should provide some good marketing hints for your
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