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New Service Converts Web Pages to Palm OS Size

Tue Nov 2, 1999 - 8:00 AM EST - By James Hromadka

Digital Paths LLC, a new company based in Stanton, California, is testing an Internet service that "transforms" regular web pages into something suitable for the smaller screens of Palm-based organizers. With the recent release of the Palm VII, it is becoming more apparant that users need a way to access the information of the Internet in a readable-form on Palm-based organizers.

The Palm VII uses "clipping," AvantGo uses HTML, and Digital Paths will use Pathways, a patent-pending technology that allows users to go to their website , enter a URL, and have Pathways convert that web page into a readable form.

The service will be free and can actually save mobile users money because they will be able to have less data transferred to their device.

For more information read the press release here and here.

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