Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
pocketWinc for Pocket PC
Posted on 3-May-2004 22:56. | Tags Filed under: Software.

pocketWinc for Pocket PC
In recognition of the growing role of Pocket PC-based handhelds as both productivity tools and wireless network management troubleshooting devices, Cirond has developed the pocketWinc connectivity tool designed for the Pocket PC platform.

  • Act as a wireless "scout" on your wireless network - Because Pocket PCs have an intrinsic "instant-on" capability, pocketWinc is often used simply as an 802.11 (wi-fi) wireless network "detector", so users can instantly find out if a wireless network is available without having to get out their laptop and wait for Windows to start up.

  • Analyze your wireless network - pocketWinc also provides extensive wireless network information and is thus a valuable network administration tool for wireless network examination, testing, diagnosis and fine tuning.

  • Get connected fast - Cirond pocketWinc is a very convenient tool for quickly finding WiFi networks using a Pocket PC, and also enables web access or email retrieval with a single touch of the stylus. It also includes an Internet detection feature that enables users to instantly determine whether an identified WiFi network provides Internet access.

  • Your entire wireless network at a glance - pocketWinc shows you all the available access points, their SSIDs, BSSIDs, signal strength, status and Internet availability. It also provides you with a "Preferred Networks" list that allows you to specify access points to which you would prefer to connect to automatically. You can tell pocketWinc how often you want to search for available networks, specify how you would like access point signal strength to be displayed ( % or dBm) - and how you would like to manage the display of unavailable networks, saved lists of networks and notification of new network availability.

  • Diagnose your wireless network - pocketWinc is a very useful tool for diagnosing your connection to the Internet. Using tools such as the "trace" utility, you can quickly see how your URL request, for example, gets from your Pocket PC to a given Web site.

  • Manage WEP keys - Use pocketWinc to specify WEP keys for a given access point. pocketWinc can work with either manually-entered WEP keys or as part of the Cirond Winc Manager wireless network management and security system, which automatically, securely and regularly "rotates" WEP keys, or can be used to strengthen WPA

  • comments powered by Disqus

    Trending now »

    Hot discussions in our forums right now:

    RNZAF Boeing 757 breaks down when carrying PM. RNZAF must have an atrocious dispatch reliability figure.
    Created by amiga500, last reply by Fred99 on 26-Oct-2016 22:57 (73 replies)
    Pages... 3 4 5

    WiFi and 3G/4G controlled Wall Switches
    Created by maxeon, last reply by wbx0838 on 26-Oct-2016 17:46 (21 replies)
    Pages... 2

    Working for Spark - Customer support / Contact Centre
    Created by goodfox, last reply by goodfox on 26-Oct-2016 23:28 (18 replies)
    Pages... 2

    Gigabit cable now available
    Created by sub, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Oct-2016 08:06 (125 replies)
    Pages... 7 8 9

    Is it me, or have Trade Me prices increased?!
    Created by Geektastic, last reply by richms on 27-Oct-2016 01:17 (27 replies)
    Pages... 2

    Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
    Created by eracode, last reply by JeremyNzl on 26-Oct-2016 19:35 (1201 replies)
    Pages... 79 80 81

    Shifting ISP and domain name
    Created by noob, last reply by noob on 25-Oct-2016 18:45 (13 replies)

    Sony XZ Owners discussion
    Created by networkn, last reply by Geektastic on 26-Oct-2016 22:54 (114 replies)
    Pages... 6 7 8