iAnywhere has announced the AvantGo Windows Mobile Smartphone beta, allowing Windows Mobile Smartphone users to take advantage of the free AvantGo mobile Internet service.
Avantgo provides users with access to over a thousand websites optimized for offline reading on their phone, including news, weather, sports, and more from the world's leading media brands.
The software implements an always-available access to mobile content via wireless or desktop synchronization. Smartphone users can also enjoy additional free services with the AvantGo service, including:
AvantGo Travel Guide: Convenient access to travel itineraries from Expedia Corporate, Northwest Airlines, Travelocity Business, United Airlines and Virtually There; city guides for 200 worldwide locations; maps and directions; weather forecasts; and a currency conversion tool.
AvantGo for RSS: AvantGo includes a free, integrated RSS reader. Users can subscribe to RSS feeds offered by bloggers and major media. The feeds are delivered to Smartphones in a format optimized for the phone screen.
Free productivity tools and applications: AvantGo's extensive portfolio of mobile content includes channels for AvantGo subscribers to discover new recipes, learn a new language, track exercise workouts, locate Wi-Fi hotspots, take product comparisons shopping, and more.
Beta support is available for Windows Mobile Smartphone 2003, 2003 Second Edition and Windows Mobile 5.