iAnywhere Solutions, Inc., has launched the latest version of its AvantGo service bringing some enhanced capabilities that allow improved wireless synchronization, easier on-device web channel management and an expanded support system for AvantGo users, resulting in a more robust online and offline user experience.
"Since the AvantGo service was unveiled five years ago, we've received thousands of requests and suggestions for new features," said Neil Versen, senior director of AvantGo at iAnywhere Solutions. "Today, with the launch of the next-generation AvantGo, we're responding by delivering the most powerful and comprehensive mobile Internet service available anywhere. Now users can manage their web content more efficiently, syncing from their desktop or choosing and updating their channels wirelessly."
Enhanced connected/wireless features
Abbreviate sync times and minimize wireless costs by selecting on the device the channels you wish to sync
Browse and search over a thousand AvantGo channels while connected
Surf the web using AvantGo – from a new section on the AvantGo homepage
Wireless-only channels, such as web mail channels, can now be accessed
Forms within channels (e.g. supply zip code for movie times) can be submitted wirelessly in real-time
Search AvantGo channels, and get search returns, in real-time
Enhanced user experience
The software includes a complete redesign of the user interface including tabbed navigation, customized channel layout, choice of fonts and new color themes.
It comes with a new browser versions for Palm OS 5, Pocket PC and Symbian, which include top requested features, including full-screen screen support for palmOne T3 and T5 devices. This is the first version on Pocket PC that does not use Pocket Internet Explorer to load the channels, instead using its own browser software.
iAnywhere’s new AvantGo service is immediately available for free download. The update supports all major handheld devices running Palm OS 5, Pocket PC (2000, 2002, 2003), Symbian UIQ and Symbian OS v.6.1 Series 60.