Sybase iAnywhere Announces General Availability of AvantGo for RSS
Posted on 7-Jun-2006 11:31
Filed under: News
iAnywhere has announced the general availability of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) features for its popular AvantGo mobile Internet service. With AvantGo for RSS, users can easily view mobile RSS subscriptions for free.
AvantGo users can add any RSS feed to their account, without installing additional software, and then synchronize using a wireless or desktop Internet connection to receive the feed items in a format optimized for their device.
This release expands the content available through AvantGo by including the millions of RSS feeds offered by bloggers and major media. Now users can:
Easily sync and view new RSS items/articles;
Save up to five RSS items per AvantGo RSS channel;
Share photos, allowing users of photo sharing sites that offer photo feeds to use AvantGo as their mobile photo album;
Personalize RSS channels to optimize feed subscriptions, set the maximum allowable size for the channel and whether or not to include images;
Quickly subscribe to RSS channels on-the-fly with AvantGo's AutoChannel bookmarklet for RSS; and
Promote their own Web site or blog RSS feeds by creating a button that enables users to quickly add their site to AvantGo.
AvantGo for RSS supports RSS versions 0.91, 1.0 and 2.0 and Atom syndication formats. Supported devices include Palm OS 5, Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone, Symbian OS UIQ and Symbian OS v6.1 Series 60.