Palm Desktop For Mac OS X Beta Released

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Date: Thursday, December 27th, 2001, 12:35
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Today Palm Inc. posted Palm Desktop 4.0 beta 76 with support for Mac OS X. Rejoice!

Your can get it from the beta download page. Simply complete a form and you are in business! Beware the server is extremely busy right now. The company is also soliciting feedback on the software via a Public Beta Feedback Form, so make it better by posting your experience there.


Today Palm Inc. posted Palm Desktop 4.0 beta 76 with support for Mac OS X. Rejoice!

Your can get it from the beta download page. Simply complete a form and you are in business! Beware the server is extremely busy right now. The company is also soliciting feedback on the software via a Public Beta Feedback Form, so make it better by posting your experience there.

What’s new in this version:

  • Mac OS X Support – Palm Desktop software 4.0 for Mac OS X provides one more reason to upgrade to Mac OS X!
  • Better Data Compatibility, Improved Synchronization – We’ve improved improve synchronization so that you have a more consistent transfer of data between your Palm handheld and Palm Desktop software.
  • Share Information with vCard and vCal Support – Import and export support for vCard and vCal makes sharing information with others simple. Simply drag Address Book items or Date Book items to the desktop to create vCard and vCal files.
  • Private Records – Private records now retain their private designation when you synchronize. Records marked private can be hidden in Palm Desktop software, to prevent them from displaying and printing, adding another level of security to your data.
  • Multiple Language Support – Palm Desktop software 4.0 for Mac is available in English, Japanese, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
  • New Palm Desktop Help System using Apple Help – Got a question about Palm Desktop software? Easily navigate and search online Help topics using the new Palm Desktop Help system.
  • Instant Palm Desktop integrated as Mac OS X Dock Menu Item – Click and hold the mouse on the Palm Desktop icon in the Dock for quick access to your data, or to find or create items.

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