Tapwave Releases Wi-Fi SD Card Driver, Email App for the Zodiac Series

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Tapwave has released a software driver that allows its gaming-oriented handhelds to use Wi-Fi SD cards.

The Zodiac series has a pair of SD card slots, one of which supports SDIO, allowing it to handle other types of cards. However, until now, the software necessary to allow a Zodiac to use a Wi-Fi SD card hasn’t been available.

SanDisk The card that can be used with these Palm OS models is made by SanDisk. According to CNET Shopper.com, this card sells for as little as $64.

This Wi-Fi card uses the 802.11b standard. It can transfer data at up to 11 Mbps and has a maximum range of about 300 feet.

The Wi-Fi SD card drivers are available, for free, from the Tapwave web site.

In addition, this company intends to release in the future a driver that will allow its handhelds to use SanDisk’s Wi-Fi SD card that also has 256 MB of storage.

But Wait, There’s More

The Zodiac models come with a web browser and an SMS application, but not one for email. To repair this omission, Tapwave has posted on its web site a free email application for the Zodiac series.

This provides access to IMAP4-enabled email servers such as Microsoft Exchange, Novell GroupWise, and Lotus Dominio, as well as POP3-based email accounts such as those available from most ISPs.

Of course, it supports the Zodiac’s full hi-res+ screen in both landscape and portrait modes.

To learn more, or download this free email application, visit the Tapwave web site.

Thanks to Tapland for the tip.

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