Last night, I configured my new TREO 650
with the beta release of PdaNet
so that I could evaluate it as a wireless modem for my IBM ThinkPad. I
was very pleased with the results. I was able to surf the web, replicate
my Lotus Notes databases, connect to my server via PC Anywhere, and use
instant messaging. The speed tests report throughput between 100k and 140k,
which is satisfactory for these applications. I was able to do this quickly
and easily, using the USB cable. I also tested this via Bluetooth. Bluetooth
worked the first time, however, I could not get it to work again. (I understand
that the software is still in beta.) In all, I'm quite pleased.
Another busy week ahead. I've just returned
from my daughter's second robotics competition. I'll wait for them to post
their blog entries before I share how the event went. (hint: it was
Coming soon, I'll be sharing the results
of my evaluations of a few on-board productivity tools that I am using
with my Treo 650.