Softick PPP 3.03 application gives you the capability to connect your Palm OS powered device with your Internet or LAN, using a USB cable/cradle or Bluetooth/serial. In order to achieve this, it doesn’t require any additional network equipment. It lets you access Internet or LAN from your Palm handheld by using Desktop PC as gateway, and supports establishing PPP sessions with USB connection, and also Irda and Bluetooth/Serial sessions. With this, you can read mail, chat, get latest news, browse web, and do more using your Palm OS devices. The program requires Palm OS; desktop PC with MS Windows 98, Me, 2000, XP, and Vista; installed Palm Desktop 4.1; and USB, Bluetooth/Serial, or IrDA connection.
You’ve to begin with installing Softick PPP 3.03 over the host PC, after which you’ve to define Preferences for service, username, password, and connection mode. Next, you also have to setup connection for the application from Palm by altering connection Details such as connection type, idle timeout, query DNS, IP Address, Primary DNS, and Secondary DNS, as required. Along with this, you’ve to tap the Log in Script, which should be empty, except a single line with ‘End’. Further you’ve to setup IP Addresses by changing internet protocol properties, and move on to set the internet connection from your Palm device. Now, you can easily access Internet from your Palm device through Softick PPP. In addition, you also can use Wingate with the program by setting and modifying certain relevant settings. Now, when you’ve use the internet connection through your Palm device, you can get access to PC resources, browse World Wide Web, send and receive e-mail, receive info from different news channels, read news (NNTP), perform network synchronization, and perform several other supported functions.
Softick PPP can easily be installed and configured to work with Palm device and desktop PC to allow internet usage from the handheld device. The utility justifiably is allotted with 4 rating points for its credible and prompt performance, along with the exclusive feature-set.