PalmMSN follows the MSN Messenger protocol from Microsoft meaning that now you can use your Palm to communicate with your MSN Buddies whenever you want. Basic functionality is implemented so that you can send and receive messages to any MSN client compliant with Microsoft MSN Messenger protocol. The features: add and delete contacts; change your screen name and status; insert time stamps in your messages; play sounds as messages arrive; block contacts; ability to keep connection alive; send and receive Typing events. PalmMSN was developed in Java so that other Java enabled devices like mobile phones can also use it. Version 0.14 features unspecified improvements and bug fixes.
It’s easy to think that all you need to carry with you these days is a smartphone and you’re ready for anything. But some extended periods away from my desk have discovered four things that are ‘must-haves’ for the traveller.