Palm launches MyPalm Portal

Palm Inc. announced on Tuesday the availability of a trial version of its MyPalm portal, where users can download various online services from Palm, such as email and a calendar, through their PDA (personal digital assistant).

Information that can be downloaded from the beta site is specifically formatted for handheld screens, Palm said in a statement.

Users can gain access to the site via the Web from a PC, or wirelessly through the MyPalm downloadable Web Clipping application. From the site, users can access e-mail, synchronize their Palm calendars or download such things as news, business applications and shopping information.

The MyPalm portal and Web clipping application are available free of charge at

Palm, in Santa Clara, Calif., can be reached at