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Surf the net without a connection - Webaroo

webarooWebaroo is a little software tool that'll grab chunks of the web and download it for you, compacting it into neat little bundles, and placing it onto your PDA for later, unplugged, access. And yes, there are lots of ways to do this. In OSX, you can go to a page and save it as a PDF. You can use wget. You can use about a zillion other little apps out there to grab, compress, and move those electrons around. So what makes Webaroo different (aside from the cute logo)? According to the developers, it's smarter. The idea is, most methods involve a lot of user configuration. Webaroo "scours the internet" and creates "web packs" which you can download onto your mobile devices. It's like iTunes meets AvantGo, kinda. A neat concept, really. The packs are compressed, and most of the links are "live" within the boundaries of what you set. Again, there are lots of ways to do this, but so far Webaroo appears to take some of the drudgery out... But how does it work? Unfortunately I don't have a PocketPC, so anyone out there using this, leave your feedback in the comments. It's a free download for now...

Tags: mobile, mobility, pdf, pocketpc, webaroo, wireless

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