Using Plucker to Read Daily Reflections on a Palm
Plucker is a free software that allows Palm and other handheld users to download internet content to their desktop and to sync that material to their handheld. There are many of us who do not have internet access on our phone or handheld. This software lets us to take advantage of the internet access we have with our computer or laptop and to sync that material to our phone or handheld. Even users with internet access on their handhelds will find this helpful to automatically download content without using the internet limits on their handheld.
Downloading the software
Go to the Plucker web site: http://www.plkr.org/
Choose the DOWNLOAD dropdown menu and choose your computer operating system.
This will allow you to download and install the file: plucker_desktop_setup_188.8.131.52.exe
This will install the Plucker software on your computer.
The Plucker Desktop will look like this. Choose FILE / ADD A NEW CHANNEL.
On the Add a New Channel page, choose the name "Daily Reflections"
There are a number of user definable options that make Plucker very powerful.
First, under the STARTING PAGE tab, enter the URL or web address for the moble version
Under the LIMITS tab, choose "3" for the Maximum depth.
On the IMAGES tab, you can choose to INCLUDE IMAGES and a color depth, if your
Now we will go to the DESTINATION tab to choose where to store the material on our Palm.
For the Output Directory on my Computer, I just chose Plucker folder under PROGRAM FILES.
SCHEDULING is the last option tab.
Scheduling is not necessary. Unlike AvantGo, for example, Plucker gives you the option of manually
Of course, there are many other powerful ways to use Plucker, but this will get the Daily Reflections
Please let us know if you have questions, or we can be more helpful in getting you set up.
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