Vindigo Conduit for the Mac Released

Vindigo has announced the availability of a Vindigo Conduit for the Macintosh, opening access to its free mobile service for Palm devices to Macintosh users. Previously available only for PC customers, now Mac users can take advantage of the power of Vindigo's mobile entertainment guides and local content for Boston, Chicago, New York, San Francisco, and Washington D.C. to make fast, informed decisions about where to Eat, Shop and Play. Download it here.

In a related story, Palmtop Publishing has released a guide to next week's MacWorld show in New York. It offers a Macworld Schedule, Macworld Magazine's top picks on hotels, midtown restaurants, bars, museums, broadway shows, sporting events, and Fifth Ave, Madison Ave, & SOHO shopping districts you won't want to miss while you're in the Big Apple next week.

More About the Vindigo Conduit for the Mac
This addition of a Mac conduit supports Vindigo's goal of offering its service to every handheld user. "Since the Vindigo service launched in late March, over 5,000 people have contacted Vindigo, asking us to support the Mac platform," said Jason Devitt, CEO and co-founder of Vindigo. "With the availability of Vindigo for the Mac, we are enabling this enthusiastic group of users to transform their Palm handhelds into personal navigators."

Vindigo draws its lifestyle information from a number of trusted sources including for dining information and restaurant reviews, InShop for its dynamic shopping directory and, delivering up-to-the-minute details about city nightlife. Vindigo also offers content from SF Gate, the on-line companion to the San Francisco Chronicle,, the online component of The Washington Post and, a part of New York Times Digital, the Internet division of the New York Times Company. Vindigo makes all of this content available through its intuitive and fun application, designed specifically for handheld devices, to guide users to the nearest and best restaurants, bars, nightclubs, stores, and movies playing in their city.

System Requirements
Vindigo is compatible with all devices based on the Palm OS including the Palm Professional, Palm III, Palm V and Palm VII (in offline mode) series, the Handspring Visor, IBM WorkPad and the Symbol Technologies SPT 1500 and 1700 series. Minimum system requirements for the desktop component of the software include: Mac OS 8.0 and higher for Macintosh users, while PC users need Windows 95, 98 or 2000 (Windows NT users require service pack 3), Netscape Navigator 4.0 or Internet Explorer 4.0. Vindigo also requires the Palm OS v2.0.5 and HotSync Manager 2.6 for machines with a USB connection to their Palm OS device, and HotSync 2.1 or later for all others. Vindigo takes up at least 435K of memory on a Palm-compatible device, the exact amount depending on the options a user selects.

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Christine @ 7/12/2000 8:36:37 PM #
Mac support is *always* welcome! Kudos to Vindigo!

Right On!

CliffW @ 7/17/2000 9:33:28 PM #
I only wish that others will follow Vindigo's example to satisfy the Mac community! Way to go Vindigo!!!


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