Eudora Internet Suite is a free package with a mail client and a web browser. The developer is Qualcomm, well-known because of Eudora for Windows, a famous mail client. It is already more than 4 years old and not developed anymore.
The mail client has many features: filters, multiple accounts, HTML mail view, secure connections to server (GoogleMail). But it lacks one important thing: attachments. So there is IMHO no reason to replace e. g. VersaMail on newer Palms, but better than the mail client on OS3 devices e. g.
The main part of this review is the browser “EudoraWeb”. It is a proxy-less browser, so it doesn’t need a proxy server like Blazer 1/2 or OperaMini. The browser starts with the bookmarks list. You can add bookmarks of your favourites sites’ and manage them in categories. It doesn’t support any images. A lack or a feature? On the one hand, almost every site has images today. On some pages you don’t need them absolutely (on news sites with photos of stories e. g.), but on other pages images contain links, and you probably don’t know where to navigate. On the other hand, no images mean less data to transmit.
On POSE (Wireless LAN 2 MBps DSL connection) it renders pages very fast. I could view every page I surfed to and it seems as it supports bigger pages, too.
Forms are supported, I could post a comment on TamsPalm successful. On a T|C I couldn’t type something into a label, a OS5 problem? So no chance to use Google, web mail,… It doesn’t render tables or frames. Thre is no support for cards, so you can’t view offline pages or download files. If you want to download files, tap on “Details” and copy the link into a download manager like Downloader or LGet.
There is no function to save a page. Of course you can copy text to the MemoPad, but there is the 1K limit. Also there’s no history function. EudoraWeb supports SSL Security, there’s a file “sslplus” included.
If Qualcomm had continued developing, it would be a probably great program, but today a mail client without attachment support or a browser without image support is almost useless. But I noticed that most pages use text links or image links with alternative text. I think it’s useful on old devices, on newer devices you should consider which browser is better: EudoraWeb or the built-in one, or perhaps NetFront or Opera?
What do you think about Eudora?