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Run Palm OS Apps On Jailbroken iPhone / iPod Touch With Palm Emulator

With StyleTap, you can easily run legacy Palm OS apps on your Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch. Making your iPhone or iPod Touch a virtual Palm device through StyleTap is an awesome way to enjoy over 30,000 applications available for the Palm OS platform. StyleTap is also available for Symbian and Windows Mobile platform. Just follow the step by step guide below to install StyleTap and start enjoying Plam OS apps on your iPhone or iPod Touh.

Palm OS on iPhone

Main Features of StyleTap

  • Main features of StyleTap include
  • Runs most applications for the Palm OS® platform on iPhone and iPod touch devices.
  • Supports application programs written for the Palm OS 5.2 platform or earlier versions.
  • Includes support for programs that use native ARM code (PNOs, often called "ARMlets").
  • StyleTap Platform is very fast – often running applications faster than on the native Palm OS devices.
  • Users can cut and paste text and bitmaps between Palm OS applications and native iPhone apps, as well as being Palm OS programs.
  • Audio recording and playback
  • Support for a "virtual memory card" (applications using VFS), for very large application databases and files (e.g. medical apps, dictionaries, bibles, etc.) that won't fit in main memory.
  • Unique backwards compatibility features enable both older and newer programs to perform direct screen updates.
  • Provides virtual "function buttons" to emulate the hardware buttons on Palm devices. (useful for playing many game)
  • Supports TCP/IP connectivity
  • Supports serial connections and Bluetooth over serial (RFCOMM) for communicating with GPS units, probes, calibration devices, etc.
  • Support for the iPhone GPS.
  • Vibration (on devices equipped with the appropriate hardware)
  • Initiating phone calls (iPhone only)
  • Invoking Safari browser
  • Exporting vCards (i.e. address book info) into iPhone Contacts.

How To Install StyleTap Through Cydia

  1. Launch Cydia on your Jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch.
  2. Once data is loaded, touch the Manage icon at the bottom.
  3. Touch Sources.
  4. Then touch the Edit button in the upper right corner.
  5. Touch the Add button to add a new source.
  6. Enter and touch the Add Source button.
  7. Confirm StyleTap Source has been added, then touch the Done button.
  8. Confirm StyleTap Source has been added, then touch the Done button.
  9. Touch the Manage button to return to Cydia.
  10. Now touch the Search icon at the bottom right and enter StyleTap in the search box. The display should show the StyleTap entry.
  11. Touch the Install button, then the Confirm button.
  12. After installion is complete, press the round Home button to return to the application launcher.
  13. The StyleTap icon should now be there, tap to launch StyleTap.

For more follow the complete guide here
Google Maps App of Palm OS on iPhone
Even StyleTap will be installed through Cydia, yet its not free! However you can download and enjoy the 14 days free trail of StyleTap for free. After 14 days free trail, you need to buy the StyleTap app for $50.
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