Keyspan ships USB Adapter for Palm PDAs

April 5, 1999- Richmond, California – Keyspan announced it is now
shipping its new USB serial adapter specifically designed for
Macintosh-based users of Palm connected organizers and other
personal digital assistants (PDA). The Keyspan USB PDA Adapter is
available now through leading catalogs and specialty retailers at a
suggested retail price of $39.

USB connections for Palm and other PDAs

Keyspan’s USB PDA Adapter provides the easiest, least expensive way
to connect the Palm Computing platform to Apple Computer’s iMac
and to Apple’s new “Blue G3” PowerMacs. The new adapter features a
single DB9 port that connects directly to a Palm cradle or HotSync
cable. The adapter is compatible with all Palm organizers and all
versions of the Palm Desktop software for Mac OS.

About Keyspan

Keyspan products provide “Connections for Your Computer.” The
company’s first products provided serial ports for connecting to
traditional computer peripherals such as modems, printers and
graphics tablets. Over time, Keyspan has expanded its horizons,
connecting the Macintosh and PC to the other items found in the home,
school or office. Editors can reach Keyspan at 510-222-0131 x102 or
via e-mail at The Keyspan website is located at

Mike Ridenhour, Keyspan, 510-222-0131 x102,