Bank of America has become the first bank to announce it will make some services available through a handheld computing device.

Users of the Palm VII from Palm Computing Inc., a 3Com company, will be able to gain real-time access to account information through a wireless connection from the device to Bank of America's Web site. They will be able to see their balances and whether checks have cleared.

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