I mentioned this in another topic, but wanted to post here as well. I modified the TI-99/4A 40 column version of Mass Transfer (MXT) so that it would use the TIPI. With it, one could connect to telnet servers. In another topic here for Telnet BBS's, I list those BBS's that I am currently aware that support the TI-99/4A.
With Mass Transfer, you can download files from these BBS's and save those files to any device, including a TIPI. For users that may have minimal equipment, a TI-99/4A with a sidecar TIPI with either 32K or SAMS memory setup, this opens many doors to using software fro