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Re: [vox-tech] palm questions
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Re: [vox-tech] palm questions

I've got a Sony Clie, with Palm os 4.0.  It's small, fits in my shirt pocket,
and has that really usefull scrolling wheel, which is great since I carry
around book length documents, and read them all the time.  Fry's has some
"previously Loved" Handsring Visors for $99.  Can't go wrong there.


> On Tue, Jan 08, 2002 at 01:24:06PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote: > <snip>
> > i'm thinking of switching back to palm.  my current palm needs to be
> > recalibrated every week; i think it's losing its marbles.  i'd like to
> > replace it before it fails completely.  it has served me well for a
> > very, very long time.
> Visor Deluxe are about $120.  They're no longer being made, I've heard...
> but the architecture is alive and well in other Handspring products...
> and, it's got a springboard! :)
> <snip>
> > i made a gnumeric spread sheet comparing and contrasting the different
> > pda.   it's ironic that the linux PDA's are the most expensive.  with
> > the exception of the agenda, of course.  but frankly, i don't really
> > need all the powerful hardware that comes with the linux pda's.  when it
> > comes down to it, coolness != usability.
> Sharp sounds like they're working on some cheaper models.
> (At least, they alluded to this at the symposium, and others have
> mentioned it since.)  Lower-end screens, no keyboard, etc.
> More for consumers than professionals.  (Some even for teens/kids!)
> All running Linux, of course.  Bwahahahah.
> But... don't hold your breath.  The Zaurus isn't even out yet. ;)
> > i have contacts.  i have a schedule.  being able to sync "ical" with a
> > pda schedule is worth more than color, hires screen and audio capability
> > put together.
> Indeed.  :)  Trust me, I'd've never been able to convince myself
> that I could actually _afford_ a Zaurus.  (of course, I've spent enough
> to buy half of one on all of the extra toys to go with it, though <sigh!>)
> -bill!
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