CNET Reviews writes a review of the HP iPaq Pocket PC H2210 CNET Reviews and advises - ‘One of the complaints people had about earlier iPaqs was that, unlike Pocket PCs from Toshiba and Casio, no iPaq offered built-in expansion slots for both CompactFlash and SD (Secure Digital) cards. Well, HP listened and has come [...]
Archive for April, 2005
‘The production volume of PDAs in Taiwan totaled 2.93 million units in the first quarter of this year, up 64.6% from the 1.76 million units produced in the same period of last year, according to data released by the Taiwan-based Market Intelligence Center (MIC).
In addition, production value of PDAs in the first-quarter amounted to US$665 [...]
Mobile Tech Review has a great 3 part article on Palm PDAs and Pocket PCs in which the author considers making the switch from Palm to Pocket PC and considers the implications of such a move. Here’s a taster of this detailed and helpful article:
‘My first impression: Wow, this thing is small! I could build [...]
‘According to a report by research firm IDC, converged devices (Smartphones and telephony-enabled PDAs) are now getting top billing within corporate IT departments and their importance will continue to climb over the next 18 months.
While the standalone handheld remained the most common hardware element in company mobility strategies, converged devices demonstrated a visible increase in [...]
News Release: Alt-N Technologies has launched MDaemon 8.0, an affordable Windows-based mail server with many powerful features for wireless email users.
PDA/smartphone users without Microsoft‚s Exchange Server are stuck using filters and such on their Palm OS email applications to sort out and eliminate spam and viruses from among legitimate email messages.
MDaemon starts at US$110 and [...]
figby.com has a good first impressions review of the Treo 650 and writes:
‘As a phone: The Treo has a nice substantial feel when talking, unlike the tiny cellphone it replaced. Voice quality is good. There are a couple of minor annoyances: a delay when dialing (sometimes as long as a second or two) and you [...]
‘BlackBerry handhelds are hot … and getting hotter.
Shipments of Research In Motion’s (RIM) popular mobile devices grew at consistent rates of 200 to 300 percent over the past year. While it took RIM five years to attract its first one million users, less than ten months went by before it doubled that number.
So it came [...]
PC Mag reviews the Siemens SX66 and writes - ‘The major difference with the SX66 is in the networking. Sprint’s model has cellular and Bluetooth, allowing cellular data connections up to about 110 Kbps. The Verizon unit has Bluetooth and EV-DO cellular data, the latter of which we clocked at up to about 670 Kbps. [...]
Blackberry 7250 Features
Email, phone, browser, SMS, and organizer applications in a single, integrated handheld
Bluetooth support for hands-free voice communications
Ample memory for application and data storage
PC-style 33-key QWERTY keyboard
Easy-to-use navigation trackwheel and intuitive menu interface
Bright, backlit 240×160 display supporting over 65,000 colors
Java development platform based on open standards
Integrated attachment viewing
Small form factor with a light [...]
Bargain PDA reviews the palmOne Tungsten E2 and writes:
‘I recommend this as an immediate upgrade for anyone who has a TE and is quite happy with it. You will wonder how you got along without some of these features. For those looking for an inexpensive PalmOS handheld, you really cannot beat this value-packed package. Will [...]