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PDA suggestions

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by DennisP, Nov 15, 2004.

  1. DennisP


    Sep 23, 2000
    Tampa,FL. USA
    I am looking at getting a PDA, mainly to keep appoinments and work notes and such.

    New to PDA's and was hopeing you could all give me some advice or suggestions. Not looking to spend too much money, under 300, if possible.

    Thanks in advance.
    Dennis P.
  2. bobby_w

    bobby_w Alienigena Platinum Member

    Nov 10, 2001
    South of Houston
    Have a look at the Dell Axim's. I have a X30 with wireless networking and it works great. The new X50's are awesome but out of your stated price range.

  3. unixglocker


    Jan 7, 2003
    appointments and stuff. Any of the low end Palm devices. Zire
    or whatever they're called now, if you can get one without a color screen all the better. Battery will last for weeks if not months, rather than a few hours like the whiz bang models.

  4. WolfmanGK

    WolfmanGK Super Plump

    Oct 7, 2000
    Northern Dakota
    I agree. I have the first generation AXIM and it has served me very well. I used it a few weeks ago with a GPS to get from ND to CA and back again. The battery is old but ti still holds a charge for a long time. They are cost effective, feature packed, and are made well. You can't go wrong.
  5. Clyde

    Clyde Lost in KY Millennium Member

    Jan 28, 1999
    I have to agree on the Palm(s). Solid tool and can be had well under your budget. They are tough and given your occupation I would think it to be the best solution. I do have several Pocket PC - PDA's (Casio, Dell, IPAQ) - very happy with them all. But I do not believe them to e as rugged as the palms ingeneral. They better suite my needs (Geek).

    Be Safe
  6. chevrofreak

    chevrofreak Senior Member

    Dec 27, 2001
    Billings, Montana
    I had a Palm M505 once upon a time. God thats a boring OS!

    I say get something running Windows or Linux (Sharp Zaurus)