[TriLUG] Maybe OT: PDAs
Vestal, Roy L.
rvestal at rti.org
Mon Sep 9 17:00:42 EDT 2002
Well, if I could quit breaking mine, my Palm IIIxe has been great. I've even
loaded a few Linux's on it and played...
From: Daniel Monjar [mailto:Daniel.Monjar at na.biomerieux.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 10:23 AM
To: trilug at trilug.org
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Maybe OT: PDAs
ever figure out as way to change the battery? My Vx died after only about
a year of use.
--On Tuesday, September 03, 2002 3:12 PM -0400 Andrew Perrin
<clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu> wrote:
> I can't be comparative, but I have had a Palm Vx for about 2.5 years now
> and have been, in general, very happy with it. It syncs fine with jpilot,
> the linux-based software available for it; I have no need for syncing with
> KDE or Gnome so YMMV. I find its simplicity the best thing about it -
> write things down, they're there; no fuss. I no longer use my laptop
> almost at all, because its main use (taking notes in meetings and on
> things I'm reading) has been usurped by the palm.
> Andrew J Perrin - http://www.unc.edu/~aperrin
> Assistant Professor of Sociology, U of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
> clists at perrin.socsci.unc.edu * andrew_perrin (at) unc.edu
> On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Douglas Kojetin wrote:
>> Hi All-
>> This might be a bit off topic, but I'll throw in an "on topic" question
>> at the end!
>> I'm looking into getting a PDA, and wanted to get some advice from
>> people on the list (who might have one).
>> I was thinking of getting one of the following:
>> Handspring Treo 90
>> Handspring Visor Pro
>> Palm m500
>> Palm m515
>> Sony CLIE PEG-T615C
>> 1) Any comments on the thumb-board vs. Graffiti?
>> 2) Anyone know which of the above can by sync-ed into Linux?
>> 3) How long have you had one? I'm afraid I may stop using it after
>> awhile -- which would be a waste of money -- but I'm still tempted.
>> Any other suggestions/comments are welcome -- and if you feel it's too
>> OT, feel free to reply to me only.
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