It's a phone, it's a music player, it's a camera, it's a Palm Pre. Is it good at any of those tasks? I have been trying these feature for the past couple of days and here are the results... Before I get into anything else, I did want to mention that I haven't experienced any [...]
HP Mini 1000 Netbook, remember? Whole series of reviews by some really cool people (and me)? A major strong point was easy wireless connectivity? Remember all of that? So, what about when you are not near a Wi-Fi source and don't wanna pop for a cell modem and the related costs? My Palm Centro is [...]
As Google absorbs more and more of my cyber-life (resistance IS futile!), I am wanting to coordinate between things like their calendar and my Palm Centro more and more. (Yes, I can look things up on-line on the Centro, but it is slow and awkward to work with.) GooSync is a free on-line tool that [...]
The zen of the Palm OS is that it is easy to use, intuitive, and helpful. A key element of this is being able to quickly jot, store, and retrieve notes- but... is your note a memo? A contact? An SMS? How many times have you had to actually (**shudder**) write something down and add [...]
Judie Lipsett mentioned the original Insaniquarium in a 2003 article about Spring Break and what she was going to take. While brief, the comment points out how much fun the program is. Well, PopCap Game's Insaniquairum Deluxe is better. You may as well buy a wrist brace to wear on your stylus-slinging hand, because this [...]
Another in my series of pet peeves with my Palm Centro (which I swear I cherish even with all of the peeves and annoyances) is the fact that the memory card is literally trapped inside. Some reviewers said they can open the card cover without removing the battery cover, but most of us cannot. I [...]
Palm's press conference at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas just ended a few minutes ago. Since they originally announced this "New-ness" event, quite a few people have been speculating that their announcement would be underwhelming at best. We've been hearing that Palm has been down for the count for months now. As a [...]
Astraware is one of my favorite software places but I admit that I have not popped by much recently. On my last visit, I noticed they had tweaked their prices, updated their PopCap Games Pack 1 to version 2.61 back in August, and are selling it for $19.95. This collection of popular Web games was a lot of fun when I first got it, so I decided to try it again- especially since my old registration code still works for them!
The Palm Centro. Small. Cheap. Powerful. No Notepad program.
Ah, Palm... I know things are not going that great for you right now, but come on- leaving NotePad off the Centro? Forcing thousands of your devoted fans to use (shiver) pencils and paper for quick notes? You might think that Voice Memo is good enough, but one cannot scribble the design for a working Flux Capacitor in Voice Memo now, can one?
The Palm Centro is an amazing device for its price and size. I love mine almost unconditionally- almost. Today, I am going to rant about a couple of the things that bug me.