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BoxWave ClearTouch Crystal for the HTC Apache / PPC-6700

on Wednesday, February 15th, 2006
Posted in: Windows Mobile

One of the first things I did after getting the HTC Apache / Sprint PPC-6700 was to start looking for accessories, but it has not been easy. As has been the case every time a new device has come to market, there was a bit of a time lag between acquiring the device and acquiring Read More…

HTC Apache / PPC-6700 Pocket PC Phone Edition

on Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

In September 2005, my daily driver PDA was an HP iPAQ hx-4700 and my mobile phone was the Samsung i550, a Palm OS device that was never technically released in the US. I thought that I was satisfied with the combination of the two devices – enjoying the best of both PDA worlds in a Read More…

i-mate K-JAM HTC Wizard Pocket PC Phone

By: Mitchell Oke
on Wednesday, November 16th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

When I bought my O2 XDA II Mini in February this year, I thought “Now this device will be a keeper for at least a year”. How silly of me. As soon as I started reading about the HTC Universal, I knew that was going to change. A device that had a built-in keyboard, WiFi Read More…

Innopocket Metal Deluxe Case For HP iPAQ hx4700 /4705 With Extended Battery

on Friday, October 14th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

I’ve covered some great leather cases for the HP iPAQ 4500 series in the last year or so, but only recently have there been a selection of cases available for the iPAQ when equipped with its most useful add-on accessory – the extended battery. Even though the extended battery takes an otherwise thin (0.6") PDA Read More…

nSignia Exotic Leather PDA Cases

on Monday, July 25th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Knowing my past track record and how notorious I can be for switching PDAs every time something new and shiny comes out, makes it hard for some to believe that I’ve been happily using the HP iPAQ hx4700 since October 2004. Amazingly enough, there just haven’t been any announcements for other upcoming devices that have Read More…

EagleTec SD to CF II Card Adapter

on Friday, June 10th, 2005

Product Requirements: Device: Any device that can accommodate a Type II CF card I live by the Boy Scout motto: Be Prepared. I have a zippered pouch in my gear bag that has all kinds of little adapters and tools. Things like the Victorinox CyberTool and FlexUSB adapter. I just found another adapter that will Read More…

Ideative easySD Card

on Friday, June 10th, 2005

Product Requirements: Device: Any device that can accommodate an SD card, or any USB port Ideative Inc., the company that brought us the FlexUSB doo-hickey, are now offering 128mb SD cards. These aren’t ordinary SD cards though… These cards have a built in USB connector, alleviating the need for a separate flash card reader. While Read More…

Fujitsu – Siemens Pocket LOOX 720 Pocket PC

By: Jay Z. Colond
on Thursday, June 2nd, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

A long time ago, I was the owner of an HP Jornada 420. It was slow, had terrible battery life, and very limited onboard memory – but the display was a real head-turner (at the time). Flash forward a few PDAs, and my ailing Sony CLIÉ TG50 was being held together with tape. Although by Read More…

Sena Case for the HP iPAQ hx4700 / hx4705 with Extended Battery Review

on Tuesday, April 26th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP iPAQ hx4700 / hx4705 with extended battery The day that I bought the extended battery for my HP iPAQ hx4700, I was set for some serious reading. Suddenly, my PDA’s life was extended to over 13 hours, and life was very, very good…except for the fact that I no longer had Read More…

Vaja HP01 Case for the HP iPAQ hx4700 PDA Review

on Thursday, April 21st, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP iPAQ hx4700 / hx4705 PDA It’s no secret that I have a fondness for the cases manufactured by the Vaja craftsman, in particular their line of custom cases. Combining their special blend of artistry and fabulous Argentinean leather, Vaja’s custom cases allow PDA owners to decide what special features they do Read More…

E&B Company’s Slipper PAQ 4700 Review

on Monday, March 28th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP iPAQ hx4700 / hx4705 Last month I found myself doing a search for iPAQ 4700 cases, and I came across the newest offerings from E&B Company. Now there was a blast from the past! Would you believe that it has been over three years since I reviewed an E&B case? Obviously Read More…

ScreenGuardz Ultra-Slim PDA Screen Protectors Review

on Friday, March 11th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: Just about any portable electronic device with a TFT screen, but will not adhere to LCD screens Back in the early days of PDAs, there really wasn’t much one could do to keep from scratching their touch screen. The average user would buy a PDA that would come with some sort of Read More…

OtterBox Armor 1900 PDA Case Review

on Tuesday, March 8th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: A PDA that measures under 5.5" long x 3.5" wide x 0.9" deep When I reviewed the OtterBox Armor 3600 back in 2003, there was no doubt in my mind that I had just discovered the "Humvee of PDA Protection." No case I had seen, or that I have since seen, has even Read More…

Dell Axim X50v Pocket PC Review

on Monday, February 14th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: Windows PC 98, 2000, ME, XP or later Like almost all products on the market, the consumer has a variety of brand choices that tend to map directly to price choices. For example, if you’re in the market for a pair of jeans, you can buy a no name pair at Wal-Mart Read More…

Innopocket Magnum HP hx4700 iPAQ Case Review

on Tuesday, February 8th, 2005
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP hx4700 / hx4705 iPAQ Pocket PC   Used to be, when you’d think of metal PDA cases, the first company that came to mind would be RhinoSkin with their Titanium tank like cases. Unfortunately, they quit making the Ti cases awhile ago and now sell leather and aluminum PDA protection instead. Read More…

ThinkOutside Stowaway Universal Bluetooth Keyboard Review

on Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

Product Requirements: Device: Bluetooth enabled Pocket PCs and Smart phones Most modern day PDAs have been designed to be entirely stylus driven. But sometimes you really just need a good old fashioned keyboard to get your job done. Enter the Stowaway Universal Bluetooth Keyboard from our friends at ThinkOutside. While this product is far from Read More…

Brando Bluetooth Smart Keyboard Review

on Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

Product Requirements: Device: Bluetooth enabled PDAs and Smart phones ThinkOutside’s Stowaway Universal Bluetooth Keyboard now has a competitor. Brando is selling a similarly sized product named the Smart Keyboard. Priced $50 cheaper, what does this keyboard have that might make you purchase it over ThinkOutside’s offering? Keep reading… Package Contents Smart Keyboard 2 AAA Batteries Read More…

ThinkOutside Stowaway Bluetooth Travel Mouse Review

on Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

Product Requirements: Device: Bluetooth enabled Pocket PCs running Windows Mobile 2003, Windows XP Bluetooth enabled computers/notebooks, Mac OS X Bluetooth enabled computers/notebooks The generic name given to a Windows Mobile enabled PDA is Pocket PC. This name really fits the description when you happen to have a Bluetooth PPC and ThinkOutside’s Stowaway Bluetooth Travel Mouse. Read More…

BoxWave FlexiSkin Case for the HP iPAQ hx4700 Review

on Thursday, December 16th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: HP iPAQ hx4700 / hx4705, but also available for other models found here If you don’t want to add much bulk to your PDA by putting it in a typical case, but you still want some protection from everyday shocks and dings, then you might want to take a look at the BoxWave Read More…

PDair 3-in-1 Stylus for the HP iPAQ hx4700 Series PDA Review

on Thursday, December 16th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: HP iPAQ rz17xx/rx37xx/rx34xx/hx47xx Series Series PDA If you have been waiting for a replacement stylus for your iPAQ hx 4700 that includes a ball-point pen, then the wait is over. PDair has released their 3-in-1 Stylus which fits in the iPAQ’s silo, just as the original stock stylus. Hidden under the top end Read More…

Proporta Alu-Leather HP hx4700 Series Cases Review

on Friday, December 10th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP hx4700 / hx4705 Pocket PC How many of you have noticed that there are several accessory companies that are selling the same style leather PDA cases on their sites. It’s hard to know which one to pick when they all look alike. The companies I’m referring to are PDAir, Brando and Read More…

InnoPocket HP hx4700 iPAQ Hard Case Review

on Friday, December 10th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Device: HP hx4700 / hx4705 Pocket PC HP hx4700 iPAQ owners looking to purchase play through rigid protection should look no further than the Metal Deluxe case from Innopocket. Like their other offerings, this case is made of 100% anodized aircraft grade aluminum with black neoprene lining. Size: 5.3 x 3.2 x .89in Read More…

nSignia h1900 Book-Style Premium Leather Case Review

on Monday, December 6th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: HP iPAQ 1900 series PDA Back in 2001 I favorably reviewed the Flak Jacket case, made by the Australian Company, Silicon Web. Many moons and many PDA models have come and gone since then. Therefore, it was a nice surprise when I recently heard from Graham Walker, the man behind what had been Read More…

Covertec Ultra Clear PDA Screen Protector Review

on Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Devices listed here Covertec makes some of the nicest mid-range cases I have ever reviewed, and I am pleased to see them entering the screen protector arena. This week, I have been testing out their new Ultra Clear Screen Protector for the iPAQ hx4700. I am happy to announce that they are making Read More…

BoxWave ClearTouch Crystal Screen Protector Review

on Wednesday, November 17th, 2004
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Product Requirements: Available for these devices I am really glad that screen protector manufacturers are coming out with more of the crystal clear versions that don’t use a tacky adhesive and that have extremely long service lives. The latest of this new generation of screen protectors is the BoxWave ClearTouch Crystal Screen Protector. Similarly made Read More…