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Vaja iPAQ + PC Sleeve Case Review

Product Requirements: Compaq iPAQ with PC Card Sleeve I am the first to acknowledge that adding the PC Card Sleeve to the normally svelte iPAQ creates a PDA with brick-like properties. But, I have a confession to make… While it seems like the rest of the world is complaining about the weight and thickness of …

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Handspring Visor Edge Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows 98, ME or 2000; USB port (Win 95, NT can use serial cradle: sold separately) Macintosh Power PC; System 8.5 or later; USB port (System 7.5.3 or later can use serial cradle: sold separately) CDrom It’s that time of year again folks… Springtime… my favorite season of the year… Ah, the …

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Half Keyboard Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m100, III, V, VII series and Handspring Visor Keylink.prc 17k (driver) PDA input devices have become very popular accessories. Even though Palm OS devices have several ways to enter data via the stylus (on screen keyboard, graffiti, etc.), there are people out there that still want the old fashion input abilities …

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Rex 6000 Review

Product Requirements: Desktop: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, or 2000 I’m a REX 5000 user, and I find the little device quite useful, though not quite “indispensable” as my cell phone would be. I recently “upgraded” to the REX 6000 and found the experience less than entirely satisfactory. The 6000 hardware is really quite impressive, …

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Floating Point Stylus for Palm III and Palm V Series PDAs Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm III and Palm V series PDAs The Floating Point stylus by LandWare, is a Palm III / Palm V stylus replacement with a special twist: a pressure-sensitive (i.e. spring-loaded) tip, which, according to LandWare, simulates writing on a pad of paper with a pen. Palm V Series Floating Point Palm III …

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Lamy 2000 4-Color Multi-Pen Review

Product Requirements: Any touch-screen PDA The Lamy 2000 4-color Ball-point, available at Stylus Central, is a multi-pen with a timeless appearance. I was surprised to discover that the design was actually made in 1966, with the introduction of the Lamy 2000 fountain pen. Because I was not very familiar with the Lamy name, I checked …

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Emulators for Pocket PCs: An Overview of the Best Article

Game emulators are great fun. It’s not only the tons of money that they save you on the purchase price,  but that they also bring back retro, classic game play to today’s Pocket PCs. On top of these obvious advantages, there are also: No repair bills, no need to hunt for hard-to-get spare parts and …

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iPowerPak Battery Charger / Extender Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ, Casio E-100, E-105, E-115 and E-125 The iPowerPak from DataNation is a portable battery extender / charger that is compatible with the Compaq iPAQ, and Casio E series (E-100, 105, 115, 125) Pocket PCs. This small 2.75 x 2.50 x .75in (70 x 63.5 x 19mm) L x W x …

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PDA Panache m100 Stylus Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm m100 Once again, PDA Panache has made an excellent example of a replacement stylus. This time around, it is for the Palm m100. . Similar to their other replacement styli, the m100 stylus easily fits in the silo and quickly “locks” in. It can be a little difficult to remove the …

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OmniRemote Springboard Module Review

Many years ago I got my first remote control TV. I thought, “Wow, using a remote is cool!!”. Then I got a VCR. And a Satellite Dish. And a CD player. Etc…And along with every new device, came another remote control. I have 5 remote controls stacked on the book case in our family room. …

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Rhino-Skin Tri-Fold Leather Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Accommodates most PDAs with dimensions under 5.25″ x 3.25″ x 0.8″. This includes: All Palm models, All Handspring Visor, Platinum & Prism models, Sony Clié, Compaq iPAQ, HP Jornada 540 series, Compaq Aero, Casio Cassiopeia, V-Tech Helio I have found that there are two types of cases in the world – when …

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