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RPG (Role Playing Games) for Palm OS PDAs Review

Do you secretly wish you were an elf or wizard? Do you love games where you have to figure out puzzles and explore scary dungeons? Well it sounds like you need to install some RPGs (Role Playing Games) for your Palm Pilot. An RPG is a game where you become a character that has certain …

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Pocket Journal Review

Program Requirements: Device: Pilot1000, Pilot 5000, PalmPilot Personal, PalmPilot Professional, IBM WorkPad,Palm III, IIIx or Palm V 56 K free RAM Desktop: Windows 95 or NT 4.0 (NT 4.0 users require Service Pack 3 or higher) Pocket Journal by Chapura is an add on tool mainly for Microsoft Outlook users. Until now, Outlook users could …

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incase Designs PDA Case Review

   I must say I’m converted. I received my incase® Designs PDA case about 3 weeks ago and found that the changeover from my MKV WrapII (i2iuk) was very smooth. Almost all of my goodies (cards, etc.) transferred into the new case. The only items that I couldn’t keep were my case stickers. *sniff* That’s …

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TRG xtra xtra Pro Memory Upgrade Review

Hardware Requirements: Device: Palm IIIx Technology Resource Group  (TRG) is well known for their add-in memory boards for the various Palm OS devices. The xtra xtra Pro, designed for the Palm IIIx, is the latest in this line. It not only doubles the available RAM to 8Mb, but also provides an additional 2Mb of non-volatile …

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Palm OS Databook Program Comparison Review

The PalmPilot has gained its popularity through its PIM functions. There are several applications that address different aspects of these issues, datebooks being one of them. This review focuses on a few datebook applications which can act as replacements for the built in Palm Datebook. Datebook Programs: Datebk v3 Actioneer v2.01 ActionNames v3.02 Comparison Summary …

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RhinoSkin Ti Slider Hardcases Review

  The Titanium Cockpit case by RhinoSkin has been known for quite awhile as the extreme case for the PalmPilot. Well, RhinoSkin has created two new cases that take this design even farther. These new cases are called Ti Slider Hardcases and are made of titanium; a metal which has a slight yellow or golden …

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Pretec CompactModem Review

The CompactModem from Pretec is a 56K BPS modem that fits into a compact flash slot. This small modem is therefore great used with a Palm-size PC. For this review, I tested the CompactModem with the Casio E-100 PSPC and a Libretto 50 subnotebook. Check Pretec’s compatibility list before buying this modem. Pretec’s CompactModem 56K …

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IR Blasters for Palm V and Palm III Review

Program Requirements: Device: Palm V, Palm IIIx, Palm III, and Older PalmPilots that have been upgraded to the Palm III level with the 2meg upgrade board (with IR) 50 K free RAM for the OmniRemote software which is not included. Tech Center Labs is always coming up with nifty little PalmPilot accessories. Their recent additions …

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OP/TECH USA Belt Clip PDA Cases Review

OP/TECH USA is a well known maker of rugged camera straps, cases and pouches. Lucky for us PDA users, they have just added two new cases to their collection. The Macro and Micro Soft Pouch PDA neoprene cases. These cases come in various colors (black, steel, royal and forest) and include a belt clip. The …

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