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Applian RemindMe Review

Product Requirements: Remind Me v1.1s, requires 41K free space Device: Pocket PC For those of you that have been looking for a “sticky note” type program for your Pocket PC: the wait is over. Applian Technologies has created RemindMe, a simple to use yet feature-rich application that allows you to write or speak a reminder, then …

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Vaja Flip Top Visor Prism Case (Magnetic & Snap) Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor Prism The Flip Top case for the Handspring Visor Prism is another high quality leather case from Vaja. This case is available in two versions. A magnetic closure version and a snap closure version. Each version is also available with or without a belt clip. A nice variety of leather …

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Accurite Compact Flash to PCMCIA Card Adapter Review

Product Requirements: Device: Any PDA equipped with a Compact Flash Type I or II Expansion Slot Are you using a PDA that has a Compact Flash (CF) expansion slot, but the card you want to use just happens to be a PCMCIA Card (PC Card) instead? If so, you might have thought that the only …

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Palm Pilot Robot Kit (PPRK) Review

Product Requirements: Device: PalmPilot Personal, PalmPilot Professional, IBM WorkPad, Palm III, Palm V, Palm Vx, Palm VII? 100K+ free RAM Desktop: N/A Introduction Robots just might be the next big thing, hobby robots are at the “Apple II” stage right now. Between the $2500 Sony Aibo and BattleBots,  robots are starting to get a lot …

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E&B Cases Slipper Slim PAQ Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ The Slipper Slim PAQ is a leather play through case for the Compaq iPAQ made by E&B Cases. This case is crafted from black Nappa Cowhide Leather and fits the naked (no expansion sleeves installed) iPAQ Pocket PC. Although this case is a typical E&B “Slipper”, it does have a …

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Daughter Judie Handmade Sterling Silver Styli Review

Product Requirements: Device: Compaq iPAQ and HP 540 Series Pocket PCs Are you an iPAQ or HP Pocket PC owner and also the type of person that likes to spoil themselves? Or maybe you know an iPAQ or HP owner and are looking for that special gift for them and money really is no object. …

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FlipCover Review

Product Requirements: Device: Handspring Visor, Visor Deluxe, and Visor Platinum Not for use with Prism or Edge; but there is a separate model for the Prism, and the Edge doesn’t need one… One of the few peeves I have about the Handspring Visor’s design is the fact that there is no integrated flip-lid. Sure, there …

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Franklin Covey Palm V series Leather Hard Case Review

Product Requirements: Device: Palm V/Vx Personally, I feel that more than any other accessory that you might purchase for your PDA, the case that you choose is one of the biggest reflections of your personality…save maybe the styli. Some people prefer leather, some metal. What if you like both? If so, there’s now a case …

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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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