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Macintosh OS X DOC Converters: MakeDocDD and PorDiBle Review

Product Requirements: Hardware: Any Macintosh computer capable of running Mac OS X Device: Any Palm OS PDA Software: Any Palm DOC reader I primarily use my Sony CLIÉ T615C as an e-text reader. Oh, I check my calendar, look up addresses, and keep up with my checkbook, but most often I use my CLIÉ to …

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CSD4-USB 4-in-1 Memory Card Reader/Writer Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 98 or later Mac OS 8.6 or later Most PDAs, digital cameras, MP3 players, etc. have one thing in common. They all use removable media. Whether it be Compact Flash (CF), SmartMedia (SM), Secure Digital (SD), Memory Sticks (MS) or MultiMedia Cards (MMC). That in itself is fine and dandy, but …

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Thumbscript Feather Touch Input Device Review

Product Requirements: Device: Windows 2000, XP and a free USB port Since my first days with the PalmPilot, I’ve been interested in alternate input methods for PDAs. I’ve looked at T9, Fitaly and Silkyboard among others. But what about alternate input methods for the desktop PC? Other than Dvorak keyboards, you don’t really hear about …

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Keyspan Mini 4-Port USB Hub Review

Product Requirements: System: Macintosh: At least one available USB port, Mac OS 8.0 or greater Windows: At least one available USB port, Windows 98/Me/2000/XP or greater Linux: At least one available USB port, Linux 2.4.1 or greater Device: Laptop with a USB port I admit it. When Julie told me that she was sending me …

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eCam Review

Program Requirements: Desktop: Windows 95 System Configuration: Pentium 75mhz or faster Bi-directional Parallel Port, (ECP for optimal performance) 16MB RAM min. Sound card, microphone, speakers. Enough free disk space to store your videos. The eCam from Newcom Inc. is a desktop digital video camera that you can use to take videos, and email them to …

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