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Looking for a new wireless PDA to buy

 3:40 pm on Dec 11, 2003 (gmt 0)


I am looking for a new PDA (Palm or otherwise) to purchase. My contract with Palm for my Palm i705 is up in a couple of months, and I'd rather have one with a color screen and faster processor. Wireless connectivity would be a necessity.

Any suggestions?





 4:26 am on Dec 12, 2003 (gmt 0)

What kind of wireless cell phone wireless or wifi wireless.


 8:06 pm on Dec 14, 2003 (gmt 0)

I have a different cell phone that is just for calls, I really did not want to combine the two. I was thinking either the Tungsten or and iPaq. But I am not sure if the iPaq has wireless Internet.



 8:12 pm on Dec 14, 2003 (gmt 0)

The best way to get wireless Internet on an Ipaq is to get a Pocket PC phone. I have tried the CF and PCMCIA cards that make an Ipaq or Dell Axim internet capable and they both sucked. Sprint was the better of the 2 and it was really expensive. T-mobile was very cheap but just did not work that well. I would look into one of the Sprint Pocket PC's. If you get one that is a cell phone you can get a better deal. The sprint CF card has a big battery thing that hangs off the back and it won't run without it. T-mobile does not have a CF card so you have to go PCMCIA.


 8:15 pm on Dec 14, 2003 (gmt 0)

Ah, I see. I would assume that all of the major carriers would have better technology by now. Guess its still in the under making.

Thanks for the info though.



 2:50 pm on Dec 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

do you know if any PDA's support javascript (not java)?
how can I tell if a page uses javascript? such as www.smsgui.com/pda/


 6:28 pm on Dec 16, 2003 (gmt 0)

I just got the Treo 600. I love it. I have Sprint service. I think they have the best data plans. I had a Axim x5. I liked the microsoft operating system and the screen. But it did not have a phone. The biggest benefits to the Treo were data access anywhere. At least anywhere sprint has service and the keyboard. I was never good at entering text in with stylist.

My Axim had the WiFi, but I did not come across to many hot spots that I could legally use.

[edited by: DaveAtIFG at 5:53 am (utc) on Dec. 19, 2003]
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