Excerpt: Work supply these - if it were my choice, I'd go for the Toshiba (with an extra charger!) - Advantages: Functionality, Style / Design, Good Battery Life - Disadvantages: Size (Especially with exapnsion jackets), Limited expansion without resorting to jackets, limited colour compared with other PDAs
Excerpt: The best PDA that i've used - Advantages: Colour screen, A lot of accessories available for this machine, Almost the same functionality as an lap top/notebook - Disadvantages: Expansion jacket and extra compact flash memory very expensive, Compact flash modem too expensive, Power drains out so quickly
Excerpt: I’ve almost written about every electronic device or appliance that I possess, expect for my PDA, which I got during the first week of this month. I work in the Export business so the company decided to replace my existing Laptop with a newer version. I suggested that we go for the PDA due to its high reviews and compact size. After a lot of deliberations and looking around and reading some of the opinions on this site, I settled for a Compaq iPAQ H3630 Pocket PC.
Excerpt: I recently got my hands on an ipaq and was really impressed by the power. Model H3630 come with 32 MB of memory, which is quite a bit to begin with. The size and wait was really nice, not too heavy and not too wide. When powering on the screen was really nice and clear unlike other pda and the contract and light control was really cool because it gave you the best image all the time. I then went and try some software (freeware stuff) and I was blown away with the games.
Excerpt: Key Features: 240x320 touch-sensitive colour LCD, 206MHz 32-Bit Intel StrongARM processor, 32Mb RAM (expandable via Compact Flash), 16Mb ROM, Microsoft Windows for Pocket PC, handwriting recognition (with predictive text), voice memo, IR port, USB connection/docking cradle, Software: Pocket Word, Excel, Outlook, Money, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Reader (with ClearType), Windows Media Player Everybody's talking about Compaq's new Pocket PC, and T3 can't keep its hands...
Excerpt: I was one of the cynics - make an appointment with anyone with a PDA or similar and it was hard work. A diary with a removable address section and a small notebook and pen and I figured I was as well organised as anyone. Our new IT guru persuaded me to try the iPAQ and I apprehensively put away my diary etc. and tried to operate only with the handheld. I subsequently found myself 'selling' it to everyone who saw me suing it!
Excerpt: If it doesnt work, what use is it ! - Advantages: Handwriting software great, Colour good, Toch screen good - Disadvantages: Syncronisation with MS (Outllok etc) doesnt work and Compaq cant help, Too expensive, Batery life good, but it loses everything if you leave it unconnected to power for too long (1 week ie hols!
Cons: "Batery life good, but it loses everything if you leave it unconnected to power for too long (1 week ie hols!)"
Excerpt: This little gem has bene inmy posession for four months and I am only just beginning to learn the value of it. Okay it has Windows CE plus pocket versions of Word and Excel (both excellent), but where this product comes into its' own is 3 different things: 1. AvantGo channels - where you can get your PDA updated with updates from major websites and then read articles from such sites as Bloomberg, Reuters, BBC, Guardian, Telegraph, Economist and many others.
Excerpt: This review has been written after three months intensive use of the iPAQ. I’ve found it to be a very reliable machine, with a vast range of features. My questions would be about the general useability of PDAs, and at the end of the review I’ve expressed some concerns about the concept – would you drag your PDA out of the briefcase on a wet windy day, in a dodgy part of London for example!
Excerpt: "Compaq's iPAQ is going to be the gadget to have in 2001. But this PDA isn't just for gadget fans - most people will find it useful and easy to use. In the past PDAs have never done quite enough to make them great value for money. But now the market has evolved. The iPAQ has all the features we've been waiting for. More computing power than you could get for several thousand pounds on a desktop machine a couple of years ago; but it costs under half ...
Pros: Clear Screen, Great finish and build quality
Cons: Price, MS Money limitations, MS Reader limitations