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Palm LifeDrive

The Palm LifeDrive is home to 4 GB of memory that can be used to Read more

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Overall 8

PalmOne LifeDrive

PC Magazine
28 January 2006
  • Conclusion: Nearly-endless storage makes this a great device for toting and viewing lots of files.
  • Pros: Vast storage; big screen; excellent desktop and handheld software suite
  • Cons: Poor battery life; occasional crashes; no support for DRM media
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Palm LifeDrive

Mobile Review
8 August 2005
  • Summary: The model produced ambiguous impression. The key innovation is the built-in HDD capacious of 4 GB and integrated Wi-Fi. There are other changes of less importance - better control, a voice recorder, extra programs in the sales package. However the HDD affected dimensions and weight, and decreased battery life.
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Palm LifeDrive Mobile Manager Review

2 August 2005
  • Conclusion: Unfortunately, our out-of-the-box experience with the synchronization process was not the best: When we installed the PC software and plugged in the provided USB 2.0 cable, our PC's Bluetooth wireless keyboard and mouse froze, requiring a reboot. We tried uninstalling and reinstalling the LifeDrive software and plugging the sync cable into different USB ports, but we could only get the mouse and LifeDrive working at the same time, without the keyboard.
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PalmOne LifeDrive - a closer look

27 June 2005
  • Summary: Assuming you don't want a smartphone - there are some very good ones out there - then it comes down to a PalmOne or a Windows Mobile device. There's not much to choose between them really though Palm has extensive third-party software which might make the difference. It also uses memory better and is said to be more economical in terms of battery life though we?ve never tested this claim.
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Palm LifeDrive

Palm Infocenter
22 May 2005
  • Conclusion: The LifeDrive mobile manager from palmOne has an estimated U.S. street price of $499. Limited quantities are available now from the palmOne online store and select retail stores worldwide. Volume availability is expected by early June. You can also search for the lowest price on our PriceGrabber service .
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PalmOne LifeDrive

18 May 2005
  • Summary: A Palm PDA that holds masses, and has a good screen, and lots of nice features. Worth getting if you want to avoid carrying a laptop when you mostly need storage.
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Overall 9

palmOne LifeDrive Mobile Manager PDA

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: palmOne continues to strike back with the long awaited LifeDrive. With a 4GB MicroDrive, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in a sleek package, this is a truly powerful PDA.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
28 March 2006
  • Summary: While expensive, the LifeDrive is an excellent PDA packed full of features, and it would surely satisfy even the most demanding of business users.
  • Pros: Wi-Fi support, Bluetooth, large screen and memory
  • Cons: Expensive, slightly large
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Overall 7

PalmOne LifeDrive PDA review

Pocket Lint
12 July 2005
  • Pros: Big Screen, plenty of storage
  • Cons: Heavy, poor battery life
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Overall 5

palmOne LifeDrive

PC Pro
22 June 2005
  • Conclusion: Business users will appreciate the extra storage space and PIM capabilities, but it all comes at a cost. Bulky design, mediocre speeds and average multimedia features leave us unconvinced that the palmOne LifeDrive has created a new category of PDA.
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