Excerpt: Economically priced WiFi and Bluetooth PDA. Stay connected and surf the Web from wireless network or Hot Spots. The Palm T/X has all of my pocket Excel and Word documents available with a quick tap of the stylus. The Palm T/X is a work horse and a carousel pony ready for task and fun. The Palm T/X is reasonable and affordable. I bought it for $280 on sale.
Summary: You shouldn’t consider Palm TX as a substitute to Palm Tungsten T5, this is a supplemental model. Some specs got better, some got worse. Improvements:
Some specs got worse compared to the previous model:
If we consider Palm TX from the point of view of a faithful Palm OS user, the model with a $300 price tag (in Russia slightly more expensive) is ideal to replace the old handheld, which got lost/ broken/ outdated. The model simply has no direct rivals.
Summary: There are a few more issues I would like to mention that really surprise me, and seem to have just been poorly thought out by the folks who designed the TX. First, there is no LED anywhere on the unit. I can’t tell when it is charging! On every other PDA I’ve owned there was a little green light to let me know the energy was flowing, but now I just can’t be sure.
Conclusion: Every time we see a PDA there is a feeling of 80's DeJa Vu, but the humble portable assistant has never left and continues its own evolutionary path. We try out PalmOne's latest offering the aptly named TX.
Excerpt: Posted by Brain-in-a-Jar After hearing all the hype about Palmâ€™s T|X Handheld, I was quite excited to actually get my hands on one. The specs looked pretty sweetâ€¦ 100 mb user accessible built in storage, SD / MultiMediaCard expansion slot, MP3 and video playback on a 320 x 480 color display, and most importantly, Wi-Fi. Having now had the device for a few weeks,...
Pros: â€¢ Enough power and memory to handle any handheld application
Cons: â€¢ Even at $299, youâ€™re probably better off spending the extra cash for a Treo if connectivity is a priority
Excerpt: Palm T|X Handheld PDA with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Palm had finally made up its mind to integrate WiFi in one of its handhelds, named Palm LifeDrive in May 2005 but the happiness of seeing wireless features was not long lived once we found that the cost of Palm LifeDrive cannot be digested. And then latter, [...
Excerpt: The T|X is Palms latest attempt to jumpstart the sluggish standalone PDA market. Although it doesn’t lacks the cellular voice functionality of Palm’s latest Treo models, the T|X does offer a good selection of high-performance mobile computing features at a price that will be irrisistable to many gadget lovers.A 312-MHz Intel Bulverde processor, 128MB of integrated Flash Memory, provide plenty of power for multimedia performance on this 5.3-ounce PDA.The large...