Excerpt: Since the 5500 has been discontinued, the prices should be dropping where sold (hopefully) and they are available for very reasonable prices on eBay. I've installed the OpenZaurus ROM image which looks the same as the standard ROM, but with a few very welcome enhancements and updates from the...
Pros: brilliant compatibilty with normal linux software
Excerpt: I got one of these PDAs for Christmas in 2002/3. I have had it for over a year now, so am used to exactly how it works. I have had good and bad experiences with this unit. The problem is that if you leave it with a dead battery for too long, you loose your data.
Pros: This PDA runs linux, has a neat flip down keyboard, has microsoft compatible programs, works with wireless networking / digital cameras / GPS modules and allows data transfer to both linux and windows PCS
Cons: The Battery is poor and the unit will loose data if left with a dead battery . Stylus tends to break .
Summary: Non conoscevo questo palmare sino a quando un amico me ne ha lasciato uno in prova per qualche tempo e, francamente, ne sono rimasto affascinato... e non solo io: anche tutti gli amici a cui l'ho mostrato (tra cui possessori di palmari Palm o Win) l'hanno trovato eccezionale.