Summary: Another great idea developed, improved and just when they have it just about right...it goes 6000 has touch screen which works surprisingly well and 2Mb ram which if you use the device for what it was designed should be plenty
Summary: For me, the REX is the ideal way to walk around with your Outlook Schedule in your pocket (in the smallest package). At the moment I'm writing this, Xircom (an Intel division) announced they will close down REX.net, which is OK with me, since I never wanted to use that feature anyway. Unfortunately, on the REX.net site you can also read that "Intel will no longer produce the REX MicroPDA". Here is another good engineering product that goes down the drain.
Rough edges in firmware, but infintitly convienient
Mark Baldwin "Prof. Mark", Amazon
20 March 2001
Summary: I recently got my 6000 with USB port. First thing I want to point out is that I have had none of the problems others are having with the sync software. I use Outlook and it has worked perfectly from the start. I will complain a little about the firmware. At places, there is some outstanding interface design. Then at other places, it gets darn awkward.
Summary: I have been using the REX 6000 for the past 1.5 months. IT works very nicely. The touch screen has good sensitivity and the screen resolution is greatly improved from the REX 3000/5000. Syncing with outlook 2000 and the REX 6000 takes about one minute after the initial bulk download. What's really neat about this little PDA is that it can download and display content from the internet. The user sets up a personal profile on REX.ent and they syncs.
Rex 6000 Firmware/Software still only Beta Quality
Kevin P. Grelling "kpgrelling", Amazon
29 December 2000
Summary: I completely agree with the earlier Frank Tsiang review. I would only add that I have used a Rex-3 (an earlier, credit-card sized organizer) for about 4 years now and love it. I was hoping to upgrade to "stylus entry" capability with the Rex-6000, so I ordered one in early December, 2000. The very first thing I noticed was that it messed up synchronizing a recurring appointment in Outlook 2000.
Summary: The PIM is everything it appears, small and functional. I thought it would be great for mainly reading stuff, but inputing info is pretty damned nice (no funky handwriting techniques needed). Passwords, the web thing all nice. The sync software is the weakest point, it's a little soft, but it works fine for me (win2K and win98).