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Re: This is ridiculous...

  • Subject: Re: This is ridiculous...
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2005 06:14:04 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.sys.palmtops.pilot
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / MCC / Manchester University
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__/ [Venture Rider] on Tuesday 20 December 2005 23:35 \__

> On Tue, 20 Dec 2005 23:20:54 GMT, Nick Dobb said:
>><Venture Rider> wrote in message
>>> Palm has been f***ing up bigtime for a while now.
>>I can't believe they can ever have f***ed up as much as the muppet who
>>designed the power management on my iPAQ 1930 - putting the whole thing in
>>software so that if it locks up (which it does - often - Microsoft sh*te)
>>it just sits there and drains first the main battery then the backup
>>battery so that all data is lost.
> Yup, that's pretty bad! I'm lucky. I have a 4150. Best PDA I have ever
> owned. And I had three Palms before.

I  tend to (or choose to) believe that Palm are putting software  enhance-
ments  on  hold,  making  Palm  OS evolve very  merely.  The  reason:  the
kernel/OS migration. There is not much point in improving existing options
and  implementing  features from the wishlist if another O/S is  built  in
parallel.  I am hoping that they will come up with something extraordinary
rather  soon...  they haven't released anything exciting or  revolutionary
for  a long, long while. That gigantic LifeDrive seems like a step back to


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