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Re: Palm vs Windows

  • Subject: Re: Palm vs Windows
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@schestowitz.com>
  • Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2005 14:33:33 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.comp.sys.palmtops.pilot
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / Manchester University
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Mousetater wrote:

> Really sold on the LifeDrive. Plan on getting one soon. Having never owned
> a PDA, can anyone give me good reason to go with a Windows Mobile device,
> like an IPAQ, rather than the awesome lifdrive?? Software?? Quirks??
> Thanks

A LifeDrive has its pros:

        - Valuable to those in need of high volume of storage, most commonly for

        - Reliable, stable operating system, i.e. rarely needs a reset

        - Instant access to applications (assuming you put them in memory) and a
very responsive interface. A wise guy once said "in WinCE the user waits
for the device, with Palm the device waits for the user".

        - Overall simplicity

        - A wide range of free applications

        - Interoperability, e.g. will you use a Mac or Linux box in the future?

A 'mini-Windows' PDA has its pros too:

        - As many people use Windows (I will not go into the argument of whether it
is wise or not), the Mobile PC environment offers a softer transition,

        - High-resolution screens (VGA), which are available with some of the
latest models

        - Price is sometimes tempting

        - Media integration, movies in particular, is sometimes superior


Roy S. Schestowitz

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