Hey, "Thanks" for that :-)
My sentiments EXACTLY".
Tungsten T.. Take it out of your pocket, or wherever, switch it on, and
you're ready to go.
Lifedrive.. Take it out of your pocket, manipulate the switch. Wait.. Wait..
Wait.. Wait.. pick the application, open it.. Wait.. Key data..
It may only be few seconds more with the LD (quite a few more in fact), that
it seems like forever. I am not a happy bunny! :-)
"Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> __/ [ Laurent Bugnion ] on Wednesday 22 February 2006 06:41 \__
> > Hi,
> > KevinX wrote:
> >> Have Palm made a HUGE error, or what????
> >> I had a Tungsten T, for a few happy years :-)
> >> Decided to upgrade to the latest Palm.
> >> Enter the Palm Lifedrive..
> >> What a H U G E mistake..
> >> Slow.
> >> Resets required.
> >> Slow.
> >> Soft resets seem to take "forever" (although it may only take about 90
> >> seconds, it SEEMS like forever).
> >> I think Palm may have dropped a "proverbial" B*ll*ck, on this poor
> >> You have been warned....
> [partially sarcastic]
> I recently saw a client with a LifeDrive. I still use a Tungsten T myself.
> was impressed with the hardware of the LD, the display, and some of the
> features of the newer operating system (Gawd have mercy on its soul; RIP).
> Yet, I was somewhat shocked by the speed (or lack thereof).
> I can vividly recall the client, who needed me to sort out his wireless
> access, powering up his handheld. At first I asked him if the loading
> duration was normal. I suspected it reached a halt. It seemed like an
> eternity (admittedly this can be circumvented). This was not the type of
> gadget I would prefer to pull out of my pocket just to jot down on,
> using a couple of strokes.
> Then comes the issue of size (let alone power consumption). Although I saw
> the LifeDrive at the shops beforehand, I was initially convinced that the
> client was holding a notoriously heavy iPaq 'relative'. When I got closer,
> realised it was a Palm, which better suited the name "Fist", or "Foot".
> [/partially sarcastic]
> > Read the LifeDrive group at 1src.com. All problems are described there
> > and most of them can easily be solved. I have a LifeDrive too, my first
> > experiences were like yours, but instead of complaining to a newsgroup,
> > I looked into it, and now I couldn't live without the unit anymore.
> > Laurent
> It is nice to know that. On the other hand, Palm ought to have released an
> acceptable model without requiring the clients to read up some tips and
> Best wishes,
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