10946Re: Possible fun experiment
- Jan 5, 2009--- In email@example.com, "Brian Cirulnick"
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jeffrey Frady"
> <Legodude522@> wrote:
> > The Dana Alphasmart doesn't sound like a bad idea. That brings
> > clamshell Apple Newton to mind.Those alphasmarts are way too much money (IMHO). However, I remember
taking classes at NYU a million years ago and used a regular old palm
pilot along with the Landware "Go-Type" keyboard.
Advantages: Compact as hell, runs forever off 2 AAA batteries, fairly
easy to sync w/Desktop PC to backup your files, will print IF you
have infrared port on your printer. Disadvantages: I believe "notes"
are limited to 5k per, you can fill that up pretty quickly while
typing. No standard ports, and early models didn't even have the
You know, when I think of all the wacky gadgets I've used in my
career... I'm amazed I can remember all this crap.
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