21573Re: Being Lured to the Dark Side
- Apr 2, 2003Hi,
If you're going to go down that road...then check out the new model
available in Japan...the CL-700...design-wise the best of both worlds...wish
Sony would make a Clie like this!!
Size-wise it's deceptive, it's smaller than you think at first glance...
Check it out at Conics.net < http://shop.conics.net/pda/zaurus-sl-c700/ >
Website is in English and they sell internationally...
Also, at Dynamism in the USA at <
Los Altos, CA
on 4/2/03 2:14 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org at email@example.com
> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 09:25:27 -0500 (EST)
> From: Matthew Newby <newby@...>
> Subject: Re: Being Lured to the Dark Side
> One other platform to consider (I don't own one of these, just played with
> someone else's, and boy did I ever develop a severe case of geek-envy!) is
> the Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 and SL-5600. See http://www.zaurus.com for
> product details. In brief, the 5500 has a 206MHz StrongArm processor, and
> the 5600 a 400MHz XScale processor. Both have a Linux-based embedded OS,
> Qtopia, and Personal Java, 1 Compact Flash slot and 1 SD slot (this will
> support wireless ethernet needs, as well as leaving room for more memory),
> and a slide-cover accessible thumb keyboard. I didn't get a long time to
> play with it, but it's pretty cool to tap an icon and get a bash prompt.
> I'm sure someone has already compiled a version of emacs for it. If not,
> you can get developer resources (cross compiler, header files, etc.) to do
> it yourself. I know someone has already compiled Apache with PHP support
> (why would you want to run a web server on your PDA? BECAUSE YOU CAN!)
> If you still need to have software that only lives on the Palm, you can
> get QPose and run the Palm emulator on the Zaurus...
> 'nuff said... :-)
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