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    Old 12-21-03, 08:57 PM
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    Default Need some help regarding PDA's

    Alright here's the deal. I'm looking for these features:

    - Pocket PC 2003 (Any word when the next version arrives??)
    - Wireless LAN built in (I can browse sites full graphics, right???)
    - Cradle Included, to be able to sync with Outlook
    - Need some kind of memory card slot
    - Needs to be pretty small and thin if possible, but not #1 priority compared to price

    What do you guys think? Is there something out there that meets these for a good price? I'm looking for the cheapest price possible.

    Any suggestions?
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    Oh wait a second, question....with something like the iPaq h1935 like in the deals section....if it comes with a USB cable it can still be synced, right? Without the cradle? Then all I would need is the AC adapter unit to recharge the battery? Is that correct?

    Is there any way to upgrade to WiFi on this unit?

    If you have any other product suggestions please do tell. The thing with the 1935 is that in the SLDeals section I can get it WITH the AC adapter and another freebie ($25) for $200 shipped...
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    One more question....If it has Pocket PC 2003....Does that include Outlook, because I didn't see it in the list?? If I want to sync my PDA with computer, can I still check e-mails and everything?
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    Oh wait a second, question....with something like the iPaq h1935 like in the deals section....if it comes with a USB cable it can still be synced, right? Without the cradle? Then all I would need is the AC adapter unit to recharge the battery? Is that correct?

    Is there any way to upgrade to WiFi on this unit?

    If you have any other product suggestions please do tell. The thing with the 1935 is that in the SLDeals section I can get it WITH the AC adapter and another freebie ($25) for $200 shipped...


    I've also been looking at the H1935, and even though it does not have built-in Wifi, you can add a SDIO card in the future (about $100) to get Wifi access.

    Although it does not have a cradle, it does have a USB cable for syncing. I know you have the MX700 mouse, it works much like that, the power cord goes from the USB port on the back of your PC to the AC adaptor, and another cable goes from that USB port on the back of your computer to the PDA. You can always buy a cradle in the future though.

    Yes, it does come with Outlook 2003, so you can sync with e-mails.
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    Alright cool...one more thing...does the internet browse like it browses on a cell phone? Or is it a miniature version of the actual site?
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    It's an actual miniature version of the site, so you will have to scroll quite a bit to the left/right to see the whole page. If you are planning on surfing a lot, check out Toshibas new 800 series PDA, it has the first VGA screen, which means higher resolution, so you cna see much more on one screen with no need to scroll.

    Check out my review on the HP 2210 PDA, I think I have a picture of what IE looks like on the PDA with a website loaded up.
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    Sweet, thanks Daniel. I just ordered the h1935...can't beat it for $150
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    Holy crap, Dave, where did you get it for $150? When I was looking just yesterday, the lowest price I found was $200!

    I was going to buy one myself, but today I changed my mind and got myself an XBox mod chip.
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    Damn nice deal. Have fun
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    Lol, you owe me a wireless card

    I found it through SLDeals

    OfficeMax.com $50 rebate + instant $50 rebate for spending over $300 + free shipping. So I just bought the PDA 250 + cradle 49 + pringles 1.50 = 301 and some change...then I got $50 off...plus the $50 rebate...or there is another rebate for a free 128mb mem card if you buy the pda + an accessory.

    I found an SD wireless card that goes for about $100 on eBay. Then I also found an SD GPS reciever that goes for about $100 or less on eBay as well + MS Streets 2004 with included pocket PC software = sweet ass GPS system!
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    That is SWEET! Very nice find, Dave .
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    Damnit, I was so excited because UPS brought something in a farely big box today from OfficeMax! Turns out it was just the can of pringles I WANT MY IPAQ!!!

    Not only that, but my order status is supposed to take 3 days for the pringles and only 1 day for the ipaq. Looks like they mixed that up
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    I wouldn't expect anything on time....its Christmas time and everyone is sending stuff.
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    I actually got it today anyway but through DHL. Been playing around with it for a while now, absolutely love it! Definitely some room for improvements in the Pocket PC OS though..

    Any recommendations for programs?
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