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    Handspring Treo 180
    Author: Drew Lanclos
    Date Posted: June 19th, 2002
    SLRating: SLRating: 8/10
    Bottom Line: A thorough mix of genius and asinine design decisions if there ever were one. It's sleek and lightweight, but Kyocera owners don't have anything to worry about...yet.

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    Introduction

    CellPDAs are finally coming into the mainstream limelight. Unfortunately, though there have been several product offerings in the past, including the Samsung I300 and the Kyocera QCP-6035, none has really achieved widespread market recognition. Ultimately, it seems that in order for cellPDAs to really take off, they need a big-name push behind them.

    Enter Handspring. In a market that analysts were calling "saturated", Handspring had many good selling points on their Visor line, but wasn't exactly leading the pack with innovation. As a matter of fact, Handspring's success seems to be more about doing what's already been done right, and not setting out upon new territory.

    With a so-called stagnant product line and an increasingly crowded marketplace, Handspring decided to take the plunge and attempt to reshape the market in a big way. The Treo 180 Mobile Communicator aims to re-engineer the cellPDA concept into something palatable and workable for the general public. However, with the features/capabilities of the Kyocera, it seemed that Treo had some relatively big shoes to fill. How did they succeed? Read on…

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    1. Introduction
    2. Features
    3. Keyboard
    4. Hardware
    5. Software
    6. Wireless Internet
    7. Pros & Cons/Conclusion

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