looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA

tom sparks tomasparks.ts at gmail.com
Sun Oct 29 20:36:43 CDT 2017

On 30/10/17 09:41, Sam O'nella wrote:

> I'll add a few more problem specs than answers but the down side of a 
> lot of devices is lack of backlit screen so working in a dark space 
> can be a problem, 
same issues with e-ink
> and I'd be quite interested to see real battery life reviews.

>  So many devices that can work only last a few hours on battery. Could 
> be age issues but that's what I've accepted as a reason not to collect 
> too many handheld devices. Proprietary batteries and most are dead.
> Do you want keyboard or is palm like writing acceptable?
Do you mean thumb typing, I can learn that

> On the bright side, despite battery age palms are easy to find and 
> relatively cheap. Most are at goodwill because of obsolescence not 
> because theyre broken.  I find them all the time for $10.
thanks for the 2nd hand shops tip

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