What to use while waiting of v2?

Shawn Rutledge shawn.t.rutledge at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 19:43:55 CET 2007

On Dec 17, 2007 1:09 AM, Ben Burdette <bburdette at comcast.net> wrote:
> What about a Palm III?  I just looked on ebay and saw one for 5$.  They
> are dead reliable and sync issues should be no problem on mac or linux.
> If you just need something to get by with until moko comes out, you
> could do worse.  If you get beyond just contacts, notes, to do, and
> calendar, there are tons of applications out there to choose from.

I agree.  Palm III really set the standard for ease of use in many
ways - instant-on, hardly ever crashes, one pair of AAA's last for
weeks.  And the sync software for Linux works well.

Personally I don't carry one anymore, ever since I started carrying a
cell phone, and I have had Linux phones for a while now.  But you
could get a Treo, or one of those old Kyocera Palm phones on ebay, if
you also want phone functionality.  But I don't have experience with

The Motorola A1200 isn't bad, it's what I use now, but there's hardly
any add-on software for it, and for Palm there is a lot.  But the
A1200 will probably be running an open Linux distro eventually (a few
people have already put OpenMoko on it).

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