ipaq sleeves as an example for hardware extensions

kenneth marken k-marken at online.no
Wed Jan 17 22:44:22 CET 2007

Eric van Horssen wrote:
> kenneth marken wrote:
>> http://www.mobiletechreview.com/tips/ipaq_sleeves.htm
>> specifically check out the "compaq pc card expansion sleeve plus".
>> its a pc card (pcmcia iirc) addon that would allow the user to add 
>> anything, including wifi cards and similar.
> The sleeve could be attached to the USB bus, but...
> Since the USB bus is unpowered it would have to be a sleeve with batteries!
> (Which is a possibility in the list you gave)

and with a seperate battery for wifi use (preferably able to use the 
same battery type as the phone) you dont have to worry as much about the 
phone running out with havy wifi use.

hmm, i seems to be getting a bit of flak about this on osnews when it 
comes how bulky the phone can be. err, do people expect long lasting 
wifi from something with the bulk of a samsung ultraslim slider?

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