ipaq sleeves as an example for hardware extensions

Christopher Heiny clheiny at starband.net
Wed Jan 17 23:05:09 CET 2007

On Wednesday 17 January 2007 13:48, David Schlesinger scribbled in crayon on 
the back of a kid's menu:
> On 1/17/07 1:44 PM, "kenneth marken" <k-marken at online.no> wrote:
> > 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?
> We enjoyed the WiFi sleeves for the Compaq iPaqs when I was working at
> Palm. Took the battery life of the device down to about forty minutes.

I used an iPaq for a year. Even with a sleeve with an extra battery in it, 
power was in short supply.  And the darn sleeve was so bulky, it was like 
carrying a brick in my pocket.

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