Re: [NTLK] Zodiac (was Pepper pad)

From: L.W. Brown <>
Date: Thu Apr 12 2007 - 15:39:45 EDT

I got a cheap Zodiac a few months back (demo model from the former
repair company), along with a beefed-up replacement battery from Hong
Kong and a hand made cover.
It is very nice: two SD slots for great storage, easily usable in
landscape; nice screen; good music player.
Downsides: video player is not included; Palm OS crashes often (tho
it could be poorly-written Palm-compatible software), difficult/slow
syncing (but do-able in OSX with the not-cheap Missing Sync program),
loses all memory when loses charge (except there are good backup
progs, including part of the Missing Sync package, and the SD cards
do not lose memory); miserable Graffiti; BlueTooth is slower than I
would expect (cable is faster).
I am not sorry I got it, but it is really not for input, and that
makes it not much more useful than a new iPod, which has a lot more
storage and a truly reliable video player.

On 12. Apr, 2007, at 14:39, wrote:

> Man, why cant anything just be good anymore?
> I was looking at the iPAQ 4700, the pepper, and the Tapwave Zodiac2

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