[NTLK] New PDA gizmo folks might be interested in.

Abraham Limpo abraham at familialimpo.net
Tue Feb 6 05:47:24 EST 2018

I have seen it and unfortunately I'm not very impressed. Android is far
from being a "good" tablet or PDA experience. Google stopped developing
apps for the landscape format and there are few good ones (microsoft office
apps being one of the few)

I would love a "windows 10 for tablets" device with that form factor,

2018-02-06 9:05 GMT+01:00 Forrest <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com>:

> As a collector of ancient and obsolete PDAs (in addition to my MP2100 I
> also have a Sharp Zaurus ZR-5800, Handspring Visor, BlackBerry Curve, HP
> Jornada, HP iPAQ, etc.), I am intrigued by this device. While I don’t see
> it replacing my iPhone or iPad Pro, the idea of a “real” keyboard on such a
> small device has a definite appeal.
> Is there anyone “out there” actively considering this?
> Mahalo,
> Forrest
> Sent from my T-Mobile iPhone 6S Plus
> > On Feb 5, 2018, at 7:34 PM, Aaron Brigati <abrigati at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Or folks might not be interested in it. After all, the Psion 5 was sort
> of the anti-Newton, hardwarewise.
> >
> > But these guys are making a 'New Psion' that dual-boots Android and
> Linux. I've been following them since the announcement last spring, and the
> hardware's now in full production. So on 2/9 the price is going to go up by
> $200 since it'll be shipping, and no longer preorders.
> >
> > https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gemini-pda-android-
> linux-keyboard-mobile-device-phone/x/16179342
> >
> > There's a short review of a prototype here https://bigtechquestion.com/
> 2018/02/01/review/gemini-pda-review/
> >
> > (I'm not connected with this at all, other than that I ordered one to
> replace my Blackberry. I love my Newton but since nothing else has that
> level of handwriting rec, I'm a keyboard diehard on my modern mobiles.)
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