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    PDA hunt

    ok this might sound a little silly but, what's the nicest, fastest... um, bestest (and maybe evene taking ergonomics into account) PDA around. Just came into some money and oh boy do i want one.

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    Depends whether you want all the features or a lightweight PDA really. If you want all the features then the one nichomach posted would be pretty good.

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    yep. i'm thinking of going with the dell, while i'm here, anyone know a good keyboard to go with can be bluetooth, wifi, infrared or whatever. Also will a 4gb microdrive work in one of these, they are ridiculously cheap compared to eaquivalent cf cards.

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    Another vote for the x51v-624 here. I got one of these a couple of weeks ago and it's fantastic

    I don't use a keyboard with it, as I mainly use it for reading/web browsing/watching videos/mp3s/games/scheduling and whatnot. However, there are a few reviews here:

    http://www.aximsite.com/articles/ind...aycat&catid=23

    As far as I know, and what from I've seen on the aximsite forums - people are using CF microdrives without too many problems. I'm just using a 2GB crucial CF card and the 512MB SD card that came with the device. All I need, really.

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    I'm looking at the 624 Axim as well, whats the Dell GPS software with it like, you get a bundle on the dell site atm which is £170 and seems pretty good

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    what about PDA's with mobile phone addon? Anyone have any idea?

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    palm t5 is nice needs a few mem sticks in it
    the new palm with the harddisk is ok but a little fat imo
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    If you want a PDA+phone then the XDA Exec / HTC Universal is hard to beat Or the XDA IIi or IIs is also very good. I used all three. The IIs keyboard is useless, it's too small and not very responsive.
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    Give EvilWeevil a PM, he has an HP PDA I consider far superior to any of the Axims. Really nice, plus some really good free apps.

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    if i were to buy an hp 4700 which comes with windows mobile 2003 would i be able to upgrade it to 5?

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    Yup, thats the one.

    Yes you can, for something like £10 you can have an upgrade to mobile 5, just PM EvilWeevil for more info.

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    WM5 - Hp are releasing an upgrade for around £15 at the beginning of March. Imho its a great PDA, huge amount of storage built in as well, which you can stick your docs on to keep when you upgrade. Screen is beautiful as well.

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