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Portable computing - iPAKing with a punch

Advantages: Powerful, fast, sleek
Disadvantages: Getting programs into the system

iPaking with a Punch = I have had my iPak for about 2 years. At first I had difficulty switching over from using a written filofax to the iPaq. The beauty is that the calendar diary on this is absolutely fantastic, it remembers, and i ...

bigfatdogs 01.06.2008 · Read full review
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HP iPAQ hx2490 Review by Stevengw

Advantages: Everything
Disadvantages: Speaker isn't loud (Not that it matters)

...for some time now, and i gotta say its one of the best devices i have ever seen and used. Starting off, is the screen. The main threat to any PDA is its screen - HP took great care of this and has included a flip screen protector o ...

Stevengw 23.11.2007 · Read full review
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IPAQ HX2495b - My Story

Advantages: Powerful, Full of Features, Mobile, persistant storage, good communicator
Disadvantages: Standard Battery not the best around, has a technical problem (resolvable)

Well I bought it at Christmas 2006, put it on charge and began loading up all my contacts, calendar entries, wifi settings and games. The next morning, it was dead. And I mean dead, it wouldn't switch on, it wouldn't charge "oh no" I thought, "I've bee ...

clivefallon 08.02.2007 · Read full review
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Impressed, but alarm issue stopped perfection

Advantages: Sturdy, good software, smooth link with Pc, fast, all features needed for a pocket Pc
Disadvantages: Alarm problems

...I bought my HX2490 from e-bay, fully boxed and unused. When it arrived I was pleasantly surprised. I had always been a palm user, and had decided to come across to Hp because of the ease with which word and excel documents will transfer onto it. The weigh ...

btr_beri 01.07.2007 · Read full review
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Mobile workhorse + entertainment centre!

Advantages: Large screen; excellent battery life; easy to use wifi and bluetooth
Disadvantages: Bulky/heavy in pocket, not all apps work with Windows Mobile 5 yet

I bought this model because I wanted wifi for internet/email access on the go, and bluetooth to link to my mobile phone. The HX2490 has both and they are ridiculously easy to set up. The wifi connection takes a few taps of the stylus and bluetooth is e ...

anfi66 09.02.2007 · Read full review
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