Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 10th Apr 2007 22:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Dell has stopped selling its Axim line of handhelds and is not planning a new product in the category, the computer maker said on Monday. "The Axim X51 family is no longer being offered, and we have no plans for a follow-on product at this time," Dell spokeswoman Anne Camden said in an email. Camden noted that the company does sell handhelds from other makers on its website, including GPS devices and smartphones.
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PDA is one of those products that can either be perfect or a total failure. The OS and UI usability just isn't there at the moment. Dell does not make and OS and UI and therefore cannot produce anything useful other than a shiny case. So, the headline should be "Dell gives up on trying to make a useful hand held computer." It will take some other company to make the PDA hot again; maybe Nintendo or Apple. It's time to quit milking the Palm Pilot. Remember, Apple did not milk the Walkman; they reinvented it.

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PDA is dead, smartphones are here to prove it. Dell just missed a big opportunity.

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