Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jul 2011 22:56 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Today, the technology world is gripped by what can only be described as a dirty war between iOS on one side, and Android on the other. While the parties in this war fight it out in the US court system, the web has latched onto this conflict like a starved leach to a nice juicy ankle, and this focus on just iOS and Android has had a rather unpleasant side effect. This effect was subtle at first, but now, it's everywhere. Yes, if you were to believe the web, iOS and/or Android invented everything when it comes to mobile operating systems. I will have none of that, and my PDA collection begs to differ too.
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I had a few, too
by coreyography on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 01:44 UTC
coreyography
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2009-03-06

A couple of PalmOS devices (a 22 and a 71) and a Samsung Omnia smartphone which I had flashed to WinMo 6.5 at the time I went to Android. I liked them all, though I was more likely to have the Omnia with me than either of the the Palms, simply because it was also my phone. I've given away or recycled all of them (the batteries died on all of them).

I have a castoff iPaq, too, that I was going to get the SD card/battery/whatever sleeve for and run Lnux on, but that was about the time I got the Omnia and I subsequently felt less positive about the expense of those upgrades. But it still works.

My girlfriend's all-time fav phone was her Treo 650, even though she now has a Nexus One.

My biggest problem going back now is that today's hardware is so much more capable that I miss it with the vintage stuff, particularly the screen resolution.

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RE: I had a few, too
by coreyography on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 01:45 in reply to "I had a few, too"
coreyography Member since:
2009-03-06

As a side note, looking at all your old devices does make the patent suit nonsense all the more ridiculous.

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