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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Comment by MOS6510
by MOS6510 on Fri 22nd Jul 2011 18:10 UTC
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My favorite pda is my Psion 3a, bought it in 1992. Before that I had a Tandy PC-3, which is a rebranded Sharp. Not really a pda though, more a little computer (well, pc stood for pocket computer).

I still have both and they both still work.

Since then I bought a couple of Sharp pocket pcs, MessagePads (Newton), Palm Pilots and an Atari Portfolio (does that qualify as a pda?).

Edit: a number of these retro goodies I still use at work on occasion. I use a MessagePad when on note taking missions or as a ToDo list. It does capture attention.

Edited 2011-07-22 18:19 UTC

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