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PDA keyboard

Postby edd8990 » Thu Oct 06, 2005 7:43 pm

OK. It's my 18th bday next week (yay me etc.) Anyway. For a birthday present I want to get a PDA and a keyboard. Now I'm thinking of getting an I-tech virtual keybaord. Like This one.

Unfourtunatly, I've never even seen one of these IRL. What I want to know is: have any of you?

Of so, what are they like? Are they accurate? Hows the battery life? IS it worth the money?

Please help me!
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Postby sweaty bob » Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:07 pm

Don't get , a review in (T3 -Gadget magazine im subscribed to)

Gave it a very poor mark , and said you get alot of typo's out of it.

And can't type at a very fast rate on it at all , i would get it out but i can't be botherd to find it.
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Postby edd8990 » Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:25 pm

OK thanks. Can anyone advise me of a good solid keyboard then?
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Postby xyzyxx » Fri Oct 07, 2005 2:03 am

only keyboards that connect directly to the PDA are any good, AFAIK. And even some of those are not good.

Also, some PDAs don't feature any way to connect to a keyboard except the IR port.
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Postby edd8990 » Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:42 pm

OK, I've decided I'm gonna get the palm Tungsten E2 Here And add the wireless keyboard (As wireless appears the only way to go :/) Here

Anyone know of a reasin why these wont work together/a better combo to go for?
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Postby FinnG » Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:47 pm

i have a palm LifeDrive and I love it :p

My dad has a t3 and i used to have a zire 71, that was ace... my friend has a zire 72... its quite good...

what do you want your pda for?
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Postby xyzyxx » Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:36 am

My PDA's the Zire 72s
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Postby edd8990 » Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:17 am

FinnG: I want my PDA for taking notes in college on.
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Postby sweaty bob » Mon Oct 10, 2005 4:32 pm

I could steal a tungsten thing from school with wi-fi and everything..

name your price :lol:
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Postby xander » Mon Oct 10, 2005 5:18 pm

sweaty bob wrote:I could steal a tungsten thing from school with wi-fi and everything..

name your price :lol:


I think I could dig a buck fifty out of the cushions of the sofa...

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Postby xyzyxx » Mon Oct 10, 2005 5:38 pm

edd8990 wrote:FinnG: I want my PDA for taking notes in college on.
I use my PDA for notes. I don't use an actual keyboard either. I've become quite skilled in the use of the onscreen keyboard.
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Postby edd8990 » Tue Oct 11, 2005 8:00 am

Unfourtunatly, I have poor hand eye co-ordination. I struggle enough using keys the size of a keyboard, let alone what you get on those screens.
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Postby xyzyxx » Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:39 am

ah, forget I said anything then.
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Postby nfreader » Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:15 am

You're in luck. I recently bought a Tungsten T5 (With free wi-fi card deal, later lost, bought a new one, found the old one, now have two) and purchased a Targus Universal Wireless Keyboard last week. Needless to say, it rocks. The keys are a bit close together and the space bar is three keys, but overall it's cool. PalmOne has a keyboard, which I suppose is probably much better.
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Postby coolsi » Wed Oct 12, 2005 11:00 am

edd8990 wrote:FinnG: I want my PDA for taking notes in college on.


You could save a lot of money by...writing! :o

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