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best PDA for travel writing?

by tcountis / January 22, 2005 2:48 PM PST

Hi, I'm off to southeast Asia to work for UNICEF and want to take along a PDA for writing...I haven't got a clue what to get, but the simpler the better. I really only need it for wordprocessing long documents...It must be able to connect with one of those folding keyboards, have a good readable screen, a 120 -240 voltage adapter, and cost no more than $200...any suggestions? Tim

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by mrp4 / January 25, 2005 8:05 AM PST

Hi I havent found anything less then $300 with wi fi but if you only want it for typing then go with the zire 31 which is 149 and then buy the keyboard in a different place.

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PalmOne or HandspringVisor
by SINTARO / April 28, 2005 10:24 PM PDT

Hi there,

Manufacturer from PalmOne and HAndspring Visor offers PDA with different models that may suits your need. Some are priced less than US$200. TRy Zire or HandspringVisor e-bookreader, or E series, Tungsten. Haven't tried just yet, I only read through occasional browsing. Ou, btw good luck with your field assignment.

Best wishes!
Mr. Eight

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Important Budget Considerations
by E2TCR / April 30, 2005 5:08 AM PDT

Important considerations for your budget are the cost of the word processing software and SD card in addition to a travel charger with appropriate plugs and voltages. Some PalmOne models include Documents to Go and others do not. You can get some actual experience at

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