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Best PDA to buy if I want to watch movies....

by chercorm / August 11, 2005 8:21 AM PDT

I want to replace my existing PDA, but, I would like to find a PDA that would enable me to watch movies. I looked at the Palm Life Drive and read some about the Dell Axim. It seems that the process to move movie files is complicated, so, I'm perplexed. I'm also looking at the Fujitsu small notebook as a PDA replacement.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!


Cheryl Cormier

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Mio168 is good
by sun03rise / August 12, 2005 10:52 AM PDT

I am using mitac mio168 more than a year and is good for movie watcher. Using software of DVD to PocketPC
I can compress 1.5hours movie into 128MB. I am sure you can enjoy it.


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by MicahW / August 13, 2005 1:47 AM PDT

Tapwave?s Zodiac is my PDA and I got it mainly for entertainment as well. The screen is huge and beautiful and the sound is crystal clear. It is perfect for movies.

Aside from a large screen the software is where you will get the biggest bang for your buck. I highly recommend Smartmovie Player. It?s about $30 and compresses movies to the point you can put two full length movies on a 128Mb SD card, or EIGHT on a 1GB card!

I would also recommend getting a video capture card for your computer. I use Aver Media?s EZ DVD Maker card (TigerDirect has them for $25). With this card you can plug your VCR, digital camcorder, DVD player, or cable right into your computer and capture video from all these sources. Of course I have to point out that it is illegal to make a copy of a DVD that you don?t own.

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