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Curious. A smart phone with drawing

by ChuckT / January 4, 2007 6:26 AM PST

I was looking over the various smartphones, especially the Palms, like the 680, and one feature I am interested in seems to be missing. I am hoping to find a smartphone that also has the drawing capability like the Palm Notepad has. It does not have to be a Palm, and it does not have to be exactly like the Notepad there, just something I can do a very rough drawing and store it for later downloading to a PC.

Any ideas? Oh, and if the smartphone also has GSM - Cingular, preferably, service, so much the better. I may switch services if I have to. But I'm hoping I don't have to.

Thanks for any ideas.

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More curious. Since it's a Palm.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2007 8:37 AM PST

Why must the phone come with this? I could install a drawing program.

Bob (wearing his PalmOS applications author hat.)

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re: Why must the phone come with this?
by ChuckT / January 4, 2007 11:35 AM PST

This phone is not for me, but another person who will not be physically near to me. If there is a drawing program that could be loaded on the smartphones, not only am I not aware of it (but I profess no expertise with any of the smartphones anyway), but also I don't want that very non-techy person to try and figure out how to load such program, but how to use this non-standard program. It will be tough enough to get the person to learn the firmware applications, I really don't want to go through explaining how to use non-norm programs.

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I don't have the 650 handy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 4, 2007 11:34 PM PST

But the drawing program was loaded on it.

If your vendor can't show you this, they don't deserve your business.

bob

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