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Wireless Internet Access: PDA, Used Laptop, or Cellphone?

by cwren26 / November 5, 2004 2:00 AM PST

Hi:
All I want is a way to surf the internet when I'm out and about without schlepping my big money company laptop with me. Was considering the IPAQs, but then I started thinking if all I need is a basic internet appliance, why not just get a reconditioned/cheapo laptop with WiFi...then I stopped in at Tmobile and saw the new sidekicks and that that might not be a bad option but I don't know much about them.

Like I said, the only thing this will be used for is to access the internet via WiFi. What makes the most sense?

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Re: Wireless Internet Access: PDA, Used Laptop, or Cellphone
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 5, 2004 2:55 AM PST

The laptop works for most things most of the time. PDAs are a shadow of what you can get via a browser on a full size machine. And every phone I've seen has a vampire tap into your wallet.

Bob

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Re: Wireless Internet Access: PDA, Used Laptop, or Cellphone
by sholleran / November 29, 2004 5:02 PM PST

Right ON!

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