[sf-lug] Free Linux PDAs of historical interest
michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 19:40:38 PST 2010
It was through the Zaurus that I first met you, in fact. There was a game...
I agree with you completely.
Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 02:35:47PM -0800, Michael Shiloh wrote:
>> I have a couple of Agendas and a Zaurus. I loved them for what they
>> could do at the time, but now they are gathering dust. I have some
>> accessories like power supplies and serial or USB cables. I think I have
>> a wifi card for the Zaurus.
>> Free to a good home. Great for learning embedded programming and general
>> issues in working with small footprints.
>> The Zaurus has an awesome keyboard and screen that could be read in
>> direct sunlight. I've never seen one as good since.
> *sniffle* Both awesome devices in their own respects.
> I seriously had a love affair with the Agenda. The Zaurus kicked
> its butt in almost all ways, but I didn't quite _love_ it as much.
> As some out here recall, though, I was a big Zaurus hobbiest and
> I'm still waiting to find a modern replacement for the Zaurus.
> I have an Android phone now (no keyboard, though), which blows
> these older devices out of the water in most ways (e.g. utility of
> being able to make phonecalls, and even make phonecalls AND do
> network stuff simultaneously). I'm thinking my next device will
> be a Maemo one (e.g., Nokia N900), which I'm betting I will
> feel 'the love' for, like I once did on the Agenda (and to
> a lesser degree, the Zaurus).
> Anyway, both highly recommended for tinkering. (Zaurus is useful as a
> WiFi-enabled device if you get a CF card.) You posted this 4.5 hrs ago,
> and if these things haven't been snatched up yet, I will be SHOCKED. :)
Sent from my ASR-33
More information about the sf-lug