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Its Alive! Its Alive? (Uses for sad lonely PDA's of yore)

What are some useful or cool apps for the sad lonely PDA's sitting at the bottom of my junk drawer to turn it into a interesting desktop display (ala chumby) [more inside]
posted by edman on Nov 11, 2009 - 8 answers

MHTML blues

I have a huge collection of MHT files and would like to view them on my Windows Mobile or Palm device. [more inside]
posted by sonicbloom on Sep 27, 2008 - 4 answers

Cheap device for song lyric display?

I'm looking to use some kind of tablet device, pocket pc, or possibly even e-book reader to display lyrics and chords for me while playing guitar. Criteria: cheap, readable, hackable, in that order. [more inside]
posted by rhys on May 16, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me find this flashcard program?

About a year ago, I installed a freeware program onto my Dell Axim to aid with learning. Since then, the program has been removed and I've forgotten what it was called. I'm hoping someone out there can help me. [more inside]
posted by Proginoskes on May 14, 2008 - 4 answers

PocketPC Security Software

Looking for Windows Mobile 6 security software for a phone running Windows Mobile Professional. Especially looking for something that will auto-encrypt or auto-delete PIM databases after a number of incorrect password attempts. [more inside]
posted by tiamat on Mar 13, 2008 - 5 answers

What Was That PocketPC Software?

Help me track down a piece of Windows Mobile calculator software, the name of which my memory has totally failed to retain... [more inside]
posted by benzo8 on Feb 2, 2008 - 2 answers

Can you help me decide between (used) PDA's, Smartphones, Pocket PCs and the year 2008?

Can you help me decide between PDA's, Smartphones, Pocket PCs and the year 2008? I am looking most specifically for info on the Sony Clie PEG NX70V ... IPAQ 4350 ... and IPAQ 2215. But advice on any of this would be immensely helpful! I did search AskMeFi, but found only info for new equipment or old posts. I'm talking used equipment instead, older but able to keep up with current software stuff. (More inside) [more inside]
posted by thewhynotgirl on Jan 24, 2008 - 20 answers

My phone keeps turning off!

My brand new Sprint Mogul Pocket PC will restart itself, but only when I'm walking with the phone in my pocket. Why? [more inside]
posted by DMan on Jan 4, 2008 - 9 answers

Reliable RSSreader for PocketPC

Can anyone suggest a reliable rss client/reader for a Windows Mobile 5 pocket PC running on a Softbank X01HT (a Japanesed HTC Hermes 200). I've tried pRSS - always crashed, also Happy Jack Road's Pocket RSS has problems connecting and usually doesn't download feeds. Also I've tried a couple that from Handango but they wouldn't load, (yes I did make sure I had the right version).
posted by AndyM825 on Nov 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Please help me make my computer forget that I ever plugged my phone into it!

How can I uninstall a driver, and keep it uninstalled? I don't want Windows to keep installing it every time I plug my phone into the computer. I want it to be like the very first time I plugged it in -- when Windows had no idea what driver to install. [more inside]
posted by omair on Oct 10, 2007 - 6 answers

Can I choose which Contacts in Outlook 2007 sync to my Pocket PC?

Outlook and Address Book question. Can I choose which Contacts in Outlook 2007 sync to my Pocket PC? [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Aug 6, 2007 - 1 answer

Please help my ipaq talk to my PC

Can someone point me towards a version of ActiveSync that doesn't require XP service pack 2? [more inside]
posted by talitha_kumi on Jul 12, 2007 - 6 answers

Suggest software for a new Pocket PC!

I need software for my new PocketPC. What do you use? I'm an experienced Pocket PC/Windows Mobile user. I have a new Sprint Mogul (to replace my PPC-6700), and I want to get some good software on there. [more inside]
posted by SlyBevel on Jul 10, 2007 - 17 answers

What barebones PDA is right for me?

I want a barebones PDA. Please help me find the right one. [more inside]
posted by lucyleaf on Jul 9, 2007 - 4 answers

Content Management Systems (CMS) that play well with a PDA

I really like CMS systems such as Joomla and DotNetNuke that allow me to host information I want to access remotely (blog posts, news, serial numbers, etc...). However, since I have my PDA with me all the time and not my notebook, I would really like to use a CMS that I can access via my PDA. My screen size is 320x240 pixels. Most of the CMS systems I have ever seen don't translate well to a PDA screen. Are there any out there that do? I am looking for a system that I can host on my own servers. Thanks!
posted by DerekTheGeek on Jun 19, 2007 - 9 answers

Do you know a JVM for PocketPC that will run GMail Mobile?

Do you know a JVM for PocketPC that will run GMail Mobile? [more inside]
posted by SlyBevel on Nov 21, 2006 - 8 answers

Tracking donations due via PocketPC

I need to keep track/remind myself of a weekly contribution. Is there a (PocketPC?) program that will help me? [more inside]
posted by niles on Nov 10, 2006 - 11 answers

Smartphones, Treos, and Cell Phone - Oh My!

After eyeing my boss' new Treo 700, I'm toying with the idea of getting one. I have a few questions about Fancy New SmartPhone Technology that I'm hoping the hive mind can help me with. [more inside]
posted by rossination on Sep 21, 2006 - 13 answers

Local Wiki on Pocket PC?

Is there any Wiki-type software that will run on a Pocket PC? [more inside]
posted by figment on Aug 30, 2006 - 1 answer

Any Web 2.0 Calendars Sync with Outlook or Pocket PC?

Are there any web based calendars/task management programs that will sync with Outlook or straight to my Pocket PC? I got Sunbird syncing but after using it a while I switched back to Outlook, but I really like the idea of using something like Google Calendar, Backpack or iCommit when I'm at work or at school. I’ve thought about an exchange server account somewhere, but all the places I looked seemed to be pretty pricy for a student budget. Any suggestions?
posted by chrisWhite on Jun 28, 2006 - 10 answers

Can anyone subtract a phone from a PDAPhone and give me what's left over?

I'm looking for a PDA like this only without the cellphone capibilities, and for a similar price (better yet: lower price!). As always, there is [more inside]
posted by TrueVox on Apr 14, 2006 - 8 answers

Diet Tracking Software for Pocket PC

Need diet-tracking sofware for Pocket PC. [more inside]
posted by Joleta on Mar 15, 2006 - 4 answers

sync/share calendar not Outlook

Yet another calendar program question (syncing, sharing and NOT Outlook) [more inside]
posted by krisjohn on Feb 2, 2006 - 1 answer

Best wifi PDA solution?

I realize that there have been variations on the "best PDA" theme before, but hopefully others will find this question (and it's answers) usefull: My wife wants a PDA for all the basic PIM functions, but also to occasionally browse the web via wifi (it's a lot easier to hold out of reach of our 1-year old son than her 20lb. Dell laptop). Do I have to plunk down $299 for a Palm Tx, or are there more affordable options? Do you have a favorite PDA (we're not wedded to any particular OS) that may not have built-in wifi, but can accept a wifi expansion card, perhaps coming out cheaper even with the xtra $$ for the wifi card? Obviously, a used one would be cheaper still - are there any 2003-4 models you would recommend for this purpose?
posted by ericbop on Jan 30, 2006 - 9 answers

Windows Mobile 5 Software Woes.

My father and I just got Axim x51v PDAs, and we're both having some trouble finding software. For him, the main need is a mapping program to work with his GPS, and for me... well, I'd like to find some old school emulator gaming. [more inside]
posted by ggypsy on Nov 24, 2005 - 8 answers

Can PDAs or PocketPCs run regular windows programs?

Can Pocket PCs or Palm Pilots run regular programs written for windows? [more inside]
posted by nakedsushi on Sep 5, 2005 - 10 answers

New Windows Mobile PDA: Buy now or wait for Windows Mobile 2005?

I really want a new PDA and am considering the Dell Axim X50v, but I've heard that Windows Mobile 2005 is due to be released "soon." Considering that I'm going to plunk down $500+, should I wait? Big questions is, how long will I have to wait to buy a PDA using the new OS? I really want WiFi and don't want to buy a card for my HP Jornada 568.
posted by Joleta on Feb 26, 2005 - 5 answers

Help choosing a PDA

Missed two appointments this week and have decided that it's time I get a PDA and get more organized. Need help picking one out. [More inside] [more inside]
posted by AstroGuy on Feb 1, 2005 - 23 answers

charging an iPaq

PocketPCfilter: I want to charge my iPaq 3955 and use an accessory simultaneously - unfortunately, the AC uses the same plug at the bottom of the unit. SO: Is there a way to split the plug, or am I going to have to splice the two things together somehow? I've asked this question on PocketPC boards to no avail. (I'm not a huge fan of PPC, but this is for a specific little project.)
posted by symbebekos on Nov 22, 2004 - 3 answers

Help me find a decent PDA/GPS combo

PDA recommendations:
Needs: Must have CF slot, 802.11b.
Wants: External GPS unit which will work with both my laptop & the PDA
Budget: 399$ or less, not including GPS/additional memory. Must come with standard accessories - cradle, cable, charger, etc.
Etc: Add-on software for viewing PDFs, Word/Excel files, map software.
posted by skwm on Oct 21, 2004 - 2 answers

Reccomendations for good Pocket PC games?

Does anyone have any reccomendations for good Pocket PC games? I think I have finally tired of Yahtzee and Hellfire.
posted by ttrendel on Sep 13, 2004 - 7 answers

What's the best Pocket PC 2003 software out there that will let me sync my Lotus Notes email/contacts/calendar with my Dell Axim X3i?

What's the best Pocket PC 2003 software out there that will let me sync my Lotus Notes email/contacts/calendar with my Dell Axim X3i?? [more inside]
posted by PWA_BadBoy on Jun 3, 2004 - 4 answers

Pocket PC WiFi Connection

Until tonight, my Pocket PC and NetGear CF card have behaved perfectly - not one lick of trouble installing or running. But tonight: "Unable to obtain a server-assigned IP address. Try again later or enter an IP address in Network Settings." (mi) [more inside]
posted by davidmsc on Apr 28, 2004 - 1 answer

Should I continue to invest in SD accessories?

As I've mentioned here before, I have a Pocket PC that uses SD cards. I've had the device for about 18 months and it is in good shape. I'm at a crossroads now where I'm not sure if I should continue to invest in SD accessories, or simply wait for the compact memory arena to settle down. Anyone with some insight into the future of Pocket PC's, SD, and its competition? [more inside]
posted by BlueTrain on Mar 24, 2004 - 2 answers

Should I choose a Pocket PC or Palm handheld?

Pocket PC or Palm?
posted by ajr on Dec 29, 2003 - 16 answers

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