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10/20   Does anyone here use Palm Pilot III or Phillips Nino? Which one is
        a better deal?
        \_ Palm III=$319, Palm Modem=$100, Palm PC Link=$25, Palm Total=$444
           Nino 312, modem and PC link, Nino total = $369
           Palm III has 2 megs. Nino has 8 megs. Palm III input device sucks.
           Nino is quite flexible (like the Newton). Nino has more applications.
           Palm III applications suck. Nino can voice record 16min/meg. Palm
           has no such feature. Go figure
           \_ Somebody hand this man a grammar book opened to the part
          about articles.
           \_ 8MB of RAM on the Nino is really weak.  The overhead of the OS
              makes it pretty slow in comparison to the Palm devices.
        \_ NO D00DZ DO NOT USE NINO, IT IS PEECEE, WIN CE BASED, AND BECAUSE
           MICROSNOT SUX, NINO MUST SUCK!!! DONT GIVE IN TO THE EVIL SIDE!!!
           \_ For not much more you can get something like a libretto min-laptop
              and run a real OS (FreeBSD works for me).
        \_ If you want to use the ricochet modem, factor in that you have
           to buy a serial I/O card which is about $180.  The little cable
           for the Palm devices are much more reasonable.  I suppose it
           doesn't really matter since most of the palm-sized devices are
           going wireless next year.
           \_ not to mention the ricochet modem for another $300 or so...
        \_ I'm holding out for the Phillip Nunez, which will blow both of those
           away.  - phillip #1 fan
                \_ Most importantly that it can store infinite amounts of
                   data?
                        \_ Of course.  It uses PhilCompress(tm).
                        \_ PhilOS rules!
                        \_ Specs of PhilWoman?