Motorola Talkabout Radios: Excellent Travel Companions

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Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
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As you probably well know, some PowerBook accessories in your bag (AC adapters, batteries, cables) can be as important as the computer itself. In addition to the essentials, any good mobile technologist will also pack a favorite must-have (but non-essential) gadget or two, and this editor has found his latest.


As you probably well know, some PowerBook accessories in your bag (AC adapters, batteries, cables) can be as important as the computer itself. In addition to the essentials, any good mobile technologist will also pack a favorite must-have (but non-essential) gadget or two, and this editor has found his latest.

On our recent pilgrimage (more of a retreat, actually) to Whistler, British Columbia, the Go2Mac crew took along a bunch of Motorola’s new Talkabout two-way radios to help us stay connected. Being veterans of Motorola’s previous two-way radio models from countless Macworld Expos, we figured that the little devils would be a blast on the slopes at Whistler and Blackcomb while snowboarding with a party of five riders of various skill levels.

The Talkabouts also come in several flavors for riders of all skill levels, the models we tested include: the T6300 AA Alkaline (Green, Beginner, $129), T6310 NiMH (Blue, Intermediate, US$149), and

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