PalmOne Announces LifeDrive HDD PDA

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Date: Wednesday, May 18th, 2005, 12:07
Category: Hardware, PDA

PalmOne LifeDrive Mobile ManagerJust when you might have considered Palm down for the count they breathe new life into the PDA with a hard drive-based device called LifeDrive MobileManager (US$499). The LifeDrive is the first HDD-based Palm and features a 4GB hard drive, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity and high resolution screen, this device is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Read more…


PalmOne LifeDrive Mobile ManagerJust when you might have considered Palm down for the count they breathe new life into the PDA with a hard drive-based device called LifeDrive MobileManager (US$499). The LifeDrive is the first HDD-based Palm and features a 4GB hard drive, Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity and high resolution screen, this device is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
Some of the highlights from PalmOne’s web site:
– Smart file management. Quickly drag and drop thousands of files from your PC onto your LifeDrive mobile manager with the folder structure intact. Use your LifeDrive mobile manager like you would any other USB drive to easily upload files to any PC or Mac.
– Built-in Wi-Fi 802.11b
– Built-in Bluetooth 1.1
– Support for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF files.
– More room for MP3 files, photos and video clips.
– Built-in voice recorder.
– Camera companion – download the images from your camera’s SD memory card onto your LifeDrive mobile manager, and free up your card for more photos.
– Built-in expansion card slot supports SD, SDIO and MultiMediaCard formats.
High resolution, color rich display.
– 65,000-color, 320×480 Transflective TFT display. Portrait or landscape orientation.
– Multiple security measures – 128-bit encryption keeps your valuable data secure.
– Sleek exterior, racy interior.
– 416MHz Intel XScale processor.
– Brushed silver finish.

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