The Apple Core: The best smartphone for the Mac

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Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2005, 22:39
Category: The Apple Core

treo-650-150.jpgSmartphones are definitely the wave of the future for mobile technologists. They offer real-time access to email, Web, IM, RSS and just about every other Internet application that matters. In fact, there’s a movement afoot to replace some notebook computers with smartphones because of their ever increasing functionality.
There are numerous options when choosing a smartphone but Mac users need to consider compatibility issues before diving in. I’ve used several allegedly “smart” phones that were great in the field, but when it came time to connect them to my computer, a PowerBook G4, they couldn’t have been dumber.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


treo-650-150.jpgSmartphones are definitely the wave of the future for mobile technologists. They offer real-time access to email, Web, IM, RSS and just about every other Internet application that matters. In fact, there’s a movement afoot to replace some notebook computers with smartphones because of their ever increasing functionality.
There are numerous options when choosing a smartphone but Mac users need to consider compatibility issues before diving in. I’ve used several allegedly “smart” phones that were great in the field, but when it came time to connect them to my computer, a PowerBook G4, they couldn’t have been dumber.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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One Response to “The Apple Core: The best smartphone for the Mac”

  1. I also report a very pleasant user experience with the 650 and Mac OS X based computers. I havent’ used it for anything other than its core functionalities, but it just works, man! and that’s all I ever wanted: a reliable little smart phone, with well designed and well implemented, user-friendly applications, that would talk with my Macs, without too much configuration overhead. I just hope PalmOne keeps it up.