Date: Monday, February 1st, 1999, 00:00
The latest installment of my MacWEEK column, (The O’Grady Files: “The whole world in your hand“), examines the new Palm VII wireless organizer and how being connected all the time will change you life.
From an industrial design perspective the Palm VII looks like a bad mockup of the Palm III. We have been jokingly referring to it as FrankenPalm at PowerPage headquarters because of its extended “forehead,” which houses the wireless modem’s batteries. To the untrained eye the Palm VII can easily be mistaken for a Palm III — you’ll just notice some strange stares when you flip up the antenna built into the right side of the device. […more]