Unlike a typical stylus, where you would pull it out of the silo, the LD stylus requires you to press down on it first. This is the toughest choice ever for PDA buyers. However, frequent random access—caused either by someone with a penchant for continually hitting the skip button on their playlist, or by accessing small files like Word documents, business files, and databases—will keep the drive spinning more often, and cause greater battery drain. Unauthorized use or reproduction of content is strictly forbidden. Now this is how you do a WiFi implementation.

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On the top middle portion is the status LED. Called Garmin, older unit no longer supported, offered a discount for a new unit. LD works with images much faster than Dell seen it in some reviews.

Please try your search again later. So much for that time I spent filling the hard drive.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Web pages also look better on Blazer than they do when viewed on Pocket PCs using Pocket Explorer, with more accurate rendering of graphics and tables, though poorer frame support.

The stylus is a bit unusual. It also lets you drag and drop files from your PC, but additionally gives you the option to sync, format for the device or just copy to the LifeDrive.

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Key functions are accessed quickly onscreen using the status bar. Windows always proves quite useful for this. It is loaded with features and has massive amounts of storage to spare making it an exceptional portable media solution with a huge base of applications to choose from. Normally this would present a problem if you were to put the LD in a cradle but still wanted access to the headphone jack. How many devices including Treo’s this quarter?

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Lifedrivve Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The pricetag for the Lifedrive is also rather high for some of the features—you could literally buy a dual wireless PocketPC for half the price of a Lifedrive, and still have money left over for a 4 GB solid-state flash memory card.

For some reason, in using the LD, I ended up liferive something of a deja vu sensation. Vibrant, Large Display Battery: As someone who has owned both types of devices, it may surprise you to know that a PalmOS device typically needs to be reset more often than a modern Windows Mobile Device.

PalmOne LifeDrive Review

Conversely, headphone quality is good, and the volume should be more than enough for anyone. Write a customer review. Also, the Axim’s battery is replacable, and you can get a high-capacity mAh battery for it. I’ve had PocketPCs run for weeks without needing a reset.


The adventurous may open the Palm remove the two little rubberized “bumpers” on the bottom to show those small screws, first.

It sounds like the drive may have some issues with multitasking and listening to music off the hard drive. It feels great to hold in hand. I won’t be ready to upgrade for 6 months to a year. You can also choose to disable the automatic WiFi, if you prefer.

And Dell will not work as flash drive, because transferring files through ActiveSync is very slow, so you need reader and additional wires-moves. Carefully ground oneself from static.

palmOne LifeDrive Review

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Still, if you want major storage, this is the only way to go on Palm OS. It astounds the mind. Frankly, it was ahead of its time and provides the user with a mini-laptop that is compatible with Apple and those “other guys.