[Sussex] Good deal on LINUX PDA's

Steve Williams sdp.williams at btinternet.com
Thu Nov 14 22:01:01 UTC 2002

No, PCPro has it on it's A list as top PDA.  Personally speaking I'm very happy with mine.  The only downer is the too short battery life.

-----Original Message-----
From: sussex-admin at mailman.lug.org.uk
[mailto:sussex-admin at mailman.lug.org.uk]On Behalf Of Steve Dobson
Sent: 13 November 2002 09:27
To: 'Geoff Teale '; 'Sussex (E-mail) '
Subject: RE: [Sussex] Good deal on LINUX PDA's


On 11/13/2002 3:45 at AM Geoff Teale wrote:
> In general surfing last night I discovered that the Sharp Zaurus SL-5500
> is available at a special discount price from Sharp's online store - it's
> £150 off the RRP plus it has a whole bunch of extra's thrown in - total
> £299 including VAT.
> http://www.sharp.co.uk/zaurus/essentials/essentials.htm
> This offer is open until the end of November.  
> Why, you might be asking, are they doing this - it certainly doesn't say
> on the site.  The answer is that a new model (SL-5600 with more RAM and a
> faster processor) will be launched here in the next couple of weeks (it
> was lanuched in the USA yesterday and has been out in Japan for a couple
> months).

I'm going from memory here and long term storage at that so cosmic rays may
corrupted the data :-) but wasn't the Sharp panned as a PDA comared with
IPac and


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