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Old 07-10-2008, 09:19 AM   #31
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I read ebooks on a Tapwave Zodiac 2 PDA, a Palm OS device with a 320x480 screen.
Which is exactly the same resolution as the iPhone/iPod Touch, of course!
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Which is exactly the same resolution as the iPhone/iPod Touch, of course!
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Is it really? I'm not interested in an iPhone or Touch, and haven't kept up on the details, though I do recall comments from users that they have excellent screens.

The Nokia tablets have a screen of approximately the same size, but have 800x600 resolution. I'd love that for my device (and I suspect the ATI graphics chip it uses could do it), but again, it's not a problem that I don't have it.

BTW, Apple's 2.0 software update for the iPhone is apparently going to be available for the Touch as well.
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Is it really? I'm not interested in an iPhone or Touch, and haven't kept up on the details, though I do recall comments from users that they have excellent screens.
Yes, that's why I'm always a little amused to hear people rave about how "wonderful" the iPhone/iPod Touch screen is. Sure, it's nice, but it's no better than practically any other modern Palm/Pocket PC machine of recent years.
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Yes, that's why I'm always a little amused to hear people rave about how "wonderful" the iPhone/iPod Touch screen is. Sure, it's nice, but it's no better than practically any other modern Palm/Pocket PC machine of recent years.
I agree. Palm OS is rather long in the tooth now, but when they first came out with the TX, I had hoped they would use that design as the basis for a new line of phones. Could have been well ahead of the game.

What did we get? The Centro.

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I agree. Palm OS is rather long in the tooth now, but when they first came out with the TX, I had hoped they would use that design as the basis for a new line of phones. Could have been well ahead of the game.

What did we get? The Centro.
I think Palm was fixated on the idea that a smartphone needed a thumbboard for email replies and SMS. I know other Palm users who would really like a Treo with a 320x480 screen. It will be interesting to see how many manufacturers start coming out with phones that have neither thumbbaord nor keypad in response to the iPhone.

I'm waiting to see what Palm OS II (or whatever they call it) based on a Linux kernel will look like. I'm also curious to see if Palm decides to use it in something that isn't a smartphone.
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It will be interesting to see how many manufacturers start coming out with phones that have neither thumbbaord nor keypad in response to the iPhone.
I've had my "HTC Touch" WM6 "Smartphone" for the last year or so and that's purely a touch screen - no keypad or keyboard. Works just fine for me.
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