There is a new toy in the chest: palmOne Lifedrive. I will give you a short tour after the jump.
First impression: Holy cow, this is a fat mother. It holds nicely in your hand, has a great screen, but it is a bit unwieldly to take with you. Which is the whole point of having this kind of device, isn't it?
The screen isn't actually any larger on the Lifedrive than on the Tungsten T3 after you opened the slider. Which is still my favorite design for a small device with a big screen.
Lifedrive and Treo share the same connector, so your power supply, car charger and other accessories should work just fine.
Both the Livedrive and the Treo use standard 3.5 mm connector so you can get yourself a decent headset to listen to MP3 files:
The Lifedrive finally brings back the voice recorder that went missing in the T5. Notice the small holes for the microphone left of the recording button:
This concludes the quick overview. I will be talking more about the features of the device soon. What I can say today is it ain't going to win the prestigious Editor-refuses-to-give-it-back award. And that has nothing to do with the fact that I do have to give it back. By the end of the month at least three of the devices in the top picture will go back to the friendly people who provided them.
I'd take them as well :-)
Stephan Herz on Presentations do not have to be boring at 23:17
Oliver Regelmann on Presentations do not have to be boring at 22:34
J Yongsinka on My perfect picture frame at 14:03
Thomas Meier on Six to four at 11:58
Volker Weber on Dyson Forte at 18:34
Jason Hook on Dyson Forte at 18:24
Tobias Vogel on Dyson Forte at 15:10
Volker Weber on Dyson Forte at 12:39
Sascha Langfus on Dyson Forte at 12:37
Jörg Hermann on Dyson Forte at 11:52
Manuela Schöder on Dyson Forte at 10:44
Jörg Oyen on Dyson Forte at 10:40
Max Könnings on Six to four at 08:18
Andrew Magerman on Sehr schön in braun at 20:41
Volker Weber on Dyson Forte at 12:48
Ingo Seifert on Dyson Forte at 12:29
Volker Weber on Dyson Forte at 11:58
Ingo Seifert on Dyson Forte at 11:52
Volker Weber on Dyson Forte at 10:32
Volker Weber on Sehr schön in braun at 09:37
Karl Heindel on Sehr schön in braun at 09:14
Sabine Kluge on Dyson Forte at 04:37
Hubert Stettner on Dyson Forte at 22:14
Daniel Haferkorn on So geht Perfektion at 13:40
Dirk Moeller on Sehr schön in braun at 10:47