Palm vs. PocketPC

by Volker Weber

Walter Mossberg compares Palm and PocketPC devices in respect to support for Office documents. He comes to this conclusion:

Anyone seeking to view or edit Office documents on a PDA would do fine with a Palm-based model and Documents To Go -- better, in many respects, than somebody using a Pocket PC.

The Tungsten comes with Documents To Go. But so far I have not used it at all. Maybe that is because I don't use office a lot. :-)

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I find Documents to Go useful to keep excel sheets of the CDs that I already have on my Palm. That way I don't buy them again (happened quite often, before I bought docs to Go ;-)

I run extracts by category (classic, non-classic) from an SQL database of our CDs to produce the excel sheets and download them to the Palm every month or two - I can usually remember what I bought in the last few weeks.

(We started the database a long time ago when we had much fewer CDs. I must admit, I wouldn't like to enter the data to create it now!)

John Keys, 2003-02-11

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