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Re: (OT) Looking for Cell Phone/PDA Recommendations

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On 05/23/07 19:15, Gregory Seidman wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 04:37:20PM -0700, Mark Phillips wrote:
>> I need to buy a cell phone/pda, and I am looking at the T-Mobile Dash ( 
>> http://www.geek.com/hwswrev/pda/dash/index.htm). However, I use Debian, 
>> KDE/Gnome and Kontact, so the Windows Mobile OS is not very appealing.
> [...]
> I'm really happy with the Sidekick 3, myself. Since it keeps its data on a
> server and just caches it on the phone, I don't worry about
> synchronization. There is a web interface to that data which is pretty
> nice, and if you really want to synchronize it shouldn't take too much
> effort to screen scrape the web interface. The phone and remote data
> continuously synchronize, so any change you make on either interface will
> be reflected on the other shortly thereafter. (This also means that
> losing/breaking a phone doesn't lose any data at all.)

Just a thought:

Server side storage is No Big Deal if you have a GMail account, but
some of us would rather keep our own data to ourselves.

- --
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA  USA

Give a man a fish, and he eats for a day.
Hit him with a fish, and he goes away for good!

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