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Topic # 4539 31-Jul-2005 22:07
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Just as i browse around for HTC Universal from geekzone's HTC Universal article, at the::unwired, it appears that HTC Wizard will become available. looks quite cool but i am sure it will just be GSM/GPRS/EDGE system rather than 3G UMTS.

Anyhow, looks like i will have two devices to look at comparing... hopefully they both will be introduced to Vodafone NZ network soon... i like to get 3G, but i seriously need a PocketPC Phone, i've outgrown the use that my SP2 can offer me...

Either that or a mini-tablet pc like the one MS is trying to reintroduce Tablet PC 2006 as, or OQO's Model 01. hmmm....

dillemma.




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Reply # 17321 31-Jul-2005 22:30
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The HTC Wizard has a CDMA version. I didn't disclose before, but now it's public (another site put the information on-line)... The HTC Apache is a Pocket PC Phone Edition CDMA EV-DO - if you need an option.

According to this other site (www.phonearena.com) it should be available from Telecom New Zealand in October/November, but I'd say later than this.







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  Reply # 17322 31-Jul-2005 22:42
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well at this stage. i wont be looking at CDMA devices though i was tempted to get the mobile broadband card which was on special until today (free MBC, and WIFI if signed on to 24 months of Mobile Data 100 plan.)

I want 3G or GSM/GPRS PocketPC which i can continue my 021 number. and many people on my contacts are GSM users anyhow.




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  Reply # 19274 29-Aug-2005 14:45
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oh is HTC Universal equipped with VGA screen?




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  Reply # 19278 29-Aug-2005 15:42
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chiefie: well at this stage. i wont be looking at CDMA devices though i was tempted to get the mobile broadband card which was on special until today (free MBC, and WIFI if signed on to 24 months of Mobile Data 100 plan.)

Still running as far as I am aware Chiefie.

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  Reply # 19306 29-Aug-2005 22:15
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wow! very nice!!!!! Woohoo... looking forward to that VGA screen on HTC Universal!

I had a look at the HP iPaq hx4700 and great screen. and i also had a look at HX2750, nice device and good screen too, bright and clear... though just QVGA...



So i'm so glad the HTC Universal is VGA! YAY!




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  Reply # 19348 30-Aug-2005 20:01
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chiefie: wow! very nice!!!!! Woohoo... looking forward to that VGA screen on HTC Universal!

I had a look at the HP iPaq hx4700 and great screen. and i also had a look at HX2750, nice device and good screen too, bright and clear... though just QVGA...



So i'm so glad the HTC Universal is VGA! YAY!


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Reply # 19350 30-Aug-2005 20:16
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Still, I don't mind, since the keyboard is much better in terms of space. I would still carry my Smartphone anyway, because in some situations the small size is very convenient.





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  Reply # 19352 30-Aug-2005 20:25

sounds like a bag baby
I suppose the key is justifying the hassle with a large device with the functionality offered

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Reply # 19353 30-Aug-2005 20:47
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I actually like the functionality and think of it as a mini PC instead of a Pocket PC - still not like the OQO Model 01 in terms of full blown functions, but very good form factor - except that like any other PDA it still requires a PC to install programs.





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Reply # 19358 30-Aug-2005 21:22
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freitasm: I actually like the functionality and think of it as a mini PC instead of a Pocket PC - still not like the OQO Model 01 in terms of full blown functions, but very good form factor - except that like any other PDA it still requires a PC to install programs.

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Reply # 19359 30-Aug-2005 21:34
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Fancy that... I know, but the catalogue is limited, although something else is coming our way in terms of OTA delivery - can't say much more now but please observe this space.





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  Reply # 19360 30-Aug-2005 21:37
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I am browsing around the software store now (on my PC). I dont mind that i have to use the PC for most software I want, but if it was just as easy to get everything OTA i would, so i look forward to any new developments.



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  Reply # 19375 31-Aug-2005 10:00
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T-Mobile is releasing MDA Pro.

http://www.infosyncworld.com/news/n/6114.html




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