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Topic # 5450 28-Oct-2005 23:55
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G'day. Hope there's plenty of unsolicited advice here re: should I upgrade to 2002 OS: how I make this ripper little gadget makephone calls and send/receive email/check ebay progress/stop smoking( oops-asking abit much there!). Etc. to anything that will make this toy more than an umbilical cord to my desktop PC without selling with a loss and buying another already obselete toy. Cheers to all and feel free to advise. Maggiemode.

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Reply # 22267 28-Oct-2005 23:58
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Reply # 22270 29-Oct-2005 00:09
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Welcome to Geekzone... We can answer some of these questions. But please post on the appropriate forum and give us more information, such as what device you have.

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Reply # 22271 29-Oct-2005 00:10
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Pardon what?. If you can advise feel free.

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Reply # 22273 29-Oct-2005 00:24
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We need more info what type of device you have got what do you use it for. Trying to answer your question is like winning lotto.

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Reply # 22276 29-Oct-2005 00:34
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Fair call. I have a Ipaq 3630. OS as originally installed. Just purchased expansion pack to accept a Compact Flash mempory card. Wealth of info on this site. Any advice welcome

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Reply # 22291 29-Oct-2005 11:43
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shouldn't this be going into PocketPC forum?

back to the topic, maggiemode, you will need a CF Wifi, or CF bluetooth with right driver for PPC2002. and either wifi network or bluetooth on your pc, then you can use wifi (or Activesync over BT) or BT-lan if using widcomm's bt stack, to access internet.

otherwise, best ditch 3630 and get hx2xxx with CF+SDIO+Wifi+BT with WM2003se or WM5 (if hx2x90 series.)

I too have iPaq 3850 which is old... not sure if CF/PCMCIA BT or WIFI will work with its WM2003 though... otherwise i'd use it as my wee gadget, and buddy it up with a Wifi remote control, you can control anything. hehe

I will be looking at getting Jasjar, or Hx4700(and if with WM5, even better)

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Reply # 22317 30-Oct-2005 22:52
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Thanks Chieftie, translating all that and breaking it down veeery slooowly to newbie level but got the gist. Much appreciated.

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