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- Nigel Bradley
March 3, 2004, 6:49 pm
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in the near future and as I want to have regular access
to email, it would be good to know what the best
options are for PDA's.
I've already investigated a laptop with WiFi access,
the only drawback is the size and having to find a hotspot,
I'm therefore wondering if a PDA would be a better option.
Obviously it would need to haver GSM/GPRS triband capability,
but how easy would it be to setup such a device for email
access in the US, and how good would the coverage be?
Also would it be better to:-
a. Buy something in the UK with a UK SIM and use the UK SIM
in the US?
b. As above but purchase a (prepaid) SIM in the US for access
while over there?
c. Buy the HW and SIM in the US, and on return to the UK
but a SIM from a UK SP?
It would be good to receive any information or advice on
how difficult/easy this would be to setup and use and the
likely costs. As I've never used or owned a PDA before
I currently have no clue whether this is a viable option.
I did have a quick look at the XDA II, it has triband access
but gave no clue as to the likely costs for internet/email
access while in the USA.
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