looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA

drlegendre . drlegendre at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 16:50:16 CDT 2017

PCMCIA... People Can't Memorize Computer Industry Acronyms?

On Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 4:20 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org
> wrote:

> Is there a reason to AVOID mentioning the Poqet?
> The original MSRP at announcement was WAY too high, and priced it out of
> the market, but the actual/street price wasn't bad.
> Larger keyboard that the HP (which was otherwise a better deal for the
> price)
> AA batteries with long life.
> two PCMCIA slots (before PCMCIA was officially named and standardized)
> Bus connector, with a few unobtanium accessories, such as 3.5" drive.
> Had LOTUS available as a ROM card!
> MS-DOS 5.00   - I learned how to write TSRs on one.

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