Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Digital Entertainmt., PDAs, Cell Phones [PDA Shopping Tips - 08/16/2005]

Digital Entertainment and PDAs & Cell Phones
August 16th, 2005
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Keep up with the latest consumer electronics with our product reviews,
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Reviews and pricing on school year survival gear - laptops, desktops,
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* This Week in the PDAs & Cell Phones Info Center

If you're in the market for a new PDA, be it based on Palm OS or
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We've got buying tips, reviews of the hottest PDAs, and even software
downloads to accessorize your new gadget.

* Buying Guides *
"How to Buy a PDA":
PDAs range from simple devices with limited memory to powerful
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Dell Axim X50v:
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Top 10 PDAs:
Top-ranked Windows Mobile and Palm OS handhelds, tested for our
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Editors' Picks

Best Search Tools for Your Desktop and the Web

Here's a roundup of some of our favorite search tools.

Google Toolbar v2.0
Take the power of Google with you anywhere on the Web.

Copernic Meta v1.5
Simultaneously query mulitiple search engines, newsgroups, and e-mail

Yahoo Toolbar with Anti-Spy
Search from anywhere on the Web, and protect yourself from spyware and
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Utilize multiple search engines at once.

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Save your Internet searches for later use, remove broken links, and
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A9 Toolbar
Search the Web directly from your browser, and leave your own notes on
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* Reviews *

* Top-of-the-Line Tablets
Lenovo's first tablet PC and Motion Computing's slate deliver solid
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* Nikon's SLR for the Masses
The Nikon D50 brings interchangeable-lens photography to an affordable

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* GeForce 7800 GTX Sets Speed Records
Board with new NVidia graphics chip blazes through tests, but it will
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Check the latest prices on Video Cards:

See all Reviews:


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