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Old 02-07-06, 07:01 PM
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PDA and batteries

I'm looking for a new PDA to replace my old Sony Clie. The problem I had most with it was losing all my information whenever the battery died. Apparently, the battery would also discharge when not in use. My biggest problem was forgetting to charge it at times.

Is this an inherent problem with all PDAs or just my ancient one?
Old 02-07-06, 09:21 PM
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I'm thinking it's just your ancient one. On my PDA (which I never use, but that's beside the point ) I can store everything on the SD card...so that wouldn't be erased if the battery died...

Btw, the Dell Axims are really nice....I'd adore mine if I had more going on in my life.
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If I were you I would look into getting backup software. I have automatic backup daily at 3am or at some strange time. I believe there are some free ones out also. The only time I had to restore from a backup is when a install went bad. I have never lost info simply from not charging a pda.
Old 02-08-06, 10:09 AM
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My new Dell Axim hasPersistent Storage, so files and applications aren't erased when the X51v's battery runs out. I think the new Palm TX does as well.

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