The first ever wrist-worn digital assistant to support Palm OS, the Fossil WRIST PDA has taken portability to the next level to create a powerful device that is truly wearable. Named best of Comdex 2002 in the mobile devices category, the WRIST PDA features an 160 x 160 illuminated screen with a stylus integrted into the band, 2MB internal memory, rechargeable battery and standard Palm platform features such as adress book, memo pad, to do list and calculator. With no room for cables in the suprisingly slender design, data transfer is via infrared port and provides a link to any Palm powered device.There's no word yet on a price or local release for the recently unveiled WRIST PDA, but stay tuned for updates at gizmag.com or visit www.fossil.com to learn more.
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon
Nice. Useful on the factory floor, where cameras and wireless comm links are prohibited, but one needs to jot down a part number, a memo, or set an alarm.M. Report