Thursday, August 03, 2006

This is How *I* Roll

How do you roll? Recently I added the HP Jornada 728 to my collection of much-beloved gadgets, and it has made writing a joy again. I swear by my AlphaSmart (below), but can't email, read ebooks, or do research on it. I can on my Jornada. It is exactly like a laptop, but smaller. Same shaped keyboard, modem, Outlook, and all the other bells and whistles. At 64 MB it does everything I need it to do in a tiny package. A traditionally shaped PDA can't hold a stylus to it!

My AlphaSmart 3000 is no-nonsense, bare-bones, and allows me to focus on WRITING, nothing else. This thing is incredibly light, indestructable, and has run on the same AAA batteries I bought over a year ago without a twitch. I bought a retractable USB cable that I chuck right into my Vera Bradley laptop case with the Alpha, my Jornada, and a pack of notecards, and I am invincible!

This combination has rendered my Toshiba laptop and just about everything else (except my desktop PC) useless to me. I'm rollin' with the perfect combo. So... how do you roll?

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Aimee said...

So that's what an AlphaSmart is!!

I'm a laptop girl, but I want to get a pocket PC so I don't have to carry either the laptop or a notepad around with me everywhere I go.

Chrissy said...

If you love your laptop but wish it weighed less, the Jornada is a really good middle ground!

Joy said...

My Alphasmart is still on its orginal set of batteries--almost three years old.

I love it--despite its Fisher-Price appearance.

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