WinCE phones (was Re: What shame? [Was: What a shame...])

Toby Corkindale tjc at
Mon Oct 30 16:30:14 GMT 2006

On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 07:34:50PM +0100, Sue Spence wrote:
> Toby Corkindale wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 05:22:03PM +0100, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> >>On 24 Oct 2006, at 16:13, Toby Corkindale wrote:
> >>>My experiences with Windows CE (2003SE to be precise) haven't been  
> >>>great.. I
> >>>don't know how well PalmOS ported to the mobile environment, but if  
> >>>it works,
> >>>you might want to stick with it.
> >>Arguably Palm OS didn't need porting to the mobile environment :)
> >
> >THe term "mobile" was a poor choice for me to use. By it, I meant the
> >environment that contains GSM voice & text communication integration. (As
> >opposed to just "portable device".)
> >
> Well yes, but Palm was always on devices which fit reasonably well in my 
> hand/pocket/purse. Windows started life in a big box on the 
> desktop/floor. :-)

.. and ironically ended up as something you use to keep doors open.

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