The Asus MyPal A needs some revisions before we can recommend it. Here you can tune extra settings frequency rate, backlight, microphone sensitivity, button assignment. Visit manufacturer site for details. But there are some substantial differences compared with the LOOX You’ll have to remember to lock the battery once you insert it or the device won’t turn on.

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You’ll have to remember to lock the battery once you insert it or the device won’t turn on.

This is a highly capable handheld. On the left side, where a lot of devices would have a jog wheel, are three buttons that perform the same function. Here you can tune extra settings frequency rate, backlight, microphone sensitivity, button assignment.

Of course, the A comes with w716 good applications to handle these jobs. If you have either Wi-Fi zsus Bluetooth activated, the indicator glows blue. The Good Fast processor; lots of memory; integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; nice display; user-replaceable battery.

Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. Battery life for the A is estimated at 19 hours. The Bottom Line With excellent features and strong performance, the A challenges but falls just short of established high-end Pocket PCs. After 2 seconds of detecting an access point you can work adus the Internet or with e-mails.


I used this Pocket PC as my primary handheld for a couple weeks while keeping track of how long it was on with BatMemTime. Wireless networking takes a lot of power, and so does s716 MHz processor. PROPortable was kind enough to loan me one of these devices so I could bring you this review. The LOOX features black colors.

ASUS Releases Wi-Fi Update for A

The connection’s signal strength appears at the top of the screen. We liked that the device has both Bluetooth and The model may attract your attention if you really need Wi-Fi.

Thus there occur constant problems with it: In most cases this is a positive trend, asua it has meant that built-in CompactFlash slots have become rare, with most devices depending on an SD slot. Of course, the battery life is significantly longer if you never use any of its wireless networking functions.

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One of the disadvantages of being a reviewer is you sometimes get handhelds before they are ready for the public. People who are considering a high-end handheld are generally the type who want it all. The best way to determine if a aa716 is a good value is to compare it to the competition. There are azus buttons for launching applications Tasks, Contacts, Calendar and the button that starts Asus Launcher. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Handhelds without an external antenna, like the HP iPAQ H, tend to lose a useful connection about halfway across the yard.


Such products turn to be cheaper as they do not bear brand costs. Visit our network of sites: But don’t get too excited. This means that, in conjunction with the standard battery that the A comes with, you get three times the battery life. The A also comes with Asus Backup, which allows you to back up your data onto a flash card.

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Asus Computer International, http: Poor implementations of technology and unwise design choices make it hard for us to strongly recommend this product. Instead of having a small aaus to prevent unwanted stuff entering the slot, it uses a small plastic piece that you have to take out in order to insert a card.