04-23-2010, 06:52 AM
| | Re: Smartphone jungle
In article <lXCzn.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Liron" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Correction: The iPhone allows you to have two reminders.
....and the clock allows to you to set as many alarms as you want for the
day, and you can set them to repeat for one or all the days of the week
- eg 8am wake up each work day, 3pm every Tuesday for a meeting etc etc
Plus of course you can set each of the calendar reminders to "ring" more
> "AndyHancock" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > I've been looking to make the leap from my old Palm organizers (Pilot,
> > Vx, and most recently, Clie). I have in one device: organizer,
> > cellphone, WiFi, dataplan access, GPS, streaming, media storage, and
> > maybe even a bit of office automation. I got to use an early model
> > iPod Touch from work and was completely hooked. However, it had really
> > tiny "tinny" speakers for appointment alarms. Current iPhones and iPod
> > Touches have real speakers, but the appointment reminders only ring
> > once. This is not usable cuz I often miss the 1st ring. Alternative
> > apps require either cloud hosting of data on remote servers (ie. not
> > my own) or sync over the air in an insecure way. I really want to sync
> > over either the PDA-to-PC cable or IR. Furthermore, syncing with M$
> > Office is essential.
> > Trying to eke out understanding from online comparisons of the leading
> > products hasn't really illuminated the situation. I was hoping to
> > solicit perspectives and comments on the options based on my
> > requirements, as articulated thus far. Other "requirements" (more like
> > desirables) is that I like iPod Touch's way of arbitrary zoom with
> > simple pinching, and it's uncanny ability to know what to zoom to when
> > I double-tap on a complex webpage with multiple columns/boxes.
> > Thanks.