REVIEW: Handspring Visor Neo

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See the Full Review here The Neo attempts to address the needs of the lower-end Palm users that want more power than the out-dated Deluxe can offer. What they are able to offer is rather remarkable for the price. The multi-color option Neo (Red, Blue, and Smoke) is attention getting right off the bat. My only gripe about the color is the cradle comes only in ice. The cool factor would be much higher in my book if the cradle matched the handheld. The shell colors are vibrant and will draw immediate attention, especially if you are the first one in the office with this new PDA. Handspring stacked it off the block with 8 MB of memory, allowing you plenty of space to store thousands of names, addresses, appointments, memos, to-do items, expense items, and e-mails, and it runs on a fast 33 MHz Motorola Dragonball VZ processor, the same as in the Visor Edge and other high-end PDA s. The screen is the same basic monochrome that Handspring and Palm users have become quite familiar with over the years. It still uses the inverse backlight that I find hard to use. I think it s safe to say that most users were hoping for a better solution, but it looks like we ll have to wait a little while longer. Advanced users can find hacks to get around this, but we d all prefer to avoid the hassle…… See the Full Review here

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