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by ratco
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: DOS Palmtops
Topic: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...
Replies: 7
Views: 15601

Re: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...

Hey there, Yeah, pretty late but it's ok xD xD xD Anyway, I agree with the need for backlit to be turned on/off at will. As a power saving mechanism maybe having a two backlit levels, one that is regular and another one that only gives some light but not full power... Teletext is hard to know, there...
by ratco
Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: DOS Palmtops
Topic: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...
Replies: 7
Views: 15601

Re: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...

Hope you forgive me the triple posting, but I just thought of another thing that would be a KILLER... Teletext receiver. Granted, I don't know if such a receiver could be made small and energy efficient for a palmtop, but the idea is tempting... Being anywhere, and being able to read the news, updat...
by ratco
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: DOS Palmtops
Topic: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...
Replies: 7
Views: 15601

Re: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...

Oh and as for the OS... I would go with something new. FreeDOS ;)
Which would mean being able to flash new software into the device, or like you suggested, using a memory card. Not a bad idea, and I think there were some kind of "flash cards" already back in the day.
by ratco
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: DOS Palmtops
Topic: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...
Replies: 7
Views: 15601

Re: Let's build the perfect palmtop with todays tech...

Hello, Well, I don't have any palmtop or pocket pc (unfortunately) but I like to read about them and hope to get a couple to play with one day. As for building the perfect one, I don't think we need the modern technology. What always amazed me was the fact that no company ever tried to "combine" dif...