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How to Do Everything With Your Palm, 2nd ed.

How to Do Everything with Your Palm, 2nd. ed. by Dave Johnson and Rick Broida. 624 pp. Osborne Press, 2001. $24.99.

More of us are incorporating Palm handhelds and other PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) into our lives, and these devices continue to become ever more versatile and capable. How to Do Everything with Your Palm Handheld, second edition teaches the reader how to leverage the power of Palms and other PDAs running the Palm operating system.

The authors begin with the Palm OS basics - date book, address book, to do list and memo pad. Readers learn how to input data using the Grafitti handwriting system and how synchronize data with Macs and PCs. Then come the more advanced topics, from tracking expenses to working with Microsoft Office documents and assembling the ultimate road warrior survival kit for traveling with a Palm.

Connecting your higher model Palm to a modem or mobile phone, web clipping, the internet and wireless email are covered, as well as upgrades and accessories for the various Palm models. This is a handy compendium for any Palm user.

– Elsa Travisano
Copyright ©2002 by Elsa Travisano. This article originally appeared in the February 2002 issue of Newsbreak, the newsletter of MUG ONE - Macintosh User Group of Oneonta, NY.