Resources currently recommends the Dell
Axim running the Pocket PC Operating System for both
PC and Mac users. Mac users would also have to purchase
Pocket Mac or similar product for syncing their device.
As of August 2005, this device is selling for between $200
and $600 depending on the model. We DO NOT recommend purchasing
any Palm OS based devices. Please contact the Support Desk
for other alternatives.
Operating System & Applications
Information Resources supports
any handheld running the PocketPC operating system. These
include devices from Dell and HP.
the applications that come on your handheld. We do NOT support
anything you may add. The supported applications include
Address Book, Date Book, Expense, Memo Pad and To Do List.
we do support the Mail program. However, storing more than
twenty (20) messages on your device will cause problems.
If you have a lot of messages, we DO NOT recommend you use
the e-mail feature.
We do not recommend getting a Palm OS based device.
the process of sharing information between your desktop
computer and your handheld. Among the information shared
is your Calendar, To Do Lists, Contacts and E-mail.
you have a PC, all you need is a current version of Outlook.
ActiveSync, the Pocket PC syncing program will come with
If you have a Macintosh and wish to sync with a Pocket PC,
we recommend purchasing a product such as "PocketMac"
which will "modify" your PocketPC to Mac compatible
other people keep your calendar for you, it is very important
to understand that whomever the handheld is registered to
is responsible for syncing the handheld! This does NOT mean
that you can not have multiple people making changes to
your calendar. For more information on this feature, please
contact the Support
contact the Support
Desk with any questions that you may have.
We recommend contacting us BEFORE you purchase a handheld
so that we can help you get the one that is best for
you. The Support Desk can be reached at extension 4400 or firstname.lastname@example.org.