Hewlett Packard’s newest contribution to the Pocket PC enviornment (and let’s face it– to the PDA gaming group) is the iPAQ rx1950.
Excessive-end PDA players might want to set their sights elsewhere.
Its 300-Mhz Samsung processor is touted as XScale appropriate, however this unit would choke on concerned motion sequences on some newer video games.
Even worse, video playback on the rx1950 has been panned by a couple of discussion board lurkers. They’re saying that people who like their PDA gaming served with a facet of DVD viewing will discover efficiency hampered within the latter.
My iPAQ 4150’s XScale400-Mhz nonetheless serves me fairly nicely, with nearly no DVD to Pocket PC based mostly hiccups.
To compound the difficulty, video games like Age of Empires for Pocket PC comprise full-motion video sequences.
A stuttering body price is admittedly not what you need adoring, geeky Pocket PC or Palm public to witness. I personally discover folks most entranced by PDA video games or Pocket PC video.
I select to impress them on each fronts.
It positive beats telling people that your machine is greatest served by reminders. It is a lot greater than that.
Blindly becoming a member of within the MP3 machine mania, I bought a Zen Micro unit at an enormous low cost pretty lately, saving some $125 CDN within the course of.
I then bought an iRiver FM transmitter from Greatest Purchase that plugs into my cigarette lighter, so I may have a everlasting MP3 shuffle when en path to work.
I then realized what an entire waste of cash this endeavour was after I plugged related my…iPAQ to the iRiver and set Pocket Media Participant on shuffle.
The reply had lain with my superior, versatile Pocket PC on a regular basis. I had didn’t see it.
All I needed to do was cram a one gigabyte SD card stuffed with MP3s and let her rip.
I would been blinded by an excessive amount of PDA gaming and never sufficient MP3 taking part in.
It is all proper right here within the case on my belt.
I’ve taken to plugging the FM tramsmitter in my iPAQ and turning up my radio quantity to listen to pins knock in Final Bowling Fighter over automobile audio, a lot to the chagrin of my long-suffering spouse.
She all the time assumes an expression on her face indicating that she’d reasonably not be within the neighborhood after I resort to geeky, shameful PDA exercise.
Nonetheless, on the rx1950 the beloved D-pad remains to be in place, eschewing the weird rx4700 touchpad for some good previous
So on the Pocket PC sport directional management entrance, every thing’s copasetic.
For those who really need one thing that gives greater than middling efficiency in some features, it’s possible you’ll wish to look elsewhere to your Pocket PC sport repair as an alternative of ponying up the money for the rx1950.
The rx1950 is an introductory stage machine, however I can not look ahead to Hewlett Packard to roll up its sleeves and produce a tool that is actually worthy of the PDA gaming group.