|Sun Sep 3, 2006 - 12:01 AM EDT - By Dieter Bohn|
We'll have a full and comprehensive review soon, but since I have the device here now I wanted to get a few things out there ASAP. So without further ado:
I'm going to address the major issues that people have been discussing first - so this may be a little random. A visit to the Treo 700w and 700wx Forum will give you some more information. You may also want to read our comprehensive review of the Treo 700w for more information about Windows Mobile 5 Pocket PC Edition.
Update: User Littlepat points me to the fact that the Today Screen has a new preference tab, "Search", which allows you to switch to the Google search option. Odd that it isn't a preference under the Today Plugin option Web Search, but it's there, google or msn.
Ladies and gentlemen, I'm here to tell you: the Treo 700wx rocks. It multitasks like a champ. In the video below you will see me open nearly every program that comes pre-installed on the 700wx and see nary a slow-down. In my own testing I haven't had a single freeze-up. I'm not saying that this version of WM5 is any stabler than previous versions, just that the extra program memory makes a big difference. Pocket Informant, CoPilot, SPBWeather, Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, and more all run together at the same time and run fine. If you need to multitask on a Treo there simply isn't a better option.
Now that the first impressions and my ode-to-memory is out of the way, I have to say I'm at a bit of a loss as to what to continue with. All the standard Window Mobile 5 stuff applies:
What am I missing? Lots, probably. That's why I'll be periodically responding in this discussion thread with answers to any question posted there. I'll keep the first post updated and in a week or so come back with another full article based on your questions.
Here's a 10 minute video of the 700wx, showing it's main features:
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