Arthur Hagen wrote:
> AaronJ <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Michael Haase <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Is there is a new TC version under work?
>> With Palm classic style PDA sales down a whopping 30% in just one
>> year, I'll bet they cut way back in new models in favor of the better
>> selling phones.
> That's looking at it the wrong way. The market of people who don't have
> a PDA is /much/ bigger than the market of people who don't have a cell
...Yet many people with a cellphone will be willing to 'upgrade' their
cellphone and get a PDA at the same time. Two birds, one stone. Having said
that, I might as well mention that a standalone PDA might appeal to less
people because it means carrying two devices. Also, a person with a
cellphone would probably like to keep having a cellular phone of one type
> Perhaps if Palm went back to making high quality professional PDAs like
> they did when they *did* sell a ton of them, instead of the cheap
> plastic bug-ridden toys they make now, the PDA sales wouldn't drop 30%.
I perfectly agree with that. They still outsell any other vendor, but the
trend is worrying.
Roy S. Schestowitz