Before smartphones were quite so, well, smart, there was the PDA.  The Personal Digital Assistant, often mocked as a digital filofax, was the most pocketable of mobile computing platforms before the advent of Smartphones. Many top manufacturers had their own range.  While HP expanded the Jornada brand, Dell’s range was […]

The Writer’s Toolkit, part 2 : The Age before Smartphones

Before the tablet there was the netbook.  Before the netbook there was the Handheld PC, epitomised as it was by the HP Jornada range. Beginning life as the HP Jornada 680 in 1998, this clamshell portable computer went through a number of slight modifications before its final incarnation, the 728, […]

The Writer’s Toolkit : Yesterday’s Ultimate Mobile Computing