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Technology Takes
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Chicago to Vegas Trip
by Stephen R.Jones (November 15, 1998)

Fall Comdex 1998 Coverage
Chicago to Vegas Trip
Comdex Kickoff
Daily Show Calendar
Product Briefs
Snapshot Gallery
Comdex Wrap-Up

To give you a more personal perspective about mobile products and technology, Reviews OnLine is taking it on the road! Rick Smith will be driving out to Comdex as he tests mobile technology between Chicago and Las Vegas on his way to Comdex. He will be carrying a Sony Mavica MVC-FD7 camera, 2 IBM Thinkpad 755CE laptops with docking station, 2 IBM Thinkpad 755CE units with docking station, 2 Compaq Concerto pen computers, with an IBM 750PE as a backup pen and laptop computer. To communicate during Comdex, our editors and ground transportation will be using the new Motorola TalkAbout 250 radios. To make sure he gets there he will be comparing Etak SkyMap, SkyMap Pro and DeLorme TripMate. For printing needs he will be using a Brother HJ-100i printer with sheet feeder. He will be driving out to Las Vegas in a 1998 Chevrolet Blazer.

After Comdex Update:
Rick and Jim had a great time at Comdex and were the envy of many people with those Motorola Talkabout 250 radios. Rick tells me that everyone thought they were so COOL! He was sad to see them go, so Rick recommends the Talkabout 250 radios and loves ALL their features, including their attention getting color and blinking lights. Of course, he would like to have even more range, but these units worked extremely well at Fall Comdex, one of the largest computer events in the world!

Copyright 1998 Stephen R. Jones All rights reserved.

   
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Product Briefs
Desktop PCs & Servers
  Ergo Thunder Brick 2
Eizo FlexScan Displays
Future Power epower
HP NetServer LXr 8500
Meridian Snap! Server
Digital Cameras
  3Com HomeConnect
Agfa ePhoto 780c
Canon A5 Zoom
Kodak DC265
Minolta 3D 1500
Nikon D1
Olympus C2000
Sharp VN-EX1U MPEG4
Toshiba PDR-M4 & M5
Notebooks & Mobile
  3Com Palm VII
Fosa Mini Notebook
Pionex Elite
Quantex Celeron Laptop
Sharp Actius PC-A250
Sony F250/F290 Notebooks
Talontek MPC-2000
Mobile/Wireless Communications
  3Com 56K GSM Modem
Novatel Merlin Modem
Xircom Ethernet CompactCard
Mobile Software
  Etak Traffic Touch
DataViz Documents To Go
Softbook E-book System
Scanners
  Agfa SnapScan Touch
Visioneer Strobe Pro
Printers
  Brother MP-21 C Portable
Tektronix Phaser 780
Xerox 480cx
Software & Books
  Avid Cinema for Windows
Caere PageKeeper Pro
Corex Area Code Fix
Docent Outliner
Macmillan Office 2K Books
Paragon FoneSync
Symantec pcAnywhere 9.0
Sybari Antigen 5.5
V-Communications AutoSave
Projectors
  InFocus 330
Mitsubishi S120
Internet
  Club Photo
Intelliquis Traffic Builder
NETSilicon NET+Works
Panasite Web Builder
PhotoHighway.com
SuperCalendar.com
Storage
  Calluna 250 Mb PCCard
Castlewood 2.2Gb ORB
Iomega Clik!
Teac CD-W 54E
Batteries & Power
  Duracell Ultra Battery
Electrofuel PowerPad
Eveready Energizer ACCU
Graphics & Video
  Belkin USB Video Bus
Daeyang VR Headset
Kodak/Intel Picture CD
Nogatech USB TV
Number Nine SR9
Peripherals
  Logitech Cordless mouse
Raritan Switchman
Targus USB MiniMouse
 
 
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