Back to School with palmOne Zire 72

Back to school used to mean getting new writing pads, stationery, and perhaps the latest in tote-bag design to put all those study books and timetables in. But times have changed, and perhaps the most popular back-to-school ‘must-have’ today is the handheld computer. The Zire™ 72 handheld from palmOne keeps your whole life within reach. You appointments, addresses, and to-do list are always right at your fingertips. Not to mention fun stuff like MP3s, digital photos, and video clips. The Zire 72 even comes with a 1.2-megapixel camera, so you can capture life’s moments as they happen. This year, think about the four ‘R’s – Read; Results; Replay; and Relax – essential uses for a handheld device that no student should be without. Priced at SG$ 448, you do not have to spend the whole semester working at a fast-food restaurant to buy one.

Back to School with palmOne

Back to school used to mean getting new writing pads, stationery, and perhaps
the latest in tote-bag design to put all those study books and timetables in.
But times have changed, and perhaps the most popular back-to-school ‘must-have’
today is the handheld computer.

The Zire™ 72 handheld from palmOne keeps your whole life within reach. You
appointments, addresses, and to-do list are always right at your fingertips. Not
to mention fun stuff like MP3s, digital photos, and video clips. The Zire 72
even comes with a 1.2-megapixel camera, so you can capture life’s moments as
they happen.

This year, think about the four ‘R’s – Read; Results; Replay; and Relax –
essential uses for a handheld device that no student should be without.

Read:

Thousands of eBook titles, ranging from those of literary greats D.H. Lawrence
and Emily Bronte to best-selling authors like Dan Brown and Michael Crichton,
are readily available for download at palmOne’s website and major eBookstores.

Get the Oxford Concise Medical Dictionary from Handango.com and impress your
teachers with more medical knowledge that they can handle. Stay ahead of the
pack in General Knowledge with the World Book Encyclopedia 2004 or get in touch
with the latest terms and abbreviations with the American Heritage Abbreviations
Dictionary on your Zire 72.

And if you’re on a student exchange program to Germany, use the LLLS
English-German-English dictionary on your Zire 72 and impress your fellow German
classmates with “Ich spreche kein Deutsch, aber mein PDA versteht es”
(translates to “I do not speak German, but my PDA understands it”).

Results:

With support on the Zire 72 for Microsoft Office documents like Excel and Word,
you can now make on-the-fly changes to your assignments, or do that last-minute
exam revision with your lecture notes saved on your Zire 72 on the way to
school.
Download Infinity Softworks’ powerOne Graph v4 – a graphing-scientific
calculator for mathematics and science – into your handheld. With the ability to
provide both graphical and data analysis, the powerOne Graph v4 meet all your
engineering ambitions and needs. And if you want to have that little bit of an
advantage during algebra class, Pocket Professor’s "Kwik Notes", Vol. 1, on your
Zire 72 provides solutions with examples to mathematics problems. Comprising
basic math and geometry, it covers everything from algebra to geometrical
calculations.
Replay:

With the Zire 72’s built-in megapixel camera, you can now record on video your
triumphant moments during class – like that split-second glow when the magnesium
ribbon gets burnt correctly during chemistry class, or when your rugby team
scores a winning touchdown in the last minutes of play.

Attach great-looking picture files to your emails or send a multimedia message
of your chemistry test results to your lecturers. Prove to them that one can set
fire to the laboratory with that small amount of hydrogen and a match. You can
also upload your videos to your blog and let the entire class have a good laugh
when the girl who sits next to you faints at the sight of the dissected frog.

Relax:

The versatility of the Zire 72 not only gives you all you need in organizing
your academic life, but is a great entertainment and multimedia device to boot.
MP3 and RealAudio capable, plug the Zire 72 into a speaker and rule the school
with your specially created playlists. The Zire 72 comes installed with Real
Player for hours of audio pleasure.

The PQDVD.com Pocket-DVD Studio from Handango.com puts your favorite movies
in your pocket. Convenient, fast and simple, any movie less than 3 hours long
can be compressed into a 128MB/256MB or larger memory card. So while the entire
class fights for a space at the library’s television cubicle, sit back at the
cafeteria and watch the Season One of ‘The O.C.’

Bejeweled 2, the sequel to the biggest-selling PDA game of all time, is
available for hours of entertainment. Or, head to palmOne’s website to download
free games that will keep you occupied between classes.

So get back to school ahead of the crowd, stand out and say no to heavy
backpacks. Carry a waist pouch: stop using pens, use a stylus.

Priced at SG$ 448, you do not have to spend the whole semester working at a
fast-food restaurant to buy one.

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