Sunday, February 12, 2006

PDA went kaputt

Disaster!! I can't repair my faulty Ipaq 1940. The screen is dead for no reason. Anyway, it's a big blow to me as I can't carry on my "chess training". No more exercises, puzzles and sparring partner. Since getting a new PDA is too expensive I think I'll get a similiar 2nd hand model as a replacement for the time being. Already looking at an older PDA but has all the features I need for chess :- A Dell Axim X5. A big advantage is it's compact flash slot making it possible for me to take the pictures from my camera Compact Flash card and transfer the pictures directly into the PDA. Then, I could post pictures online using PDA WiFi card. This is convenient as then, I would not require the use of a PC. This is a big help to me when posting chess reports to GilaChess.com. Another plus is the battery life is double that of my previous Ipaq PDA. It's old and bulky by today's standard but I am not a gadget freak :)

3 comments:

The Closet Grandmaster said...

Gila...some guy named Remis left a comment to me telling me about 3rd Dato Tan and Merdeka teams...Do you have more info about this tournament? I need in particular accomodation info.

THanks.

The Closet Grandmaster said...

Oh, can you email me at amielr at gmail dot com?

GilaChess said...

Wow you an early bird. The team event is scheduled around the end of August.

I will find out the info and email it to you as soon as I can.

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