There are literally hundreds of accessories designed to protect your PalmPilot and to make it more productive. Here are 10 of the most essential.
1. Titanium Hardcase: A nearly indestructible case for your PalmPilot.
Coordinates: $100. RhinoSkin Inc., 307-734-8833, www.rhinoskin.com
2. PDA Starter Kit: Bundles cleaning accessories, screen protectors, even an ergonomic desktop stylus.
Coordinates: $70. Concept Kitchen, 415-252-3333, www.conceptkitchen.com
3. Minstrel: A 19.2 Kbps wireless IP modem that lets you connect to the Web without plugging in.
Coordinates: $400. Novatel Wireless Inc., 888-888-9231, www.novatelwireless.com
4. SuperPilot Memory Board II XL: Replaces the PalmPilot’s basic board, boosting its memory to 8MB.
Coordinates: $300. Technology Resource Group (TRG), 515-252-7522, www.trgnet.com
5. FlipCase: Protects your PalmPilot and lets you HotSync without removing the case.
Coordinates: $23. Synergy Solutions Inc., 800-210-5293, www.synsolutions.com
6. CardScan 300: Scans business cards and synchronizes the data with the PalmPilot’s address book.
Coordinates: $299. Corex Technologies Corp., 800-942-6739, www.corex.com
7. Actioneer for PalmPilot: Enter an action item into the Palm Pilot’s To Do list, and Actioneer automatically drops the task into the correct calendar day.
Coordinates: $19.95. Actioneer Inc., 415-536-0700, www.actioneer.com
8. IntelliSync for PalmPilot: Updates contact information on your palmtop and your desktop from just about any personal information manager.
Coordinates: $69.95. Puma Technology Inc., 800-774-7862, www.pumatech.com
9. AvantGo Desktop and AvantGo Client: Takes information from the Web and compresses the data so it fits on your PalmPilot.
Coordinates: $99. AvantGo Inc., 650-638-3399, www.avantgo.com
10. PalmPrint: Connect your Pilot cradle to a printer and print out a memo when you’re away from the office.
Coordinates: $29.95. Stevens Creek Software, 800-823-4279, www.stevenscreek.com