Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Choosing the perfect Palm.(Last Minute Gift Guide)

Byline: Nancy Tipton

BEFORE YOU BUY, you might want to consider the following:

* What is your budget? Palms range from $149 to $449.

* How much memory do you need? 2 megabytes, 4 MB or 8 MB? Memory isn't really an issue for address entries or appointments. However, some popular software can quickly fill memory.

* Do you want to go online? If so, do you want it built-in or is an add-on modem OK?

* Does what it looks like matter? Are you willing to pay for the look you want? Do size and weight matter?

* Do you want an internal rechargeable battery? Most Palms run on AAA batteries that can last a couple of months. Color displays or wireless connections are real battery eaters. …

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