PalmOne announces new high-capacity line

By Sascha Segan

PalmOne announced a new “mobile manager” class of handheld products, and let slip that the first gadget in the new category will be called the LifeDrive. Mobile Managers will join PalmOne’s Treo smartphones, Tungsten business-oriented PDAs, and Zire personal PDAs in PalmOne’s product line. In a press release, PalmOne stated that handhelds in the new category will be for people who want to tote all of their important data around with them, and will have a lot of file storage capacity (i.e. multi-GB) and can thus “carry dozens of documents and hundreds of songs” or “carry a thousand-plus photos and…videos.”

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