Olivetti Da Vinci Reviews
Product Type: other Tablet PCs / eBook Readers
Newest Review: ... third Thursday), etc. on the handheld. It also allows you to cut/copy/paste info from one record to another. Software is ... more
Customer Olivetti Da Vinci Reviews (2)
by - written on 18/05/02, updated on 28/05/02 (Very useful, 1864 readings)
Due to infringement concerns with Palm, Royal revamped the newer DV1 (1 Meg) and DV4 (4 Meg) units. These are not full blown PDA’s, but more appropriately are a replacement for a paper planner, and this may become Royal’s daVinci’s niche. The DV’s have a to-do-list/priority level/status, name/address/other info, planner/calendar/reminder, calculator/exchange rate, notes, info search and world time. These features have the basic functions, but being basic makes it somewhat intuitive to use. This makes the DV units suitable for persons not wanting the complexities of never used optional features of other PDA’s, does not have ... Read the complete review
by - written on 28/03/01, updated on 28/03/01 (Very useful, 840 readings)
I had a brief fling with a DaVinci. It was not really my choice, but a Psion had died on me, I was broke, and the DaVinci was on sale in a discount store for £70, including a fold-out keyboard. Originally, the DaVinci was based on the Palm system, or something very similar. Lots of people produced numerous add-ons of DaVinci-ware. Unfortunately, Palm took exception and after some legal wrangling, Olivetti-Royal conceded. As a result, the DaVinci system was dumbed down, so that now it is now longer possible to install any extra software. The software that is now available with the DaVinci is horrid. It is very primitive and nasty to use. You get a scheduler, ... Read the complete review
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