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February 10, 2003

Personal Tech: February 10, 2003 photoGetting a grip on handhelds
About six years ago, the Palm Pilot started a tech revolution by making the personal digital assistant suddenly useful. Today's handhelds have advanced beyond simple datebooks and contact lists.

Things to snap on or plug into your handheld
Once you pick a personal digital assistant from all the offerings, you can start working your way through the array of accessories that are turning handheld organizers into the electronic equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife.

Solutions: E-mail program shares spellchecker with other software
Q. In Windows XP, whenever I click on Spelling I get: "An error occurred while spelling was being checked." I have tried clicking Tools, Options and Spelling, checking all boxes. No help. I have also tried Tools, Options, General and tried to make "This application the default mail handler." It won't respond. How do I get my spellcheck to work?

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The Roundtable computer group will meet at 2 p.m. today at the South Holiday Branch Library, 4649 Mile Stretch Road, Holiday. For information, call (727) 939-2087.

The Buzz: Fading floppies: Dell next to drop drives
Like vinyl records and eight-track tapes, floppy drives are slowly succumbing to the march of technology.

Things to snap on or plug into your handheld
Once you pick a personal digital assistant from all the offerings, you can start working your way through the array of accessories that are turning handheld organizers into the electronic equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife.

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