The HP Palmtop Paper May/June 1992
The HP Palmtop Paper
Issue 3 May/June 1992
Table of Contents
HP offers 95LX U.S. users 90 days of free technical support and announces a 512K-to-1MB upgrade program or international users. HP Technical Support
tells how to turn on the infrared port in new 95LXs. Rumors of new HP palmtops.
This article reviews ACT!, the most popular contact manager of desktop
computers, now available for the 95LX. The article also includes a brief
look at two other contact managers: Pocket Sales Force and Contact 95.
This palmtop novice learns to close unneeded applications, use PHONE as
a database, and to type fast on his 95LX.
Larry discusses his automated MESSAGE program for sending and retrieving
of CompuServe messages using the HP 95LX.
Mark discusses how to check to see if a program that runs on an IBM compatible
PC will work on the 95LX. He also describes procedures for customizing
DOS programs for the 95LX, and lists DOS programs that will run on the
It's finally here, and well worth the wait. Find out what's on the disk,
how we selected it, and how easy it is to use. One program, WEEKABK, gives
you a week-at-a-glance screen for your Appointment Book.
Hal reports on the future of System Manager and wireless communications,
updates information on long-lasting AA batteries, discusses "vaporware,"
and describes the difference between The HP Palmtop ON DISK, the Subscribers
Disk, and the printed version of The HP Palmtop Paper.
The 95LX's built-in APPT and PHONE applications can create to-do lists,
remind you of appointments, and keep a well-organized phone book. Can you
replace your day planner with an HP 95LX, or does it make more sense to
Ed discusses two Solver functions from HP CALC: L(x,alg) and G(x). He also
mentions three DOS programs not found on the 95LX and some software from
a new 95LX user.
Tom tells you how you can make use of EXPENSE.WK1, one of four Lotus worksheets
built into ROM on the U.S. 95LX. He briefly reviews other programs, including:
One that makes Alt and Ctrl "sticky" (press once instead of holding down),
a program that puts a clock with huge block letters on the 95LX, and a
program that lets the 95LX reproduce the tones of a touchtone phone, letting
the 95LX dial a number.
Ed briefly discusses Swift!Basic, and then discusses the five programming
languages built into the 95LX. He expands on the MS-DOS batch command language
with some powerful examples.
More than a Phone Book, the 95LX's built-in database application can be
used to organize and find all sorts of information. Here are some examples
on how you might set up and use such a database.
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