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    I found treasure!

    Treasure / a few dozen of these: New Dell Axim X30 Handheld | Dell UK

    I've asked a few of the staff, no one has seen them before. They were in a box in one of the cupboards..mysteriously without a past. Never used.

    All have Windows Mobile 2003 on them... anyone have any ideas what I could use them for? I don't have the heart to throw them

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    Give them to art to make some techy scupltures?

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    Wow, what a find. I supported a few staff that had these, and quite good they were too. Not cheap either IIRC. These days they won't be worth very much, in fact I can see them going on eBay for £20-£30. There must have been quite a few thousand pounds spent on these back then, are you sure no-one knows anything about them? It sounds like a bulk purchase for staff to me, but what a waste if never used!

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    I lusted after one of those, they were a great piece of kit. What a waste just being stuffed in a cupboard. Loads you could do with them.

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    I had one of these with TomTom installed on

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    Used to recycle a fair few of those in an old job. Not bad little machines to be fair!

    However, that site you linked for them though, isº bloody® annoying© to®™ read© for℗ a reasn™ I can't quite® put my finger© on.

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    Funnily enough I found one of these in our server room recently. It's just finished charging so I might have a play.

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    Awesome. I love finding stuff.

    I've recently been exchanging emails with a New York artist who created the buried trophies for an unsolved 30-year-old US treasure hunt called "The Secret".

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/THE-SECRET-A...5&sr=8-1-fkmr1

    Maybe you could hide them again, but with a trail of cryptic clues.
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    I've been playing around with one and to be honest I love the little thing, I just can't find a use for it! It's like a smart phone without the phone and not as smart

    Internal message system? Can you still get apps for them?

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    Do they have the ability to turn them into barcode scanners?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MattHarwood View Post
    . anyone have any ideas what I could use them for? I don't have the heart to throw them
    How about donation to your local friendly edugeeks?!?! Worth a shot!

    Steve

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    photo frames, RSS Readers, you could turn them into a sign for your office door. (IN/OUT). I use an old Loox PDA to store my CD Keys and passwords as it has a pin entry making slightly better than a bit of paper.

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