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Money’s Worth | Smartphones | Scads of features—for scads of dollars

September 6 2004
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Money’s Worth | Smartphones | Scads of features—for scads of dollars

September 6 2004

Money’s Worth | Smartphones | Scads of features—for scads of dollars

Cellphones and personal digital assistants are increasingly melding into “smart phones,” which in turn are outselling PDAs by as much as two to one this year. You can use them to call home, check email, surf the Web and update your daytimer-but they’ll cost you. MICHAEL SNIDER

1000 is impressive but pricey. The BiackBerry is simple and tops for heavy emailers. But Treo is best all-around.