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Bug Splat
03-15-2010, 4:53 PM
I have an Old HP Ipaq H2200 that I used to use before smart phones came around. So I have this device that is just burning a hole in my pocket. I already have a Windows Mobile Smart phone so I'm covered there.

Here are the limitations of the device:
Only can run 2gb of mem so a MP3 player is out.
Only can run branded HP WM2003ce so not cooked ROMs

What should I do with it? What can I do with it?

Ricky-Ray
03-15-2010, 5:00 PM
Paper Weight.

mur
03-15-2010, 5:51 PM
GPS

I have an old MIO, that works perfectly for it

Bug Splat
03-15-2010, 7:47 PM
GPS

I have an old MIO, that works perfectly for it

I have 2 GPS' already :(. My phone has Garmin GPS software installed and I have Garmin stand-alone unit.

I'm really at a loss to what to use it for (besides a paperweight). Its even in a nice rugged aluminum case. Maybe I could install some kinda of Ballistic software but what will even run on it? If I can't find a use I might as well give it to one of my kids and let them play games on it.

NSR500
03-15-2010, 7:53 PM
Ballistic software should work. I have an ipaq setup as a remote control and ballistic computer.

Harbinger
03-15-2010, 8:02 PM
Backstop for .22 shorts :p

JDay
03-16-2010, 7:45 AM
You should be able to put Linux on it. It boots of the flash card.

http://www.handhelds.org/handhelds-faq/handhelds-faq.html

chiefcrash
03-16-2010, 8:19 AM
it really depends on what kind of geek (if any) you are...

If you're the type that digs through a box of broken/discarded electronics, harvesting components for a project, then I can think of all sorts of things you can do with it.

If you're not that type though, honestly you should probably just e-waste it (or give it to a geek of the previously mentioned type). Otherwise, it's just going to sit around getting more and more obsolete...

Blackhawk556
03-16-2010, 2:30 PM
use it for target practice on a 300 yard range.

POLICESTATE
03-16-2010, 2:33 PM
$ell it on Craig$li$t.

2Bear
03-23-2010, 11:10 AM
They make decent Home Theater remotes I hear. Not sure about your model.

1Fastrider
03-23-2010, 8:24 PM
I threw away 3 last year. ewaste. shoot it. etc.

elrcastor
03-23-2010, 8:31 PM
http://www.dndguns.com/images/03a-shrike-006.jpg

plus

http://regmedia.co.uk/2006/02/13/hp_ipaq_hw6900.jpg


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