The latest version of the B&H listing:
This bit wasn’t in the original listing:
Online-only sales? Not good at all. And it’s not listed at Best Buy, either.
June 2nd, 2007: LifeDrive Notes: The Changing Of The Guard
Eight years later, I’m back to that CLIE. Miraculously, the battery not only can hold a charge, it seems to have lost none of its stamina.
Going back to a monochrome green 160 x 160 screen is a real trip.
But with Palm OS 3.x, I’m using X-Master and have my wonderful productivity-enhancing hacks back that Palm OS 5.x on the LifeDrive robbed me of.
I still haven’t transferred crucial data from the LifeDrive to the CLIE yet. No Memory Stick card reader/writer here! But the LifeDrive info is safely backed-up, so there’s that. For now.
“Does it still look the same?” And, as the familiar opening sequence gives way to newly-shot footage, it’s no understatement to say it is utterly impossible to spot the join. This is a CGI-free zone, full of backdrop paintings, heavy-looking model spacecraft and polystyrene snowscapes. The effects are practical, the fire is real and — yes — the strings are very much attached. Stephen La Rivière and his Slough-based band of perfectionists have recreated the spirit of AP Films with the very finest attention to detail.
Two videos after the break.
A loose end I’ve been meaning to tie up one day. Today is that day.