> > Good point however. It would be nice to be able to tell the system to not
> > interrupt no matter what.
> That's not really the way to think about it - with a new operating system like
> Windows CE, which is going to run on mobile phones, the user needs to have the
> power to interrupt any application. For example with a phone call or an urgent
> A game can be paused, but a phone call can't - I think a game should pause
> itself if it gets a WM_KILLFOCUS message.
> Not like good old DOS days I admit - but quite exciting in a different way I
You are right of course.
> > Ok I remember now.
> > Seems typical of Compaq, they fix one thing and break another ie. the gamepad
> > fix and then the screwed up design of the new Oval shaped pad. Makes playing
> > almost as difficult as on the ipaq3600.
> Absolutely! Let's hop the new HP iPaq fix the problem. I hate the joypad on the
> Jornada, it's so crappy and clicky!
I agree somewhat I have the Jornada as well and the pad is a bit 'loose'. However it's a tad better than the iPaq because you can actually move diagnally without guessing that you are.
> On the 38xx I don't understand why they had to flip the screen at all: aren't
> the cases the same?
One can only wonder why Compaq made such a change. Only one think is probably absolute, we will never be told the real reason. :\