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Can Axim import Palm data?

I am thinking of getting an Axim to replace my Palm. However I have tons of memos, todos, etc. in my Palm and can't afford to re-enter the data to the new PDA. Can Axim import Palm files? Or are there utilities that allow me to do so? Thanks.

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Yes, Palm data like calendars and contacts can be transfered various ways including through Outlook or via infrared.

Posted on Sep 13, 2005

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