1. Bujin#IM's Avatar
    Hi,

    I've ordered a Redfly for use with my 800w. I'm curious as to how well it works on BT vs. USB.

    Does it work as well with BT - is it more laggy? Just curious.
    09-28-2008 05:40 PM
  2. dc_in_sf's Avatar
    Hi,

    I've ordered a Redfly for use with my 800w. I'm curious as to how well it works on BT vs. USB.

    Does it work as well with BT - is it more laggy? Just curious.
    The BT connection is quite usable and great for those moments when you just want to dash out a quick email or check something on the web. The main downsides to using bluetooth are:

    1. When using the BT connection the screen will occasionally redraw for no apparent reason. This can be somewhat annoying.

    2. The phone is not charging off the Redfly - if you are using a lot of data (either cellular or wi-fi) then it is great to extend the phones battery life by hooking it up to the Redfly.
    09-29-2008 12:32 PM
  3. Bujin#IM's Avatar
    Thanks for the response - I'm excited for my new toy! :)
    09-29-2008 07:35 PM
  4. ckj's Avatar
    Make sure you have the 800w USB and Battery Charging Update from Palm installed on your 800w. Everything USB related (including REDFLY) will work better.
    09-29-2008 11:48 PM
  5. EdFrmBrighthand's Avatar
    Connecting your 800w and Redfly with Bluetooth will help extend the smartphone's battery life a bit because the screen will be off, and that's a major power drain. Still, like dc_in_sf said, as long as the 800w can charge over USB then you can finish up a long session of use with a full charge on your smartphone.
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    10-01-2008 10:17 AM
  6. Bujin#IM's Avatar
    I received it today....I'm in love! :)
    10-01-2008 05:56 PM
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