The "Pocket PC" I've had in my attic for 13 years

  • Published: 15 August 2019
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    What passed as "cutting edge" pocket technology way back in the day? Well... the iPAQ was amazing pocket tech in MY day... let's check it out.

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Comments • 4 535

  • Aleksandras Fedotovas
    Aleksandras Fedotovas  6 hours back

    Scammer XD

    • Ezwan Rohman
      Ezwan Rohman  23 hours back

      Ohhhh so many quirks in this video

      • Bob Leung
        Bob Leung  2 days back

        Yes...I saw lots of iPaqs, Palm and Sony Clies being used when I was in pharmacy school as well back in the day...this really brings back memories of me and my Palm Zire 71 circa 2003.

        • Raymond Lo
          Raymond Lo  3 days back

          This reminds me of the old day of the internet where I have to download mp3 for 20 mins straight.

          • Samus
            Samus  3 days back

            Had an HP pavillion slimline that ran windows vista i think, it had a dock specifically for the one that came with it. I was 6.

            • Kevin Velazquez
              Kevin Velazquez  3 days back

              I knew he was gonna say Bubble Breaker the second he mentioned games

              • Jonniman007
                Jonniman007  4 days back

                you are an actual nerd, arent you?

                • m1nt_
                  m1nt_  5 days back


                  • Sam
                    Sam  5 days back


                    • Tejas Agrawal
                      Tejas Agrawal  5 days back

                      I had t-mobile pocket pc

                      • The Philosopher
                        The Philosopher  6 days back

                        I mean, it didn't have a full-fledged operating system or anything, but for media the Creative Zen Vision W (released same year) was absolutely leagues ahead of this thing with a decent looking 16:9 screen of about 5" and a 30GB hard drive. It also cost a hell of a lot less than this thing. It had CF slot, speaker, headphone jack, and even composite AV out too so you could hook it up to any TV. Why you wouldn't get that instead of this pocket PC for media is beyond me. Until good smart phones because a thing, I used the crap out of that Zen. I think you could watch video for a good 12 hours on it, great for travelling, commuting.

                        • Kiah C. West
                          Kiah C. West  6 days back

                          Can't see shit

                          • Opernakist
                            Opernakist  6 days back

                            So uh, can I get a dbrand skin for one of em bad boys?

                            • Alias
                              Alias  6 days back

                              13 year old pocket assistant gets him more excited then the modern tech that he has exclusive access too that most people would kill for

                              • AmountStax
                                AmountStax  6 days back

                                Um. Can you not promote ring anymore? I'm surveiled plenty already thanks.

                                • Alex Carrillo
                                  Alex Carrillo  7 days back

                                  You might be a Nerd, that a type of person that would not do an apology for the STUPID VIDEO THAT HE, AND Brandon's did a video regarding insulting photographers for using a FujiFilm professional camera in a insulting joking way, screw your PADD, and Brandon's cell phone. I will still be hounding you until you give in.

                                  • matthaus woolard
                                    matthaus woolard  1 weeks back

                                    The Files app on iPad is the same as the Files app in iPhone!

                                    • TheCosmicHawk
                                      TheCosmicHawk  1 weeks back

                                      Bubble breaker was literally the first game I’ve ever played and I’m not even old

                                      • juicedup14
                                        juicedup14  1 weeks back

                                        Pocket pc is very close to pocket pussy

                                        • Jacky Fan
                                          Jacky Fan  1 weeks back

                                          "It's no secret I've always been a bit of a nerd" Linus (a really big nerd)

                                          • jacob 626
                                            jacob 626  1 weeks back

                                            my wifi has 1ghz cpu

                                            • Sir Winston
                                              Sir Winston  1 weeks back

                                              Omg flashbacks to my HTC Fuze days 🤦🏾‍♂️

                                              • Ravi Kumar
                                                Ravi Kumar  1 weeks back

                                                5:35 Since when was windows button at bottom right?

                                                • Jemilo II
                                                  Jemilo II  1 weeks back

                                                  I had a pda with windows mobile 6.5 and was able to play StarCraft broadwar on it with a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard

                                                  • Static0Z
                                                    Static0Z  1 weeks back

                                                    sweet device

                                                    • Borsalino Kizaru
                                                      Borsalino Kizaru  1 weeks back

                                                      Remember when HP tried making a mobile phone-cum-computer back in 2016?

                                                      • mamamia88
                                                        mamamia88  1 weeks back

                                                        Ah the good old days when gadgets were tools to get you through the day instead of distracting from the meaningless Ness of existence

                                                        • whatthereq
                                                          whatthereq  1 weeks back

                                                          Bubble fucking breaker. I've been trying to remember this name for years and suddenly linus drops it outta nowhere as it was nothing, holy crap.

                                                          • EMMNUEL J
                                                            EMMNUEL J  1 weeks back

                                                            It had touch ID

                                                            • Spinkey
                                                              Spinkey  1 weeks back

                                                              they had university back then?

                                                              • Hasanur Rashid
                                                                Hasanur Rashid  1 weeks back

                                                                Back when Windows mobile OS was cool.

                                                                • Artie VanDelayo
                                                                  Artie VanDelayo  1 weeks back

                                                                  What company in their right mind would keep changing their own proprietary connectors? 😲

                                                                  • Serj Star
                                                                    Serj Star  1 weeks back

                                                                    For what it is it's ahead of it's time I'm just surprised that Microsoft didn't jump on it harder

                                                                    • Robert Wofford
                                                                      Robert Wofford  1 weeks back

                                                                      Uh bro we played bejewelled on an old gateway I think its older

                                                                      • Angel Sanchez
                                                                        Angel Sanchez  1 weeks back

                                                                        Windows Mobile was the shit!!! I had Nextel Motorola i930. Huge flip phone running WM with the walkie talkie function. Then I moved to a UTStarcomm PPC-6700 and finally ended with a HTC PPC-6800 Mogul on Sprint. Some of the best devices I ever owned! Smartphones before they were even called that!

                                                                        • MPF_AGUNDIPSHT
                                                                          MPF_AGUNDIPSHT  1 weeks back

                                                                          lol ive still got my Telecom Apache pocket pc, still works to

                                                                          • Carl Willows
                                                                            Carl Willows  1 weeks back


                                                                            • Derek at ClassicRockRadio

                                                                              Found my old iPaq last week with its cradle woohoo

                                                                              • HeyHerdy
                                                                                HeyHerdy  1 weeks back

                                                                                For a 13 year old device looks like it's still pretty snappy

                                                                                • Werner Conradie
                                                                                  Werner Conradie  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Can it play Minion Masters?

                                                                                  • Nizam Iskandar
                                                                                    Nizam Iskandar  1 weeks back

                                                                                    wow.. i used to own a my sister's pre-owned Cingular 8125.. upgraded with cooked rom windows 6.5 .. hahaha

                                                                                    • J Tizzle
                                                                                      J Tizzle  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Shit I have 2 of these in my living room do they sell for lots

                                                                                      • not sure
                                                                                        not sure  1 weeks back

                                                                                        I still have my tandy z pad...

                                                                                        • Fans, speakers, and more

                                                                                          2:34. That's p*rn.

                                                                                          • Dakota Dirden
                                                                                            Dakota Dirden  2 weeks back

                                                                                            This little thing is a powerful little device surprising

                                                                                            • 5t0n3r B1k3r
                                                                                              5t0n3r B1k3r  2 weeks back

                                                                                              If you want one to dissect I thing I have one too

                                                                                              • FwF FR2
                                                                                                FwF FR2  2 weeks back

                                                                                                i remember my old palm pilot

                                                                                                • herokid789
                                                                                                  herokid789  2 weeks back

                                                                                                  1 I really want to see someone turn one of these old pre 2008 pocket pcs into a emulator or try to upgrade it to work today.

                                                                                                  2 the best thing about these old pocket devices is if you ever got in a fight with a freind you could throw it at them miss put a dent in their wall then pick it up like you didn't do nothing and it would most likely be fine. ( I mean a normal grab and toss if you throw it like a baseball something will break but it will most likely be part of your freind