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The latest addition to Palm's on-again, off-again instruction book series has quietly been released. "Now You Know: Treo 680" is now available for sale at Amazon and other major retailers with an MSRP of $19.99. Amazon's current sales price is 32% less at $13.59.

Published by Peachpit Press and authored by Patrick Ames, this 160-page guide follows the look and feel set by other volumes in the set. Targeting certain Treo smartphones and handhelds like the T|E and Zire 31/72, Palm's "Now You Know" line has historically been, essentially, a very glossy user manual targeting novice or beginner users.

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Barnes and Noble

legodude522 @ 11/6/2006 6:52:57 PM # Q
I just saw this 2 days ago at Barnes and Noble. I took a picture of the books they had. I totally forgot to mention it.

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Gone are the days

Tamog @ 11/7/2006 5:34:03 AM # Q
when Palms like my trusty old IIIc shipped with a true book as a manual. Every third-classy gadget in austria can ship with a manual...I really wonder why Palm cant include a good one instead of all the advertising crap!

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Hurrah! The book is out!

freakout @ 11/7/2006 5:42:58 AM # Q
Erm... now could we have the Treo to go with it?

Or is that stupid? Palm?

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A Mistery Novel....

jfme @ 11/7/2006 12:30:27 PM # Q
Wonder what the book says..??? "Look, It looks just like the 700p, but without an antenna"..."Wooohh" "Wahhaa"

Pretty smart business move though.

The books are quite well done
hkklife @ 11/7/2006 2:19:30 PM # Q
I actually purchaed one of the earlier versions of this book ("Now You Know Zire") for a relative that had purchaed a Zire 31. When they decided that a PDA was not for them they gave it back to me and I perused the book at length. It's got nice glossy pages with some quality aesthetics and layouts. Everything is targeted towards an "advanced novice"; I figure the target audience is someone who owned an old Palm and just used one or two functions on it. Now that same person has a snazzy new color Palm & is wanting to try to explore its features a bit more but still have some hand-holding.

It's still inexcusable for Palm not to include a small printed booklet with their devices (funny how Treos still have printed documentation--likely a requirement of the carriers) but a book like this doesn't cost *that* much and it's nice to have the option.

I'd rather see Palm offering stuff like this for sale than gold-plated styli.

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