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Palm® Pre™ for Dummies® by Chris Ziegler

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Chapter 17. Ten (Or So) Palm Pre Accessories

In This Chapter

  • Spare batteries

  • Chargers

  • Cases

  • Cables

  • Headsets

As you might expect, the Palm Pre isn't just a standalone pretty face. It has stuff you can use to dress it up that isn't limited to software. In addition to finding accessories for the Palm Pre at the Palm Web site, the Palm Pre has a Web site devoted to its accessories; visit here to find more accessories as they become available:

www.preaccessories.com

In this chapter, you'll find descriptions of commonly sought (and helpful) accessories and links to sites where you can find and purchase them. (All prices listed are approximate, in US dollars, and are current as of this writing.)

Palm Pre Spare Battery

If you're one of those "be prepared" types, consider investing in an extra battery for your Palm Pre — one that you can carry with you and swap in at a moment's notice, just in case your phone charge is running low, and you can't stop to charge the phone right now. If you're a very heavy user of the Pre's many features — especially Web browsing, calling, and other functions that use the wireless radio — you might find that you get as little as four hours on a single battery charge. So, for some users, a spare battery is a must.

To purchase an official standard battery manufactured by Palm ($50), visit your network provider's store or the Palm Web site at www.palm.com. A 1350 milliampere-hour (mAh) extended battery for the Palm Pre (as opposed to the standard battery's 1150mAh) is also ...

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