By Christina B. Farnsworth

Voice recorders, digital cameras, modems, keyboards--even cell phones--are among the plethora of accessories that broaden the uses of palm operating system (OS) devices. The Handspring palm OS device incorporates a springboard, a molded port designed to accept these accessories, says Kim Medlin of Etails Medlin's Etails software synchronizes field information collected on palm devices with a master communication database linking any and all of a builder's team.