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Memory: 0K on Visor when inserted

Weight: 0.6 oz.

Size: 2.05"x2.126"x0.33"

Hard Cover Compatible: Yes

Availability Unknown

8MB Backup Springboard Module by Handspring

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Back it all up! The Backup Module lets you back up your entire Handspring handheld with one touch. The module can then be removed and stored separately from your handheld. Mobile users who don't have access to their desktop for HotSyncing, or users who don't HotSync with a PC, won't be able to live without it.

If you lose data in your handheld (due to battery failure, etc.), you can easily restore the backup copy stored in the Backup Module. Just insert the module and click the button.

See VisorCentral's extensive review for more infomation...

User Opinions
Thumbs Up  95% Thumbs Down 5%

Thumbs Up

A must have!
Even if you aren't travelling with no way to Hotsync, this module is worth every penny. You can't do a full backup on the Flash Module, and hotsyncing after a crash doesn't return all your applications that you lost. Spend the $40. It backs up everything in about 2 minutes. Now there is a software app add-on that allows you to schedule backups. Something that should have been included by HS.
by theicepick

Thumbs Up

Very recommended!
Very good and useful module. Easy to use and backs up fairly quickly. I am hesitant about the $40 for this module but for most people it's a good module to have. I do recommend one of the other external memory modules (Memplug, FlashPlus) as they are about $10 more with more expandibility and usefulness as they offer backup utilities along with other features.
by mysterie

Thumbs Down

Perfer flash module
I would like to buy the flash module
by Anonymous

Thumbs Up

Simple, safe and cheap -- what more could you want?
I use BackupBuddy as well -- but if I'm taking my Visor on the road, or am about to do something tricky with the software configuration, this app is the tops. Only recommendation: switch off hacks before backing up.
by bookrats

Thumbs Up

Essential module
They should bump the price of the Visor $40 and include this with every one. It's that important.
by Soul Raven

Thumbs Down

Crashes while backing up
I've run into a very sinister flaw with this module - it freezes during a backup and must be hard reset, losing everything back to the last backup/hotsync. I have no hacks or any other crap to interfere with its operation.
by Be Careful

Thumbs Up

Why I own a Visor
The Backup module is what truely seperates the Visors from the Palms. If you own a Visor than you owe it to your self to buy the Backup Module. 4 saves and counting.
by Kalrand

Thumbs Up

Performs as advertised
Great module that simply does what it is supposed to do.
by Bear

Thumbs Up

Don't think, but it
If you are reading this review, then chances are you are also installing third party apps. These are not always reliable. The backup module has saved my butt so many times from crashes. No desktop backup solution perfectly restores my Launcher settings, folder tabs, organization, and all my other prefs. The module seamlessly restores EVERYTHING. It is a perfect image of your Visor. It is a STEAL at $40.
by Anonymous

Thumbs Up

You don't have one yet!?!?
This was my 1st springboard module. I have seen frieds loose it all with their Palms. I rest easier knowing I'll never have that kicked-in-the-nuts look on my face!
by thisisside5

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