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Topic: PDA's and magic
Message: Posted by: Skeptic (Jan 14, 2004 10:43AM)
What programs do you use for managing your magic hobby/career with a PDA?

I use the calendar and address book to track contact and appointments of course. I also haver a couple of documents that I keep on it to read on tricks and theory from allmagic.com in the reader section.
Message: Posted by: tiptophat (Jan 15, 2004 07:40PM)
The palm is a great tool to have an outline of your show as a quick reminder at a glance if you need. Depending on the type of show I do I may use it as a calculator then switch it to notes for a quick reference on an anagram. Just food for thought.
Message: Posted by: Geoff Weber (Jan 20, 2004 10:40AM)
I keep a list of all my card tricks, and appointments, and magic purchases on my pda.
Message: Posted by: MarkFarrar (Jan 23, 2004 03:36PM)
There is some software called SuperMemo that helps you learn things (e.g. stacked decks).
Message: Posted by: jkvand (Jan 24, 2004 07:49PM)
In the memo pad section of my PDA, I keep a file of all the magic shows I do: this includes the event, the contact person and phone number/address, the date of the show, number of people, my fee, and a list of the tricks that I did. That way, if (when?) they book me for the following year, I can make sure that I don't repeat tricks, and I also have other important info to look at as a reference. It works great for me!
Message: Posted by: Dennis (Feb 9, 2004 09:29AM)
On my PDA I have...

Expert at the Card Table
Expert card Technique
The Art of Magic
Ecny of Card Tricks
and
Modern coin Magic (Bobo)

But sometimes I delete Modern Coin Magic
because I need the room - however, having the others
with me ALL the time is great!!!

goto http://www.lybrary.com - tell Chris Dennis Mahoney
sent you and he should give me some free books (VBG).

I'm not involved with lybrary.com except as a customer,
but I think alot of magician's would love to have those books on thier palmpilot like I do!


Dennis
Message: Posted by: Dr_Gonzo (Feb 10, 2004 11:02AM)
I picked up keyboard and a decent word processor for my palm pilot and it's been handy to have around in all sorts of situations, least of which is typing up ideas on the train.
Message: Posted by: Dennis (Feb 10, 2004 12:54PM)
I wrote my entire script for "Charlie Northeast" on my pilot in memopad while waiting for a plane! (without a keyboard)

Dennis