1989: Sharp Dial Master EL-6250H
Roseberry says the Dial Master was a telephone book, memo pad, calculator and auto phone dialer with 8KB of memory.
Security features: Secret key to password-protect items.
1997: RIM Inter@active Pager 950
You've got mail! The pager had a small keyboard and a full mailbox that held more than 500 contacts.
Security features: Just password protection, says Roseberry.
1999: HP 6601x
This device connected to the world via PCMCIA WiseCom 56.6kbps modem, an IR Port and a PC docking cradle.
Security features: Password protection similar to that of a PC. Lost your password? Hard reset required — and all data was lost.
2000: Compaq iPAQ Pocket PC
Bragdon could put presentations and other sensitive information on the iPAQ.
Security features: Standard Windows password protection, says Roseberry. iPAQ Backup saved data to an external device, compressed or encrypted.
2002: Sony Clie PEG-NX70V/U
"Actually pretty cool," said Bragdon about the multimedia Clie. Included integrated camera and swivel display.
Security features: Data backup to PC, personal information protection and the ability to mask certain data with password protection.
2004: BlackBerry 7100 t
An early-generation BlackBerry, with no camera or ability to play MP3s. Could send/receive emails, text messages and chat.
Security features: Password protection, device-locking capability, content protection and compression, et cetera.
2009: Blackberry Curve and the iPhone
These days Bragdon carries a Blackberry Curve (business) and an iPhone (personal). It's more important than ever to keep the two devices separate, due to considerations of intellectual property. "If I walk out the door, who owns it?" he said.