personal digital assistant

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a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks

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Most personal digital assistants that are just entering the public market are equipped with Bluetooth-compatible software.
Microsoft Corp and its industry partners, including Casio Computer Co Ltd, Compaq Computer Corp, Hewlett-Packard Co and Symbol Technologies Inc, have unveiled the Pocket PC, their next-generation personal digital assistant.
CDW-G), a wholly owned subsidiary of CDW Corporation (NASDAQ:CDWC) and leading source of Information Technology (IT) solutions to governments and educators, today announced that Indiana University School of Medicine and Ohio State University have established personal digital assistant (PDA) programs with CDW-G for students, faculty and staff.
I seized on the personal digital assistant idea because it struck me as a very expensive replacement for a $5 date book.
Software Application Enables Field Representatives to Synchronize Personal Digital Assistants with Enterprise Servers for Enhanced Sales, Marketing, and Service Effectiveness
ATLANTA -- Personal Digital Assistant for the Blind and Visually Impaired Built Using Visuaide Assistive Technology and The HP iPAQ Pocket PC as a Platform
In simple terms, it's been clear that there needed to be a standard way for a cellphone or a personal digital assistant with Web access to be able to say to a Web server, "I am a cellphone.
Study Studio offers students the convenience and mobility of a personal digital assistant for anytime, anywhere access," said JP Lenney, president of McGraw-Hill/Irwin, a unit of McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
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