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Synonyms for PDA

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

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Mobile e-mail on my PDA really improves my productivity," he says.
Never be at a loss for words again -- your PDA can double as a reference library
The PDA is a tool toward achieving constructivist thinking in the fast-paced working environment as students work to solve patient problems in a timely manner.
paper and is available via PDAs over wireless networks, says Horvath.
PDA Security is valuable for corporate system administrators who need a PDA-protection architecture for their organizations.
A third do not use passwords to access their PDA--and yet a third use their PDAs to store their passwords.
Many PDAs have the ability to transmit or "beam" information to another PDA via an infrared information stream.
Enter the first few digits; the PDA will search for appropriate matches.
NEC Computers is in an optimum position to deliver a world-class corporate PDA based on our familiarity with the unique needs of the corporate market, and our long-standing status as a leading mobile solutions provider," said Larry Miller, vice president of marketing, NEC Computers Inc.
Unlike other computers, PDAs are lightweight--designed to fit comfortably in a jacket pocket.
If an e-mail message should bring a change of itinerary, a cancellation or a new location for a meeting--that information can be immediately transferred to your PDA, which will then fetch new directions from the car's GPS.
He also plans to expand into the healthcare market by helping doctors and other medical professionals maximize their PDA investments and focus on the latest entrant into the handheld market: the smartphone, which is a mobile phone and a PDA in one device.
Fast enough to stream video and MP3 files, Fire & Forget expands the reach of the PDA enabling users to explore applications typically reserved for higher capacity notebooks.
The Wrist PDA is a neat gadget, but we found the joystick and buttons a bit rigid.