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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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(SSERDC) is eyeing a contract for an offshore area within the Sulu Sea basin (PDA No.
Scott Health Sciences Library at the University of Alberta (U of A) has been providing services and resources for those using PDAs. These services have met with some success and have been cited and commended by a number of authors [19, 25, 26].
Lessons Learned Based on this pilot study, Several lessons were learned about the use of PDAs in the context of SCE with beginning nursing students: a) learning can be supported through use of PDAs in place of traditional text references; b) PDAs are viewed by students as a beneficial resource in the provision of care; c) PDA use prompted reflection and triggered important need-learning connections; d) student orientation to the use of IT can promote positive attitudes toward computer use among students; and e) PDA implementation represents one mechanism useful in meeting the requirements for inclusion of nursing informatics in the curriculum (AACN, 2008).
As to using Bluetooth and IR, students loved its "quickness" and proved to be less troublesome because files could be transmitted directly between two PDAs without first connecting to a computer network.
PDAs have unchained property managers from their desks, said Merlyn Savishy M.
According to the company, PDA Protect provides enterprise protection, using strong authentication and encryption to protect devices and removable memory.
The capabilities of a handheld device depend on your PDA's features, though.
PDA software makers offer a healthy array of programs to help you be your physical best.
Ken Juneau, assistant vice president and director of distributed applications system development for American National Insurance Co., said he's currently investigating new wireless WiFi connectivity to Ken Juneau replace the company's PDAs. WiFi, or wireless fidelity, allows users to connect to the Internet from virtually anywhere at speeds of up to 54 Mbps.
* Secured synchronisation--Prevents the connection of protected PDAs to unauthorised PCs and the connection of unanthorised PDAs to protected PCs
A collaborative learning strategy entitled "Expert of the Day" using the technology of personal digital assistants (PDAs) improved students' perceptions of their ability to make decisions, increased their confidence and comfort with technology and resulted in decreased time needed by students to access data.
There are three major classifications of general-purpose computers to consider: desktops, laptops and handhelds (PDAs).
Polydiacetylenes (PDA) have an alternating ene-yne backbone structure [5-7].10,12-pentacosadiyonic acid (PCDA)(CH3(CH2)11C=C-C=C(CH2)8COOH), a frequently used DA monomer in PDA chemistry, was employed in our study.If PDAs are prepared under optimal conditions, they normally display a blue color with a lmax = ~640 nm [8].