personal digital assistant

personal digital assistant

noun
a hand-held computer, often pen-based, that provides especially organizational software, as an appointment calendar, and communications hardware, as a fax modem. Abbreviation: PDA
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personal digital assistant
 
n
PDA a palmtop computer for storing information

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Main Entry:  personal digital assistant
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See electronic organizer
Main Entry:  personal digital assistant
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See personal organizer
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personal digital assistant  
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Personal Digital Assistant definition

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(PDA) A small hand-held computer typically providing calendar, contacts, and note-taking applications but may include other applications, for example a web browser and media player. Small keyboards and pen-based input systems are most commonly used for user input.
The Apple Newton was a fairly early example.
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(2002-09-03)

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