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a gymnastic feat in which a person starts from a standing position and leaps forwards or backwards into a handstand and then onto his feet
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New features of enotate v1.2 include support for Microsoft Excel and the Handspring Visor, full color support for the Palm IIIc, gray-scale support for the Palm Vx and m100, "slide show" support and control of "auto power off" in PowerPoint.
This new expansion slot for the Palm line differs in type from that used in its main competitor, the Handspring Visor, which uses a proprietary Springboard slot.
One of the most remarkable developments in pocket-sized gadget technology is the Kodak Palm Pix, a tiny camera designed to plug on to a Palm-compatible handheld computer like the Palm III, TGR Pro, or Handspring Visor.
Compatible devices include the Palm III, PalmV and Palm VII (in offline mode) series from Palm Inc., the Handspring Visor, IBM WorkPad and the Symbol Technologies SPT 1500 and 1700 series.
If you've been thinking of buying a PDA (personal digital assistant) such as the wildly popular Palm (old name: PalmPilot), you may want to hold off until you take a look at the new Handspring Visor. Users say they are doing handsprings over it.
One of ZiLOG's Extreme Connectivity solutions for the Digital Home and Digital Office is the Wave Communicator, a wireless module that combines the capabilities of a cordless telephone and a remote control for handheld computing devices, such as the Handspring Visor. This technology can activate a series of home appliances and electronics, including alarm clock, coffee pot, room lights and music.
Virgin Atlantic Airways has launched a new Handspring Visor Deluxe offer for its frequent flyer members.
NetLibrary has announced that, in an effort to foster the adoption and use of e-books among a greater number of consumers across the Internet, it has reached an agreement to acquire peanutpress.com, a pioneering distributor of literature for reading on hand-held computing devices, including the Palm Computing platform, Handspring Visor, and devices employing the Windows CE operating system.
Designed for use with the Palm organizers and Handspring Visor handheld computers, the keyboard weighs less than half a pound and enhances the capabilities of palm devices by enabling user's to type e-mails, take notes and create faxes.
The Wrist PDA is compatible with most Palm-based handhelds, including the m100 and m500 series and Handspring Visor, Edge, and Sony Clie.
I must admit that I am one of "those" people--I carry my Handspring Visor with me everywhere and I often also carry a cellphone.
Computers that use the Palm operating system--which runs PalmPilot, Handspring Visor, and similar handheld devices--tend to be relatively inexpensive and easy to use.