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handheld:

see personal digital assistantpersonal digital assistant
(PDA), lightweight, hand-held computer designed for use as a personal organizer with communications capabilities; also called a handheld. A typical PDA has no keyboard, relying instead on special hardware and pen-based computer software to enable the
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With a federal grant for $211,000, Shawnee High School trained its ninth-grade teachers in handheld usage and classroom integration.
These digital karaoke videos can be played on HandHeld Entertainment's ZVUE[TM] portable video player or on any other PVP that supports Windows Media 10 with Digital Rights Management (DRM).
The approach is interactive and meaningful," Rutherford says, "and the format gives educators enough time to really learn how to use a handheld.
Our strategy has always been to support all forms of digital media for use 'on the go,'" said Jeff Oscodar, president and chief executive officer of HandHeld Entertainment.
Glyer says that having a personal handheld that students can take home allows parents to be more closely involved with their child's work.
The result: this year, every central office administrator will carry the Palm Treo smartphone, which includes the Palm operating system and combines the functions of a cell phone with a Palm handheld.
Enhanced Handheld Asset Control--IT departments with BlackBerry Enterprise Server v4.
Palm OS-based devices account for more than 70 percent of all handheld PDAs sold, and a network of some 100,000 independent software developers has produced more than 5,000 add-on applications.
With more than a billion handheld devices expected to be sold worldwide in 2007, and a growing demand for visually compelling content for these devices, there is a need for rich graphics and 3D hardware acceleration technology.
They also liked the idea of using the GoKnow Handheld Learning Environment, which allows students to use software tools that integrate word processing, concept mapping, drawing, animation, and the downloading of Web pages.
Current owners of the technology can attest to the flexibility of being able to walk into any meeting, connect their handheld to a projector and begin presenting immediately without experiencing the downtime associated with booting up a laptop.