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mobile device

A mobile device generally refers to a cellphone, smartphone or tablet. Depending on context, the term may encompass laptop computers or other portable, electronic products. See mobile platform, mobile device management, mobile compatibility, mobile device vendor control and how to select a mobile device.
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His persistence paid off: Just three years later he says each of the district's principals and roughly half of its 700 teachers now use Palm handhelds in a variety of ways.
IT administrators can also use the handheld configuration tool to centrally load handheld software and provision handhelds with appropriate user data.
This move is a part of the AMD commitment to enable The Ultimate Visual Experience[TM] across all devices from handhelds to PCs.
Fourth graders in Barbara Preziosi's class at Sebastian Elementary School are so taken with their Palm Tungsten handhelds that they won't let them go.
MARGI Systems, a provider of mobile presentation solutions that turn handhelds into professional quality presentation devices, is extending presentation capabilities to a new generation of Palm handheld users.
Palm Handhelds at Olathe Unified School District Tops the 5,000 Mark
We thought handhelds would allow students to complete the entire writing process using technology in their own classrooms, instead of in the computer lab.
Users can also beam, e-mail or upload files to other PCs or handhelds.
In past years, handhelds were more commonly used among administrators to keep track of meetings, and by teachers to log student scores.
When handhelds made their big splash on the tech scene in the early 1990s, administrators mostly used them to keep track of meetings and schedules.