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handheld computer

handheld computer in Culture

handheld computer definition

A highly mobile and compact computer, also called a PDA (personal digital assistant), originally built to function as a personal scheduling assistant. Today, handheld computers frequently provide a convenient connection to the Internet using wireless technology. They are immensely popular in parts of Europe and Asia.

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