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A computer that is small enough to fit in the palm of one's hand.


a battery-powered microcomputer small enough to fit in the palm.


[ˈpɑːmtɒp] N (also palmtop computer) → ordenador m de bolsillo, computador m or computadora f de bolsillo (LAm), palmtop m


[ˈpɑːmtɒp] n (also palmtop computer) → ordinateur m de poche
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It also answers why an educator should even want to use a handheld computer in class.
The researcher collected and analyzed student artifacts which included items from the students' handheld computers, items beamed from one handheld computer to another, and documents they created on paper as a result of work completed on the handheld computer.
Chapura, a developer of software primarily for handheld computers, announced technology to synchronize a Palm handheld computer with a Microsoft Exchange server.
Scott Nelson, technical support specialist for Casio in Dover, New Jersey, which makes the Cassiopeia A-10 Windows CE handheld computer, says third-party software developers are rushing to write applications for Windows CE and more than 1,000 new applications will be available to handheld users by the end of this year.
SAN DIEGO -- GoKnow Learning released today scientifically based research (SBR) that demonstrates handheld computer use in K-12 classrooms leads to student achievement gains.
Among her innovations, she's taken the Filemaker Pro program used for teacher observations and yearend evaluations, and in consultation with several administrators, has created a mobile version that fits the handheld computer.
The reality, however, finds that tattered copy with pages missing, and its replacement copy expensive, in Olathe District Schools in Kansas, students have the opportunity to read any of hundreds of classic books simply by loading them into their palmOne handheld computer.
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Tickets will be printed from a small wireless-enabled portable printer, which communicates with the handheld computer via the wireless LAN.
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Upon boarding the stopped Hertz Courtesy Bus, Hertz #1 Gold customers simply give their name to the Courtesy Bus driver, who confirms the reservation on an Intermec 720 handheld computer equipped with Global Packet Ready Service (GPRS) wireless data technology.
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