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also hand-held  (hănd′hĕld′)
Compact enough to be used or operated while being held in the hand or hands: a handheld video camera.
A digital device, such as a computer, PDA, or cell phone, that is small enough to be held and operated in one hand.
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Adj.1.handheld - small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands; "a hand-held computer"
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Agreement between HandHeld Entertainment and Sound Choice allows ZVUE owners and users of other brands of portable video players to chose from 1,150 karaoke videos and more than 7,500 karaoke audio selections at ZVUE.
Handheld computers have tremendous potential for integrating technology across the curriculum, improving personal productivity, and sparking higher motivation by staff and students.
5 million monthly unique visitors/potential customers to HandHeld Entertainment's growing network of Web sites; combined monthly traffic of FunMansion.
Its three-day course certifies participants as qualified to provide training on basic palmOne handheld skills and K-12 curriculum integration.
TAKE ITS LARGE-SCALE handheld implementation in the 2003-04 school year when Newport-Mesa administrators purchased 1,100 palmOne Tungsten E handhelds for teachers and students at two middle schools.
I made it an administrative goal and an expectation in their evaluation process," he says of his decision to purchase Palm handheld units.
We anticipate a huge increase on our return on investment due to the new wireless deployment features and the handheld management tools.
By interfacing with add-on cards, modems or other accessories, you can use your handheld PDA to surf the Internet, access travel and traffic information, trade stocks, take and store digital pictures or pinpoint your exact location via the Global Positioning System.
New Initiative Aims to Enable the Ultimate Visual Experience for Hundreds of Millions of Handheld Devices --
Preziosi's voyage into handheld technology began when she traveled to an NECC Conference with Principal Pat Donovan, Technology Specialist Rhonda Drum, and fellow teacher Paul Mucci.