com, 800-266-5626) makes shirt pocket-sized electronic organizers
with tiny but complete keyboards, small liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) and a slot for removable software modules.
Use of computers, electronic organizers
, and automatic car navigation systems leads to reduced reliance on the brain to solve problems, information overload, and an inability to distinguish important facts from minutiae, they warned.
ORGANIZER WITH A BYTE: As electronic organizers
go, the Mako from Diamond Multimedia is positively retro.
4-ounce Rex 3 was far from perfect, but it offered a size and functionality unheard of in the world of electronic organizers
IBM) said they are starting up the world's first personalized remote shopping service, which will allow customers to submit grocery orders in advance through hand-held electronic organizers
Franklin Electronic Publishers has acquired the Rolodex Electronics business, a move expected to strengthen Franklin's presence in electronic organizers
Indeed, electronic organizers
kind of a cross between a pocket calendar and a pocket calculator-have begun to appear.
In 1979 Toshiba Corporation became the first of many licensees under Judah Klausner's seminal electronic organizer
patent, USP #4,117,542, the standard technology for all PDAs, electronic organizers
and cell phone contact lists.
HPCs, which alternately have been called personal digital assistants, palmtops and PC companions, are the grown up offspring of handy, low-cost electronic organizers
, used mostly to keep schedules and organize data.
But with little fanfare, Psion PLC, a company based in London that specializes in hand-held computers, has grabbed a lead in the $1 billion worldwide market for these $200 to $600 electronic organizers
in the last few years.
Bob Robinson, director of marketing for Royal's calculators and personal electronic organizers
, said the new features position the organizers as the "price performance leaders " in their respective marketing segments.
In the 1970s and 1980s, the first basic mobile phones and electronic organizers
arrived on the market as the predecessors of today's evolved mobile phones, handheld devices, and converged mobile devices.