palmtop computer


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palmtop computer

(ˈpɑːmˌtɒp) or

palmtop

n
(Computer Science) a computer that has a small screen and compressed keyboard and is small enough to be held in the hand, often used as a personal organizer. Often shortened to: palmtop Compare laptop
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Amongst the items taken were two Sony laptops, an IBM laptop, an Olympus digital camera, a palm Zire palmtop computer and a Motorola mobile phone.
When taken to an extreme today, you wind up with a handheld computer, also called a palmtop computer. Taken to an extreme in the future, we will likely have fully functional, voice-activated, talking computers embedded in our wristwatches, clothing, and eyeglasses.
When taken to an extreme today, you wind up with a handheld computer, also called a palmtop computer. Taken to an extreme in the future, we'll likely have fully functional, voice-activated, talking computers embedded in our wristwatches, clothing, and eyeglasses.
ProtE[umlaut]gE[umlaut] G910 Built around Windows Mobile 6 Professional, the ProtE[umlaut]gE[umlaut] G910 is a powerful palmtop computer with full QWERTY keyboard and comes equipped with GPS-enabled technology, biometric fingerprint security and mobile internet access using the Opera web browser, said the statement.
Already a feature in almost every notebook and palmtop computer, PC Card technology empowers users to configure systems and create unique, integrated solutions to meet their computing needs.
A law enforcement agent would record evidence with a camcorder, then attach the camcorder to a palmtop computer, which would generate the digital signatures and store them on a memory stick.
Furthermore, collecting data on a palmtop computer reduces the time required to transfer data to a central repository, and it simplifies the verification of previously collected data in the field.
I've even considered buying a palmtop computer and working during slow stretches on stand.
And to get the information he needs, whether it's a phone number for a media contact or information on an industry expert, the Boca Baton, Florida-based public relations specialist relies on his trusty Psion 3mx Palmtop computer. "It serves me in a huge way as a mobile database," says Hopkinson, 47, who mines the huge resource of contacts he amassed when he spent 17 years working for the British government as vice consul and media strategist.
Fifteen per cent of business executives polled by the BCS stated that they now take their laptop or palmtop computer with them on holiday, expressly to contact office colleagues and keep apace with e-mails.
An IPAQ palmtop computer serves as a real-time control loop executor, and a wireless link allows it to be given tasks by a human and to take advantage of off-board processing.
The receiver is a palmtop computer and photocell that patients can carry, wear, or attach to their wheelchairs.