TITLE

LIGHTEN UP!

AUTHOR(S)
Kirschner, Suzanne Kantra
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Popular Science;Oct2000, Vol. 257 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the emergence of several handheld computers and cellular phones for reading e-mail and Internet access. PocketNet service of AT&T Corp.; Drawbacks of mobile phones; Providers of online information for wireless devices.
ACCESSION #
3545913

 

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