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- Personal digital assistants are (finally!) shipping. Kinnaman, Daniel F. // Technology & Learning;Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p18
Reports on the personal digital assistants, Apple Computer's Newton and Tandy's Z-550 Zoomer. Between a notebook computer and a pocket-size electronic organizer; Handwriting recognition; Desktop or notebook PC connection; With basic calendar and address book software; Other options; Small...
- PDA shipments are meeting goals of manufacturers and analysts. McGuire, Mike // PC Week;11/8/93, Vol. 10 Issue 44, p32
Reports on the sales of personal digital assistants (PDA) in 1993. Analysts' projected sales of PDAs for 1993; Shipments made by Apple Computer Inc., Tandy Corp., and Casio Incorporated.
- Still going and going. Moeller, Michael // PC Week;3/13/95, Vol. 12 Issue 10, pA/1
Makes various observations concerning personal digital assistants (PDA). Estimates on PDAs sold in 1994; Potential business for PDA operating systems; Importance of applications to PDAs.
- Guy stuff. Porter, Martin // GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Nov93, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p105
Presents several personal digital assistant models. Newton MessagePad from Apple; Sharp's Expert Pad; Casio's XL-7000; EO 440 from American Telephone & Telegraph Co.; Features; Compatibility; Price.
- Apple and Sharp to make Personal Digital Assistant. Littman, Dan; Moran, Tom // Macworld;Jul1992, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p125
Announces the alliance of Apple Computer and Sharp Corporation to codevelop a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) based on new Apple software and Sharp's hardware.
- The goal of a new machine. Kawasaki, Guy // Macworld;Sep93, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p360
Opinion. Presents a personal innovation of a personal digital assistant (PDA). Apple Computers Incorporated; Newton; Game Boys; PowerBooks; Telephone with a computer; Personal Telephone Assistant (PTA); Facsimile; Hardware specifications; Software; Suggested price.
- Paperless contracting in the field of plumbing. Bischof, Dave // Reeves Journal: Plumbing, Heating, Cooling;Sep97, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p30
Discusses the use of pen-based computers in the plumbing, heating, and cooling contracting industry. Accomplishment of contract paperwork in the field; Provision of client service history; Incorporation of digital images and state law language requirements, terms, and conditions.
- Organized time. Marhall, Patrick; Marcus, Ann // InfoWorld;4/18/94, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p81
Compares the capabilities of personal digital assistants (PDAs). Comparison between Newton MessagePad 100, Casio Boss SF-R10, HP 100LX, Psion Series 3a, Sharp Wizard 9520 abd Tandy Z-PDA Zoomer; Evaluation of their text handling, number handling, graphic handling, scheduling and contact...
- Assessing a PDA's personal best. Marhall, Patrick; Marcus, Ann // InfoWorld;4/18/94, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p82
Presents the criteria used for the evaluation of personal digital assistants. Performance review; Text handling; Number handling; Graphic image handling; Scheduling and contact management; Operating system; Communications and connectivity; Expandability; Portability and capacity; System design.