Personal Digital Assistant The term "personal digital assistant" was coined in 1992 by John Sculley in reference to the Apple Newton from Apple Computer Inc.
What does PDA stand for?
PDA stands for Personal Digital Assistant (electronic handheld information device)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
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We have 524 other meanings of PDA in our Acronym Attic
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- Personal Data Access
- Personal Data Assistant
- Personal Database Application
- Personal Delivery Assistant (gaming)
- Personal Deposit Account
- Personal Development Activity
- Personal Digital Aide (electronic memo pad)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Personal digital assistants offer enormous convenience and flexibility to nursing homes in the general area of record keeping.
Or, if a manufacturer needs to speak with factory workers, Strix Systems enables that communication through a personal digital assistant.
I seized on the personal digital assistant idea because it struck me as a very expensive replacement for a $5 date book.
In the United States, researchers have developed a new power management smart battery system based on microprocessors for portable as well as handheld applications such as Bluetooth modules, digital cameras, GPS devices, MP3 readers, personal digital assistants, and 3G modems and 3G phones.
Used primarily in storing multimedia data, NAND flash brings a higher level of functionality in products such as digital cameras, universal serial bus flash drives, personal digital assistants, and MP3 players.
In addition, customers can now monitor claims status and receive e-mail alerts via wireless devices, including personal digital assistants (PDAs), hand-held devices, and web-enabled cell-phones.
Its lineage is the successful SyChip WLAN6060EB platform, certified worldwide and in high volume production in leading Microsoft- and Palm-based Personal Digital Assistants (PDA).