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Personal Digital Assistants

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are handheld computers, initially marketed as electronic replacements for paper pocket organizers like the Filofax. In many cases, PDAs have evolved to include important utilities with functions far beyond simply scheduling appointments, storing phone ...

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