Your Desktop PC is now a Palmtop PC!
Computers > Hardware | By: John Swanson (08/26/11)Views: 472
Cost has been reduced, new technology has been introduced and size has been reduced. These are the status of Next Generation Personal Computers, which is popularly known as PDAs (Personal Digital Assistant). Wikipedia says, “A personal digital assistant (PDA) is a mobile device, also known as a palmtop computer. Newer PDAs commonly have colour screens and audio capabilities, enabling them to be used as mobile phones (smart phones), web browsers, or portable media players. Many PDAs can access the Internet, intranets or extranets via Wi-Fi, or Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWANs). Many PDAs employ touch screen technology.” The reason behind its popularity is its portability and all-in-one inclusive gadget that cater with both Communication and Digital Data Manipulation. The sole objective is to give the user direct access to pertinent information and allowing them to conduct business at the point of a transaction or information capture, the user increases his/her efficiency and liberate his/her staff.
The best thing about the handheld computing devices is its growth so far as its marketing aspect is concerned. The search engine giant Google has launched its own PDA “Android” that revolutionise the way users use a hand held device for. Google Android offers one service that enables its users to access and retrieve all details related to products by just searching their respective barcodes. Now you can get all information about certain product that you like and want to buy from a store, easily. You just need to ask for the barcode and have a search and all details including expert reviews is on your Android screen; isn’t it pretty easy? You can get comparative price list as well for a particular product available on various local shops in your locality. Not only Google’s Android is the market leader, but PDA brands...