Who made the first handheld computer?

Answer The first handheld computer was developed by Radio Shack. It was called the TRS-80 Pocket Computer and weighed 170g. Radio Shack went on to produce other models of the TRS-80, from 1980 to 1985.Sou... Read More »

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What is a pda handheld computer?

In the early 2000s, walking around with a palm-sized computer and tapping at it with a stylus was a status symbol. It meant the holder was someone important, with important meetings to keep with im... Read More »

What is a handheld computer?

Handheld computers, also referred to as PDAs (personal digital assistants), appeared on the market in the 1990s. Many people carry a smartphone featuring a handheld computer and consider it a neces... Read More »

What is the Difference Between a PDA & a Handheld Computer?

Hand-held computers and PDAs, or personal digital assistants, have each revolutionized the way people access the Internet, make telephone calls and do many other types of electronics-related activi... Read More »

Who invented the first handheld computer?

The Sharp PC-1211 (sold in the United States as the Radio Shack TRS-80 Pocket Computer 1), released in 1980, is considered the first handheld computer. While programmable calculators had been avail... Read More »