What is a Handheld?

What OS do handheld computers use?


The operating systems used for handheld computers differ from those used with a typical computer.

Popular handheld operating systems include PalmOS, Microsoft Windows CE, and other custom Linux-based operating systems.

Are handheld computers used today?

Before the advent of the smartphone, the most popular type of handheld computer was the PDA.

Today, almost all handheld computers have been replaced by smartphones and tablets.

However, some businesses still use handheld computers with barcode scanners and use other customized handheld computing devices.

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