5. Which one of the following companies manufactured Palm OS-based devices?
(a) Kyocera (b) Sun Microsystems
(c) Apple (d) HP
6. Which one of the following operating systems supports multithreading and multitasking?
(a) Palm OS (b) Windows CE
(c) Symbian (d) None of the above
7. A record database can be used to store which one of the following?
(a) Unordered list of records (b) Ordered list of records
(c) Application codes (d) None of the above
8. Which of the following is the memory capacity of Palm m515?
(a) 16 MB (b) 24 MB
(c) 8 MB (d) 20 MB
9. Which one of the following vendors is heavily depended on the third-party software?
(a) Windows Pocket PC (b) BlackBerry
(c) Palm (d) None of the above
10. What is the latest version of Palm handheld devices?
(a) Palm m215 (b) Palm i705
(c) Palm IIIx (d) Palm Zire
Further reading
U. Hansmann, L. Merck, M.S. Nicklous and T Stober (2003), Principles of Mobile Computing, 2nd
ed. (New Delhi, India: Springer).
www.hp.com for information on Hewlett-Packard handhelds.
www.microsoft.com/mobile for an overview of Windows CE devices.
www.microsoft.com/pocketpc for Pocket PC information.
www.microsoft.com/windows/embedded for Windows CE OS.
www.motorola.com/consumer for information on Motorola’s consumer products.
www.nokia.com for the Nokia homepage.
www.palm.com for information and downloads for Palm OS computing devices.
www.palmzone.com online magazine covering Palm OS-related topics.
www.psion.com for EPOC-powered devices, Psion devices, free downloads, etc.
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