Chapter 13. Using Laptops and Handheld Devices

At one time, corporate users considered laptops unusual devices in the workplace that required special attention. Administrators considered them difficult to work with because they often required special drivers. Today, most people consider laptops common devices, and many people have replaced their desktop system with a laptop. Reliability and dependability are no longer concerns.

However, a new arrival in the workplace has replaced the laptop for some users. The handheld device offers users on the road an even smaller computer for handling tasks such as e-mail. The most popular version of the handheld device is the personal digital assistant (PDA). Cellular telephones are also becoming more popular, ...

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