A CDE Definition
A computer small enough to hold in one hand and operate with the other. Also called a "handtop," palmtops have small keyboards or specialized keypads tailored to specific industries. General-purpose palmtops were never popular, but they were resurrected in the form of today's smartphones and tablets, which are essentially handheld computers. See subnotebook, netbook, tablet computer and smartphone.
A General-Purpose Palmtop
Before/After Your Search Term
|palette||Palo Alto Research Center|
|Palm||pan & scan|
|Palm Pilot||pan and scan|
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