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Personal Digital Assistant (PDAs) Digital Communication Systems Comp. 1.04
What Operating Systems does a PDA use? As with personal computers, PDAs run an operating system. A PDA runs software that is made only for the operating system of the PDA. PDAs can be categorized by the operating system on which each runs.
Different PDA Operating Systems Operating SystemManufacturerDescription Palm OS (version 5 and later PalmSource™The latest version supports faster processors, multimedia, and more memory Palm OS (earlier versions)PalmSource ™Earlier versions are continued to be used because of simplicity and lower power requirements. Pocket PCMicrosoft®Integrates with Microsoft’s Operating System and includes scaled down versions of many of the popular programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, and MSN Messenger) Symbian OSSymbianPopular PDA operating system commonly used on cellular phones LinuxOpen SourceSome PDAs use a scaled down version of the free Linux Operating System Win CE or Windows Mobile 2003 Microsoft®Scaled down windows operating system. Designed for PDAs, pagers and cellular phones.
What built-in software programs give the PDA its name? CalculatorAddress BookMemo/Notepad Monthly CalendarDaily CalendarToday’s Agenda