personal digital assistant, PDA, personal organizer, personal organiser, organizer, organiser(noun)
a lightweight consumer electronic device that looks like a hand-held computer but instead performs specific tasks; can serve as a diary or a personal database or a telephone or an alarm clock etc.
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A personal digital assistant, also known as a palmtop computer, or personal data assistant, is a mobile device that functions as a personal information manager. PDAs are largely considered obsolete with the widespread adoption of smartphones. Nearly all current PDAs have the ability to connect to the Internet. A PDA has an electronic visual display, enabling it to include a web browser, all current models also have audio capabilities enabling use as a portable media player, and also enabling most of them to be used as mobile phones. Most PDAs can access the Internet, intranets or extranets via Wi-Fi or Wireless Wide Area Networks. Most PDAs employ touchscreen technology. The first PDA was released in 1984 by Psion, the Organizer II. Followed by Psion's Series 3, in 1991, which began to resemble the more familiar PDA style. It also had a full keyboard. The term PDA was first used on January 7, 1992 by Apple Computer CEO John Sculley at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, referring to the Apple Newton. In 1994, IBM introduced the first PDA with full mobile phone functionality, the IBM Simon, which can also be considered the first Smartphone. Then in 1996, Nokia introduced the a PDA with full mobile phone functionality, the 9000 Communicator, which became the world's best-selling PDA. The Communicator spawned a new category of PDAs: the "PDA phone", now called "smartphone". Another early entrant in this market was Palm, with a line of PDA products which began in March 1996.
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ADP dap, DPA, pad
The numerical value of pda in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of pda in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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It's true that Love and Fragrance cannot be concealed, and yet the public display of affection (PDA) in social media seems so superficial and artificial, e.g., when husband and wife congratulate each other on FB for their wedding anniversary or parents wish happy birthday on Internet to their children who live in the same house. The dichotomy is that the magic of sensitive and innermost personal affections begins to vanish, as they get displayed explicitly and publicly in social media.
Es verdad que el amor y la fragancia no se pueden ocultar, y sin embargo, la exhibición pública de afecto (PDA) en los medios sociales parece tan superficial y artificial, por ejemplo, cuando el marido y la esposa se felicitan en FB para su aniversario de boda o los padres desean feliz cumpleaños en Internet para sus hijos que viven en la misma casa. La dicotomía es que la magia de los afectos personales sensibles y más íntimos comienza a desvanecerse, medida que se muestran de forma explícita y públicamente en los medios sociales.
Intolerance to Public Display of Affection (PDA) is not new to Asian cultures such as those from India and China, which have a great history and noble heritage than many others. The Public Displays that are not-so-welcome include kissing, holding hands, hugging, whispering, or touching body parts of each other's in a manner that can be perceived as lack of decency and morality. The jury is still out whether or not Public Display of Affection should be accepted and tolerated. The challenge is to differentiate the PDA that emerge out of love and affection from those out of sexual passion and lust....the former is more noble, being based on love; and hence can probably be tolerated in any culture IMHO.
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