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handheld computerclick to hear

Small portable computer with a miniature operating system; it is used mostly for personal management tasks (agenda, address book).
handheld computer audio input/output jack voice recorder button dial/action button exit button sync cable power plug power and backlight button application launch buttons infrared port alarm/charge indicator light microphone touch screen stylus docking cradle

audio input/output jack click to hear

Connector used to transfer audio signals between the computer and a sound recording or reproduction device such as a microphone or headphones.

voice recorder button click to hear

Key used to record a brief voice message.

dial/action button click to hear

Thumb wheel used to validate a selection or to scroll up and down through a document.

exit button click to hear

Key used to exit an application.

sync cable click to hear

Cable that connects the docking cradle to the computer; it allows data to be exchanged between the two devices.

power and backlight button click to hear

Key used to turn a computer on or off; it also illuminates the screen in poor lighting conditions.

application launch buttons click to hear

Keys used to directly access available applications such as word processing and Internet browsing.

infrared port click to hear

Device that uses infrared signals to exchange data with a device with a similar port (a network access transmitter-receiver, computer, printer).

alarm/charge indicator light click to hear

Small light that signals an alarm or indicates that a battery is being charged.

microphone click to hear

Device that converts electric pulses into broadcast or recorded sounds.

touch screen click to hear

Liquid crystal display that is sensitive to the touch and the motion of a finger or stylus.

stylus click to hear

Pencillike implement used to enter data or to select an option on a touch screen.

docking cradle click to hear

Base in which a handheld computer is placed to recharge its battery or exchange data with another computer.