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  • a  small and light enough to be operated while you hold it in your hands
    a hand-held computer

  • Much of the infamous Berlin Wall has been torn down, but visitors who want to find its original path can use a hand-held GPS Wall Guide.
  • Unlike traditional hand-held video games, where users sit on the couch exercising little more than their thumbs, the Wii (pronounced "we" not "why") features digital sensors that .
  • Touch the image of a fetal cheek with a hand-held stylus, and signals sent from the computer to mechanical motors in the stylus will simulate the sensation of pressing against soft .
News & Articles

  • Wrong way on distracted driving
    Pennsylvania's belated law that bans texting while driving hasn't produced many citations because it is a half-measure. The law doesn't bar use of hand-held cellphones while driving, so police have a difficult time determining if drivers are texting or d
    June 18, 2013 - The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
  • ways to prepare for possible ban on cell use while driving
    A bill to ban the use of hand-held cell phones while driving awaits approval from Governor Quinn. If the bill becomes law… that doesn't mean your car conversations are kaput.
    June 17, 2013 - WEEK News 25 Central Illinois
  • Mobile fingerprint scanner paying off for Richmond County police
    A hand-held piece of technology adopted by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office last year has dropped the identification of suspects to minutes, according to authorities.
    June 16, 2013 - The Augusta Chronicle

  • Laura Bush in International Herald Tribune
    My mother-in-law, for instance, is now reading from a little hand-held screen that she can download books on,Bush said of former first lady Barbara Bush. "But I also think that there will always be a place for the book and that people love...
  • Morris Iemma in The Age
    We are introducing new laws to stop the potential for mass murder when it comes to these hand-held lasers,Mr Iemma said. "I cannot underestimate ...... the potential for catastrophic consequences if a plane is brought down by these fools,...
  • Anthony Albanese in The Age
    Using a mobile phone while driving is a distraction, and the illegal use of hand-held mobile phones is very dangerous,Mr Albanese said in a statement.

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