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Handheld device helps the blind read

DALLAS - A whole new world opened up for Tommy Craig as he tested a new handheld device for the blind that converts print to audio. Craig was able to "read" everything from menus to cooking directions by positioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/26/liv_86735.shtml
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Thumbs up for handheld device keyboards

...in San Francisco, he reaches for the BlackBerry handheld device on his night stand and uses a wireless connection...2002 Consumer Electronics Show. One after another, handheld device makers themselves are joining the thumb-keyboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/08/tec_337440.shtml
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2 charged after card-forging gear found

...In this case, it led the officer to the cards and the credit card reader and writer, which was described as a handheld device that looks similar to a credit card swiper.Chew said people who make cards from stolen data do not need the original...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-07/2-charged-after-card-f
Healing Hands takes new approach to physical therapy

...unusual treatments to take care of pain and speed up the healing process.The cold laser, Cowling said, is a small handheld device that causes biostimulation in the tissues at the cellular level, decreasing inflammation and pain with no thermal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-07-22/healing-han
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...giants hope will attract more customers ahead of the highly competitive holiday shopping season. Nintendo said its handheld device, called Nintendo DS, will arrive in North American stores for $149.99 on Nov. 21. Rival Sony, meanwhile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/bus_429181.shtml
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Wireless industry bringing TV to cell phones

...multimedia service for mobile phones, promising video, audio and 3-D games custom-designed for the constraints of a handheld device. The company also announced that 12 additional markets now have access to the high-speed wireless technology required...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/08/liv_439330.shtml
Life & style
Microsoft unveils new handheld computers

...Computing Inc. The Pocket PC, which debuted today, represents Microsoft's third try at building a successful handheld device, a market the company has failed to win over. This time, Microsoft believes it and its partners have a device that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/20/tec_288202.shtml
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Mobile ESPN is pleasing, but buy the extra-life battery

...hyperactive glitz of ESPN's television broadcast - with real-time scores, stats and video - within the confines of a handheld device. The slender Samsung is eye-catching and more tightly integrated with ESPN's content and branding, better concealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/07/liv_91316.shtml
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Motorola introduces windup charger for cell phones

...about 45 seconds provides four or five minutes of talk time and several hours of standby time. The 11 1/2 -ounce handheld device, roughly twice the weight of the average cell phone, consists of a small generator unit that can be connected to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/21/tec_334209.shtml
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Reports: Sony to launch new PlayStation by March

...Revolution", next year. Kutaragi also said that Sony would start selling PlayStation Portable, dubbed PSP - a handheld device with a color display, stereo speakers and wireless Internet for multiplayer games, music and videos - in Japan by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/13/bus_421977.shtml
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