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Heat on handheld market

The market for handheld devices is shrinking, and that isn't good news for companies just bringing devices to market--or missing promised debut dates.

The market for handheld devices is shrinking, and that isn't good news for companies just bringing devices to market--or missing promised debut dates.

Danger holds back Hiptop handheld
The company now says that U.S. customers won't get their hands on the device until this fall. Europeans may have to wait until at least 2003.
August 5, 2002

Handheld makers feel a pinch
Sony surges, but leaders Palm and HP sees shipments drop off in the second quarter. Microsoft gains ground on the OS side.
August 5, 2002

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T-Mobile picks up Pocket PC device
The wireless carrier T-Mobile begins selling a device that uses Microsoft's Pocket PC Phone Edition software, becoming the first to do so in the United States.
August 1, 2002