A WiFi PDA is a personal digital assistant that is made with wireless internet access capabilities. These ingenious devices allow a person to check email, social networking sites, shop, and do just about anything else on the internet, and without the need for a computer. Over the last 5-10 years, this style of PDA has become a common item for everyone from the businessman to the college student.
With the average WiFi PDA, a local internet connection will be required. This means that the internet functions on these devices will not work unless they are near an accessible internet router. Fortunately, if you don’t have internet access at home, most local book stores and coffee shops will have an open connection that can be used.
Today, the WiFi PDA comes in a variety of configurations. Some are designed to be used for simple functions such as calendars and to-do lists. However, some can incorporate touch screens and the ability to run multiple applications.