Japanese giant Hitachi has joined other major computer companies and said it will build a handheld computer based on a cut-down version of Microsoft Windows.
The machines are likely to hit the US market in the first quarter of 1997 and its own home market towards the end of the year.
Other companies that have pledged support for Microsoft?s handheld standard include Casio, HP, NEC, Lucky Goldstar and Philips.
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