AlphaSmart Releases Wireless Laptop Alternative

AlphaSmart announced the release of its Dana Wireless last month, just in time for the new school year. The new Dana Wireless ($429), which incorporates built-in Wi-Fi technology (802.11b), is a durable 2 lb. laptop alternative powered by Palm OS. It offers a screen larger than the standard Web-enabled PDA and an integrated full-size keyboard, which makes it perfect for K-12 and higher education students and teachers who need the freedom of portability and wireless connectivity. For more information, or to purchase a Dana Wireless, visit

This article originally appeared in the 10/01/2003 issue of THE Journal.