PDA shipments continue to lose ground

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PDA shipments continue to lose ground

Shipments of personal digital assistants declined for the third consecutive quarter as large vendors continued ceding the depressed market to smaller electronics makers, the research firm IDC said Wednesday.

Worldwide shipments of handheld PDAs lacking telephone capabilities decreased to 2.1 million units in the third quarter ending Sept. 30_ an 8.7 percent drop compared with the same quarter a year ago and a 4.6 percent decline from this year’s second quarter, Framingham-based IDC said.

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