A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PDAS

Mon, 9 May '22
BlackBerrys and PalmPilots, for short
Sun, 6 Feb '22
Smartphone forerunners, in brief
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Smartphone predecessors, for short
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Proto-smartphones, in brief
Sat, 24 Jul '21
Palm products, for short
Fri, 16 Jul '21
Palms, e.g., for short
Thu, 21 Jan '21
Devices rendered obsolescent by smartphones, in brief