Also called mobile apps, it is a term used to describe Internet applications that run on smartphones and other mobile devices. Mobile applications usually help users by connecting them to Internet services more commonly accessed on desktop or notebook computers, or help them by making it easier to use the Internet on their portable devices. A mobile app may be a mobile Web site bookmarking utility, a mobile-based instant messaging client, Gmail for mobile, and many other applications.
- mobile commerce
Same as m-commerce.
- mobile instant messaging
A mobile phone messaging service that enables the user to use special versions of instant messaging clients through their mobile device, rather than desktop PC.
- Mobile Operating System
A mobile operating system, also called a mobile OS, is an operating system that is specifically designed to run on mobile devices such as mobile phones, smartphones, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices. The mobile operating system is the software platform on top of which other programs, called application programs, can run on mobile […]
- Mobile Phone
An electronic telecommunications device, often referred to as a cellular phone or cellphone. Mobile phones connect to a wireless communications network through radio wave or satellite transmissions. Most mobile phones provide voice communications, Short Message Service (SMS), Multimedia Message Service (MMS), and newer phones may also provide Internet services such as Web browsing and e-mail.
- mobile phone forensics
Mobile phone forensics is the science of retrieving data from a mobile phone under forensically sound conditions. This includes full data retrieval and examination of data found on the SIM/USIM, the phone body itself and the optional memory cards. Data retrieved and examined can include images, videos, text or SMS messages, call times and contact […]