mobile device

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mobile device

Generally refers to a cellphone, smartphone or tablet. However, depending on context, the term may encompass laptop computers or portable, electronic products. See mobile platform, mobile device management, mobile compatibility, mobile device vendor control and how to select a mobile device.
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The iPAQ Mobility Services announced last week by HP provides iPAQ customers with wireless access and productivity tools that maximize the business value of the award-winning handheld device.
Part of the problem is that standard antivirus and firewall applications cannot protect your handheld from viruses that may be introduced when you synchronize data between your computer and handheld device.
com/reports/c72804) has announced the addition of "The Taiwanese Smart Handheld Device Industry, 3Q 2007" to their offering.
The far-reaching risks - From common loss to the conspiring of a disgruntled worker or corporate spy, the handheld device presents a new IT security challenge, especially now that greater numbers of users are bringing their handheld devices to work.
Any Browser Enabled Handheld Device Can Securely Access Corporate-Critical Data and Applications Through PositivePRO 3.
Retriever allows users to search the entire contents of their desktop PC remotely, using a handheld device and a wireless phone or standard modem connection.
As Marvell enters the mobile and handheld device market now, with the acquisition of the cellular and handheld business of Intel, we look for emerging applications upon which Marvell can exhibit its strong advantages," said Gary Forni, Director of Platform Enabling, Cellular and Handheld Business Unit, Communications and Consumer Business Group at Marvell.
Americans are ready for mobile surfing, but web sites aren't - one out of four American adults (26 percent) say they would use their mobile phone or handheld device to access the Web if mobile web pages were easier to navigate.
NASDAQ:IVII), a leading provider of multimedia technologies to handheld device OEMs and ODMs, announced today that it will demonstrate its latest technologies on multi-standard MDTV (Mobile Digital TV) with Siano Mobile Silicon.
Sendia WorkSpace Locator -- powered by Tierravision" is a fully featured, certified enterprise solution that runs on a wireless handheld device and gives mobile users of Sendia's "WorkSpace CRM for salesforce.
The idea of watching TV or streaming video on a handheld device is not yet main-stream, but telecom providers are spending millions developing services in hopes of riding the expected wave of increasing consumer adoption.
VGMark07 will allow handheld device manufacturers to select IP based on actual performance comparisons rather than relying on unproven claims or theoretical specifications.