pocket application

pocket application

An application that was modified to run in a handheld computer with a small screen and less memory than a desktop or laptop computer. The term may have referred to an app in a Pocket PC, an earlier handheld Windows computer, or to other handheld devices prior to the smartphone explosion. See Pocket PC.
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The free Pocket application works with almost every device, but I've found reading works best on a tablet.
To be useful, a pocket application needs to present a different user interface--or a "car mode" user interface.