address book


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address book

[′ad·rəs ‚bu̇k]
(computer science)
A feature in an e-mail program for storing e-mail addresses.

address book

(1) A file of email addresses that is maintained in an email program. See Web white pages.

(2) A file of names, addresses and phone numbers maintained in a personal information manager (PIM), contact manager, mobile phone or other application that deals with groups of individuals or companies in some manner.
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Like a cozy conversation with your grandma, The Red Address Book warms your heart and soul.
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One of the companies, social networking service Path, was pressured last month into issuing apublic apologyafter a Singapore-based programmer wrote ablog postdescribing how the company's journal application for iOS and Android-based phones was secretly collecting address book data.
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Functionality: EyeP Media's eyeP Communicator 7 allows users to make calls or set up conference calls by selecting contacts from their Microsoft Outlook or local address books. Features include acoustic echo cancellation, automatic gain control, speech enhancement, improved call setup speed, increased battery life, local and network provisioning, and improved dual-mode management.
The new release lets users synchronize contacts between Skype and the native address book and after synchronization place Skype calls directly from the native address book, as well as see when Skype contacts are online and available to call or chat.
The add-on will work with contacts from your Thunderbird Address Book, Native Address Books (for Mac), Facebook, GMail, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Yahoo!, and Twitter.
ABBYY Business Card Reader for the iPhone automatically transfers contact data (names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.) from business cards directly to the iPhone address book by using the deviceEoACAOs camera and its own text recognition technology.
Colourful beach huts at Blyth promenade and poppies in a Corbridge field also provide the backdrop to the photographer's latest project - a glossy address book to be sold across the world.