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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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We're the only school in our district--which consists of 22 secondary schools and 122 schools all together--where all of the staff have handhelds," says Principal Steve McLean, who adds that his may be the only school in Ontario, and, for that matter all of Canada, to be using handhelds across the board.
New SMART handhelds broaden product line that includes testers for FTTx/PON, DWDM, CWDM, Gigabit Ethernet and 40Gbps
Training a district's professionals about handhelds accelerates adoption and streamlines the implementation process.
Both the Zodiac 1 and Zodiac 2 handhelds feature a powerful Freescale ARM9 processor and an integrated ATI graphics accelerator.
The PETC program is designed to "spread the word" throughout a region or district on how to best use handhelds in education.
Increased Access Control - IT administrators can now control which application servers are allowed to push content to handhelds through BlackBerry Mobile Data Service, and control the application servers that users can access through BlackBerry Mobile Data Service.
TAKE ITS LARGE-SCALE handheld implementation in the 2003-04 school year when Newport-Mesa administrators purchased 1,100 palmOne Tungsten E handhelds for teachers and students at two middle schools.
The school district purchased nearly 730 Palm TX handhelds as part of a major renovation of its technology curriculum for middle schools.
In past years, handhelds were more commonly used among administrators to keep track of meetings, and by teachers to log student scores.
Transfer Global Address List to Handheld - For the enterprise market, emailing on handhelds is now even easier.
When handhelds made their big splash on the tech scene in the early 1990s, administrators mostly used them to keep track of meetings and schedules.