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personal device

Typically refers to a laptop, tablet or smartphone owned by an individual. See BYOD.
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Early next year, United expects to expand personal device entertainment to these aircraft, enabling customers to select from a wide range of movies and television shows to view on their Wi-Fi-enabled iOS and Android devices using United's mobile app, as well as on laptop computers.
When an employee uses a personal device -- rather than a company-owned one -- there are more opportunities for people unaffiliated with the company to access it.
Users should be advised that any work done on a personal device related to business belongs to the business and not the user.
A survey of the networking priorities of 130 hospitals found that about 85% support the use of personal devices like iPads, Blackberries and Android smartphones at work.
Tom O'Toole, United's senior vice president of marketing and loyalty and president of MileagePlus said, "Expanding in-flight connectivity and personal device programming aligns the customer experience on our regional jets with our mainline aircraft and will enable many more of our customers to enjoy Internet access and streaming entertainment on their personal devices when traveling with us.
Employers are realizing that they aren't always able to prevent their employees from using their personal devices for work purposes while on the job.
Pure Stream is the convenient way of sending music wirelessly from a personal device and enjoying it in high quality audio through selected Pure music streaming and radio systems including the new Sensia 200D Connect and One Flow, with more devices to follow throughout the year, including support for the recently announced Contour 200i Air.
The research also points to a difference of opinion on other key issues: While 73 per cent of employers are confident that if an employee were to lose a personal device containing work data they would report it to the company, only 29 per cent of employees would actually do this straight away before informing their service provider.

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