Mobile Computing Definitions

  • G

    Google Chrome browser

    Google Chrome browser is an open source program for accessing the World Wide Web and running Web-based applications.

  • Google Cloud Print

    Google Cloud Print is an online service that lets users print documents and other files from supported apps and mobile devices to any compatible printer.

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive is a cloud storage service that offers 5 gigabytes free storage. 

  • Google Hangouts

    Google Hangouts is a unified communications service that allows one to participate in text, voice or video chats, either one-on-one or group. Hangouts are built into Google+ and Gmail, and mobile Google Hangouts apps are also available.

  • Google I/O

    Google I/O is Google's developer conference held annually in San Francisco.

  • Google Play (Android Market)

    Google Play, formerly known as the Android Market, is the official app store for Android smartphones and tablets.

  • Google Voice

    Google Voice allows registered members to link their mobile phones, IP telephony applications and land line phones to a single Google Voice phone number. 

  • GPRS (General Packet Radio Services)

    General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) is a packet-based wireless communication service that promises data rates from 56 up to 114 Kbps and continuous connection to the Internet for mobile phone and computer users.

  • GPS messaging (Global Positioning System messaging or mid-air messaging)

    GPS (Global Positioning System) messaging is a wireless messaging system for location-specific rather than recipient-specific messages.

  • ground-plane antenna

    A ground-plane antenna is a variant of the dipole antenna, designed for use with an unbalanced feed line such as coaxial cable.

  • GSM (Global System for Mobile communication)

    GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) is a digital mobile telephony system that is widely used in Europe and other parts of the world. GSM uses a variation of time division multiple access (TDMA) and is the most widely used of the three digital wireless telephony technologies....(Continued)

  • H

    handheld

    A handheld computer is a computer that can conveniently be stored in a pocket (of sufficient size) and used while you're holding it.

  • handie talkie (HT, walkie talkie, handheld)

    A handie talkie, often referred to by its abbreviation, HT, is a handheld, portable two-way radio transceiver.

  • handoff

    In a cellular telephone network, handoff is the transition for any given user of signal transmission from one base station to a geographically adjacent base station as the user moves around.

  • Handspring

    Handspring was a company that manufactured portable computer/organizer hardware.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchNetworking

SearchTelecom

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchSecurity

Close