Mobile computing

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Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.wikipedia
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Laptop

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* Portable computers, compact, lightweight units including a full character set keyboard and primarily intended as hosts for software that may be parameterized, such as laptops/desktops, smartphones/tablets, etc.
Laptops are folded shut for transportation, and thus are suitable for mobile use.

Smartphone

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* Portable computers, compact, lightweight units including a full character set keyboard and primarily intended as hosts for software that may be parameterized, such as laptops/desktops, smartphones/tablets, etc.
Smartphones (contraction of smart and telephone) are a class of mobile phones and of multi-purpose mobile computing devices.

Wearable computer

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* Wearable computers, mostly limited to functional keys and primarily intended as incorporation of software agents, such as bracelets, keyless implants, etc.
Wearables may be for general use, in which case they are just a particularly small example of mobile computing.

Portable computer

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Portable computer (discontinued)
A portable computer in this usage, versus a laptop or other mobile computing device, had a standard motherboard or backplane providing plug-in slots for add-in cards.

Mobile security

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Mobile security has become increasingly important in mobile computing.
Mobile security, or more specifically mobile device security, has become increasingly important in mobile computing.

Mobile device

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Hardware includes mobile devices or device components.
Mobile computers

Cellular network

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Wireless data connections used in mobile computing take three general forms so. Cellular data service uses technologies GSM, CDMA or GPRS, 3G networks such as W-CDMA, EDGE or CDMA2000.
This allows mobile phones and mobile computing devices to be connected to the public switched telephone network and public Internet.

Rugged computer

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Rugged computers are rated for severe vibration associated with large service vehicles and off-road driving and the harsh environmental conditions of constant professional use such as in emergency medical services, fire, and public safety.
Wireless capability is a key requirement for most enterprise mobility applications, and it has been reported that wireless-transmission failure rates are three times higher for non-rugged notebooks compared to rugged units.

Portable data terminal

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Personal digital assistant/Enterprise digital assistant (discontinued)
Mobile computer

Personal digital assistant

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Personal digital assistant/Enterprise digital assistant (discontinued)
Some businesses and government organizations rely upon rugged PDAs, sometimes known as enterprise digital assistants (EDAs) or mobile computers, for mobile data applications.

Mobile cloud computing

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Mobile cloud computing
Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) is the combination of cloud computing, mobile computing and wireless networks to bring rich computational resources to mobile users, network operators, as well as cloud computing providers.

Ubiquitous computing

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Ubiquitous computing
Ubiquitous computing touches on a wide range of research topics, including distributed computing, mobile computing, location computing, mobile networking, context-aware computing, sensor networks, human–computer interaction, and artificial intelligence.

Ferranti MRT

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An application-specific computer is one that is tailored to a particular application. For example, Ferranti introduced a handheld application-specific mobile computer (the MRT-100) in the form of a clipboard for conducting opinion polls.
Mobile Computing

Mobile Computing and Communications Review

Mobile Computing and Communications Review
Mobile Computing and Communications Review (MC2R) is a peer-reviewed quarterly scientific journal and newsletter published by the ACM SIGMOBILE covering mobile computing and networking.

Mobile app development

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Mobile development
Mobile computing

Human–computer interaction

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Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.

Computer

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Mobile computing is human–computer interaction by which a computer is expected to be transported during normal usage, which allows for transmission of data, voice and video.

Mobile ad hoc network

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Communication issues include ad hoc networks and infrastructure networks as well as communication properties, protocols, data formats and concrete technologies.

Communication protocol

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Communication issues include ad hoc networks and infrastructure networks as well as communication properties, protocols, data formats and concrete technologies.

Computer terminal

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* Portable computers, compact, lightweight units including a full character set keyboard and primarily intended as hosts for software that may be parameterized, such as laptops/desktops, smartphones/tablets, etc.

Desktop computer

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* Portable computers, compact, lightweight units including a full character set keyboard and primarily intended as hosts for software that may be parameterized, such as laptops/desktops, smartphones/tablets, etc.

Tablet computer

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* Portable computers, compact, lightweight units including a full character set keyboard and primarily intended as hosts for software that may be parameterized, such as laptops/desktops, smartphones/tablets, etc.