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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "Linux"?

Linux is a free, Open Source UNIX-like operating system developed by Linus Torvalds. It has been ported to many platforms, including mobile phones developed by Motorola and others.

See Also: Open Source, operating system

Referred to by: Operating System, Palm OS, PalmSource

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