Featured Mobileburn Video

Glossary Term List

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.

Search for glossary terms:

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

churn rate - Churn rate, as it relates to mobile network carriers, is the...

CIF - A pixel resolution of 352 pixels by 288 pixels....

Circuit-Switched Data [AKA "CSD"] - CSD, or Circuit-Switched Data, was a system used on early GS...

Clamshell - A clamshell is a device that is split into two halves, with ...

CMOS - CMOS is a type of integrated circuit chip manufacturing proc...

Cobalt [AKA "Palm OS"] - Palm OS is the operating system used on the Palm Pilot and T...

Code Division Multiple Access [AKA "CDMA"] - CDMA stands for code division multiple access, a form of mul...

Color Depth - Color Depth refers to the number of colors a screen is able ...

color saturation - Color saturation refers to how vivid and intense a color is....

Color Super-Twisted Nematic [AKA "CSTN"] - Color super-twisted nematic (CSTN) is the type of passive ma...

communicator - A communicator is a style of smartphone made popular by Noki...

Compact HTML [AKA "cHTML"] - cHTML, short for Compact HTML, is a subset of the normal HTM...

Complementary Metal?Oxide?Semiconductor [AKA "CMOS"] - CMOS is a type of integrated circuit chip manufacturing proc...

Concatenated SMS - A concatenated SMS is one that is longer than the typical ch...

contrast - Contrast, when used to refer to a display or a photograph, r...

Didn't find what you were looking for? Then ask us to add the term you were trying to find.