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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.

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A-GPS - Assisted GPS is a system commonly found in CDMA mobile phone...

A2DP - The Advanced Audio Distribution Profile is a Bluetooth profi...

AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) - AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) is a format of file to store aud...

Accelerometer - An accelerometer is a built in component that controls the t...

ACCESS [AKA "PalmSource"] - PalmSource is the operating system division of Palm that was...

active matrix - Active matrix LCD displays are known for their superior perf...

Active Matrix OLED [AKA "AMOLED"] - AMOLED, which stands for Active Matrix OLED, is a hybrid dis...

Adobe Flash - Adobe Flash, commonly referred to simply as Flash, is a mult...

Advanced Audio Distribution Profile [AKA "A2DP"] - The Advanced Audio Distribution Profile is a Bluetooth profi...

Advanced Mobile Phone System [AKA "AMPS"] - North America's AMPS and its variants used elsewhere in the ...

Advanced Wireless Services [AKA "AWS"] - AWS, which stands for Advanced Wireless Services, generally ...

AF [AKA "autofocus"] - Auto-Focus is found in digital camera software and in smartp...

aGPS [AKA "A-GPS"] - Assisted GPS is a system commonly found in CDMA mobile phone...

Airplane Mode - Airplane Mode is a feature found on virtually all modern mob...

AKU - An AKU is a grouping of bug fixes and software enhancements ...

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