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

Calculator - A calculator is a tool for finding answers to mathematical p...

Calendar - Calendars allow users to schedule events and set alerts and ...

Call Alert - A call alert is simply when your device notifies you of an i...

Camera - Many handsets and other mobile devices (like tablets) come w...

capacitive - The term capacitive is often used to refer to touchscreens a...

capacitive touchscreen - In the cell phone industry there are two major categories of...

carrier - Carrier is a term commonly used in the United States and Can...

CCD - A CCD is a type of image sensor used in digital cameras. Wh...

CDMA - CDMA stands for code division multiple access, a form of mul...

CDMA 2000 - CDMA 2000 is the evolution of cdmaOne and is a type of 3G wi...

Cell - A cell is the area covered by a base station and a network i...

Charge-Coupled Device [AKA "CCD"] - A CCD is a type of image sensor used in digital cameras. Wh...

Chipset - A chipset is a computing term for the group of electronic co...

cHTML - cHTML, short for Compact HTML, is a subset of the normal HTM...

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