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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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GAN [AKA "UMA"] - Unlicensed Mobile Access is a technology that allows a UMA c...

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

GB (Gigabyte) - A gigabyte (GB) is a storage capacity denomination that is e...

Gbps - 1 Gbps is the same as 1024 Mbps. Gbps measures data transmis...

General Packet Radio Service [AKA "GPRS"] - GPRS is a wireless data standard used on GSM networks. It o...

Generic Access Network [AKA "UMA"] - Unlicensed Mobile Access is a technology that allows a UMA c...

Geo Tag - Geo-tagging is the placement of location specific data into ...

GHz [AKA "gigahertz"] - One billion hertz, or cycles per second. Often used to measu...

gigahertz - One billion hertz, or cycles per second. Often used to measu...

Gingerbread [AKA "Android 2.3"] - Android 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, was released in Dece...

Global Positioning System [AKA "GPS"] - The Global Positioning System is a series of satellites owne...

Global System for Mobile Communications [AKA "GSM"] - GSM is a TDMA based wireless network technology developed in...

GPRS - GPRS is a wireless data standard used on GSM networks. It o...

GPS - The Global Positioning System is a series of satellites owne...

gpsONE - Qualcomm created gpsONE to give users a GPS chipset that loc...

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