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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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Palm - Palm is the hardware company that manufactured the Treo line...

Palm OS - Palm OS is the operating system used on the Palm Pilot and T...

palmOne [AKA "Palm"] - Palm is the hardware company that manufactured the Treo line...

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

PalmSource - PalmSource is the operating system division of Palm that was...

Pantech [AKA "Pantech Curitel"] - Pantech Curitel is the third largest South Korean manufactur...

Pantech Curitel - Pantech Curitel is the third largest South Korean manufactur...

passive matrix - Passive matrix displays are a low-cost form of LCD that were...

PDC - PDC stands for Personal Digital Cellular, and is the 2G netw...

PenTile - The PenTile Matrix is a configuration of sub-pixels that dif...

PenTile Matrix [AKA "PenTile"] - The PenTile Matrix is a configuration of sub-pixels that dif...

Personal Digital Cellular [AKA "PDC"] - PDC stands for Personal Digital Cellular, and is the 2G netw...

picture messaging [AKA "MMS"] - The MMS specification allows for the creation of messages se...

pixel - A pixel is a single point, or dot, in a digital photograph o...

PoC - PoC is a VOIP based PTT standard developed by the OMA. It a...

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