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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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T-DMB [AKA "DMB"] - DMB stands for Digital Multimedia Broadcasting and is a suit...

TDMA - TDMA stands for time division multiple access. TDMA is a mu...

telephoto - Telephoto, when speaking of cameras, refers to a higher magn...

tether [AKA "tethering"] - Tethering is the process of using a cell phone or smartphone...

tethering - Tethering is the process of using a cell phone or smartphone...

text message - The term "text message" is used to refer to messages sent us...

text talk - Text talk is a form of shorthand used on mobile phones when ...

texting [AKA "text message"] - The term "text message" is used to refer to messages sent us...

TFT - Thin-film transistor, commonly known as TFT, is a type of LC...

Thin-Film Transistor [AKA "TFT"] - Thin-film transistor, commonly known as TFT, is a type of LC...

third generation [AKA "3G"] - 3G, or Third Generation, is a somewhat generic term for netw...

Time Division Multiple Access [AKA "TDMA"] - TDMA stands for time division multiple access. TDMA is a mu...

touchscreen - A touchscreen display is one that is sensitive to touch. Th...

TransFlash [AKA "microSD"] - Smaller than miniSD cards, and also based on the SD card for...

tri-band - Tri-band generally refers to a device that supports 3 differ...

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