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Wireless and mobile

Terms related to wireless and mobile technology, including definitions about consumer mobile technology devices and communication technologies such as Wi-Fi, WiMAX and LTE.

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  • Windows 10 Mobile - Windows 10 Mobile is Microsoft’s operating system for handheld devices; the mobile OS follows Windows Phone 8.
  • Windows Phone - x.
  • Windows Phone 7 - Windows Phone 7 is a Microsoft operating system for smartphones.
  • Windows RT - Windows RT (for "Runtime") is a version of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system (OS) designed for mobile devices, particularly tablet PCs.
  • Windows To Go - Windows To Go is a feature of the Windows 8 Enterprise operating system that allows it to be copied to a portable USB storage device.
  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) - Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) is a security protocol, specified in the IEEE Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) standard, 802.
  • wireless - Wireless is a term used to define telecommunication and data transmission without wires.
  • wireless ad hoc network (WANET) - A wireless ad hoc network (WANET) is a type of local area network (LAN) that is built spontaneously to enable two or more wireless devices to be connected to each other without requiring typical network infrastructure equipment, such as a wireless router or access point.
  • Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) - Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a specification for a set of communication protocols to standardize the way that wireless devices, such as cellular telephones and radio transceivers, can be used for internet access, including email, the web, newsgroups and instant messaging.
  • wireless backhaul - Wireless backhaul is the use of wireless communication systems to transport data between the internet and subnetworks.
  • wireless broadband (WiBB) - Wireless broadband (WiBB) is high-speed internet and data service delivered through a wireless local area network (WLAN) or wireless wide area network (WWAN).
  • wireless charging - Wireless charging is any of several methods of charging batteries without the use of cables.
  • wireless distribution system (WDS) - A wireless distribution system (WDS) is a method of interconnecting access points (AP) in a wireless local area network (WLAN).
  • wireless fidelity - Wireless fidelity is frequently thought to be the full version of Wi-Fi, which refers to any of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) 802.
  • wireless ISP (wireless Internet service provider or WISP) - A wireless Internet service provider (WISP) is an Internet service provider (ISP) that allows subscribers to connect to a server at designated hot spots (access points) using a wireless connection such as Wi-Fi.
  • wireless mesh network (WMN) - A wireless mesh network (WMN) is a mesh network created through the connection of wireless access point (WAP) nodes installed at each network user's locale.
  • wireless point of sale (wireless POS or WPOS) - Wireless point of sale (wireless POS or WPOS) is the use of wireless devices in retail establishments to facilitate payment for products or services.
  • Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) - Wireless Transport Layer Security (WTLS) is a security level for the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP), specifically for the applications that use WAP.
  • wireless USB (WUSB) - Wireless USB (WUSB) is a form of Universal Serial Bus (USB) technology that uses radio-frequency (RF) links rather than cables to provide the interfaces between a computer and peripherals, such as monitors, printers, external drives, head sets, MP3 players and digital cameras.
  • WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure (WAPI) - WLAN Authentication and Privacy Infrastructure (WAPI) is a wireless local area network security standard officially supported by the Chinese government.
  • Workplace Join - Workplace Join is a tool in Windows Server 2012 R2 that allows a Windows 8.
  • WRAN (wireless regional area network) - A wireless regional area network (WRAN) is techology based on IEEE 802.
  • WSAN (wireless sensor and actuator network) - A wireless sensor and actuator network (WSAN) is a group of sensors that gather information about their environment and actuators, such as servos or motors, that interact with them.
  • Yik Yak - Yik Yak is a mobile app that allows users to post messages anonymously; the app aggregates and presents the posts of users within a particular geographical radius as a streaming data feed.
  • Z-Wave - Z-Wave is a wireless communication protocol used primarily in smart home networks, allowing smart devices to connect and exchange control commands and data with each other.
  • zero rating - Zero rating is the practice of not charging customers for data use on specific websites and services by Internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile service providers (MSPs).
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