Text of Handheld Devices and OS. Handheld Definition Extremely portable, self-contained information...
Handheld Devices and OS
Handheld Definition Extremely portable, self-contained information management and communication devices. Small size and light weight, often made up of a single component. Sacrifices for mobility are less memory and little or no storage, small displays, and slow, unreliable access to the Internet.
Handheld Definition In addition, handheld devices must be able to: Operate without cables, (except temporarily recharging, synchronizing with a desktop). Be easily used while in ones hands Must allow the addition of applications or support Internet Connectivity.
What is Not A Handheld?
Types of Handheld Devices There are three essential types of handheld devices: Mobile telephone handsets Pagers PDAs All handheld devices share two common challenges: Small display Problematic data input.
Types of Devices
Handheld Phones Primary use - Voice communication Data connectivity via WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) or i-mode. Data is entered on a standard twelve-key keypad, with the help of various soft keys. Bitmap graphics or user interface widgets such as menus, text entry fields are not supported in WAP implementations. WAP applications are also extremely inconsistent with each other.
PDAs Primary use Information storage and retrieval. Support address books, calendars, to-do lists, email management, and note taking. Have touch screens and use a stylus for input. User Interface Environments Palm OS, Windows CE
PDAs Palm OS Simple to use, but functionality limited. Lacks a central file system. Windows CE Multitasking Operating System for handheld devices. Operates like a miniaturized version of Windows. Supports a central file system.
Pagers Primary use two-way email communication. Also support Web browsing. Have QWERTY keypads. User Interface Environments RIM OS, Wisdom OS. RIM OS simple graphical design, mostly text and icons. Wisdom OS rich graphical interface supporting graphical controls such as radio buttons and check boxes.
Mobile computing Devices PDA Smartphone Tablet computer Ultra-mobile PC Wearable computers
Mobile Operating Systems Symbian Windows Palm OS BlackBerry iOS Bada Android
Symbian Symbian is a mobile operating system designed for smartphones originally developed by Symbian Ltd. but currently maintained by Accenture. The Symbian platform is the successor to Symbian OS and Nokia Series 60. The version, Symbian ver.3, was officially released in Q4 2010 and first used in the Nokia N8. Windows Microsoft Windows CE (now officially known as Windows Embedded Compact and previously also known as Windows Embedded CE, and sometimes abbreviated WinCE) is an operating system developed by Microsoft for embedded systems. Windows CE is a distinct operating system and kernel, rather than a trimmed-down version of desktop Windows. Palm OS Palm OS (also known as Garnet OS) is a mobile operating system initially developed by Palm, Inc., for personal digital assistants (PDAs) in 1996. Palm OS is designed for ease of use with a touchscreen-based graphical user interface. It is provided with a suite of basic applications for personal information management.
BlackBerry BlackBerry is a line of phone devices developed and designed by Research In Motion (RIM). The first BlackBerry smartphone was released in 1999 iOS iOS (previously iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. Originally released in 2007 for the iPhone and iPod Touch, it has been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPad and Apple TV. Unlike Microsoft's Windows CE (Windows Phone) and Google's Android, Apple does not license iOS for installation on non- Apple hardware. As of 2012 Apple's App Store contained more than 700,000 iOS applications, which have collectively been downloaded more than 30 billion times.
Android Android is a Linux-based operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers, developed by Google in conjunction with the Open Handset Alliance. Initially developed by Android Inc, whom Google financially backed and later purchased in 2005 Bada Bada is an operating system for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. It is developed by Samsung Electronics. Its name is derived from bada, meaning "ocean" or "sea" in Korean. It ranges from mid-range to high- end smartphones
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