Handheld Web May Not Open Images

Lopez, Ed
August 1999
Wireless Week;08/09/99, Vol. 5 Issue 32, p20
Trade Publication
States that data-intensive displays that personal computer users associate with Internet browsing cannot simply be transferred over to wireless communication devices. Constraints with the Wireless Application Protocol for wireless Internet devices; Implications of the differences in wireless and wireline services on the wireless Internet user experience; Impact of wireless devices' screen-size limitations on uses of graphics.


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