What Is the Mobile Web?

July 2008
Library Technology Reports;Jul2008, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p5
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the mobile Web technology. It is defined as the World Wide Web accessed through a mobile device, such as cellular telephone and iPod Touch. Early adopters of the technology are those people who own cellular telephones. Cellular telephone owners are using their mobile access for text and picture messaging, downloading of ringtones, e-mail, instant messaging and games. The benefits of mobile Web are cited, including constant connectivity, and limitless access to information and data. The challenges being faced by the technology are given.


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