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Mobile Computing

Mobile computing utilizes technologies for portable computing devices, wireless networking, and mobile software.

Summary

Mobile computing utilizes technologies for portable computing devices, wireless networking, and mobile software.

This topic provides an introduction to mobile computing for the variety of mobile devices in today's market with an emphasis on the big three: Apple's iOS, Google's Android, and RIM's Blackberry operating systems. The topic includes the devices, wireless networking, and mobile software.

This topic is organized into the following sections that may be navigated using the topic menus on the right of the screen.

  • Introduction provides an introduction to the mobile computing topic and its role in enterprise information architectures. It includes discussions of the key factors associated with the ongoing move to mobile computing, and the associated patterns of technology innovation.

  • Technology Innovation discusses the evolution of mobile computing devices. It includes an introduction and overview to the major mobile operating systems Apple's iOS, Google's Android, and RIM's Blackberry.

  • Communications Infrastructure discusses the wireless infrastructure that enables mobile computing and how this might be implemented within classified computing environments.

  • Server Infrastructure provides an overview of the back-end server infrastructures that are essential to the functioning of mobile computing devices and their popular applications. These infrastructures are hosted in Apple's Google's and RIM's worldwide data centers.

  • Mobile Applications provides an overview of mobile applications including standard mobile applications, custom mobile applications, game-changing applications.

  • Development Framework discusses the Development Framework for the Apple iOS, Google Android and RIM's BBX application platforms. After reviewing the sections the reader will understand the native languages and tools suggested by the respective platforms to develop applications.

  • Information Security discusses the mobile information security considerations for a mobile computing environment, challenges, and current initiatives.

  • Conclusions and Summary provides a synopsis of the topic and summary of the major points.

  • Mobile Computing Links summarizes the applicable references and research sources.

Begin with the Introduction to Mobile Computing.