Understanding Mobile Devices

In this chapter, you will learn how to

•   Explain the features and capabilities of mobile devices

•   Describe the three major mobile OSs

•   Describe how to configure mobile devices

It’s almost hard to imagine that mobile devices—in particular the popular iPhone and Android devices—didn’t even exist ten years ago. Mobile devices revolutionized the way we work and play. Devices such as smartphones, tablets, and even smart watches enable people to access unique tools and features from just about anywhere and accomplish essential tasks on the go.

As amazing as mobile devices are, it’s not easy to find a definition of mobile device that everyone agrees on. If you ask folks who are comfortable with these ...

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