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Unformatted text preview: Ch 12 Pg. 451 12. 1 Mobile computing is the use of mobile devices and technologies to access data and information through wired or wireless connections from any location, anywhere and at anytime. The main characteristics of mobile computing consist of laptops, smart phones and PDAs, using these devices enables one to receive and transmit data via the internet from anywhere. 12.2 The main business application of mobile computing is to support the mobile workforce. Occupations such as, sales, real estate and consultants are routinely away from the office and require access to corporate information. A wireless PDA can be used to access the corporate database for pricing, products, or check stock availability. In addition, orders or other information can be directly submitted. Another applications is e-mail, a workforce has a business advantage to be able to access e-mail remotely....
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MIS 400 taught by Professor Mullen during the Spring '08 term at S. Connecticut.
- Spring '08