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Alcohol apps aimed at young

Apps with names like 'Let's get Wasted!' and 'Drink Thin' have led a James Cook University Professor to call for Government action on alcohol advertising on mobile devices.

Dec 22, 2014
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Smartphone making your eyes tired?

Several reports indicate that prolonged viewing of mobile devices and other stereo 3D devices leads to visual discomfort, fatigue and even headaches. According to a new Journal of Vision study, the root cause may be the demand ...

Jul 21, 2011
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Mobile devices help remove barriers to fresh food

It’s just a third of a mile from the East Palo Alto farmers’ market to Runnymede Garden Apartments — the city’s only housing facility for seniors and adults with disabilities — but to the building’s ...

Aug 08, 2011
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Mobile device

A mobile device (also known as cellphone device, handheld device, handheld computer, "Palmtop" or simply handheld) is a pocket-sized computing device, typically having a display screen with touch input or a miniature keyboard. In the case of the personal digital assistant (PDA) the input and output are combined into a touch-screen interface. Smartphones and PDAs are popular amongst those who require the assistance and convenience of a conventional computer, in environments where carrying one would not be practical. Enterprise digital assistants can further extend the available functionality for the business user by offering integrated data capture devices like Bar Code, RFID and Smart Card readers.

==Types of mobile devices== ==== Mobile computers==== *Netbook *Smartbook *Notebook PC *Ultra-Mobile PC *Handheld PC *Personal digital assistant/Enterprise digital assistant *Graphing calculator *Pocket computer (largely obsolete) ====Handheld game consoles==== * Nintendo DS (NDS) * Game Boy, Game Boy Color * Game Boy Advance * Sega Game Gear * PC Engine GT * Pokémon Mini * NeoGeo Pocket, NeoGeo Color * Atari Lynx * Pandora * GP2X/GP32 * Gizmondo * PlayStation Portable (PSP) * N-Gage * WonderSwan ====Media recorders==== *Digital still camera (DSC) *Digital video camera (DVC or digital Camcorder) *Digital audio recorders ====Media players/displayers==== * Portable media player * e-book reader ====Communication devices==== * Mobile phone * Cordless telephone * Pager ====[[Personal nav

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