Glossary terms beginning with W

Wallpaper

Wallpaper is a picture or graphical image that fully covers the display screen of a computer, mobile phone or other equipment with a visual monitor. This 'wallpaper' is used to customise the background environment on the…

WAP

Also known as: Wireless Application Protocol WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is a common global standard, which defines the way in which Internet communications and advanced non-voice services are provided on wireless mobile devices, such as digital…

WAP identity module

Also known as: WIM WIM (WAP identity module) is a security module that provides a more secure environment when using WAP related applications and services on a mobile device via a WAP gateway. A WIM allows…

Watch

With this type of form format the mobile phone is designed as a watch. This automatically means that the mobile phone has few buttons, a small display and a few specifications. …

Watt

Also known as: W Watt (W) is the standard unit for measuring power, and it indicates the rate at which energy-for example electrical or electromagnetic energy-is radiated, absorbed, or dissipated. One Watt is equivalent to using…

Wavelength

Wavelength is the physical distance spanned by one complete cycle or wave of an alternating signal as it travels through space. The term wavelength can be applied to many types of wave, e.g. audio, radio, light,…

Wi Fi

Wi-Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance for certified products based on the IEEE 802.11 standards (also called Wireless LAN (WLAN) and Wi-Fi). This certification warrants interoperability between different wireless devices. …

WIM

Also known as: WAP identity module WIM (WAP identity module) is a security module that provides a more secure environment when using WAP related applications and services on a mobile device via a WAP gateway. A…

Windows Media Player

Windows Media Player (abbreviated WMP) is a digital media player and media library application developed by Microsoft that is used for playing audio, video and viewing images on personal computers running the Microsoft Windows operating system,…

Wireless Application Protocol

Also known as: WAP WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) is a common global standard, which defines the way in which Internet communications and advanced non-voice services are provided on wireless mobile devices, such as digital mobile phones…

Wireless phone

Wireless Phone is another name for a mobile phone. The word 'wireless' refers to the fact that the phone is actually a small radio transceiver, which communicates with the mobile telephone network by transmitting and receiving…