mobile mobile  /ˈmoʊ bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a river in southwestern Alabama; flows into Mobile Bay
  2. (n) a port in southwestern Alabama on Mobile Bay
  3. (n) sculpture suspended in midair whose delicately balanced parts can be set in motion by air currents
  4. (adj) migratory
  5. (adj) moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place)
  6. (adj) having transportation available
  7. (adj) capable of changing quickly from one state or condition to another
  8. (adj) affording change (especially in social status)

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Usage(s):

  1. Nexi is the first of a new class of robot being developed at MIT's Media Lab and referred to as MDS, which stands for mobile, dexterous, social.
  2. Advertisers say mobile-phone marketing allows them to target customers efficiently because cellular carriers know who their subscribers are.

News

  1. Office Mobile for iPhone and Windows Phone have the exact same functionality (gallery)

    Microsoft just released Office Mobile for the iPhone and after comparing it with what we see on Windows Phone, the capabilities are the same. There is no advantage going to Windows Phone in this case.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ZDNet

  2. Mobile police officer collides with truck heading opposite direction on Highway 90

    A Mobile police officer was involved in a serious accident on Friday, per officials. PR ArchivesA Mobile Police officer and the driver of another vehicle were involved in an accident during rush hour on Friday afternoon, per Mobile's NBC affiliate. The...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mobile Press-Register

  3. Mobile app lets anglers share fishing intel without ruining their favorite spots

    MADISON, Wis. — Before Brian Jensen's mobile app showed up in the sporting goods sections of hundreds of Wal-Mart stores, the Sun Prairie native got all but skunked on a fishing trip to northern Minnesota.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards - all areas where Flash falls short," Jobs wrote....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. Ms Reding, who already recently targeted the mobile phone industry by forcing regulators to cut roaming costs, said: "In-flight mobile phone services can be a very interesting new service-especially for those business travellers who need to be ready...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Viviane Reding Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "Our business developed well in the quarter, considering the present market environment and the declining dollar," Carl-Henric Svanberg, Ericsson's chief executive, said in a statement. "We still find it prudent to plan for a flattish mobile...
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Carl-Henric Svanberg Source: Economic Times

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