A CDE Definition
(1) Accessing the Web from smartphones and tablets. Since the advent of the iPhone in 2007, the mobile Web has been the fastest growing segment of the World Wide Web. See mobile Web browser.
(2) An umbrella term for all interaction between mobile devices and the Internet. Also called the "mobile Internet," all apps are initially downloaded from Web servers, and after installation, the great majority of them access Web servers for updates and additional data either periodically or continuously.
mobile Web browser
A Web browser designed for the small screens of mobile phones. Smartphones come with a Web browser; however, third-party browsers are also available. See mobile website, responsive Web design and smartphone.
Opera on the iPhone
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