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The Mobile Web: Smartphones and Tablets

Smartphones and tablets travel with people to far more places than their computers will. As part of this new normal, the world of handheld internet has blossomed into a rapid and 'bite-sized' universe of personal connectivity. About.com explains more about mobile internet here...

The Top Text Message Acronyms and Abbreviations, 2013
Online conversations are often typed with the thumbs on a mobile device these days. This has spawned a whole new world of abbreviated texting. About.com lists the most common text jargon and message abbreviations of 2013 here...

How Are Mobile Web Pages Different from Regular Web Pages?
Mobile web pages are a whole new animal. Unlike desktop-friendly web pages, which are designed for large screens and precise mouse clicking, mobile web pages are sized for smaller screens and imprecise finger tapping. Many other aspects separate mobile web pages from their traditional ancestors. About.com explains mobile page formatting here...

Android Tablet Web Surfing: A Quickstart Guide for New Tablet Owners
Congratulations on your new Android tablet with Ice Cream Sandwich operating system? There is much ahead to learn, but the basics won't take very long. About.com has assembled a quick reference guide to getting started with your new Android tablet. Click here for more...

What Is 'HMU'? What Does HMU Mean?

Texting Abbreviations, 2013
The worlds of text messaging, email, and online discussions have spawned hundreds of bizarre jargon words. The English language has been foreshortened in many areas, and here are the culprits of 2013: the Top Acronyms of Text Messaging and Online Chat...

What is 'KK'?

GroupMe Text Messaging: a Review of a Game-Changing Communications Tool
While it's not very sophisticated, GroupMe text messaging is extremely useful. Like a high-velocity discussion forum, GroupMe connects friends, sports clubs, and small organizations through shared text messaging. About.com reviews GroupMe here...

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