Meaning – The term mobile, refers to the handheld computing device that has become popular among people. These devices are also popularly known as smartphones.

The term was initially used in the 1980s to describe computers that you could take with you and use while you were on the go. These devices eventually became small and light enough to fit on your lap and were known as laptops.

The term was initially used in the 1980s to describe computers that you could take with you and use while you were on the go. These devices eventually became small and light enough to fit on your lap and were known as laptops.

Example of usage“The IT industry has started using the word mobile, to mean both smartphones and computers, thus making it more of an umbrella term than just to mean handheld devices.”