Business phone glossary

Our glossary explains basic terms and abbreviations relating to mobile working, the use of smartphones and tablets in the corporate environment (Enterprise Mobility) and security aspects in the use of mobile devices.


Mobile operating system

Mobile operating system

Operating system for mobile devices

A mobile operating system (OS = Operating System) is a multi-layered system of computer programs and is the interface between mobile device hardware, application software and the user*.

Android vs. iOS

In fact, there are only two widely used mobile operating systems on smartphones and tablets: Android, which is independent of the manufacturer, and iOS, which is tied to the manufacturer Apple.

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