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  • Wireless Application Protocol, an open international standard for applications that use wireless communication, such as Internet access from a cellular phone.
  • Wireless Access Point


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  • In it's advanced settings, enter wap. as the proxy address, then set HTTP, WAP and SOCKS to port 3128.

    Treo Forum - Treonauts

  • I remember a chant from back in the WAP days – “WAP is crap.”

    Scripting News for 7/25/2007 « Scripting News Annex

  • WAP is coding that translates Web site content to make it readable on the smaller screen of a mobile phone or handheld device. - Wireless content comes to Augusta

  • While at the minute WAP is a far superior experience to the mobile [open] web, he added, the issue is that you have no freedom on WAP, it’s yet another walled garden.

    New Directions In Mobile is Pandoras box unleashed « Innovation Cloud

  • Later we changed our name to WAP, Women Against Pornography, which used a traveling slide show to raise funds to help smash patriarchy.

    Roseanne Archy

  • In the returned "thank you" text message is embedded a link to a Macmillan-branded Mobile Internet Gift Aid form (this is called a WAP Push Message).

    UPDATE - Increasing Your SMS Donation Revenue?

  • In the late 1990s, a pared-down wireless internet service called WAP was being pushed by several GSM operators.

    Open Gardens

  • One of Opera's main challenges in the U.S. was the carriers 'longtime support for an alternative technology called WAP, which pares down Web sites for mobile viewing. News

  • WAP is now the protocol used for the majority of the world's mobile internet sites, known as WAP sites.

    News for

  • BPL has after all come up with this so called WAP portal, which inspite of whatever reservations you may have, runs and delivers what it promises.


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