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  • adjective computing continuously connected to the Internet e.g. by broadband

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Examples

  • Increasingly customers expect the full range of capabilities from any device: the power and breadth of software that is available for today's laptop, the long battery life and always-on capabilities of a mobile phone, great browsing, productivity and media experiences, in addition to the basics, printing and support for all of the hardware devices and peripherals.

    Steve Ballmer: My Keynote Address at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

  • Steve Yankovich , vice president of eBay Mobile, said it plans to take advantage of the always-on ability of the apps to offer features that it can't include on its website, such as notifying users when bidding on an auction item is about to end.

    Apple Takes Wraps Off Mac App Store

  • The desire for a reprieve from the frenetic, always-on existence that smartphones and the internet has enabled, is palpable.

    Tanya Schevitz: Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

  • Increasingly customers expect the full range of capabilities from any device: the power and breadth of software that is available for today's laptop, the long battery life and always-on capabilities of a mobile phone, great browsing, productivity and media experiences, in addition to the basics, printing and support for all of the hardware devices and peripherals.

    Steve Ballmer: My Keynote Address at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

  • The desire for a reprieve from the frenetic, always-on existence that smartphones and the internet has enabled, is palpable.

    Tanya Schevitz: Missed Connection: Take a Digital Detox

  • It features a speakerphone, a rear camera to increase security when in reverse, a GPS antenna and a cellular modem for an always-on connection to the Internet.

    Yesterday's Dream Is Still Far From Reality

  • Brenda Cooper talks about Artificial Intelligence in her first Futurismic column: "The futurist in me now believes AI will be with us in a thousand small ways - as taken for granted as always-on email or mobile music - long before we approach most of the fictional treatments of AI."

    SF Tidbits for 6/5/09

  • The peer review, voluntary contribution, and always-on negotiation at the heart of the open source model create powerful incentives for quality — which is exactly what the hare-brained quants at banks lacked.

    Finance 2.0 and fictitious capital « One Size Fits One

  • Brenda Cooper talks about Artificial Intelligence in her first Futurismic column: "The futurist in me now believes AI will be with us in a thousand small ways - as taken for granted as always-on email or mobile music - long before we approach most of the fictional treatments of AI."

    June 2009

  • Increasingly customers expect the full range of capabilities from any device: the power and breadth of software that is available for today's laptop, the long battery life and always-on capabilities of a mobile phone, great browsing, productivity and media experiences, in addition to the basics, printing and support for all of the hardware devices and peripherals.

    Steve Ballmer: My Keynote Address at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show

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