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Mobile (Portable) Device

Mobile or portable devices include any electronic devices that can be easily carried by one person.

Mobile devices include cell phones (such as iPhones), MP3 players (such as iPlayers), laptops, personal digital assistants (such as Palms), prompting devices (such as pagers), tablets (such as iPads), etc. as well as some voice output communication aids (also known as speech generating devices).

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