Fundamental characteristic of data being stored in a computer. Common data types are: integer numeric, real numeric, character, logical (true or false), date.
A description of a variable defined by two properties: a domain, which is the set of values that belong to that type, and a set of operations, which defines the behavior of that type.
This term refers to a category of information that can be synchronised. The TrueSyncÂ® data types are the Calendar, Contacts, Memos, and To Do items.