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Smartphones in our society

  1. 1. Smartphones in our society. <br />
  2. 2. Content<br />What is a smart phone<br />Smartphones and productivity?<br />Survey <br />Smartphones in society<br />Smartphones in education<br />Expansion of smartphone users <br />Expansion of smartphoneunit<br />Conclusion<br />Bibliopraphy<br />
  3. 3. “Research has found that smart phones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement, and have an effect in education”. <br />
  4. 4. What is a smart phone?<br /> Smartphone:<br />Mobile phone that offers advanced computing ability and connectivity. <br />Based on an operating system that allows it to run productivity applications. <br />Supports full featured Email capabilities with the functionality of a complete Personal Organizer, containing a Calendar, Address Book, a web browser and many more.<br />
  5. 5. Smartphones and productivity?<br />Smart phones increase productivity by enabling users to:<br />access their company's data out of the office.<br /> stay constantly reachable.<br />read and replay to emails from anywhere. <br />
  6. 6. Survey<br />A survey of 1 million users in 34 countries showed that:<br /> 62% believed that their work productivity was “much better” due to new technology.<br /> 75%  consider the opportunity provided by devices such as smartphones and laptops to remain in constant contact with work as a positive development.<br />
  7. 7. Smartphones in society<br />Being connected with a smartphone can disconnect you from the moment.<br />technology has made communication much easier.<br />it has also made it harder to draw a line where our technological communication must end and our human interaction must begin. <br />
  8. 8. Smartphones in education <br />Smart phones enable you to stay connected on and off campus.<br />Educators and students have mobile access to the communications and information they need. <br />They can:<br />Conduct research<br />update records <br />Collaborate with peers.<br />
  9. 9. Expansion of smartpone users <br />Research2Guidance is predicting that global smartphone users will number 970 million by 2013.<br />
  10. 10. Expension of smartphone units<br />According to market research firm iSuppli Corp, the shipment of smartphone unit might reach the number of 450 millions by the year 2013.<br />
  11. 11. Conclusion<br />As well as being a great tool for communication, smartphones and related technology are slowly destroying the ability of people to interact directly with other human. To remain useful a smartphone must be used properly: not talking to the person next to you because you are chatting with someone on your smartphone is impolite. <br />
  12. 12. Bibliography<br />Allday, E. (2010).What new ways will iPad users find to hurt themselves? Available from: http://www.seattlepi.com/business/414924_ithumb02.html (Accessed 27 March 2011)<br />BlackBerry (2011).The BlackBerry Solution for Higher Education. Available from: http://us.blackberry.com/business/industry/education/ (Accessed 17 March 2011).<br />Cellular news (2009). HTC Shows Off Two New Smartphones. Available from: http://www.cellular-news.com/story/36060.php (Accessed 27 March 2011). <br />Lowe, S. (2011). Mitigate the challenges of supporting employee-owned devices. Available from: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/smartphones/mitigate-the-challenges-of-supporting-employee-owned-devices/2100 (Accessed 17 March 2011).<br />McGrath, D. (2009) Smartphone shipments to grow 6-11%, iSuppli says. EE Times news & analyses. Available from: http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4081531/Smartphone-shipments-to-grow-6-11--iSuppli-says (Accessed 29 March 2011). <br />Research2Guidance. (2010). Installed based of smartphone application users, 2009-2013. Available from: http://www.mobilephonedevelopment.com/archives/996 (Accessed 17 March 2011).<br />Reynard, G. (2009).Smartphones in the Classroom. Available from: http://ebooksabout.blogspot.com/2009/02/smartphones-in-classroom.html (Accessed 18 March 2011).<br />Wade, F. (2009). A new productivity for the smartphone era. Available from: http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/a-new-productivity-for-the-smartphone-era.html( accessed 15 March 2011).<br />

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