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April 1 assignment for comp

  1. 1. ADP 1003 Roy Koketso Molosiwa Smartphones 04/04/11
  2. 2. Table of Contents <ul><li>What is a smartphone? </li></ul><ul><li>Do smartphones affect the workplace? </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits of smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>More benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphone statistics </li></ul><ul><li>More stats on smartphones </li></ul><ul><li>Bibliography </li></ul>04/04/11
  3. 3. What is a smartphone? <ul><li>A mobile telephone with computer features that may enable it to interact with computerized systems,send emails and access the web. </li></ul><ul><li>In lament terms we could call a smartphone a “computer phone ”. </li></ul>04/04/11
  4. 4. Do smartphones affect the workplace? <ul><li>Smartphones are an asset to the workplace as email are easily accessible and internet is an easy access option. </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones can tend to be a distraction but they pose more as a pro. </li></ul><ul><li>In this technology era a smartphone has become more of a necessity than a want. </li></ul>04/04/11
  5. 5. Benefits of Smartphones <ul><li>  Never out of touch - you can connect to the internet for e-mail and web access 'on the move', or connect to your computer network to access relevant data, wherever you are, making it easier for remote workers, or a mobile workforce to stay in touch with the business. </li></ul><ul><li>Better information sharing - considerably more data can be received and transmitted via a smartphone, such as large e-mail attachments or data files from websites. Previous mobiles could only manage small e-mails without attachments. </li></ul>04/04/11
  6. 6. More benefits <ul><li>Keeping you organised - smartphone handsets can function as personal organisers, with electronic diaries, contact lists, and automatic reminders. </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible working - as with a PDA, you can use your smartphone to take notes, review and edit your appointments, contacts and documents, all while you're on the move. </li></ul><ul><li>Information at your fingertips - more and more services are being made available on smartphones, from access to maps and directions to television transmissions with news coverage or weather reports to traffic information and scheduling </li></ul>04/04/11
  7. 7. Smartphone Statistics <ul><li>Statistics show that 48% use smartphones in order to assist in the businesses. </li></ul><ul><li>25% of the people who use smartphones are between the ages of 25 and 34. </li></ul><ul><li>People between the ages of 25 and 34 are the majority of the working class as they are at their peak ages. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the era of smartphones </li></ul>04/04/11
  8. 8. More Statistics on Smartphones 04/04/11
  9. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>From the information I have gathered and synthesised you can deduce that owning a smartphone is actually a good thing and it does not adhere workers form their work but, actually enhances their work that it is easliy at their hands. </li></ul>04/04/11
  10. 10. Bibliography <ul><li>http://www.shutupandgoogleit.com/component/content/article/3-smartphone-articles/58 </li></ul><ul><li>http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/smartphone </li></ul><ul><li>http://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100730082011AAqGOPi </li></ul>04/04/11