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  • 1. SMARTPHONES
    Blessing or curse..?
  • 2. CONTENTS
    What is a smartphone???
    Effect of smartphones on the workplace.
    Effect of smartphones on education
    Effect of smartphones on social engagement
    Conclusion
  • 3. WHAT IS A SMARTPHONE???
    A cellular phone with extra features like:
    Wi-fi connectivity
    Full office compatibility
    Social network intergration
    Free messaging applications
  • 4. EFFECT OF SMARTPHONES IN THE WORKPLACE
    GOOD
    Officers able to keep working even when away from the office
    Constant ready access to email – fast communication
    NOT SO GOOD
    Distraction due to constant access to social networks
    If one phone malfunctions, whole communication system fails
  • 5. EFFECT OF SMARTPHONES ON EDUCATION
    Laptop-type functionality
    Students are able to download information quickly
    Communication between students and teachers is easy with quick email access
    Distraction due to social network intergration
    Distraction due to messaging applications
    This lowers productivity among students.
  • 6. EFFECT OF SMARTPHONES ON SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT
    Social network integration
    People find it easy to communicate via messengers and social networks
    People become awkward in social situations
  • 7. CONCLUSION
    Smartphones are mobile phones with computer-like capabilities
    They have many good uses in the office and in school
    They also have addictive qualities
  • 8. Reference list
    Smartphone. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia available from : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smartphoneaccessed 1 April 2011
    Pros of Cell Phones in School – Benefits of Phones for Students. Available from http://www.suite101.com/content/pros-of-cell-phones-in-school---benefits-of-phones-for-students-a229426 accessed 1 April 2011
    Bad Effects from Smartphone or Handphone. Socyberty. Available from : http://socyberty.com/issues/bad-effects-from-smartphone-or-handphone/ accessed 1 April 2011
  • 9. Thank you!