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  • 1. Research has found that smartphones are affecting productivity, communication in the workplace, social engagement, and have an effect in education.
    Yes, I do agree with this statement. The following slides will justify my opinion.
  • 2. A smartphone.....
  • 3. Top 5 smartphone manufacturers:
  • 4. Statistical information:
    • There was a 15% increase in smartphone sales from the year 2009 to 2010.
    • 5. 48% of smartphone users use their phones to aid their business, while the other 52% use them for personal use.
    • 6. People in the age group 25 – 34 years use smartphones the most (29%),the second major users are in the age group 35 – 44 years. ( working class people)
    • 7. Smartphones accounted for 297 million of the 1.6 billion mobile owners sold in 2010.
    • 8. Sales of smartphones will exceed those of PCs in 2012.
  • Advantages of smartphones:
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    Never out of touch ( email; call etc), better information sharing (more data), greater functionality (Multimedia; MMS; graphics etc), faster communication (web access and easy connection)
    They keep you organized (electronic diaries; contact lists; reminders), flexible working (take notes edit appointments etc whilst on the move), information at your fingertips (immediate access to maps; weather; news etc)
  • 9. Work productivity affected by smartphones:
    • Smartphones are like an office that you can hold in your hand so it makes work go much faster.
    • 10. They can save travelling and make E mailing much more efficient.
    • 11. Workers who own smartphones have a portable piece of technology that can offer many useful things in the workplace, like, saving contacts, to do lists, schedules and are basically like electronic diaries.
    • 12. Having this increases the productivity in the workplace as everything is more organised and information and communication is much faster.
  • Communication in the work place affected by smartphones:
    • In the workplace, there is a lot of communication to be done, whether it is global, regional, local or within the building.
    • 13. A smartphone makes communication much easier as it can connect to most places.
    • 14. It is portable and has the graphics and ability to send pictures or videos even.
  • Social engagement affected by smartphones:
    • A smartphone makes it so much easier to communicate and use the internet compared to any other phone.
    • 15. People can interact with each other through using smartphones, they can sms and mms, send pictures and emails
    • 16. People can interact with each other through their smartphones therefore they are engaging socially.
    • 17. Smartphones enable social engagement on a local, global or regional stage.
  • Education affected by smartphones:
    • Smartphones are very helpful when it comes to education.
    • 18. They allow for quick and easy to get information at your fingertips.
    • 19. Because smartphones are so popular, especially with teenagers, it makes education fun.
    • 20. Assignments, homework, research etc, can be done and maybe even submitted all through a smartphone.
    • 21. Smartphones have calculators, speakers and graphics, reminders, sticky notes and much more that can assist in education.
  • Research findings:
    • In my research I found that sales of smartphones were very high and that they are important and needed by many people for many things.
    • 22. I also found that, as well as all of the advantages stated in the previous slides, there are also some disadvantages.
    • 23. In my research, I also found out all of the services that smartphones offer to individuals, groups and differents classes of people.
  • Information about the research findings:
    • The statistics that I found were reported or predicted by : The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker , The Coda Research Consultancy, Morgan Stanley Research and the Mobile entertainment company, Mxyer.
    • 24. Some of the research that I found was online, from: www.cameraphonesplaza.com,
    www.cioinsight.com,
    http://ezinearticles.com.
    • I also located some pictures off of the internet from Google images.
  • Conclusion:
    I can now conclude that smartphones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement and education in a positive way. Smartphones are actually assisting in all of these areas and making it easier and faster in these four aspects.

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