Podcasting is the new way of recording radio shows. It allows people to listen when they want, and to use mp3 players to listen to them
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Another use is entertainment
Chatting or IM is an electronic way to relay messages. Some of the major producers of these programs are Yahoo, and AOL. Two uses would be for communication and for recreational reasons.
Discussion board are to bring people that enjoy a certain topic. They can argue and share they’re ideas to each other. Some examples may NEO-Gaf or Google Groups.
Text / SMS
Texting is the sending of text messages from phone to phone. They are short messages that are used for communication and gossip. They are rarely for professional reasons.
Blogs are considered to be journals. Someone will post multiple things that have occurred on the specific topic the blog pertains to.
I - PHONE
The iphone is apples ultimate product. The I-phone has multiple custom made apps and it has an amazing user interface- It is incredibly useful, but incredibly expensive
The palm pre-phone is the self-acclaimed iphone killer. It is apparently a better version that allows you to use multiple apps at the same time. It is being produced by palm which is the phone OS company.
Blackberry’s are a custom made phone by blackberry. They are considered a businessman’s phone. They are expensive and are useful. They also operate on a app system.