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  • 1. Smart Phones
  • 2. Contents
    • Introduction
    • What is a smart phone?
    • Advantages and disadvantages of smart phones.
    • Effects on productivity
    • Effects on communication
    • Effects on education
    • Some facts
    • More facts
  • 3. Introduction
    • In this presentation we will see how smart phones affect our day to day lives.
    • You will get to know more about smart phones.
    • The advantages and disadvantages of smart phones.
  • 4. What is a smart phone?
    • A smart phone is a phone with more advanced computing abilities and includes the following features:
    • - QWERTY keyboard: The keyboard is laid out in the same form as that of a computer keyboard.
    • - Web access: It can access the web at higher speeds.
    • - Operating system: This allows the phone to run productivity applications.
    • - Software: The smart phone software will have the ability to do more.
    • - Messaging: A smart phone supports multiple e-mail accounts. It also grants access to a number of instant messaging applications.
  • 5. Advantages and disadvantages of smart phones
    • Advantages
    • They are multifunctional.
    • They make it easy to stay in touch.
    • Quick to communicate with.
    • Easy internet access anywhere.
    • Disadvantages
    • Expensive
    • Can be complicated
    • Less personal
    • Chat rooms slow down productivity in day to day life.
  • 6. Effects on productivity
    • Businesses become slow as employees are too stuck on to their phones.
    • It makes production faster in the sense that producers can contact each other much faster and conveniently than before.
    • Employers can transfer e-mails and other information between employees in a short time span.
  • 7. Effects on communication
    • Teenagers struggle to socialise facially with each other because they become used to chat rooms where they do not see each others actions.
    • People become ignorant about communicating with people they do not know.
    • Smart phones make communication much easier when one has to get hold of a friend/ family member.
  • 8. Effects on education
    • Students are too busy on their phones to concentrate in class.
    • Students invest too much time on social networking than they do in their studies.
    • It disrupts a students’ study time-table.
    • It affects students’ English grammar where they start using “chat language” while writing essays and any other school work.
    • Smart phones can help educators to do their job.
    • It could also be useful in the sense that schooling institutions could initiate a chat rooms where students can go online for help with their school work.
  • 9. Some facts
    • Research has found that 68% of people are addicted to their smart phones and that a number of students have replaced their laptops with smart phones.
    • “ According to Mashable: In a survey of 300,000 mobile consumers, 88% of whom owned a device running one the five most popular smart phone operating systems, more than 30% said that mobile is the “most important medium” to access breaking news, narrowly followed by desktop web browsers (29%), television (21%) and newspapers (3%).” ( / . 30 March 2011)
  • 10. MORE FACTS
    • Research has found that most people prefer using their smart phones even to watch news than any other forms of media.
    Available from (accessed 30 March 2011)
  • 11. Bibliography
    • Raymon, R (2010). Smartphone Use and Productivity Are Rising: How Does This Affect Your Business. Available from . (Accessed 29 March 2011)
    • Daniel, R (2010). The Effect of Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace etc) For Children. Available from . (accessed 29 March 2011)
    • CameraPhonesPlaza(2009). Smartphones In Education. Available from . (accessed 29 March 2011)
    • Coustan, D, Stickland, J . How Smartphones Work. Available from
    • (accessed 29 March 2011)