SMARTPHONES It is an advanced mobile phone which exceeds the capability of a regular smart phone. It is a personal technology device that is always connected to cellular data in order to provide online services.
DIFFERENT TYPES OF SMARTPHONES Most popular ones are the:
iPhone OS (Apple)
BlackBerry OS (RIM)
Windows mobile (MS)
ARGUMENTS THAT SUPPORT SMARTPHONES
Smartphones are greatly influencing the way in which people interact and the way in which people live in society.
For example they have greatly influenced productivity, communication in work places, social engagement, and have an effect in education.
SMARTPHONES IN SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT They are very convenient as one is always connected with one another through these smartphones. One is able to access data anywhere. Social medias such as Facebook and Twitter make communication and social interaction easier and very efficient.
SMARTPHONES IN EDUCATION
With a BlackBerry administrators, educators and students have access to the communications and information they need.
Students can solve their mathematical problems for example algebra and this is an easier way to get work done.
Students can also send messages to their teachers for assistance in any of their problems.
SMARTPHONES IN WORK PLACES One is no longer to working in the office as they can now work from using their smartphones. In addition one can also check their e-mails whilst at home or even walking down the street. Furthermore one can even respond to office matters whilst attending a child’s event or function.
SMARTPHONES AS A PRODUCTIVITY TOOL. BlackBerry users can deal with time sensitive e-mails and phone calls thus enabling them to make fast and reliable decisions. It saves time as you can easily receive and delete mails whilst keeping one available 24/7. Smartphones can run business applications.
TYPES OF SMARTPHONES
RESEARCH INFORMATION Ratul Mahajun, despite the growth rate of smartphones there has not been actual data on their usage pattern. The aim of the research was to find out how much minutes of activity does a smartphone user use per day. It has been found out that most of the smartphone users spend most of their time using their smartphones.
RESEARCH FINDINGS. It has been found out that most smartphone users spend most of their time using their smartphones for different purposes. The smartphone usage patterns will greatly increase with the increase in the selling of smartphones.
CONCLUSION It can therefore be safely concluded that smartphones are greatly affecting productivity, social engagement, work places and education all in a positive way. With smartphones communication has been made much easier and production has greatly increased.
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