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Mobilities Throughout The Ages

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  • 1. Mobilities Throughout The Ages
    Image by: igylo
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    By: Rebecca Jane McKee
  • 2. Mobilities were originally designed to
    cater to an older demographic
    Image by: performimpact
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 3. Image by: ginny_j
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Over time, the market has expanded to incorporate the entire family, creating applications to meet the needs of every age
  • 4. Toddlers
    &
    Mobilities!
    Image by: b3nj1
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 5. Mobilities are now being designed with the youngest of the household in mind by creating specialized apps to help with their developmental progress
    Image by: emeth
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 6. “Learning to count and recognizing colours, shapes, sounds and patterns are all things that can be done”
    -Rob Ferguson, author of iPhone Apps a Hit With Preschoolers
    Image by: oxtopus
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Source: Iphone Apps a Hit With Preschoolers, Toronto Star
  • 7. Image by: emeth
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    With these new applications “new pipelines have opened up for play and learning...It’s a very exciting time,” says
    Warren Buckleitner of Children’s Technology Review
    Source: Iphone Apps a Hit With Preschoolers, Toronto Star
  • 8. Image by: sarahs
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    With the development of toddler applications and the increasing number of mobilities sold to parents, will this extinguish toys such as Leapster from the marketplace?
  • 9. Kids
    & Mobilities!!
    Image by: loopseque
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 10. The children of today have been brought up in a time of rapid technological change
    Image by: justinm
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 11. "Kids today are digital natives. Our research shows that they use their mobile phones to talk, text, take pictures, play games and check Facebook“
    -Rose Read of MobileMuster
    Image by: MelCarminati
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Source: Schools Should Teach Kids Phone Safety, 9news
  • 12. A study conducted by Sybase Inc
    discovered that children today are more likely to
    own a mobile phone than a book!
    Image by: bettycrockeras
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Source: The Growth of Mobile: Stats and figures that will shock you, Sybase Inc
  • 13. It is great that children are able to use the latest technology but it is important that parents and teachers instruct them about the potential risks associated with having these exciting gadgets
    Image by: Passive Income Dream.com
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 14. Teenagers
    &
    Mobilities!
    Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 15. Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    With the emergence of social networking,
    parents have been worried about their teenagers social skills with the dramatic shift away from
    personal face to face conversations to
    predominantly online conversations
  • 16. Now with the ever growing popularity of data communication, people are beginning to prefer texting as
    oppose to calling
    Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 17. “In December of 2009, the 400 million mobile broadband subscribers accounted for a greater amount of traffic than the world's remaining 4.6 billion mobile phone customers”-from Data Bigger Than Voice On Mobile Networks
    Image by: stevec
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Source: Data bigger than voice on mobile networks, The Telegraph
  • 18. Does this mean that teenagers are shifting away from voice communication too?
    Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 19. Adults & Mobilities!
    Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 20. Mobilities have unbelievable capabilities for the adult user.
    With an app for just about everything, it makes life a little bit easier!
    Image by: Cavan Images
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 21. There are some drawbacks with these incredible mobilities though...
    Image by: Passive Income Dream.com
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 22. Recent studies have discovered that iPhones secretly keep track of wherever you go and document the locations it into its system
    Image by: stevec
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 23. “...meaning that anyone who stole the phone or the computer could discover details about the owner's movements using a simple program”- Charles Arthur of “iPhone Keeps Record of Everywhere You Go”
    Image by: PandukaSenaka
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
    Source: Iphone keeps record of everywhere you go, guardian.co.uk
  • 24. Not only do children have to be careful, so too do adult mobility users!
    Image by: stevec
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 25. Despite a few negative aspects, the development of mobilities has been and continues to be extremely beneficial for the entire family.
    Image by: lonisme123
    –Flickr, Creative Commons
  • 26. With the astonishing capabilities of mobilities today, it is hard to fathom what they will be able to do
    in the future!
    Image by: davepatten
    –Flickr, Creative Commons