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  1. 1. SMARTPHONES TODAY!!!<br />4/1/2011<br />1<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  2. 2. introduction<br />Pros of using Smartphone's :<br />In the work place<br />With social engagement<br />On education<br />cons<br />cons<br />Conclusion<br />references<br />CONTENTS<br />4/1/2011<br />2<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  3. 3. Smart phones <br />A Smartphone is basically a phone with a variety of features in terms of software and the operating system.<br />Examples of Smartphone's include: the blackberry torch, the iphone, HTC, and the Google phone.<br />According to Gaming Angels:” in 2009 mobile phone ownership exceeded four billion users – which equates to nearly 60% of the world’s population.” this is was 2years ago. Mobile phone ownership has increased since then Smartphone sales have risen dramatically because they have become the worlds latest fashion trend. Thus increasing demand for them.<br />4/1/2011<br />3<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  4. 4. Because of their many features and application software, smart phones are now almost like nesses cities to most people in the workforce.<br />Advantages <br />Built in functions which include: <br />Text messaging<br />Emails<br />Easy and fast internet assess<br />Run my applications<br />This make life easier for people in the work force because the Smartphone acts as a portable computer.<br />In the work place<br />4/1/2011<br />4<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  5. 5. SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT<br />CONS<br />PROS<br />Can affect communication with other people in reality<br />Health risks due to spending too much time texting<br />Can affect productivity at work and at school because they are vey time consuming.<br />Meet new people<br />Share photos and videos<br />Share music<br />Share opinions and ideas with other people<br />Promote business<br />Promote artists<br />4/1/2011<br />5<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  6. 6. Since smart phones have the same capabilities of a laptop, they can be useful to students at a cheaper cost. E.g. taking pictures instead of sketches, take recordings instead of notes the us helping with the increase of productivity.<br />they may also be important for safety reasons. Incase of emergencies at school.<br />EDUCATION<br />4/1/2011<br />6<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  7. 7. EVALUATION<br />Social engagement(on the internet) may be one of the main reasons smart phones are affecting productivity. This is because it is very time consuming<br />In the work place, some companies have software that is used to monitor what employs view on the internet. Smartphone's may help with this problem because internet acsses is faster but this does not help with companys output<br />4/1/2011<br />7<br />tinyade elspeth kamphoni<br />
  8. 8. EVALUATION<br />Most people with a social life on the internet may find it harder to interact with people in reality. This may discourage them from going out and trying other hobbies and this may lead to health problems.<br />Social networking is very popular amongst young people and it does affect their productivity in terms of having less time to study.<br />4/1/2011<br />8<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  9. 9. CONCLUSION<br />Smartphone's actually do affect productivity in all areas mentioned above but the technology era has changed life as we know it and its evitable that it will continue to change. And with every positive effect change brings, negative effects must follow.<br />4/1/2011<br />9<br />tinyade Elspeth kamphoni<br />
  10. 10. REFRENCES<br />Cassovoy,L. n.d. “What is a Smartphone” available from: http/:www.about.com, (accessed on 19/3/2011)<br />Netzach(jan6th2010)”one billion people will own smarphones: market analysis, available from: http/:www.gamigangels.com/2010/01/one billion-people-will-own-smartphonesmarket-analysis<br />Social networking watch, n.d. available from: http/:www.socialnetworkingwatch.com/all_social-networking_statistics<br />4/1/2011<br />10<br />tinyade elspeth kamphoni<br />