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Smart phones

  1. 1. Their effect on productivity
  2. 2. Table of contents <ul><li>Definition of Smart phones </li></ul><ul><li>Their use in the society </li></ul><ul><li>Their contribution towards productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages of smart phones </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages of smart phones </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Smart phones are electrical hand held gadgets that offer more advanced computing features and connectivity than an ordinary phone. It comprises of features such as Bluetooth, infrared, video calling, internet access and a whole lot more. They also provide the functions of a camera and a Personal digital assistant(PDA).
  4. 4. Usage of smart phones around the world
  5. 5. Pictures of smart phones
  6. 6. Advantages <ul><li>Pocket size power – “laptop in your pocket” </li></ul><ul><li>Never out of reach – some models offer an “always-on” internet access service e.g. B.I.S </li></ul><ul><li>Organization – can function as a personal organizer through electronic diaries, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Users save time and increase productivity. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Disadvantages <ul><li>Work-Life balance - difficult for some to designate a clear delineation between work life and home life. </li></ul><ul><li>High costs – long-term contracts </li></ul><ul><li>Awkward keyboard size – alphanumeric keys are smaller and closer together. </li></ul><ul><li>Website access – not all websites are WAP-enabled so some cannot be accessed. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conclusion <ul><li>Cost-Benefit – the benefits of having a Smartphone out weigh the costs one might incur </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of communication – whenever and wherever </li></ul>

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