Research has found that smart phones are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement, and have an effect in education”. Do u agree with this statement? Yes, I agree with this statement and I will elaborate why in my presentation.
View about smart phones. Made communication easy Brought the world close Made research and information available Made news and important messages easy to get But it has also come with side effects.
Statistic information Morgan Stanley Research estimates sales of Smartphone will exceed those of PCs in 2012. Gartner expect over 500 million Smartphone to sell in 2012. The Coda Research Consultancy predict global Smartphone sales of some 2.5 billion over the 2010-2015 period. The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report total Smartphone sales for 2010 as 302.6 million, up around 74% on 2009.
Effects of Smartphone They are addictive Disrupt sleep Reduce productivity Too much stare at the phone also can cause nausea and headaches Make stiff muscles.
General findings about smartphone Almost everybody owns a smart phone They make life easy As much as they are good, smartphones have made most people antisocial and distant from the real world They have been found to have a bad impact on health because of the waves they use.
Impact on society The good The bad They have made the world close The usage of facebook, twitter, mxit and other chat zones have made people to get information easy and created friends world wide. Smartphone has made face to face relationship very difficult Made people to forget what is really happening around them They have made families relationship difficult They have made communication skills poor for most children.
Conclusion I agree Smartphone have been made to improve life. We are addicted to them and we will get worse in the future. We have to allow a place where phones are not welcomed so to help save the world and creative minds. Smartphone are also found to affect the brain so less using them can help in health.
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