Setfu Tsela- Assignment 1

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Setfu Tsela- Assignment 1

  1. 2. <ul><li>What: </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Phone </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced computing ability & connectivity than a feature phone </li></ul><ul><li>Handheld computers </li></ul><ul><li>Combine functions of camera phone and a personal digital assistant (PDA) </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>According to a study by ComScore, over 45.5 million people in the United States owned smartphones in 2010 out of 234 million total subscribers </li></ul><ul><li>In March 2011 Berg Insight reported data that showed global smartphone shipments increased to 74% from 20% in 2010. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Some smartphones, have a docking station with an external display and keyboard to create a desktop or laptop environment. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Nokia: 41% </li></ul><ul><li>Blackberry: 18% </li></ul><ul><li>Android: 17% </li></ul><ul><li>Apple iPhone: 14.2% </li></ul><ul><li>MS Windows Mobile: 5% </li></ul><ul><li>Linux: 2% </li></ul><ul><li>Other: 2% </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Autism </li></ul><ul><li>A physical condition linked to abnormal biology and chemistry in the brain. </li></ul><ul><li>Exact causes of these abnormalities remain unknown, but this is a very active area of research. </li></ul><ul><li>There are probably a combination of factors that lead to autism. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>A software for smartphones and PDAs that will facilitate on-the-go communication with autistic children is being developed. </li></ul><ul><li>Our target group are the very young or severe autistic children who need either a first learning device or who will never go beyond using image-based communication. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>It is because of the above mentioned research that I then say that Smartphones are affecting the education system very positively. </li></ul><ul><li>There would be no way for these children to get an education because of their condition. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>It would be said by many researchers that smartphones have a negative effect on the society… </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t agree with these.. I believe that in my presentation I have given enough reason to believe that the addition of smartphones to our society is a positive thing… </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/4732366 </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Nusca (20 August 2009). &quot;Smartphone vs. feature phone arms race heats up; which did you buy?&quot; . ZDNet . http://www.zdnet.com/blog/gadgetreviews/smartphone-vs-feature-phone-arms-race-heats-up-which-did-you-buy/6836 . </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smartphone </li></ul>

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