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Smart Phones Era

  1. 1. Smartphone era<br />
  2. 2. What are smart phones<br />A smartphone is a convenient handheld electronic device that combines the functions of a GSM mobile phone and offering advanced capabilities ,often with PC like functionality.<br />
  3. 3. Key features of a smartphone<br />Operating system:In general a smartphone is based on its operating system that allows it to run productivity applications Blackberry or e.g.. the<br />Software: almost all cell phones include some sort of software. Smartphones are always ahead and will have the ability to do more e.g. creating a digital playlist<br />
  4. 4. Key features of a smartphone<br />Web access: smartphones can access the web at higher speeds than other phones due to the growth of 3G data networks and addition of Wi-Fi supports<br />Qwerty keyboard: the definition of a smartphone includes a qwerty keyboard. The keys will be laid out in the same manner as that of a computer <br />
  5. 5. Key features of a smartphone<br />Messaging: Smartphones are set apart from other phones due to their handling of email. They can sync with personal and sometimes professional email accounts<br />
  6. 6. Effects on of smartphones on society<br />Smartphone use might result in in social negligence by the user as more attention is diverted to the ever entertaining features of smartphones therefore resulting in social conflicts.<br />Due to smartphones becoming ever more popular criminal activity has increased because these smartphones have got quite an expensive appeal and there is a negative social result due to pick-pocketing of smartphones.<br />
  7. 7. Researches on smartphones<br />MIT school of management 2007 show that the use of blackberry has a negative impact on the work place such as not meeting deadlines due to divided concentration between work and pleasure.<br />Blackberry maker research in motion researched on smartphone and the work-life balance. They found out that blackberry phones convert deadtime into productive time thereby yielding massive impact on employee productivity<br />
  8. 8. Smartphone statistics<br />Due to fierce competition amoung mobile phone providers , smartphones are being modified and upgraded every time to meet the consumer needs <br />
  9. 9. Effect on productivity of smartphones <br />Smartphones can help secure getaways to company networks thereby helping workers to perform as if they are on their desk therefore working more effectively.<br />
  10. 10. Effect on productivity of smartphonesCntnd..<br />Productivity increases due to mobility being improved due to the elimination of convectional meetings being replaced by online video conferencing meaning that there is faster decision making as people don’t have to be in one particular location to undertake decisions and is saves time and improves productivity.<br />
  11. 11. Effect of smartphones on education <br /><ul><li>Virtual catalogues can be created for teachers to fill marks
  12. 12. This will help parents to see how their children’s performance without having to drive to school since the smartphones will be connected to the school internet database
  13. 13. Smartphones like iPhone have some educational applications such as dictionaries and thesaurus which can help students in their learning </li></li></ul><li>Effect of smartphones on education<br />During exam periods students often use smartphones as cheating devices due to their ability to access the web<br />Smartphones are regarded as disruptive and distractive by some schools since they have games and applications that students can access thereby leading to schools being a no phone zone for student <br />
  14. 14. Effect of smartphones on education<br /><ul><li>Smartphones can lead to loss of concentration when texting in class or when it rings it disrupts the class for a considerable period of time
  15. 15. However smartphones can enable students to get access to some virtual text books which makes it economical than buying them from sources like Xerox
  16. 16. Schools can create websites for students to logon and have access to their courses</li></li></ul><li>Conclusion <br />The amount of different players in the smartphone industry has lead to satisfying services being offered ,i.e. Iphone as shown<br />
  17. 17. Conclusion <br />The smartphone era is one of the 21 century technological advancements that have proved business wise that it is profitable leading to so many service providers.<br />
  18. 18. Conclusion <br />Technological advancements such as smartphones are positively affecting every aspect of life in the 21 century such as the social , educational and communication aspect ,since they are internet in pockets <br />
  19. 19. Reference list<br />>opinionandeditorial<br />…/51264.html<br />Davis,S.D.(24 march 2010).K-net math class. EducationWeek. Available from;<br />
  20. 20. Reference list<br /><br />Javadi,K.(n.d).Impact on wireless technology on society.…/society-impact-of-wireless-technology-on-society.html(Accessed on 27 march 2011)<br />Andrande,D.(28 January 2010).<br /><br />
  21. 21. Bibliography <br />Chang,J.(31 October 2010).Turning smartphone…/smartphonetrafie-103110.aspx<br /><br /> -work-life-balance/<br />
  22. 22. Bibliography <br /><br /><br /><br />McCracken,B.(24 JUNE 2010).Relevant Magazine. -to-us.(Accessed on 28 March 2011)<br />
  23. 23. Bibliography <br />>opinionandeditorial<br /><br />Javadi,K.(n.d).Impact on wireless technology on society. Available…/society-impact-of-technology-on-society.html.(Accessed on 27 March 2011)<br />. Andrande,D(28 January 2010).Available<br />