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Smart phones assignment due 1april


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This was a research on how smartphones are changing our way of life

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Smart phones assignment due 1april

  1. 1. Smart phones <ul><li>How they are affecting productivity, communication in the work place, social engagement and in education? </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>A smart phone is a mobile phone enhanced with computer technology . </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the enhancements include email, internet access, and the ability to create and edit documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart phones have become popular as they are becoming relatively affordable. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Are affecting productivity, communication in work places, social engagement, and have an effect in education. I agree with this statement. </li></ul><ul><li>Ideas supporting my argument are illustrated on the slides that follow with the aid of diagrams. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Productivity <ul><li>Smart phones can integrate many applications: from email to organizers. </li></ul><ul><li>They can run business applications examples are: Office mobile and Skype. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart phones can be used as modems which is very convenient. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Communication in work places <ul><li>Smart phones ensure that less time is spent checking emails. </li></ul><ul><li>Employees and clients can communicate outside the office. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate enabled even when employers are on vacation. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Social engagement <ul><li>Instant messaging is made possible with the use of smart phones. </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking sites are readily available, (eg: Myspace) </li></ul><ul><li>People easily share ideas about the world they live in. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Effect on Education <ul><li>Solving of academic problems is possible and easier , eg: solving algebra. </li></ul><ul><li>Google/ Yahoo applications make research easier for students. </li></ul><ul><li>They provide tools for conducting basic exploratory work. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Statistical information… Source: Gartner (Feb 2011) Sales of smartphones using the Android OS jumped almost 900% compared to 2009
  9. 9. Different types of smart phones.
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>Essential tool as they are affecting lives positively. </li></ul><ul><li>Their use have made increases in: </li></ul><ul><li>Productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Communication in work places </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Social engagement </li></ul>
  11. 11. References <ul><li>Brownlow, M. (2010). Smartphones statistics and market share. Available from: (Accessed 17March 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Cassavoy, L. (2007). In pictures: The top ten smartphones. Available from : (Accessed 20March2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Susan , J. (n.d). Are smartphones a productivity tool? Available from: productivity tool? (Accessed 17March 2011) </li></ul>