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  1. 1. Smart Phones
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>What is a smart phone? </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages and disadvantages of smart phones. </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on communication </li></ul><ul><li>Effects on education </li></ul><ul><li>Some facts </li></ul><ul><li>More facts </li></ul>
  3. 3. Introduction <ul><li>In this presentation we will see how smart phones affect our day to day lives. </li></ul><ul><li>You will get to know more about smart phones. </li></ul><ul><li>The advantages and disadvantages of smart phones. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is a smart phone? <ul><li>A smart phone is a phone with more advanced computing abilities and includes the following features: </li></ul><ul><li>- QWERTY keyboard: The keyboard is laid out in the same form as that of a computer keyboard. </li></ul><ul><li>- Web access: It can access the web at higher speeds. </li></ul><ul><li>- Operating system: This allows the phone to run productivity applications. </li></ul><ul><li>- Software: The smart phone software will have the ability to do more. </li></ul><ul><li>- Messaging: A smart phone supports multiple e-mail accounts. It also grants access to a number of instant messaging applications. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Advantages and disadvantages of smart phones <ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>They are multifunctional. </li></ul><ul><li>They make it easy to stay in touch. </li></ul><ul><li>Quick to communicate with. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy internet access anywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Can be complicated </li></ul><ul><li>Less personal </li></ul><ul><li>Chat rooms slow down productivity in day to day life. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Effects on productivity <ul><li>Businesses become slow as employees are too stuck on to their phones. </li></ul><ul><li>It makes production faster in the sense that producers can contact each other much faster and conveniently than before. </li></ul><ul><li>Employers can transfer e-mails and other information between employees in a short time span. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Effects on communication <ul><li>Teenagers struggle to socialise facially with each other because they become used to chat rooms where they do not see each others actions. </li></ul><ul><li>People become ignorant about communicating with people they do not know. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart phones make communication much easier when one has to get hold of a friend/ family member. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Effects on education <ul><li>Students are too busy on their phones to concentrate in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Students invest too much time on social networking than they do in their studies. </li></ul><ul><li>It disrupts a students’ study time-table. </li></ul><ul><li>It affects students’ English grammar where they start using “chat language” while writing essays and any other school work. </li></ul><ul><li>Smart phones can help educators to do their job. </li></ul><ul><li>It could also be useful in the sense that schooling institutions could initiate a chat rooms where students can go online for help with their school work. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Some facts <ul><li>Research has found that 68% of people are addicted to their smart phones and that a number of students have replaced their laptops with smart phones. </li></ul><ul><li>“ According to Mashable: In a survey of 300,000 mobile consumers, 88% of whom owned a device running one the five most popular smart phone operating systems, more than 30% said that mobile is the “most important medium” to access breaking news, narrowly followed by desktop web browsers (29%), television (21%) and newspapers (3%).” ( http://www.intomobile.com/2010/12/07/smartphone-mobile-breaking-news / . 30 March 2011) </li></ul>
  10. 10. MORE FACTS <ul><li>Research has found that most people prefer using their smart phones even to watch news than any other forms of media. </li></ul>Available from http://www.intomobile.com/2010/12/07/smartphone-mobile-breaking-news/ (accessed 30 March 2011)
  11. 11. Bibliography <ul><li>Raymon, R (2010). Smartphone Use and Productivity Are Rising: How Does This Affect Your Business. Available from http://smallbiztechnology.com/archive/2010/04/smartphone-use-and-productivit.html/ . (Accessed 29 March 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Daniel, R (2010). The Effect of Social Networking (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace etc) For Children. Available from http://newstodaynews.com/the-effect-of-social-networking-facebook-twitter-myspace-etc-for-children/12286 . (accessed 29 March 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>CameraPhonesPlaza(2009). Smartphones In Education. Available from http://www.cameraphonesplaza.com/smartphones-in-education/ . (accessed 29 March 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Coustan, D, Stickland, J . How Smartphones Work. Available from </li></ul><ul><li>http://communication.howstuffworks.com/smartphone4.htm. (accessed 29 March 2011) </li></ul>

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