research done on smartphones and their impacts.
Statistical proof of the effects of smart phones.
Final thought </li></li></ul><li>What is a smartphone?<br />By definition asmartphone is a mobile phone with added features that make it ‘smarter’. This means that apart from being able to make calls using the phone, you have features that a PDA or a computer can offer.<br />
Multiple connectivity possibilities. A smartphone uses GSM and also brings the Internet through 3G,Wi-Fi, WiMax connections and easily connects into a LAN.
USB cables or Bluetooth adapters are used in data transfer to and from computers</li></li></ul><li>SMARTPHONES ON THE SHELVES<br />htc<br />Nokia <br />iPhone<br />Blackberry<br />Motorola<br />Sony Ericsson<br />
Smartphones may cost a lot of money and occasionally cause people to lose focus which in turn increases road accidents, losing touch with the “real world”, fortunately the advantages compensate these disadvantages.<br />They include: <br />smartphones have an operating system and local data storage. <br />They have Internet access, e-mail capabilities, scheduling and contact management software, as well as a built-in camera.<br />
c) You can use the GPS for driving directions<br /><ul><li>social network, shop, and even use your phone as a remote control for your HDTV or setting your residential alarm. </li></ul>they make users save a lot of money on calls and even make free calls worldwide.<br />It also allows call recording, voicemail.<br />They have the ability to read business documents in a variety of formats such as PDF.<br />Smartphones are programmable(operating system allows the user to modify and add to its functionality)<br />Smartphones are susceptible to malware.<br />Smartphones are easy to use.<br />
Customers can shop anywhere anytime thus sales inflate.</li></li></ul><li>More than 340 readers participated in this week’s poll, which was conducted Dec. 27 and 28.<br />Is smart phone technology changing how you work?<br />Very much: 36%<br />Somewhat: 30%<br />Not very much: 10%<br />Not at all: 7%<br />I do not use a smart phone for work: 17%<br />The survey shows that a lot of the working class prefer to use smartphones and this has in tern increased efficiency.<br />
Conclusion:<br /><ul><li>Smartphones are not just a luxury but a necessity regardless of the needs of the user.
Research already conducted shows that in the next years smartphones will have completely replaced laptops and desktops this is due to the fact that they are portable but are as powerful as computers.
Smartphones come in a range of prices and brands so they can suite anyone’s budget.
Since smartphones have similar capabilities as PC’s, medical field could incorporate these features and make high-tech machinery for example there could be x-ray phone better yet a phone that can do diagnosis.</li></ul>In conclusion, why would anyone in their normal state not want to trade in their robust ,unattractive desktops, laptops and similar devices for these revolutionary beauties?<br />
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