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Mobile technology

  1. 1. Mobile technology in korea<br />An evaluation of the uses of<br />
  2. 2. Do women and men use cell phones differently, if yes how?<br />Women<br />Chatting, Music<br />Men<br />Chatting, Games<br />Social Networking Websites<br />
  3. 3. Are there some kinds of etiquettes in using cell or smart phones?<br />Phones have to be in silent mode in public places, subways and buses.<br />When listening to music, they need to use earphones.<br />Can’t send messages in class originally.<br />During meals, if you are with friends it is okay to accept calls but not when you’re with significantly older people. <br />
  4. 4. Any differences compared to your cultures or countries?<br />In terms of:<br />Using phones in public places<br />During class hours<br />Carrying the phone<br />Sending messages vs phone calls<br />United States<br />Malaysia<br />Philippines<br />
  5. 5. Do different age groups use mobile and/or digital technologies differently?<br />Age: <br />Around 10 years old – games<br />People in their 20’s – travel information, translators, transportation schedules<br />30’s and above – work related materials, email <br />Younger generation uses it to share videos, websites, etc.<br />
  6. 6. Specifically what kinds of mobile phones are they using and how?<br />Popular Smart Phones: <br />Samsung Galaxy S2<br />Pantech Vega Laser<br />Apple IPhone4<br />Use of a lot of accessories<br />Cell phone cleaners<br />Charms, accessories, phone stickers, etc<br />
  7. 7. Would it be possible to do without mobile technology?<br />(Korean Man) Never even considered it.<br />(Korean Woman) Will go crazy without it.<br />It would be difficult for most of them.<br />
  8. 8. How long do people talk on the phone?<br />One phone call<br />Korean Man: an average of 8 minutes<br />Korean Woman: an average of 10 minutes<br />Women spend more time talking.<br />Koreans generally prefer talking on the phone rather than exchanging text messages.<br />
  9. 9. How often or when do they text?<br />Koreans send text messages rarely.<br />They send text messages if they want to say something that is simple/casual and usually of no urgent matter.<br />
  10. 10. What are they doing with their smart phones when they are not talking on the phone?<br />Listen to music<br />Chat<br />Check their accounts on social networking websites<br />Watch videos<br />They usually carry it in their hands as opposed to placing it in their bags or pockets.<br />
  11. 11. What are the popular applications people use and why?<br />Kakao Talk<br />My People<br />Cyworld<br />Twitter<br />Melon<br />To connect with their friends<br />For entertainment<br />

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