DEFINITION OF SMARTPHONE• Smart Phones are defined to be enhanced mobile phones that perform functionalities other than the typical phone.• These enhanced features can be anything from email and internet to a full keyboard.• The definition of “smart “ keeps changing as more and more new functions are introduced to mobile phones.
FIRST SMARTPHONE• Smartphones have been around since 1993, though few people had one at that time.• IBM developed the first smartphone known as “Simon”• The $900 simon was a combination phone, pager, calculator, address book, calendar, fax machine, and wireless e-mail device.• It weighed 20-ounces.
Operating Systems (OS) For Smartphones• Symbian OS• Windows Mobile• Rim BlackBerry• IPhone OS• Linux (used in China by Motorola)• Palm OS
DIFFERENT SMARTPHONES• Iphone• Android• Blackberry• Sony Ericsons• Nokias• Samsung
IPHONE• In 2007, Apple introduced its first iPhone. It was initially costly, priced at $499• The iPhone 4S was announced on October 4, 2011 with a dual core A5 processor, an 8 megapixel camera capable of recording 1080p video at 30 frames per second and the Siri automated voice assistant
ANDROID• The Android operating system for smartphones was released in 2008.• Android is an open-source platform backed by Google, along with major hardware and software developers that form the Open Handset Alliance
Advantage Disadvantage• Keeps you organised • Many user rely on the• Easier and faster Smartphones for everything communication • It makes people become very lazy because the can• Unlimited internet services use many facilities while• Its portable meaning it can just sited like internet be used anywhere you are banking• You get information at • Most people have become fingertips anti social because the can are usually social networking
Effects of Smartphones in the workplace• The effects of smartphones and productivity in the workplace has been a positive one in that employees have 24/7 access to clients and colleagues.• Meaning that in having this sort of access the productivity of employees is good because they get the work done from being on their smartphones.
Statistics of productivity in the workplace due to smartphones• 70% of employees with smartphones regularly check their emails outside the normal business hours.• 42% of employees log onto their business email accounts while home on sick leave.• 43% of employees connect to their emails on their smartphones in order to get ahead and ease their workloads for the following business day.
Effects of Smartphones in education• Having a smartphone means that students can have permanent access to textbooks.• Students, teachers and parents can have access to the student marks without having to go in at school• Online sources which to access various information• Online courses with a guarantee of 100% attendance rate.• The are no limits