The mobilisation of technology: Will the ever increasing number of smart mobile devices (iPhones
etc...) impact on the way we conduct our lives (work and private).
The ever growing world of technology has shown its age starting from many years back. It has now become a revolution into the new smart devices which has been influencing the way we conduct business, work or even our personal life. In this age of high technology smart phones have become part of everyday life. In recent years, there has been a rapid evolution of smart phones in the global phone market. As the name implies, smart phones are supposed to be smart. In a nutshell, smart phones are cell phones that are added with much other functionality out of a traditional cellular phone originally designed for phone calls and messages. Improved with the advanced digital and Internet technology, smart phones function as a personal ...view middle of the document...
Smart devices contain open source operating system platforms, providing flexibility for new software/application's to be developed.
Smart devices could be described as a multipurpose pocket PC that can be used to access services almost anywhere and at anytime. They commonly contain a large touch screen and a range of applications such as an internet browser, mobile phone, digital camera and office applications. In addition to this, users have the capability of adding many more applications through their provider’s online store to enhance the user’s experience.
As information technology advances, we are finding ourselves using smart mobile devices more and more to save time and to be flexible.
Our lives have been lately influenced by technology whether it be in the field of communications or entertainment.
The web-on-the-go and access to virtually everyone we know 24/7 creates a world where we are constantly in touch with each other. In light of all this positive effects of smartphones we seem to be ignoring how this can negatively effect our daily lives. Humans generally don't like to have down time. This down time makes some working people feel like nothing is getting done. This is why a lot of people feel the need to check emails, finish power-points, and stay in touch with work. The problem with this is that the smartphone has now made work a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week activity. The ability for us to spend our "down time" with the smartphone has also expanded what we consider "down time" This change has made it possible for us to lose time for ourselves and spend it for companies.