Smartphones and Business

6441 Words Mar 6th, 2011 26 Pages
Course:

Subject: Management Information Systems

Assignment: Smartphones Words: 5000 Students:

Assignment due: 11/11/10

Abstract

Mobile phones are no longer just for making calls. They also function as Personal Digital Assistants, digital cameras, Internet consoles, and e-mail. As a result of this, the operating system used in phones has had to improve. This demand for better mobile Operating Systems has changed the nature of the marketplace. That marketplace is healthy, despite global economic problems, largely because smart-phone sales are increasing.
This report investigates the background to the Smartphone and gives an insight into what a Smartphone is, and how it has evolved
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Security.......................................................................................................................18 6. Future of Smart Phones....................... .......................................................................20 7.12. PC Replacements.................................................................................................20 7.13. Social Networking...............................................................................................20 7.14. Gaming.................................................................................................................21 7. Conclusion...................................................................................................................22 8. Bibliography................................................................................................................23

1. Background Information on the Smartphone
The fastest growing sector of the mobile phone industry today is the Smartphones, but this isn’t to say that other phones are obsolete. There are commodities however between the so called smart phones that set them apart from the majority of cell phones on the market today. In broad terms, the farther away from the regular ‘phone’ the apparatus gets, the smarter a smart phone becomes.
It is only in the last few years that the mobile phone
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