Sms System Related Literature

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Chapter 2 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE AND STUDIES This chapter contains the review of related literature and studies, conceptual model of the study and the operational definition of terms. Related Literature Many staff and students rely on mobile computing devices for work and personal uses. Laptop computers, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs), USB memory (aka thumb drives), smart phones (mobile phones with advanced communication, storage and processing capabilities). They bring a lot of convenience and ease of use. SMS text messaging is the most widely used data application in the world, with 2.4 billion active users, or 74% of all mobile phone subscribers. (Wikipedia) Android’s 50% market has also …show more content…
Set an idle timeout that will automatically lock the phone when not in use, keep all system/application patches up to date, including Mobile OS and installed applications, for phones that support encrypted communication (SSL, https, VPN, etc.), always configure defaults to use encryption, phones approved to access Prohibited and Restricted Data must not be "jail broken" or "rooted”, phones approved to access Prohibited and Restricted Data must encrypt their bulk storage with hardware encryption, and phones approved to access Prohibited and restricted data must be in a managed environment. (URL:

School SMS System Curbs Absenteeism This is a scheme that is really needed especially in school that will provide necessary information concerning to their kids. It shows the status of their kids in school and this can help out parents to guide, protect and motivate their children to study well. A web-based SMS communication system at schools is one of the best things to come out of the mobile messaging revolution in Australia. Companies such as the Australian-based SMS engine provide schools, businesses and sports clubs in Australia with this innovative communication solution. No more bunking off school for kids as a SMS text message is automatically sent to the parents if the child is late or does not arrive and school! So, the advantage of this system to parents is that they will know if
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