Smartphones Essay

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Shiyi Wang
Prof. Nielson
ENG 101
6 March 2012
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The Technology That We Can’t Live Without
            Technology is the practical application of science to commerce or industry. It plays an important role in people's live through home, school, medical, and business uses. Smartphones have become more and more necessary to people's life demands. A smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile computing platform with more advanced computing ability and connectivity than a feature phone. It affects on people, relationships and society in both good and bad ways.
              People have many choices of smartphones such as iPhone, Blackberry, HTC and Nokia N-series. Smartphones provide text messages, video calling, e-mail, Web browsing, video cameras, and MP3 players. In other words, smartphones have most of the features that people can find on their computers. Based on these applications, daily life can be more convenient than before. People with smartphones do not need to worry if they will be lost in an unfamiliar place because most smartphones have GPS software. People can also check the weather, get the latest news, translate languages, edit pictures, and play games by using smartphones.
Besides these advantages, smartphones also have disadvantages such as they are expensive. For example, an iPhone costs around $599.00 and other smartphones’ prices are similar that. They are complicated to use. Most people find it difficult to use smartphones first time especially older people. For example, there are many choices, shortcuts and steps in a smartphone.
              Smartphones can enhance relationships or destroy relationships very easily and quickly. Before the invention of smartphones, couples could only use their phones to call or texted each other.   Now, couples can do video calling, send voice messages, and share pictures with each other by the applications in their phones. That is a good way to contact with each other. On the other hand,...

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