How Smartphones Have Changed America

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Smartphones are not only changing the way people of the world communicate but they are also changing many aspects of most people’s daily lives. Since their creation, smartphones have come a long way in what they can do. Smartphones now allow users to talk, text, tweet, search, email, check the weather, get directions, take pictures, find restaurants, pay bills, shop, listen to music, and do so much more from the palm of our hands. While this makes life easier are smartphones causing problems? With security problems and social issues arising with the increased use of smartphones, smartphones may be not such a smart idea after all. Smartphones are increasingly dominating the world of mobile phones. Smartphones have affected the world in many ways. It’s creation has changed education, how we get information, how we communicate, and how our generation has become addicted to it. Schools are starting to capitalize on the technology students love to use including smartphones, tablets, and other personal devices. Instead of banning these devices from classes, some schools see smartphones as tools. Allowing smartphones to be able to be used in classes can be a good thing and also a bad thing. Many people have different opinions about the topic. Smartphones can benefit education in many ways. It provides instant and constant information. The student can look up an answer to a question instantly. They can capture ideas. Smartphones are the tool choice for this generation. It provides them with 21st- century skills. They are affordable, so students can afford them, rich or poor. Smartphones enable learning anytime and everywhere. Within 5 years, every K-12 student in America will be using a mobile handheld device as a part of learning. Smartphones support 90 to 95 percent of what a student does every day in school. Although people may argue that smartphones are a tool of
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