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Kirtland Community College Library QA 76.59 .S63 2013 30775305463813 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780737763423 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0737763426 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 9780737763430 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 0737763434 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 204 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Ch. 1 What are the benefits of smartphones? : Smartphones are transforming daily life / Richard Fisher -- Smartphones are becoming too complex / Debra Littlejohn Shinder -- Help! My smartphone is making me dumb - or maybe not / Brian X. Chen -- Smartphones are a distraction / Joe Golton -- Smartphones will benefit classroom learning / Elliot Solowya, interviewed by David Nagel -- Smartphones do not benefit classroom learning / Maclean's.
Ch. 2 Who owns and uses smartphones? : Smartphone ownership is growing / Aaron Smith -- Some people reject smartphone ownership / Sue Shellenbarger -- The disadvantaged and minorites use smartphones for Internet access / Gerry Smith -- Smartphones do not improve Internet access for the disadvantaged and minorities / Jamilah King -- Smartphones give rural Africans access to the greater economy / The Economist.
Ch. 3 Do smartphones have privacy risks? : Smartphones have privacy risks / Timothy B. Lee -- Smartphone apps can breach privacy / Scott Thurm, Yukari Iwatani Kane -- 10 steps to smartphone privacy / Eric Zeman -- Lost smartphones pose privacy and security risks / Scott Wright -- Employees may not have an expectation of privacy on company smartphones / William K. Pao, L. David Russell, J.D. Weiss.
Ch. 4 What is the future of smartphones? : Smartphones will become obsolete / Barbara Hudson -- Smartphones will replace the personal computer / Charles Arthur -- Mobile banking on smartphones will replace wallets / Jameson Berkow -- The format for mobile banking on smartphones is uncertain / David W. Schropfer.
Summary, etc.:
"Opposing Viewpoints: Smartphones: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Mobile computing.
Smartphones > Social aspects.
Pocket computers > Social aspects.

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