Looking at the big picture of technology smartphones are so new and have grown so fasts that much of the general public hasn’t taken note of what’s going on around them. Today’s smartphones are not what they used to be even just a few years ago.
- NASA used smartphones as low cost satellites. Because they are very easy to carry and powerfull NASA is working on a project called Phonesat to build small low earth orbit satellites.
- The smartphone industry is the fastest growing industry in history. In 2013 alone over 1 billion smartphones were sold.
- Smartphones are changing society.
- Today’s smartphones are over 70million times faster than the first electronic computer.
- Today’s smartphone can be used as a PC or Personal Computer. A smart phone has the same capabilities as a personal desktop computer.