Subscribe Now Subscribe Today
Abstract
Fulltext PDF
References
Perspective
 
Smartphone Technological Advancement Trends: A Scheme for Knowledge Acquisition Towards Societal Development



Oguchi Onyeizu Ajaegbu, Chigozirim Ajaegbu and Oluwaseyi Adewunmi Sodeinde
 
ABSTRACT

Smart phone technology as a communication gadget has become the thrilling phenomenon of the modern age. However, its usage should be such that should bring about innovative benefits leading to societal development. As Moore predicted that the complexity of integrated circuit will be in constant increase every 18 months, the technology of smart phone is one that will continue to experience growth. It is important that technology of smart phone grows in parallel with knowledge acquisition to enable objective users of the technology. The main objective of the paper was to investigate this prevailing attribute of innovative strategy possessed by these smart phone designers and how well it could mean to a society when adopted towards a steady societal development. To close this gap, this paper examined literature with a view to drawing conclusions that a “strong innovative strategy” is a factor that should not be underestimated by any society gearing towards growth in knowledge acquisition. Also, a concept model was presented as a lead to mend the knowledge gap that could arise in a society as a result of lack of knowledge in the technical uses and benefit this technology could offer to the society.

Services
Related Articles in ASCI
Similar Articles in this Journal
Search in Google Scholar
View Citation
Report Citation

 
Received: September 16, 2018; Accepted: October 13, 2018; Published: October 30, 2018

REFERENCES
Anaeto, S.G., O. Onabajo and J.B. Osifeso, 2012. Models and Theories of Communication. African Renaissance Books Incorporated, Senegal.

Anonymous, 2007. Information and communication technology in small business. Chapter 7. Why it is important. https://www.wiley.com/legacy/Australia/PageProofs/BUS_MAN/1_2/KC_VCE_BusMgmnt_U1%262_3E_c07__WEB.pdf.

Anonymous, 2012. Moore's law. https://www.kth.se/social/upload/507d1d3af276540519000002/Moore's%20law.pdf.

Bansal, T. and D. Joshi, 2014. A study of students' experiences of mobile learning. Global J. Hum. Soc. Sci., 14: 26-33.
Direct Link  |  

Baran, S.J. and D.K. Davis, 2009. Mass Communication Theory, Foundations, Ferment and Future. 5th Edn., Wadsworth Cengage Learning, USA.

Berkley, S., 2013. How cell phones are transforming health care in Africa. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/519041/how-cell-phones-are-transforming-health-care-in-africa/.

Bozeman, M., 2011. Smartphone obsession the latest addiction. Bozeman Daily Chronicle, July 27, 2011. https://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/.

Braunerhjelm, P., 2010. Entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth past experiences, current knowledge and policy implications. Working Paper 02. Swedish Entrepreneurship. https://entreprenorskapsforum.se/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/WP_02.pdf.

Campbell, A. and T. Choudhury, 2012. From smart to cognitive phones. IEEE Pervas. Comput., 11: 7-11.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Chen, X., 2013. The influence of social media on knowledge gaps about science and technology among Chinese audiences. Graduate Thesis, Iowa State University, Iowa.

Cifuentes, O.E. and N.H. Lents, 2011. Increasing student-teacher interactions at an urban commuter campus through instant messaging and online office hours. Electron. J. Sci. Educ., 14: 1-13.

Dolinsek, S. and P. Strukelj, 2012. Technology, wealth and modern management of technology. Manag. Global Trans.: Int. Res. J., 10: 29-49.
Direct Link  |  

Ezemenaka, E., 2013. The usage and impact of internet enabled phones on academic concentration among students of tertiary institutions: A study at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Int. J. Edu. Devel. Infor. Commun. Technol., Vol. 9.

Klein, E., 2012. Technology is changing how we live, but it needs to change how we work. https://www.vox.com/a/new-economy-future/technology-productivity.

Littlejohn, S.W. and K.A. Foss, 2009. Encyclopaedia of Communication Theory. SAGE Publications, USA.

Mamudu, P.A. and A.O. Oyewo, 2015. Use of mobile phones for academic purposes by law students of Igbinedion university, Okada Nigeria. Int. J. Library Sci., 4: 65-72.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Martin, T., 2014. The evolution of the smartphone. https://pocketnow.com/the-evolution-of-the-smartphone.

Miakotko, L., 2017. The impact of smartphones and mobile devices on human health and life. http://www.nyu.edu/classes/keefer/waoe/miakotkol.pdf.

Miyashita, Y., 2012. Evolution of mobile handsets and the impact of smartphones. InfoCom Research, Inc. https://www.icr.co.jp/docs/Evolution_of_Mobile_Handsets_and_the_Impact_of_Smartphones.pdf.

Onciu, S., 2015. Disruptive innovation and students' performance-mobile device use and overuse. http://www.mobileshop.eu/blog/interesting/mobile-device-use-and-overuse/.

Pentzaropoulos, G.C., 2016. New technologies, the infoworld and the need for actionable knowledge. Elect. J. Philos., 22: 51-61.
Direct Link  |  

Pisano, G.P., 2015. You need an innovation strategy. Harvard Bus. Rev., 93: 44-54.
Direct Link  |  

Pitichat, T., 2013. Smartphones in the workplace: Changing organizational behavior, transforming the future. LUX: J. Trans. Writing Res. Claremont Graduate Univ., Vol. 3. 10.5642/lux.201303.13

Rambitan, V.M., 2015. The effect of smartphone on students' critical thinking skill in relation to the concept of biodiversity. Am. J. Edu. Res., 3: 243-249.
CrossRef  |  Direct Link  |  

Sanusi, B.O., O. Adelabu and J.K. Okunade, 2014. Adapting social media for formal learning in Nigeria: Challenges and prospects. Arabian J. Bus. Manage. Rev., 3: 22-30.
Direct Link  |  

Sarwar, M. and T.R. Soomro, 2013. Impact of Smartphone's on society. Eur. J. Scient. Res., 98: 216-226.
Direct Link  |  

Smith, J. and K. Tran, 2017. Smartphone adoption on the upswing in Nigeria. Business Insider, April 28, 2017. https://www.businessinsider.com/smartphone-adoption-on-the-upswing-in-nigeria-2017-4?IR=T.

Statista, 2018. Number of smartphone users in Nigeria from 2014 to 2019 (in millions). https://www.statista.com/statistics/467187/forecast-of-smartphone-users-in-nigeria/.

Tech Savvy Session, 2016. Introduction to smartphones Part 2. Telstra Corporation Limited. https://www.telstra.com.au/content/dam/tcom/seniors/pdf/beginners-intro-smartphones.pdf.

The University of Scranton, 2018. How the smartphone has impacted economic development. https://elearning.scranton.edu/resource/business-leadership/how-the-smartphone-has-impacted-economic-development.

Wilmer, H.H., L.E. Sherman and J.M. Chein, 2017. Smartphones and cognition: A review of research exploring the links between mobile technology habits and cognitive functioning. Front. Psychol., Vol. 8. 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00605

Wood, D., 2003. What is technology? Definition and types. https://study.com/academy/lesson/what-is-technology-definition-types.html.

Woodcock, B., M. Armstrong, A. Nortcliffe and A. Middleton, 2012. Smart-device potential for student learning. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, April 16-18, 2012, Porto, Portugal, pp: 410-415.

©  2019 Science Alert. All Rights Reserved
Fulltext PDF References Abstract