204 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
"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.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-193) and index.
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.
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