A smartphone, or smart phone, is a mobile phone with more advanced computing capability and connectivity than basic feature phones.Early smartphones typically combined the features of a mobile phone with those of another popular consumer device, such as a personal digital assistant (PDA), a media player, a digital camera, or a GPS navigation unit. Modern smartphones include all of those features plus the features of a touchscreen computer, including web browsing, Wi-Fi, and 3rd-party apps.Currently, about 90% of handset sales worldwide are for devices powered by Google's Android and Apple's iOS mobile operating systems.
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  • Email Design Trends for Law Firms

    … deviate too far from these parameters when designing. Stick with system fonts (or web safe fonts) for maximum readability. These are the standard fonts that are pre-loaded into all operating systems. If your template uses a non-system font, then the mobile device or desktop will convert the text to a font it knows. This can wreak havoc…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 16 readers -
  • Can My Car Be Hacked?

    … this investigation when his friend’s car appeared as a Wi-Fi connection. Munro explained that most modern cars come equipped with smartphone apps that allow the owner to monitor battery and control alarm system using a GSM internet service. However, the Outlander uses Wi-Fi, which is far less secure. This less secure system allowed Munroe and his…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 28 readers -
  • Milwaukee Magazine

    …. The attorney representing Lathan, Brian Mahany, says he’s heard from some 200 drivers interested in being represented by him. The suit also names Travis Kalanick, Uber’s co-founder. Uber claims that it’s not a transportation company, but rather a technology company, the suit says. It provides both drivers and riders with smartphone apps that allow…

    Due Diligence- 33 readers -
  • What If a Creditor Sends You a 1099-C

    … through the complex maze of bankruptcy. If you are currently dealing with debt that seems overwhelming, facing foreclosure, repossession, garnishments, lawsuits, or collections, turn to the professionals at Bond and Botes. Our firm has been helping good people going through bad times for more than 20 years. …

    Robert Reese/ Bond and Botes- 25 readers -
  • Smartwatches may Pose New Risks to Motorists

    … an electronic device requires a driver to look away from the road, use his or hands to manipulate the device, and think about what he or she is doing, thereby combining all three forms of driver distractions listed above. Smartwatches may be more distracting than smartphones Smartwatches are a relatively new technology that pairs with a person’s…

    Gabriel Levin/ 14 readers -
  • Top 25 Crash Causes: Distracted Driving

    … suggest that teens and young drivers under 30 are more susceptible to distracted driving incidents, with this demographic making up 27 percent of fatal crashes. Although talking on the phone, text messaging, and using smartphone applications remain the most prevalent driving disruptions, there are other bad habits that can be equally hazardous…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 32 readers -