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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  • To Encrypt, Or Not To Encrypt, That Is The Question

    … including home computers, tablets, laptops and smartphones. Formal Opinion 477 builds off of two earlier ethics rules developments. In 2012, the ABA modified the comments to Model Rule 1.1—the duty of competence—to state that lawyers must “keep[] abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 16 readers -

    …, and transmitted and it is an insurance product that should NOT be overlooked: Losses due to the mismanagement or failure to protect confidential business information and proprietary information the design professional receives; Losses due to inadvertently transmitting malware (a virus) through digital transmission; Data breaches (or theft) and the losses…

    Florida Construction Legal Updates- 14 readers -
  • 5 Common Causes of Philadelphia Motorcycle Accidents

    … is often sufficient to establish liability. For this reason, it is important to contact law enforcement after an accident where a traffic violation may have occurred. Steps to Take to Protect Your Rights In order to recover compensation, victims need to be able to establish that their accident was the result of someone else’s negligence.2 There…

    Gabriel Levin/ 14 readers -
  • Distracted Driving and Smartphones: How to Protect Yourself

    … that you can receive the compensation you deserve. Call the Levin Firm Today to Speak with a Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney Distracted drivers pose a threat to everyone with whom they share the road. Fortunately for people who are injured in accidents with distracted drivers, they are often able to recover compensation for the losses they sustain…

    Gabriel Levin/ 13 readers -
  • How Search Is Changing In 2017

    …. Mobile is King. Most people are using smartphones to search the internet these days, and Google has taken notice. It is not enough to have a mobile version of your website, you need Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). Google will show a preference for websites and pages with AMP in search results over regular websites. Site speed is important…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • What’s Your Damage, Apple?

    … The opinion of the Supreme Court is in, in Samsung v. Apple, and the news is not appetizing for Apple. Justice Sotomayor, writing for a unanimous Court, did just enough to (temporarily?) undo the $399–million verdict Apple had secured in this skirmish of the smartphone wars for infringement of its design patents. But the Court did little more…

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • Distracted Driving Accidents

    …. Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving When you’re on the road, it’s important to pay attention to the one thing that will save your life as well as help you get to where you’re going: driving. With the proliferation of smartphones and high tech cars, drivers can become distracted easier than ever before. Distracted driving can take on many forms…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 20 readers -
  • Traffic Fatalities Rising Nationwide

    … Most people assume that texting and driving is a contributing factor to the startling jump in traffic fatalities. However, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and other researchers have stated that it’s too soon to determine whether smartphones have made our highways more dangerous. There could be a host of factors contributing…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 17 readers -
  • What Is Podcasting And How Can It Boost My Law Practice?

    … Podcasts If you’ve been living under a rock lately and haven’t heard of podcasts (think hybrid of broadcast and iPod) you’re missing out on a major value-added vehicle here. A podcast is an audio show, usually made up of a series of episodes, which can be downloaded from a computer, smartphone or Mp3 player. Anyone with a computer and Internet…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 23 readers -
  • 7 Reasons for Teen Car Accidents

    … of teens in America own a cell phone, and almost half of them have smartphones. Consequently, texting and driving has become a major cause of auto accidents involving teens. Aside from text messaging, social media use creates the same level of distraction for young drivers. How a Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help It is important to guide teenagers…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 32 readers -
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