Archive for Day: October 8, 2019

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Statistics & Facts

Has your smartphone slipped out of your hand, taken a swim or just plain stopped working? In September 2010, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 995 people were killed by drivers distracted by cell phones In March 2011 a US insurance company, State Farm Insurance , announced the results of a study which showed 19{30241556d9f597ef4ecbbd91e2e5e651de900f455d577a713c4d254f80ed90fe} of drivers surveyed accessed the Internet on a smartphone while driving.

A smartphone combines a cellphone with e-mail and Web, music and movie player, camera and camcorder, GPS navigation, voice dictation for messaging and a voice search for asking questions about anything (see virtual assistant ). A lot more personal than a personal computer, a smartphone is generally within reach no matter where you are.SmartphoneSmartphone

Windows Phone then became the third-most-popular OS. Palm’s webOS was bought by Hewlett-Packard and later sold to LG Electronics for use on LG smart TVs BlackBerry …