Musaab Mohamed adam 30581155Hardip singh New Media TecMCC315 Analytical Report1 |Page
The transformation of the mobile phone from a mere telecommunication device to a portablemedium is a revolution: What are the cultural and social implications of this revolution andwas it the product of our social needs?
The technologies we are using to access media are rapidly changing these days. A cell phonethat serves the basic function of receiving and sending voice calls isnt enough to keep abusiness man on the cutting edge in the business world. The ever increasing demand businesspeople have for new technology is allowing for a new breed of communication devices to bedeveloped. The process of convergence that led to the birth of smart phones has revolutionizedthe way individuals manage data, access the World Wide Web and organize their daily routine.This paper will shed light on societal and global implications of this portable medium thesecond part of the argument will delve accordingly, scrutinizing social trends associated withthe use of this powerful medium. In addition this paper will look into aspects that led to thesever dependency on smart phones in everyday life. The argument about the societal andglobal implications of this portable medium are discuss in terms of the multilayered interrelatedelements that created a medium that is redefining notions by means of reshaping our socialexperience and transforming the political landscape.
Mobile phones today serve a role greater than the conventional personal communicationsdevice we once knew. However the most important value that is directly shaping thedevelopment of communication discourse is the mobile access to media. In recent years wegrew accustomed to accessing a number of media in through portable device settings. These