Learn more about SMARTPHONES Smartphone (Smartphone, in Spanish) is an electronic device that functions as a mobile phone with characteristics similar to those of a personal computer. As it has, the first smart phone IBM created it in 1992, Simon was called, however it was released in 1993 and was marketed by BellSouth, for that year the Smartphone allowed receiving and making calls, had calendar, address book, world time, book of annotations, also sent and received FAX. Multiple smartphones were launched during the following years, but began to become popular since Microsoft announced its mobile operating system in 2002 called Microsoft Windows Powered Smartphone 2002. These phones allow the user to install new applications, thereby increasing their capabilities. This is possible because they run a powerful operating system background. They also include access to the internet, e-mail, integrated camera and web browser services Word processing, etc. One of its features more prominent is its excellent access and connectivity to the Internet, your e-mail clients support the effective management of our data, contacts, and optional installation of programs, among others. These features make Smartphone differs from the rest of the cell phones since they make it a smart phone.
Some of the features of today’s smart phones: – support email – they have GPS – enable the installation of third party software – uses any interface for data entry, as for example QWERTY keyboard, touchscreen etc – allow access to Internet – possess digital agenda, management contacts, etc.-allow read documents in various formats, including PDF and Microsoft Office on the other hand files, the Smartphone offers the possibility of reading files in various formats according to the applications previously installed, including the most popular Office suites, as it is the case of Microsoft Office. In terms of its design, usually smart phones have a size significantly higher than a conventional cell phone, this is due to the need to incorporate certain special characteristics such as the type keyboards Qwerty, touch screens largest high definition, among others. Currently around the world millions of smart phones are sold. Some of the manufacturers of smart phones son:gigabyte Technology, Group Sense PDA, Hewlett-Packard, High Tech Computer (HTC), I-mate, Kyocera, Mio Technology, Motorola, Nokia, Palm Inc, Research in Motion Limited (RIM), Samsung Electronics, Sony Ericsson, Apple, Samsung, LG. They are available for Smartphone operating systems: Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry, Palm OS, Linux, Mac OS x can say that Smartphones are phones mobile, but much more powerful than an ordinary phone. They are intended to be used by the users addicted to e-mail and access to Internet, or for those who are entrepreneurs. Being a very powerful tool to promote user connectivity. However by having characteristics similar to a computer, makes these devices may be vulnerable to viruses and attacks to the OS, such as currently happens with portable computers or desktop. For the year 2011 early technologies more promoted by manufacturers of hardware and software that are dedicated to the manufacture of Smartphones, are aimed to improve each time more the user experience in terms of speed, image sharpness, power performance, speed in the transmission of data, storage capacity, among others.