9 Examples of innovative tools for the mobile phone

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One of the major shift is not the growth of mobile phones, but its transformations to a multi-purpose tool and its ubiquitous nature. Being it a calculator, a translator or a broadcasting, sensing or analyzing medium the mobile phone will affect much more daily life than personal computers did. Antonella Pastore looks at the latest ITU-report and asks ""

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The potentials are various and if we want to understand them and think out-of-the-box, we have to exclude the traditional approaches through personal computers and the Internet. But the difficulty is to find out how mobile phones will be used in the future. Nathan Eagle points it out rightly: ""


To come a step closer, I have listed some innovative examples for mobile phones from around the world.

Does it happen everywhere?

But is it really happening everywhere? Isn't the iPhone just a tool for the northern hemisphere? Yes, and even faster in Asia and it might be even adopted sooner in developing countries. . For example   Jamaican access via mobile web, has already exceeded the access via PCs. Also, in China students save their money to share a smart phone with flat-rate to do   their research.

Lastly, I wonder how different innovations around the mobile phone will be? I think it will be even faster than on PCs, because mobile allow far more ways to hack it.