Smarter than the Average Phone
The Invention of the Smartphone
People can now virtually do anything from anywhere with the smartphone. . It saves time and makes daily tasks a lot easier.They do not need to wait until they get to a computer to access the Internet or any Internet-based programs. They can snap pictures anytime without needing to remember to bring a camera. They can stay connected with friends, family, businesses, etc. with the click of a button.
1992- Simon from IBM –had calendar, address book, notepad
1997- First handheld- Penelope from Ericsson
2000- First to be sold as smartphone- R380 from Ericsson
2002- More smartphones including the Blackberry with full keyboard
2007- Apple iPhone with more than 200,000 apps