How Smartphones apps are positive working for students [Infographic]
There is absolutely no doubt that portable mobile devices are going to play an important role in our day to day lives going forward. While Internet has become a de-facto place for any kind of information consumption, the smartphones and tablets are well on their way to become the de-facto hardware on which we will consume this information.
One of the main reasons why these mobile devices are becoming popular is because of the apps these smartphones carry on them. I am sure you have heard the phrase “There’s an app for that”. The app ecosystem has also grown tremendously over last few years and today iOS and Google app stores have hundreds and thousands of applications that cater to every kind requirement a consumer has.
Education is one domain where students have benefitted immensely from these Smartphone and tablet apps. Here is an infographic – “Apps and Education” – released by folks at onlinecolleges.net that beautifully presents how apps are helping students in their studies and research. Here is a factoid from the Infographic… There has been a 10-fold increase in study minutes on mobile devices in 2012 as compared to 2011.