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Ryerson University
Information Technology Management
ITM 407
Ken Grant

Dienesh Mahendrarajah 050875780 ITM407 section 931Smartphones are becoming an essential part of life of every individual in todays society Due to its mass functionality it can be misused in the workplace educational institution and even in everyday life At workplaces it is capable of storing personal information of clients and information about the company It is possible to send viruses and malware from ones smartphone to the work computer Workers can even browse on sites that are restricted on their work computers right of their phone for example social networking sites personal email and other sites Smartphones and regular cell phones are not used in colleges and universities exams because of its ability to communicate within the student group sharing answers etc It is easy to cheat on assignments using the smartphone browser Wikipedia is web based encyclopedia where information is collaborated by its users It can be edited by anyone and is verified by professionals relating to the topic A lot of users are too dependent on this site They use it for their preliminary research and also using it for quickly looking up for information A day without Wikipedia would be hard on users who are dependent on it Students primary source of informationto gather is usually Wikipedia The students sometimes rely on Wikipedia for exam and test preparation There are other valid sources of information that can be accessed For example would be other online encyclopedias like Encarta peer reviewed journals and articles One would describe this situation to be scary and have no idea of where to retain specific information that they need We turn to othe
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