Components and Devices

COMPONENTS AND DEVICES 3

The evolution of technology has seen the introduction of mobiledevices rise at a higher rate than that of desktops. Many individualsand the companies have preferred to use mobile devices instead ofdesktops. The use of mobile devices has been one of the greatest wayspeople have used to communicate among themselves. Many people haveused the method to communicate. In many places in the world, mobiledevices have overtaken the desktop in the marketing of services andcommunication. The advantage that people have reaped from the use ofmobile devices over the desktop devices is that they are convenientto the access of all the people. Mobile devices are good to achievetargeted communication because it enables people to access theinformation that on their devices that could be accessible only tothem (Taniar, 2009).

Mobile devices have been important in communication because theyfacilitate the working from different places. The installation ofcertain software in the gadgets in the devices can facilitateexecution of official duties in from different places. Mobile deviceshelp employees of any organization to work even with power shortageprevalent issues. The issue with the use of mobile devices is that itis difficult to trace the people who infringe on their privacy thanthe case of desktops. The people who access the devices can only beidentifiable if the owner of the device saw it happen but the case ofdesktop devices is different because it makes it easy to trace theintruders. The easy to steal a mobile device from the owner is higherthan that of the desktop devices and therefore, a greater risk oflosing organization or individual data (Taniar, 2009).

Reference

Taniar, D. (2009). MobileComputing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications.Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.

Components and Devices

COMPONENTS AND DEVICES 4

The evolution of technology has seen the introduction of mobiledevices rise at a higher rate than that of desktops. Many individualsand the companies have preferred to use mobile devices instead ofdesktops. The use of mobile devices has been one of the greatest wayspeople have used to communicate among themselves. Many people haveused the method to communicate. In many places in the world, mobiledevices have overtaken the desktop in the marketing of services andcommunication. The advantage that people have reaped from the use ofmobile devices over the desktop devices is that they are convenientto the access of all the people. Mobile devices are suitableto achieve targeted communication because it enables people to accessthe information that on their devices that could be accessible onlyto them (Taniar, 2009).

Mobile devices have been necessary forcommunication because they facilitate the working from differentplaces. The installation of particularsoftware in the gadgets in the devices can facilitate execution ofofficial duties in from different locations.Mobile devices help employees of any organization to work even withpower shortage prevalent issues. The problemwith the use of mobile devices is that it is hardto trace the people who infringe on their privacy than thecase of desktops. The people who access the devices can only beidentifiable if the owner of the device saw it happen but the case ofdesktop devices is different because it makes it easy to trace theintruders(Taniar, 2009). The ease to steal a mobile device from theowner is higher than that of the desktop devices and therefore, agreater risk of losing organization or individual data.

Replies to Classmates’ Postings

Reply 1 (Shaylind Tai)

From this reply, it is apparent that thedifference that exists between using the mobile and desktop devicesis very petite. In defense of this statement, the responsecites just a single difference, which is the size of their respectivescreen sizes and processors. Apparently, the desktop has a largerprocessor and a larger screen size than amobile device. More so, the processor of the desktop is two timesfaster than that of the mobile device. According to the reply, allother functions are similar between the two devices web browsing,emailing, texting, among others. Moreover, both have some securityconcerns such as viruses, and malware.

Reply two

From this reply, both devices have aposition in the business and the life of anindividual. However, the reply prefers adesktop to a mobile device, as the desktop can perform morefunctions, easier to upgrade, and cheaper. Nonetheless, the replycites one disadvantage of the mobile devices, which is the slowerprocessor. On the different point, the replyconfirms that security software can be installedon both devices. However, it is better tolook out for the secure internet lines when using any of the devices.More so, the reply confirms that the mobile devices can beeasily stolen.

Reference

Taniar, D. (2009). MobileComputing: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications.Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference.