Calling All Designers: Time to Get Creative with Cellular Functionality

Byrne, Joseph
October 2008
Portable Design;Oct/Nov2008, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p10
The article reports on the innovations on cellular handsets. It cites that mobile phones have several functions like MP3 player, television, radio, navigator, camera, Web browser, and personal digital assistant (PDA). The feature in cellular phones is the global positioning system (GPS) which renders navigation features and location-based services. However, options for GPS implementation vary and that system designers are asked to be creative in cellular functionality. Moreover, it cites that designers should not only focus on developing new functions in mobile phones but also find measures to enhance cellular connectivity.


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