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Mobile devices are now equipped with more sophisticated technology aspects which provide a variety of uses of a simple communication device. Mobile technology has evolved from being a simple communicator to a customizable equipment, having features both of a mobile device and a computer system.

Mobile devices have had a radical impact on the different routines of individual of the modern era. Introduction of mobile phones itself changed the communication patterns in its earlier years and with technology continuously expanding, it is now leaving a mark on other parts as well. Mobile computing not only provides the basic function of communicating, but helps the users in performing other day-to-day tasks like organizing tasks, social sharing, taking pictures and other computational tasks.

Data access capabilities, with the introduction of wireless networking, are also provided in advanced mobile devices. Mobile technology is also adding new variations and improvisations in order to improve the overall experience of mobile user. Some new trends that have been introduced in mobile computing, in recent years are:

Smart-phone Computing: Third-party application development for various smartphone platforms like iOS, Android, Windows mobile etc. has raised the graph of innovation and functionality in these apps. Different concepts like BYOD and enterprise mobility have introduced the use of smart-phone apps as enterprise applications for different domains of industry.

Security in mobile: With mobiles becoming smarter each day, data handling capabilities become an integral part of mobile computing. Devices are also connected to a network at all times, so the need to secure the stored data also arises. Due to this mobile security becomes an essential component of mobile computing, since communication purpose of the device has been advanced from voice to data.

Wireless networking: Different networking technologies like 4G and WiMax are also introduced recently which boosts up the data computing tasks of devices and provides high speed data accessibility from these devices. It is fruitful for the users who demands large amount of data transfer from their handheld device.

M-commerce: Online commerce activities have been a common activity for users, for laxative shopping experience. With evolving mobile computing practices, users can now perform the same tasks using their hand-held devices i.e. mobile phones or tablets. Different security parameters are taken care of in such activity, which involves financial information processing. Different mobile payment apps have also been introduced to cement a strong foundation of m-commerce activity.

Other location based mobile application services which make use of special system called Global positioning system or GPS, are introduced which allow its users to gain the information access to varied locations from their device.

Different maps facilities like Google maps allow its users to gain turn-by-turn navigation from their source of journey to their destination address. Different camera applications are also introduced which makes use of GPSs with Geo-tagging feature so users can customize their map view according to their requirements.


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