In the 1980s, the desktop exceeded mainframe sales and later the laptop co-existed with the desktop. However, if there’s one device that could theoretically put every other device out of business, then it’s the smartphone. As long as you have all the apps, all the bandwidth, and the cloud, then you don’t really need anything else. The mobile can really be the one device that can replace all other devices.
Imagine a world with just screens, input devices, and your personal smartphone which has all the power you need, and you could take it where you want and use that power anywhere. However, we are getting a bit ahead of ourselves. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown have already changed our way of life and the way we use technology. Certain long-trend terms of the pre-COVID world are getting cemented and new ones are being created.
• Mobile workforce will increase: Sometime back the mobile workforce crossed one billion and the way it’s going, the two billion mark could come sooner than you think, thanks to the recent tech acceleration. More and more tasks can be done on the mobile and it is being made secure from the company’s point of view.
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