We learn from our readings that the use of mobile devices in our society today has indeed become ubiquitous. In addition, CTIA asserted that over 326 million mobile devices were in use within The United States as of December 2012 – an estimated growth of more than 100 percent penetration rate with users carrying more than one device with notable continues growth. From this research, it’s evident that mobile computing has vastly accelerated in popularity over the last decade due to several factors noted by the authors in our chapter reading. In consideration with this revelation, identify and name these factors, and provide a brief discussion about them.
Please make your initial post substantive. A substantive post will do at least two of the following:
- Ask an interesting, thoughtful question pertaining to the topic
- Answer a question (in detail) posted by another student or the instructor
- Provide extensive additional information on the topic
- Explain, define, or analyze the topic in detail
- Share an applicable personal experience
- Provide an outside source (for example, an article from the UC Library) that applies to the topic, along with additional information about the topic or the source (please cite properly in APA)
- Make an argument concerning the topic.
At least two scholarly source should be used in the initial discussion thread. Be sure to use information from your readings and other sources from the UC Library. Use proper citations and references in your post.
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Rothstein, M. A., Wilbanks, J. T., Beskow, L. M., Brelsford, K. M., Brothers, K. B., Doerr, M., Evans, B. J., Hammack-Aviran, C. M., McGowan, M. L., & Tovino, S. A. (2020). Unregulated Health Research Using Mobile Devices: Ethical Considerations and Policy Recommendations. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 48, 196–226. https://doi.org/10.1177/1073110520917047
Shankar, A., & Kumari, P. (2019). A Study of Factors Affecting Mobile Governance (mGov) Adoption Intention in India using an Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM). South Asian Journal of Management, 26(4), 71–94.