The students of modern age are gifted with mobile phone technology.
Smartphones and tablets offer more learning opportunities which were not there before. These devices transform education from classroom-teacher-centric to student-centric.
All the devices come with several functions and applications which allow its users to perform multiple tasks at anytime and from anywhere.
Since they offer numerous benefits, the ownership of both Smartphones and notepads increased significantly. Smartphone users increased from 49% in May 2011 to 67% in February 2012. At the same time, over 1 billion applications are downloaded from Apple's App store for every month.
Among many advantages, students can access information instantly. They can constantly engage in activities like tweeting questions, answering polls, etc. All the devices are portable weighing a fraction of their earlier devices.