Recent Examples of smartphone from the Web
Sensors embedded in fields relay moisture levels and allow farmers to remotely control their irrigation pumps from their smartphones.
The tracker now also has smartphone apps for iPhone and Android devices, while Amazon Alexa users can ask for Santa’s location through the NORAD Tracks Santa skill.
Some truckers report delays in getting devices delivered, trouble getting units installed or difficulty logging on to smartphone apps that sync up with the devices.
About 12% of people use their smartphones for daily Internet access.
The enumerators who track down those who do not respond (in 2010, almost 3 in 10 households) will use smartphone apps that instantly send data to the bureau’s computers and track the canvassers’ progress.
Material Design sites tend to look like big smartphone apps.
Orders can be placed online or through the company’s smartphone apps, with both site and mobile app linked to Panera’s popular loyalty program.
Navigation systems in cars and trucks, cycling equipment and smartphone apps already provide the ability to send or receive alerts and messages, so allowing bikes and vehicles to communicate should be manageable.
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