COMM 330 – Audio Podcast: New vs. Old Media
What new (and old) questions do new media technologies raise regarding the impact of media on society?
Revolution of the iPhone and the impact it has on society?
The iPhone is currently the top selling smart phone on the market with only being around since 2007. Apple Inc. has been able to improve the model of the iPhone based on competitors’ products and wants of the consumers. With Apple’s Innovation not only has revolution of the iPhone effected the economy, but also has changed the view of how society functions.
A. History of Apple, Inc.
i. How Apple, Inc. started?
ii. History Timeline
iii. Products produced by Apple, Inc.
B. History of iPhone
i. History Timeline
ii. Evolution of the iPhones
II. iPhone throughout the years
A. What major changes have been made?
i. Consumers wants
III. What questions are concerning the rise of the use of iPhone in today’s society?
A. Will the wide use of the iPhone and iPad in education continue to extend the learning opportunities of students, and could this possibly result in schools and more universities offering more online courses, eliminating the attendance of students in actual classes and classrooms?
B. How was the iPhone affected other companies’ products such as Google Android and Windows?
C. Claims have been made that the Apple, Inc. has copied smart phone designs from competitors such as Google Android and Samsung Galaxy. If these accusations are accurate, then why did it take until 2007 for the first smart phone to be available to the public?
A. What is the future of Apple, Inc. and the iPhone
i. iPhone will be relevant if they do not branch out of serving the top 15% of the world’s population.
ii. “Ecosystem” company
iii. Mobile wallet
iv. Health and fitness applications
V. Website Tour
C. Comparison of the iPhones
i. Difference in sizes
A. iPhone 6s television advertisement
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