The area of handhelds (or is it just mobile now) has gone from a minority sport to be frank the biggest shown in town. Like the humble text message that is now sent 6.1 trillion times in one year or 200,000 a second . Like mobie growth in some parts of africa that gone from 1% penertration at the turn of the century to 20- 30 % depending on how you measure ownership .
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Just think how remarkable the global picture is going from a situation in many countries where people would die having never made a phone call to owning phone.
The mobile device is rapidly becoming an extension or projection of many s personality and also a augmentation of there memory and personality.
The renaming of the handheld Learning conference reflects that seismic shift in technology and human interactions . These are and no double will give rise to great opportunities and challenges for those involved in education.