DQ 1 - iPhone. CONS New technologies can be relatively more...

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Is the latest hardware technology always the best that one should be adopting at a company? Why? What are the advantage and disadvantage associated with using the latest hardware technology? The latest hardware might seem like a good bet, but the pros and cons must be weighed. PROS Specifications can be better than previous technology for the same price. For example, newer computers will have faster processing speed and more memory New technologies can make your company seem cutting edge, stylish, and up-to-date New technologies might have needed features Newer technologies might have a longer service life than older technologies. For example, anyone who bought a new cell phone in the last year or two that wasn't a smartphone will probably want to upgrade sooner than if they had bought an Android or
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Unformatted text preview: iPhone. CONS New technologies can be relatively more expensive. When new technologies come out, the older technologies usually sustain a price cut. New technologies may never get the kind of uptake expected. Before the current success of the iPad there were several (flopped) attempts at tablet-style computers. New technologies may not yet have associated software to get the most use out of them. In some cases, that software may never be built, if the hardware doesn't catch on. New technologies can have unknown bugs, faults, defects, or poor usability. The first batch of users generally will report on these issues, and they may be corrected in a later release....
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This note was uploaded on 11/04/2011 for the course BSA/310 BSA/310 taught by Professor Forman during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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