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Author Woyke, Elizabeth.

Title The smartphone : anatomy of an industry / Elizabeth Woyke.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2014.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    384.534 WOY    DUE 09-28-21 Billed
Description 296 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents From the Simon to the Blackberry -- Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung -- The smartphone wars -- Assembling a smartphone -- Waste: Money and trash -- Health -- Privacy -- Looking toward the future.
Summary "The Smartphone offers the reader a step-by-step look at how a smartphone is assembled, profiling the key players in the smartphone wars, such as Apple, Google, and Samsung, as well as delving deep into the more troubling aspects of the industry--including issues of privacy and security, labor abuses in China, the use of conflict minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the escalating problem of e-waste disposal"--Back cover.
Subject Smartphones.
Cell phones.
Telecommunication.
Electronic industries.
Added Title Smart phone : anatomy of an industry
ISBN 9781595589637 (paperback)
1595589635 (paperback)

 
    
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