Mobile is a handy gadget today that allows you to talk comfortably to a person sitting at a distance of seven seas. Equally important for security but sadly some of today’s educated women don’t even know about some of the essential apps on mobile or use it but they use mobile for chat or for social media or in other ways. Through this we have tried to find out that today’s women use mobile phone shows and at the same time we have tried to make them aware about the necessary apps.
Education app also often has problems: Preeti Bhatt
Navsari Preeti Bhatt, 40, who lives in, works as a teacher and has been using a smart phone for the last 10-12 years. Says Preeti, “Before there was no hassle when there were key paid phones but now with the advent of smart phones, sometimes there is a problem of having to use a keypad phone.” Now the habit of touch screen is gone but sometimes even if we don’t use it or don’t share the number with anyone, their mails keep coming. Then I have to ask my husband about this. In addition to this, due to online education, some education apps had to be downloaded which was a problem for which website and its procedure. Since all these apps are updated frequently, she was unaware of how the memory is used for frequent updates and for this she needed expert advice.
Work is easy and there is a risk: Bhavnaben Chotalia
Adajan “Today, it is a good thing that everything can be done at home on the phone,” says Chotalia, a 43-year-old Bhavana sister who lives in the area. Earlier people used to stand in line to pay the electricity bill but now it can be paid sitting at home. Smart phones are very useful for money transactions in the bank as well as when you are in trouble. But I can’t use it because I don’t have information about many apps. However, if I want to see the recipe of a particular dish, I look it up in my son’s YouTube search and learn how to use the app at that time, but then I forget again so that another time a different video opens. Can’t take
Can’t use due to lack of information about required app: Dakshaben Vegad
Pal Daksha Bahan, 48, who lives in the area, says, “I have been using my smart phone for the last 5 years, but because it has a touch screen, I can sometimes open any app, which makes me panic.” As my husband is a businessman, his money is transacted online so he also tells me to learn online transactions but I am scared because I don’t know how to use phone properly and I often read online fraud cases in the press. So I have limited my use of the phone to WhatsApp and Facebook. ‘
Everything has its negative and positive aspects: Spring Dave
Amaroli “I write religious articles, especially when I use some apps for writing or religious reading,” says Dave, a 47-year-old writer living at Zarna. I have installed Google Pay app in my phone but I take help of my husband to use it. There are many good things in smart phones that save us time. For example, if we want to go out, we can use Google Maps to collect information about the place, as well as the option of booking in advance, and we can plan and go according to budget. However there are two good aspects to everything that also applies to smart phones. So everything needs to be learned but it needs to be used sparingly. ‘
I avoid using phone for fear of disturbance: Parvatiben Patel
Singanpore Parvatiben Patel, who lives in the area, says, “I have been using a smart phone for the last 8 years but so far I have only learned to use WhatsApp and Facebook and even then I have trouble sharing location or photo.” Once we went out I forgot the route but I had to seek help from others as I did not know how to share location. This way I avoid excessive use of the phone but sometimes I feel ashamed when I have to enlist the help of others to mail someone for some necessary work or to search for some information and think of learning the necessary system even when I try myself. When someone gets upset, I am afraid of being trapped. ‘
Need to be updated but be careful: Chetnaben Vyas
Jahangirpura Chetnaben Vyas, a 50-year-old social worker living in the area, says he needs to be updated to keep up with the times. I have been using smart phones for the last 8-10 years and gradually I got information about many phone apps and then also learned. I used to be afraid of transferring money, paying bills or sharing necessary information but now I can get online money transfer, pay bills or get information through necessary apps and also read mail even if I have to mail someone or There is a problem with attaching something so I consult my son for mail. Sister Chetna says that it is because of fear that we are left behind today. If we take a little precaution, we can do more in less time with our smart phones.
Women can do these things on mobile
- Swiggy Genie – To send or order any item, you can use the “Genie” feature in the Swiggy app to pick up and drop items.
- Location Sharing – Women can also share their current location or live location by sharing location in WhatsApp.
- Mobile Banking – Mobile can be used to transfer rupee, view passbook, receive rupee or pay tax.
- Cab Booking – You can also book cabs, hotels, flights and trains from wherever you want to go.
- Food Order – You can order a favorite food sitting at home or at a relative’s house.
- Fitness Apps – You can manage yoga classes and your diet by opening the app at your convenient time while sitting at home.
- Online Shopping – Online shopping can order your favorite clothes or items at home.
- Google Maps – You can access Google Maps without having to worry about getting information about a place.
- Emergency Number – Some emergency numbers can be used to talk for free from anywhere in trouble.
Today’s women like to be trapped in the world of tiny phones but they fall behind due to digital fraud while some do not even know how to use smartphones so they want the help of their husbands or sons for the necessary apps related to money transfer. While some women have been using touch screen phones for a long time, they also need to know about apps or emergency numbers. If there is no information then today’s woman has to learn to walk with the times if she wants to be smart, only a little caution is required.
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