What are the implications of mobile devices for e-discovery? Let’s face it. Mobile devices are a disruptive technology. That smartphone in your pocket — like the tablet in your brief case — is more powerful than a Cray 2 supercomputer, the world’s fastest computer just a quarter of a century ago. It was the size of a large washing machine.
Blurring the line between work and personal life, smartphones and tablets have become all-in-one devices. Tablets are fast becoming an alternative to PCs, and smartphones perform many of the same functions as tablets. Gartner predicts tablets will outsell PCs by 2015. Previously perceived largely as devices for content consumption, tablets are increasingly being used for content creation.