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Mobile and Tablet Computing. The iPad, Xoom , and Other Tablet and Mobile Devices. Mobile Device vs Tablet. Mobile device (also known as handheld) Small handheld computing device Screen display with touch input Miniature keyboard Less than two pounds Smart phones and PDAs.

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Mobile and tablet computing

Mobile and Tablet Computing

The iPad, Xoom, and Other Tablet and Mobile Devices


Mobile device vs tablet
Mobile Device vs Tablet

  • Mobile device (also known as handheld)

    • Small handheld computing device

    • Screen display with touch input

    • Miniature keyboard

    • Less than two pounds

    • Smart phones and PDAs

  • Tablet computers

    • Complete mobile computer

    • Larger than a mobile phone or PDA

    • Virtual keyboard


Operating systems
Operating Systems

  • Apple’s iOS

    • Started for iPhone

    • Expanded to iPad

  • Google’s Android

    • Originally for smart phones

    • Found on more devices than any other OS

    • Android 2.2

      • Smaller devices (smart phones to 7 inch tablets)

    • Android 3.0 (Honeycomb)

      • Larger tablets (10 inch and more)


Other os for tablet computers
Other OS for Tablet Computers

  • Windows

    • Business oriented with active pen and handwriting recognition.

  • webOS

    • Initially developed by Palm

    • Used by HP’s tablet and Synergy technology

  • BlackBerry OS

    • Developed by RIM for BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

    • Based on OS found in on-board automobile systems and International Space Station

  • eReaders

    • eInk screen, weeks between charges, read in direct sunlight


Mobile tablet devices
Mobile/Tablet Devices

  • Apple’s iOS

    • iPod

    • iPhone

    • iPad

  • Google’s Android

    • Motorola

      • Smart Phone

      • Xoom

    • Samsung

      • Galaxy Tab

  • Other Devices

    • Amazon’s Kindle Fire

    • Window’s Motion CL900

    • BlackBerry PlayBook

  • Apps are OS, thus device dependent

    • iOS apps will not run on Android OS

    • iPad apps will not run on iPhone

    • iPhone apps will run on iPad


Differences between apps
Differences Between Apps

  • iOS

    • 500,000 apps

    • No widgets

    • Multitasking

    • 37% of apps are free

    • More games

  • Android

    • 250,000 apps

    • Has widgets

    • Multitasking

    • Different sized screens make development difficult

    • 57% of apps are free


Apps education
Apps (Education)

  • UNCP

  • Pine Needle

  • UNCP International Programs

  • Ted

  • HowStuffWorks

  • Science360 for iPad


Apps document management
Apps (Document Management)

  • Dropbox: on-line "cloud storage" that wirelessly synchronizes with you mobile devices.  A great way to transfer documents from you computer to the mobile device.

  • iBooks: manages books, pdf files, and other text files

  • Kindle: eReader from Anazon

  • Nook: eReader from Barnes & Noble


Apps news
Apps (News)

  • CNN

  • AP News

  • Huffington Post

  • NPR

  • USA Today

  • NY Times ($20/mth subscription)

  • CNBC (Financial information)

  • WRAL: Channel 5 in Raleigh; news and weather

  • News and Observer: it is an iPhone app, so it doesn't take advantage of the iPad real estate, but it does provide state news

  • WUNC: North Carolina public radio, iPhone app, but runs on iPad.  Live broadcast as well as archives.


Apps references
Apps (References)

  • Dictionary.com: a must have app

  • Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List

  • WebMD

  • Google Earth

  • Dragon Diction: converts speech to text

  • Speak4it: input voice to get information on local businesses

  • The Weather Channel: a must have app (UNCP graduate working on this app for the Weather Channel)

  • YPmobile (Yellow pages)


Apps utilities
Apps (Utilities)

  • Nightstand

  • Evernote

  • Bamboo Paper

  • Pcalc Lite

  • Units by TheMacBox

  • Skype

  • DataVault Password Manager

  • eWallet Password Manager


Apps google
Apps (Google)

  • Google

    • Google Translate

    • Google Sky Map

    • Google Goggles

    • Google Earth

    • Google Docs

    • Google Maps

    • Google Body

    • Google Voice

    • Google Books


Apps entertainment
Apps (Entertainment)

  • What's On (tv guide)

  • TV Guide

  • IMDb (if you are a movie enthusiast): information about thousands of movies

  • Netflix: try hooking your iPad to your TV set to watch a movie

  • TuneIn Radio


Apps photos these have great pictures
Apps (Photos) (these have great pictures)

  • Life

  • Fotopedia

  • The Guardian Eyewitness


Apps universe
Apps (Universe)

  • Planets

  • GoSkyWatch


Apps social networks
Apps (Social Networks)

  • Facebook

  • Flipboard

  • Twitter


Apps games
Apps (Games)

  • Paper Toss HD

  • Chess.com

  • ATC Mania

  • Fire Ball

  • Me Giggle 2 HD Lite

  • Solitaire

  • Sudoku Joy

  • Reversi HD *

  • Retro Pinball

  • Pool Break Lite

  • Talking Ben the Dog

  • Fruit Ninja HD Lite

  • NinJump HF

  • Hungry Shark – Part 1 HD

  • iStunt 2 HD – Insane Hills

  • Angry Birds HD Free


Apps others
Apps (Others)

  • Medscape: medical information

  • Action Burn: exercise tracking


Links to ipad apps articles
Links to iPad Apps Articles

  • Top 20 Free Apps for Your New iPadhttp://www.makeuseof.com/tag/top-20-free-apps-ipad/

  • Top 100 Best Free iPad Appshttp://savedelete.com/top-100-best-free-ipad-apps.html

  • The 100 Best iPad Appshttp://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2362572,00.asp

  • Gizmo’s Best Free iPad Apps http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-ipad-apps.htm

  • Comparisons – iOSvs Android http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38382217/ns/technology_and_science-wireless/t/app-showdown-android-vs-iphone/#.Tq8PpHJbX8g


Devices
Devices

  • MOTOROLA XOOM Android Tablet (10.1-Inch, 32GB, Wi-Fi) $426.00

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab (10.1-Inch, 16GB, Wi-Fi) $499.00

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus $499.00

  • iPad2 starting at $499.00


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