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  1. Mobile and Tablet Computing The iPad, Xoom, and Other Tablet and Mobile Devices

  2. 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

  3. 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)

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Apps (Education) • UNCP • Pine Needle • UNCP International Programs • Ted • HowStuffWorks • Science360 for iPad

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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)

  11. Apps (Utilities) • Nightstand • Evernote • Bamboo Paper • Pcalc Lite • Units by TheMacBox • Skype • DataVault Password Manager • eWallet Password Manager

  12. Apps (Google) • Google • Google Translate • Google Sky Map • Google Goggles • Google Earth • Google Docs • Google Maps • Google Body • Google Voice • Google Books

  13. 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

  14. Apps (Photos) (these have great pictures) • Life • Fotopedia • The Guardian Eyewitness

  15. Apps (Universe) • Planets • GoSkyWatch

  16. Apps (Social Networks) • Facebook • Flipboard • Twitter

  17. 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

  18. Apps (Others) • Medscape: medical information • Action Burn: exercise tracking

  19. 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

  20. 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