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iPad study at USF may suggest how larger smartphones can be used in higher education

September 24, 2014 0 Comments

The University of San Francisco implemented a six-month iPad study including 40 faculty with the intention of reviewing, experimenting with, and sharing the iPad’s potential uses in higher education. This video contains interviews with some of the faculty involved in the study.

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Apple Snags Top Swiss Watch Exec – Could This Mean An Apple Smart-Watch In October?

July 7, 2014 0 Comments
Apple Snags Top Swiss Watch Exec – Could This Mean An Apple Smart-Watch In October?

The possible announcement of an Apple smart-watch sometime this year seems even more imminent now that Apple has hired the vice president of sales and retail from Tag Heuer, a major swiss watchmaker. Tag Heuer’s ‘timepieces’ are the incarnations of the archetype of “Swiss Watch” and the “Precision Swiss Movement” timepieces.

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Google I/O summary – a good tech future ahead for wearables

July 7, 2014 1 Comment
Google I/O summary – a good tech future ahead for wearables

Google’s recent developer’s conference (called ‘I/O’) made some announcements that will likely impact non-developers, i.e. all of us in the near future, hopefully for the better.

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Ad for Bentley shot with iPhone, edited on iPad — in the back seat!

May 16, 2014 2 Comments

Bentley, a brand exuding quality and elegance and grace, shoots its latest ad on an iPhone – and edits on an iPad — in the back seat!!

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Android-iOS Shootout!

February 12, 2013
Android-iOS Shootout!

I know, I know — its been a while since the last post. Lot’s of reasons, but no excuse. So I’ll just say, “Sorry,” and move on. Also — I know, I know! — we’re supposed to be concentrating on what the users want rather than what the developers want to give them. But I […]

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State of the Mobile Web in Higher Education 2012

February 22, 2012
State of the Mobile Web in Higher Education 2012

A survey conducted in January of 2012 by Higher Ed Experts asked 281 MarComm and Web professionals at 267 institutions about their views on the state of the mobile web for higher education today. Here are some of the findings, followed by a link to the executive summary of the report released earlier today: Mobile […]

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Mobile browsing expectations of college-bound students

February 15, 2012
Mobile browsing expectations of college-bound students

A recent ‘Trend Report’ by Higher Education consulting firm Noel-Levitz surveyed 2,300 college-bound high school students regarding the use of mobile devices to search for colleges. Nearly all of the students (94 %) said they use a mobile device (such as a cell phone, smartphone, or tablet) at least once per week. But how many […]

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iQuit

August 25, 2011
iQuit

Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple yesterday, as you’ve undoubtedly heard. The HuffPo headline was clever: iQuit. But continuing as chairman of the Board, and “Apple employee” ain’t bad! I think his influence will long outlast him, even when he vacates those new posts for whatever reason. Hope his health is well. That “singular […]

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Picking A Mobile Support Strategy For Your Website

July 19, 2011
Picking A Mobile Support Strategy For Your Website

Picking A Mobile Support Strategy For Your Website @ Smashing Magazine. Excellent article on the various approaches to be used for mobile deployment of content. The number of people browsing the Web from a mobile device has more than tripled since 2009, and it is sure to continue growing, with browser platforms such as iOS […]

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State of the mobile web in higher education

June 22, 2011
State of the mobile web in higher education

A recent survey of 230 professionals working mainly in the marketing, communication and web offices of 199 institutions of higher education over a 2-week period, from January 31st, 2011 to February 14, 2011 has produced some very enlightening things to guide the development new mobile webs. ====================== Higher Education, as a societal institution, is commissioned […]

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