-phishing: the criminally fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.
-30GB: Up to 14 hours of music playback; up to 3 hours of slideshows with music; up to 2 hours of video playback. -Interpath - Provides remote access to pathology images for medical professionals, used for cancer diagnosis or other disease treatments.
-more than one in five doctors say they plan to buy an iPad-doctors' offices looking to save on medical records costs have already placed tens of thousands of orders for iPads. -90 percent of developers at Social Gaming Networks, a California-based video game firm, are working on Apple programs, according to WSJ-newspapers: most of which will offer limited free content in addition to a broader paid subscription. The WSJ, for example, will charge a whopping $3.99 per week for its subscription
iPad<br />Eduardo Rodriguez, James Lagarce, Laura Cross<br />
Overview of the iPad<br />iPad commercial <br />Extremely hot product<br />Can do a myriad of things<br />App Store, e-reader, email, iPod, iTunes, pictures, video, internet<br />
Risks/Challenges in Implementation<br />Security experts worried about phishing attacks and browser exploits<br />Incompatible with many websites<br />Top luxury brand sites requiring Adobe<br />http://www.chanel.com/<br />Adobe Flash Reader<br />Drain on battery life<br />Competition:<br />Samsung Galaxy Tab, Toshiba Folio, Dell Streak, Blackberry Blackpad, HP Slate<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQRrCUyYeE8<br />Need unique feature to attract customers away from iPad<br />
Resources Required<br />Internet<br />Battery Life<br />Dependent on what is used<br />Third Party Involvement<br />Technical Knowledge<br />Protection and Carrying Space<br />Apps becoming too expensive?<br />Interpath - $179.99<br />iRa Pro - $899.99<br />
Resources Created<br />“All in One” concept<br /> Seemingly unlimited resources<br />Over 150,000 applications<br />Email efficiency <br />Business efficiency<br />Doctors<br />Gaming Companies<br />Newspaper and Magazines<br />Organization<br />Constant social network and blog updates<br />E-Books<br />Tops Kindle because iPad is also a computer…interactive reading<br />
Business Approach to iPad<br />Consumer not businesses oriented <br />Mercedes-Benz <br />Information Systems Strategy Triangle<br />Office life, delivery, sales, retail, real estate, finance professionals<br />Medical Community<br />Environmentally friendly- reduce paper<br />
Success or Failure?<br />First product of its kind – huge advantage<br />More affordable than laptop computer<br />BUT: many complaints<br />Heavy, no camera/video chat, no USB, closed app market, AT&T only<br />Problems for businesses: not compatible with Microsoft Office, no multitasking <br />
Future of iPad<br />Dependent on reaction to competition<br />Samsung Galaxy Tab<br />iPad 2.0<br />Software update<br />
Questions<br />1. Do you think that your life would benefit/change from having the iPad? Any different or better than having a laptop?<br />2. What’s your opinion on Apple’s product refreshment cycle? Is it a good business strategy? Do you think original owners of the iPad feel cheated?<br />3. Technology crave or truly revolutionary product?<br />4. Would you use an iPad to replace your books/textbooks?<br />