7 Things to Do With a Smarter Phone<br />Alice Mercer DEN Star<br />
1. Taking video and still pictures<br />Document student or other work, <br />Send photos up to twitter, and other social ...
2. Posting to Social Media<br />Twitter a great place to send up questions/problems. You can set it up to get replies sent...
3. Email and Calendaring<br />For iPhones/Androids you’ll need SMTP or POP access<br />For Blackberries you’ll need access...
4. Reading and more<br />eReader apps for novels<br />RSS apps for blogs, etc.<br />Apps to read Word/PDF and other email ...
5. Podcasts and Music<br />Apps to stream over the air<br />Store the shows and listen even when you have no connection (a...
6. Maps, Navigation, and Directions<br />Maps that are interactive<br />Maps that give directions<br />Maps that tell you ...
7. Surfing the web<br />They all have everything but flash(iPhone Safari is fine, for Android try Dolphin, and Blackberry ...
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  1. 1. 7 Things to Do With a Smarter Phone<br />Alice Mercer DEN Star<br />
  2. 2. 1. Taking video and still pictures<br />Document student or other work, <br />Send photos up to twitter, and other social media <br />Livecast<br />
  3. 3. 2. Posting to Social Media<br />Twitter a great place to send up questions/problems. You can set it up to get replies sent to you.<br />Facebook a great place to stay in touch and find old and new friends.<br />Plurk has lots of DEN folks, and threaded conversations for those of us who don’t always get Twitter.<br />You can get these on your phone even if your district blocks the sites. <br />You can send posts from any phone with a text plan, and get replies back on your phone as well.<br />
  4. 4. 3. Email and Calendaring<br />For iPhones/Androids you’ll need SMTP or POP access<br />For Blackberries you’ll need access to your email client network<br />You can synchronize your phone to your electronic calendar (Outlook, iCal, Google Calendar, etc.) to add appointments and get reminders<br />You can keep track of tasks (Outlook, Remember the Milk, Google tasks)<br />
  5. 5. 4. Reading and more<br />eReader apps for novels<br />RSS apps for blogs, etc.<br />Apps to read Word/PDF and other email attachments<br />Apps to take notes and keep lists<br />
  6. 6. 5. Podcasts and Music<br />Apps to stream over the air<br />Store the shows and listen even when you have no connection (air travel)<br />Stream Internet radio (Pandora, Slacker, LastFM)<br />Store and play MP3s<br />
  7. 7. 6. Maps, Navigation, and Directions<br />Maps that are interactive<br />Maps that give directions<br />Maps that tell you about stuff that’s nearby (like which gas station has the best price)<br />
  8. 8. 7. Surfing the web<br />They all have everything but flash(iPhone Safari is fine, for Android try Dolphin, and Blackberry try mini Opera)<br />You’d be surprised how good it is<br />Great for meetings, being on the go, etc.<br />

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