But it has evolved into a multi-purpose device, providing entertainment, music, videos, and games to its users
Since the ipad’s release in 2010, the tablet device technology has been booming.for watching videos, listening to music, and browsing the web
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Transcript of "Tablet Devices"
Emerging Technology: Tablet Devices
What is a tablet? A tablet device is small, flat portable device that is positioned between a smart phone and a computer It eliminates the need for a physical mouse and keyboard Originally focused on business tasks and data collection It has evolved into a multi-purpose device, providing entertainment, music, videos, and games
The Apple iPad 2Apple iPad 2 Features Multi-touch capacitive screen Front and back cameras, HD video recording Long battery life With 3G or without 3G Available with 16, 32, or 48 GB of memory Extensive library of apps
The BlackBerry Playbook BlackBerry Playbook Capacitive screen High speed internet connections Works hand in hand with blackberry mobile phone Front and rear facing cameras Full BBM functionality Video chat BlackBerry Playbook Ad
The Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy Compact and light with 7” screen Runs on Android software Shorter battery life than the iPad Offers cell phone data plan
The Amazon Kindle Fire Amazon Kindle Fire Unbeatable price $199 Unlimited cloud storage E-reader Integration with Amazon’s services (books, streaming videos) No camera, WIFI only
Pros and Cons of Tablet Devices Pros Cons Innovative Limits Expensive Size Generational Accessibility But is it newer-er ?
APPLIEDMOBILIZES INFORMATION(EX: EDUCATION) PROMOTES EFFICIENCY AND CUSTOMER SATISFACTION(EX: MEDICAL) FUNCTION AND VERSATILITY- IPAD
Managerial Implications Full Understanding Effective Training Need to Maximize Value Expensive (tablets, software, apps)
The Future of Tablet Devices: iPad 3 iPad 3 release date is uncertain, no earlier than Spring 2012 Features of the iPad 3: Quad core A6 processor Significant faster speed More sophisticated apps Siri Stereo speakers More memory storage FaceTime HD camera LED Flash Curved-glass back, .29 inches thin 5 megapixel camera with full 1080P Possibility of 7 inch option (less expensive) iPad 3 Concepts
The Future of Tablet Devices: Windows 8 Tablet Release date: mid 2012 Easy for business use: “There is a huge market for business people who want to enjoy a slate for reading newspapers and magazines and then work on Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint while doing work.” Run on ARM, Intel, and AMD chips Apps and an app store Metro interface Touch screen Keyboard that slides out from below Similar price to iPad, Android tablet, and Chrome OS netbooks ($400-$600) Windows 8 tablet