Aea mobile technology for the professional evaluator
Roundtable Rotation I
Presented by:Sophia Guevara
October 18, 2013
I. Learning objectives
IV. Review of tools
● Provide attendees with an introduction to
productivity, creativity, communication and
virtual collaboration tools.
● Help attendees understand the differences
between the two major phone operating
systems and options and how these can
affect app availability.
● Understanding which tools are best for your
● Presenter Introduction
○ Why am I passionate about mobile technology?
● Attendee Introduction
○ Who are you and what are you looking to learn?
○ What mobile tools are you using? Do you use a
phone or a tablet?
○ What apps help you in your day-to-day work?
● Tool:Tablet vs. Smartphone
iPad vs. Nexus
Operating System: Iphone and Android
What is the difference?
What versions are there?
● Mobile apps and Web apps
● Issues and Solutions - Flash and HTML5
Overview Component: Smartphone
● Two major products: iPhone and Android
○ iPhone - Up to iOS 7
○ Android - Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo,
Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich,
■ Upcoming: KitKat
● Two major products: iPad and Nexus
○ iPhone - iOS 7
○ Nexus - Android
Review of Tools
● Mobile or Native apps
Usually built for Android and/or iOS platform
Programming languages or platforms like Appcelerator’s Titanium
● Examples of Tools
HTML5 - Piktochart (piktochart.com) and Slideshare (www.slideshare.
Document Storage/Printing - AirDroid, Google Drive (iPhone and
Videoconferencing - Google+ Hangouts (iPhone and Droid)
Calendar - Google Calendar (iPhone (CalDav) and Droid)
Augmented Reality App - Aurasma (iPhone and Droid)
Voice notes - Tape-a-Talk (Droid)
Wireless Calling - Groove IP Lite Free and Google Voice (Droid)
Security - Lookout (iPhone and Droid) and Android Device Manager
Piktochart - Infographic design
- Online tool that provides users with templates
to design their own infographics.
- Originally designed in Flash and then
designed in HTML5.
- Free (7 themes), Pro (over 100 themes) and
Student accounts (over 100 themes)
- Insert charts, maps and videos
- Download as JPEG or PNG
- Publish online, and social media (Facebook, Google+,
Twitter and Pinterest)
○ Manage your Android device from a desktop
computer over your wireless connection
○ Manage photos, videos, and other files without a
○ For Android devices with 2.01 and above installed
● Google Drive
Store and upload files
Make files available offline
Create and edit documents
For Android and iOS 6.0 or later
● Google+ Hangouts
Access with Hangouts app or through Google+ app
Video calls with up to ten people
Send pictures or messages
Join Hangouts on Air
■ Broadcast content to the world and record onto
your YouTube channel
○ Android 2.3 and up and iOS 6.0 and up
● Google Calendar
○ For Android
■ Create, edit and delete events
■ Email others about scheduled events
○ For Android devices with 4.0.3 and above and iOS.
Apple devices need to use CalDav, which requires
iOS 3.0 or higher
○ Add additional content to images, objects and
○ Create your own Auras to share with others who
have downloaded the app and subscribe to your
○ Use desktop tool (Aurasma Studio) or mobile device
to create auras
○ For Android devices with 4.0 and up and iOS 5.0
○ Record notes in WAV format
○ Recordings stored on your device’s SD card
■ My phone is rooted so I can attach the recording
to an email by searching Root Browser app
○ For Android devices 2.1 and above
● Groove IP Lite and Google Voice
○ Groove IP Lite works with Google Voice to allow you
to make calls from your cell phone via a wireless
○ The calls are free and can be made to the U.S. and
○ You do have to enter your Google Voice login
information into Groove IP Lite
○ Groove IP Lite uses 1.2 MB per minute during call
○ Locate, scream, lock and wipe your device
○ Available on both Android and iPhones
■ Different features available on devices
● Android Device Manager
○ Locate, ring or wipe your device over the Web
○ Available on device with Android 2.2 or higher
○ Need a Google account
● Understand your own goals
● What tools do you have at your disposal?
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