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Online Desktop Pt1

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This presentation evaluates online desktop applications and was prepared by Deborah Divis, Iris Eichenlaub, and Ashley Bainbridge for LIBR 233, at San Jose State University, Spring 2010.

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Online Desktop Pt1

  1. 1. Online Desktops<br />Ashley Bainbridge, Deborah Divis, Iris Eichenlaub<br />LIBR 233<br />Prof. Harlan<br />Spring 2010<br />San Jose State University<br />
  2. 2. What’s an Online Desktop?<br />A way to manage and deliver content from the web to your computer.<br />Users select what type of content to include: websites, feeds, social networks, etc. <br />Online desktops can be public (shared) or for personal use.<br />If they build it, they will use it!<br />
  3. 3. iGoogle(http://www.google.com/ig)<br />
  4. 4. iGoogle Design<br /><ul><li>Easy
  5. 5. Free
  6. 6. Drag & Drop
  7. 7. Customizable
  8. 8. Clean “look”
  9. 9. Well organized
  10. 10. Templates
  11. 11. Graphics/Themes
  12. 12. Multiple browsers</li></li></ul><li>iGoogle Security<br /><ul><li>User-controlled
  13. 13. Password protected
  14. 14. Some personal information required
  15. 15. Security settings by iGoogle
  16. 16. Security/Privacy Policies</li></ul>http://www.google.com/help/privacy_fusionph.html<br />
  17. 17. iGoogle Support, Budget, Hardware<br /><ul><li>Online help options
  18. 18. Searchable help topics
  19. 19. FREE
  20. 20. No ads
  21. 21. Hosted online
  22. 22. Computer/Device with internet access</li></li></ul><li>iGoogle Curriculum<br /><ul><li>All grade levels
  23. 23. Copyright
  24. 24. Translation
  25. 25. Portal service</li></li></ul><li>iGoogle in a nutshell<br /><ul><li>Free!
  26. 26. Customizable
  27. 27. Click and drag format
  28. 28. Benefits for students and teachers
  29. 29. Some personal information required
  30. 30. Google account required</li></ul>www.google.com/ig<br />

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