What’s app?
Keeping up with the ever changing
world of media mobilities.
[Image by Bart Claeys, flickr]
by Shelby Stanley
[Image by Mark Chapman, Radar Communication, flickr]
Ever
feel
like
you’re
not with
the
times?
Like
EVERYTHING
is
changing…
right before your
eyes?
[Image by daveynin, flickr]
We’ve come a
LONG WAY
since the first
handheld phone
in 1979 [Image by mecredis, flickr]
Today, there
are more
than 4.6
billion cell
phones in
use
More than 370 times the number in
use in 1990
[source: Wilson El...
With over 1.9 billion mobile phones sold
in 2009, mobile technologies are
growing more and MORE popular
every year
[Source...
Nowadays, cell
phones do
more than
just make
calls
[Image by Robert Scoble, flickr]
How much more you ask?
Welcome to the mobile world of apps
[Image by Christiano Betta
Application software, also known as an
"app", is computer software designed to
help the user perform singular OR
multiple ...
There are over 350,000 apps available
to download at the Apple “App store”
[source: www.apple.com]
[Image by aditza121, fl...
There are apps for
music…
[Image by andrewkimmel, flickr]
Apps for working out…
[Image by SuperFantastic, flickr]
Apps for managing
money
[image by Yodel Anecdotal, flickr]
Apps for traveling
[Image by British Airways, flickr]
Let’s not forget SOCIAL apps
[Image by ted murphy, flickr]
and GAMING apps
[Image by vancouverfilmschool, flickr]
All within the comfort
of your favourite
mobile device.
[Image by timparkinson, flickr]
In 2008 Google launched Android
and the Android app market
[Image by jyri, flickr]
Android now has over 150,000 apps available
to download…instantly
[source: cnet.com]
[Image by Aeoth, flickr]
Apps allow mobile access to
THOUSANDS of online
tools for sharing information.
It’s as easy as
a tap!
[Image by Oyvind Sol...
So what does this ALL mean?
[Image by SMJJP, flickr]
New technological mobilities have
transformed the way we
EXPERIENCE
and
CONSUME
information
Instantly downloading an app is an
efficient way to participate,
engage, and share with a
consistently changing
media mark...
Change is GOOD…
THAT’S what’s app.
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  1. 1. What’s app? Keeping up with the ever changing world of media mobilities. [Image by Bart Claeys, flickr] by Shelby Stanley
  2. 2. [Image by Mark Chapman, Radar Communication, flickr] Ever feel like you’re not with the times?
  3. 3. Like EVERYTHING is changing… right before your eyes? [Image by daveynin, flickr]
  4. 4. We’ve come a LONG WAY since the first handheld phone in 1979 [Image by mecredis, flickr]
  5. 5. Today, there are more than 4.6 billion cell phones in use More than 370 times the number in use in 1990 [source: Wilson Electronics, Inc.] [Image by ElvertBarnes, flickr]
  6. 6. With over 1.9 billion mobile phones sold in 2009, mobile technologies are growing more and MORE popular every year [Source Sybase Inc]
  7. 7. Nowadays, cell phones do more than just make calls [Image by Robert Scoble, flickr]
  8. 8. How much more you ask?
  9. 9. Welcome to the mobile world of apps [Image by Christiano Betta
  10. 10. Application software, also known as an "app", is computer software designed to help the user perform singular OR multiple related specific tasks. [source Wikipedia, “apps”]
  11. 11. There are over 350,000 apps available to download at the Apple “App store” [source: www.apple.com] [Image by aditza121, flickr]
  12. 12. There are apps for music… [Image by andrewkimmel, flickr]
  13. 13. Apps for working out… [Image by SuperFantastic, flickr]
  14. 14. Apps for managing money [image by Yodel Anecdotal, flickr]
  15. 15. Apps for traveling [Image by British Airways, flickr]
  16. 16. Let’s not forget SOCIAL apps [Image by ted murphy, flickr]
  17. 17. and GAMING apps [Image by vancouverfilmschool, flickr]
  18. 18. All within the comfort of your favourite mobile device. [Image by timparkinson, flickr]
  19. 19. In 2008 Google launched Android and the Android app market [Image by jyri, flickr]
  20. 20. Android now has over 150,000 apps available to download…instantly [source: cnet.com] [Image by Aeoth, flickr]
  21. 21. Apps allow mobile access to THOUSANDS of online tools for sharing information. It’s as easy as a tap! [Image by Oyvind Solstad, flickr]
  22. 22. So what does this ALL mean? [Image by SMJJP, flickr]
  23. 23. New technological mobilities have transformed the way we EXPERIENCE and CONSUME information
  24. 24. Instantly downloading an app is an efficient way to participate, engage, and share with a consistently changing media market.
  25. 25. Change is GOOD…
  26. 26. THAT’S what’s app.

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