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IgniteMpls Shiny Phone Gadgets Adria Richards

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IgniteMpls Shiny Phone Gadgets Adria Richards

  1. 1. Shiny Phone Gadgets What you need to know when buying a Blackberry, iPhone, Smartphone or PDA     Adria Richards Organic Technology Consultant
  2. 2. What's in your pocket? More than 1 billion active cell phones worldwide
  3. 3. Power In Your Pocket <ul><ul><li>email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>directions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>share files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>watch video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>news </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reminders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>texting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>record video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>music </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How to choose the right mobile phone? <ul><li>Device </li></ul><ul><li>Function </li></ul><ul><li>Provider </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul>
  5. 5. Device Choices <ul><li>Blackberry 19% </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone 11% </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphone 47% </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Mobile 12% </li></ul><ul><li>Android, Palm, Linux 9% </li></ul>
  6. 6. Blackberry <ul><li>Great for email </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on business </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in keypad </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Blackberries are made by Research in Motion (RIM) </li></ul>
  7. 7. iPhone <ul><li>Swiss army knife of PDA's </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on personalization </li></ul><ul><li>On-screen keypad </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>iPhones are made by Apple </li></ul>
  8. 8. SmartPhone <ul><li>Primarily a phone </li></ul><ul><li>Phone keypad </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Genericized trademark  - Like calling facial tissues &quot;Kleenex&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Smartphones made by Nokia, Samsung, Motorola </li></ul>
  9. 9. Windows Mobile <ul><li>Focused on Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Stylus, possible keyboard </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Mobile runs on Samsung, Motorola, HTC, LG, BenQ, XDA, Verizon, T-Mobile, QTEK, Palm Treo, Lenovo, Cingular, Alltel, Asus, Vodaphone and Virgin Mobile </li></ul>
  10. 10. Google Android <ul><li>Focused on Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Built-in keypad </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Android runs on T-Mobile HTC.  More devices are on the way </li></ul>
  11. 11. Functions - What Does It Do? <ul><li>Cool vs Essential </li></ul><ul><li>Input options </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboard size </li></ul><ul><li>Battery life </li></ul><ul><li>Sync data to your desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Effective business tool </li></ul>
  12. 12. Carriers - Who's Your Cell Company? <ul><li>AT&T </li></ul><ul><li>T-Mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Verizon </li></ul><ul><li>Sprint/Nextel </li></ul><ul><li>Helio </li></ul>
  13. 13. Where to Buy?  <ul><li>Direct from carrier  - under contract, less $ but less choices </li></ul><ul><li>Ebay or Craigslist - unlocked with more choices </li></ul><ul><li>3rd party - unlocked and/or jailbroke with more choices </li></ul>
  14. 14. Cost of Your Shiny New Gadget <ul><li>$80 - $800 </li></ul><ul><li>New </li></ul><ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><li>Under contract </li></ul><ul><li>Unlocked </li></ul><ul><li>Jailbroken (iPhone) </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Benefits <ul><li>More time for family </li></ul><ul><li>More time for vacation </li></ul><ul><li>More time for yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive advantage </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Features <ul><ul><li>email </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>directions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>share files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>watch video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>news </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>texting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>record video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>music </li></ul></ul>&quot;What's important to you?&quot;
  17. 17. Data Plans, Wireless and Bluetooth <ul><li>Data Plans Rock! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$20/month from Carrier </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>works while in motion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>always on </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wireless on mobile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>not always available </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>security risk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>drains batteries </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bluetooth accessories </li></ul><ul><ul><li>headsets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sync data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>print </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. GPS Navigation <ul><li>Get directions </li></ul><ul><li>Share your location </li></ul><ul><li>Find other people </li></ul><ul><li>Save time </li></ul>
  19. 19. Swab The Deck <ul><li>Get a warranty </li></ul><ul><li>Protective case </li></ul><ul><li>Sync data to your computer </li></ul><ul><li>Don't leave in your car </li></ul><ul><li>Keep it charged </li></ul>
  20. 20. Credits and Citations 1000 mobiles - Gaetan Lee    My Old Cell Phone - Oracio Alvarado   Ford Mustang on Felixstowe beach - stevoarnold A Very Excited Puppy - edanley   Blackberry - delgaudm   sweet sweet iphone - miss karen new phone - AMagill   O2 XDA Mini S - James Cridland   T-Mobile G1 - modenadude   SNC11054 - bradleypjohnson an Easter inflection -  IntangibleArts Sunrise - rightee    Puppy Survivors -  mary_thompson Maltese-Shihtzu puppy -  wsilver Lab Puppy - Gore Fiendus (Jerry Frausto) How Bluey looks now - adria.richards Starbucks in Roppongi - al-hayat DSC06412.JPG - gregmote   N800 GPS Jukebox - Qole Tech GPS SAYS: WOKING - zimpenfish iPhone testing 2 -  miss_hg andy's coffee - anthrovik Baggu - andrewarchy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smartphone http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandnomer http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Windows_Mobile_devices     

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