The iWhat? What is and how you can use the iPad

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2010 UT Extension Staff Development Conference
Abstract: We rely on technology daily to help us fulfill responsibility and accomplish our professional goals; however, technology is ever changing, always offering new gadgets and gizmos. As part of the land grant mission, Extension has traditionally embraced new advances in agricultural, but is sometimes tentative to try new computer technology within the office. Apple’s recent release of the iPad not only combines the newest software application technology, but packages it in a revolutionary touch-based user interface surely to change how we compute. The iPad offers a cost-effective option for staying in-touch and conducting basic tasks, in addition, to providing a stylish new way to expand your use of technology. Join us to learn what the iPad is, what it offers and how to utilize this new, emerging technology to benefit you and your programs.

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The iWhat? What is and how you can use the iPad

  1. 1. The iWhat? Ryan Heady What is and how you  Central Region can use the iPad? Emily L. Tipton Animal Science Shawn Towater Western Region David Yates2010 University of Tennessee Extension  Eastern RegionStaff Development Conference
  2. 2. iAgenda• What is it? • Why should I be interested?• How can it help me?• Can I try it out?• How can I get one?
  3. 3. What is the iPad?• NEW!• Multi‐Touch Screen• High Resolution  LED‐Backlit Display• Highly Portable• Networked• Connected
  4. 4. What is the iPad?Stats Height: 9.7 inches Width: 7.5 inches Depth: 0.5 inch Weight: 1.5 pounds  (3G  1.6 lbs.)Battery and Power • Up to 10 hours of battery life (built in 25Whr  rechargeable lithium‐polymer battery) • Charging via power adapter or USB to  computer systemDisplay • 9.7‐inch (diagonal) LED‐backlit glossy  widescreen Multi‐Touch display with IPS  technology • 1024‐by‐768‐pixel resolution at 132 ppi • Fingerprint‐resistant  coating
  5. 5. What is the iPad?Capacity 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB hard driveWi‐Fi model •Wi‐Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) •Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technologyWi‐Fi + 3G model * •Fast data speeds up to 7.2 Mbps •Data only •Wi‐Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n) •Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology* Data plan extra
  6. 6. But what is the iPad, really? “A magical and revolutionary product at  an unbelievable price” ‐ Apple• You interact with it in a totally different way.• A new way to work.• A new way to experience the web…email…documents…  networking… The World!
  7. 7. Why should I be interested?• How much time are you at your desk?• What do you do when not in the office? • How can the iPad help you in those places, at  those times?
  8. 8. Fills the space betweenSmartphone            ? Laptop Laptops = Portable Desk   (Travels, but still wants to be a desk) Photo: The Connect a Desk laptop desk, ThinkGeek.com Photo: graur razvan ionut, FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  9. 9. Fills the space betweenSmartphone            ? LaptopSmartphone = On‐The‐Go
  10. 10. Fills the space betweenSmartphone            ? Laptop iPad = Desk + On‐The‐Go A NEW balance of mobility and function
  11. 11. How is it Made for the Space Between • Mobile Ergonomics (truly mobile, ergonomic & tactile) • Always on, access with super fast boot time • Near 0 latency access to nearly ALL information  (productive, fast) • Daylong + battery life • Location Awareness (never lost) • Easy (simple) and FUN to use • No peripherals needed * • Networked • Apps are cool… and cheap • Personal, but easily shared
  12. 12. Why should I be interested?• Easy to Configure• Seamless Integration  – Plays well with UT Utilities• Apps Developed for Productivity – Your office away from your office• Secure• Your clientele… are they using it? – 4,190,000  SOLD
  13. 13. How can it help me?
  14. 14. There’s an App for that!On The Go For Work For FunMail * iWorks ‐ QuickOffice Star WalkCalendar * Notes *‐ Note Taker HD PacManContacts * iBooks USA TodayMaps * SharePlus – Dropbox The Weather ChanneliTunes * Remote Desktop CBS Pro Football 2 Screens Google Earth A1 Perfect ‐ Cloud Browse DictionaryLocal iDialog YellowPagesNews Stations Conference Pad ? Wolfram|AlphaNews Papers Pandora Nook – KindleSocial UT Apps Netflix RedboxTwitter  SharePlus ABC PlayerSocial SabaCentra BookMyneFlipBoard Blackboard NightStand New apps released daily! * FREE
  15. 15. Can I try it out?
  16. 16. Demo AppsBasic Functions• Mail – Contacts – Calendar • SafariFun• Star Walk or ABC News
  17. 17. How can I get one?For Work (UT) Personal Purchase• University Center Computer  • Apple Store • BestBuy – technology.utbookstore.org • Target – uccs@utk.edu • Verizon – 865‐974‐2930• Departmental Order Form • Walmart
  18. 18. Which one should I get?Wi‐Fi Wi‐Fi + 3G 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB $499 $599 $699 $629 $729 $82920,000 Wi‐Fi hotspots, including  Service Plan: AT&T month‐to‐monthStarbucks, Barnes and Noble, and more. 250MB for $14.99 2GB for $25 Verizon MiFi Mobile Hotspot 16 GB 32 GB 64 GB $630 $730 $830 Service Plan: month‐to‐month $20 for 1GB (starting)
  19. 19. What does it come with?What’s in the box Apps• iPad 12 innovative apps designed• Dock Connector to USB  • Safari Cable • Mail and Calendar• 10w Power Adapter • Contacts• 1 year limited warranty • Notes• 90 day phone support • Maps• Documents • iPod• Sticker (always marketing!) • Photos and Videos • App Store and iTunes • Settings
  20. 20. What accessories do I need?Must Haves Recommended• iPad Case  (a case)   $39 • AppleCare Protection Plan • iPad Camera Connection Kit   $99 $29 • iPad Dock Connector to VGA • iPad Dock Connector to VGA  Adaptor  $29 Adapter   $29 • iPad Camera Connection Kit • iTunes cards  $25 ‐ $50 
  21. 21. What else do I need to know?Set Up Maintenance • Initial set up requires  • Keep it clean! connection to active/valid  • Check for updates, regularly iTunes account – OS• AppleCare Protection Plan  – Apps must be registered • Backup to your • Internet Connection desktop/laptop iTunes – Similar to laptop• Security – Lock Passcode ? – Engraving Option (now available)Bluetooth
  22. 22. What’s on the iPad horizon?• iOS 4.2 Software Update   (November 5) – Multitasking, Folders, AirPrint, AirPlay, better Mail,  Keyboard Improvement, Increased Security• More Apps• More Accessories• More Ways to Integrate Photo: The Connect a Desk laptop desk, ThinkGeek.com
  23. 23. Join the iPad Wave!• Share you experience and ideas• Discuss ways to integrate• Review apps• “Extension iPad’s” https://wave.google.com/wave/
  24. 24. Thank you for joining  us!
  25. 25. ReferencesApple: http://www.apple.com/Photos (except where indicated)Pathfinder: Bod Moll & Bernhard  Kappe Pathfinder Product Camp 6/2010 Robin McMinnThe iPad: an “impact of new media”  case study

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