Am I as smart as my Smartphone?!?! lol By: Tara Tallon Whitting
What is the best smart phone for you? -Must deﬁne use: e-mail/apps/ carrier/etc.http://cell-phones.toptenreviews.com/smartphones/
New & Coming Smartphones for 2013 1. iPhone5 2. Samsung Galaxy S3 3. HTC Droid 4. Motorola Droid Razr MaxxHD 5. Nokia Lumia 920
What to consider and look for?Processor Speed??? in January 2013, I recommend a Samsung,HTC, or Google Nexus for Droid or iPhone5Screen: Touch/No Touch...what about size?Keyboard???Platform & Apps: Droid? Google Play? Apple? Other?
Apple or Droid?• Apple: • More Apps • Apps tend to be created first • Better Organized• Droid: • Only 25,000 downloads shy of iTunes • Less HD options • More Free Apps • Sometimes cheaper than iTunes
iTunes alone, from its inception in 2003 now has well over 400 million active user accounts, and serves over 315 million mobile devices!
Most DroidApplication devices offer Swype...A faster way to type...
Blackberry App WorldApp Stores for each platform/device: iPhone/iTunes App Store Android Market...Google Play!
Always Sync your device to your PC OR...better yet, be in a CLOUD!1. Connect your device to your computer through your USB cable into the USB port2. Use syncronizaton wizard or some automatically start 3. Most smart phones come with a disc for your computer or you can download form the internet 4. Choose what data to sync
So, what in the world is a cloud??? I hear this all of the time...yet, I’m not exactly sure everyone is talking about...
Finds Fastest Directions to Enter/Modify Address: Destination: Start Generate directions by: 1. Car 2. Mass Transit 3. Walk Finish Multiple Options: 1. Hide Trafﬁc 2. Drop Pin @ a location 3. See Satelite Version 4. Hybrid MapFinds your exact location via GPS 5. List
TRAFFIC FEATURE: Green: more than 50/mph• Yellow: 25 - 50/mph• Red: less than 25/mph• Red/Black: very slow, stop-and- go trafﬁc• Gray: no data currently available
facebook 1. Check into places2. Upload mobile photos 3. Update status 4. Directory of friends5. Slideshow of pictures 6. Chat 7. Manage/See Events 8. See Newsfeed9. Receive Notiﬁcations 10. Manage page(s)
Dear Tara, What is pinteres • Pinterest lets you organize and share all the beautiful things you ﬁnd on the web. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes. • Best of all, you can browse pinboards created by other people. Browsing pinboards is a fun way to discover new things and get inspiration from people who share your interests.
A REALLY new & upcoming, HIP APP...•Snapguide is a simple, beautiful way to share and view step-by-step how to guides. Discover new things to cook, build, wear, play and more. Create your own guides and share what you love making with your friends on Twitter, Facebook and more. Discuss your interests with other people who share your passions.