Category Archives: iPhone

A true model for mobile learning: how we interact with technology

I was fortunate enough to see Cirque du Soleil last night, an astonishing performance of athleticism and creativity. For those of you who haven’t seen them, Cirque provide a modern take on circus skills, blending vibrant costumes, elaborate props and … Continue reading

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Mobile learning in action: Informal performance support

A small group of us were crammed onto a table in a subterranean London restaurant: conversation was varied but one thing was constant. We snapped away with our phones, emailed notes and articles to each other and supplemented our conversations … Continue reading

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What does the iPad mini mean for mobile learning?

The cost of a corporate hotel, train ticked and food for a day is not far off the cost of an iPad Mini, the new ‘lightweight’ tablet on sale today from Apple. And that’s pretty much all you need to … Continue reading

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Why is the iPad still top dog? Form and functionality.

In the news this week, the failure of yet another iPad competitor, this time the Motorola Zoom (http://www.forbes.com/sites/briancaulfield/2011/10/27/more-tablet-toast-motorola-mobility-sold-just-100000-xoom-tablets-in-latest-quarter/). Whilst Apple managed to sell 11.1 million tablets last quarter, Motorola managed just 100,000. Alongside the news that RIM is delaying the … Continue reading

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What does the iPhone 4S mean for the development of mobile learning?

So, the iPhone 4S was launched yesterday in a flurry of media attention to a world that was expecting the iPhone 5 (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15172238). And what does this mean for the world of learning technology and it’s current obsession with mobile … Continue reading

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Building a strategy for mobile learning. Technology, content and users in perfect harmony?

Going mobile is all the rage. It’s the technology of choice and organisations are falling over themselves to get into the game. And why not. It’s a technology that consumers love. Be it iPhone or iPad (or even, at a … Continue reading

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How to fit a square peg into a round hole. Exploring how the different sizes of iPad, iPhone and Playbook can affect the design and quality of mobile learning solutions.

Next week my Playbook will arrive. Billed by Blackberry as their Flash playing alternative to the iPad, it’s probably make or break for them in the Tablet market. On the surface, things look promising; at half the size of an … Continue reading

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