Designing for the Blackberry Playbook

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In the meantime, if you want to develop for RIM’s tablet, you need to do it with Adobe tools such as AIR and Flash. Tablets Adobe Design Flash Playbook RIM

A Look Back at Our Predictions for the Mobile Landscape

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Android Featured Newsletter augmented reality BlackBerry enterprise app store gamification Ice Cream Sandwich Jelly Bean mobile research predictive analytics RIM social networkingSee how we stack up in the predictions we made for 2012.

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10 Reasons BlackBerry Can Survive and Even Thrive

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Research in Motion (RIM), the makers of the BlackBerry smartphones, and the Playbook tablet, is a current client of mine. Many people are predicting their demise, so it is good to note Natasha Lomas’s article at Silicon.com on 10 reasons why RIM can survive and even thrive.

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Native Apps vs. Mobile Web: Pros and Cons [infographic]

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however they are more expensive to build and companies have to account for so many platforms, each with different programming languages, including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, RIM and others. I’m becoming a huge fan of infographics, they are everywhere.

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New to Mobile Learning Development: 3 Big Problems and 7 Solutions

With competition from Google, Blackberry (RIM), Microsoft, and HP heating up. reliably across the newer mobile devices (Apple iOS, Google Android, and RIM Black- berry).

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android -based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America. I speculate RIM’s first generation PlayBook tablet will also ship to mixed fanfare with enterprise learning customers due to the lack of available applications supporting off-grid learning.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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After years of BlackBerry dominance in the pockets and purses of enterprise personnel, iOS (Apple) and Android-based mobile phones and tablet devices will supplant RIM-supplied smartphones as the primary desired (and likely used) smart devices for mobile learning – at least in North America.

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Tablet computer sells in India for under $60

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RIM’s playbook has been on sale for $300, and HP sold a large number of table computers for $100, as they exited the market. A new tablet computer is being built in India to sell for under $60.

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My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

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There was a lot of excitement with new announcements such as LG’s 3D phone, Sony’s Experia Play, HTC ChaCha and Salsa devices with integrated Facebook, new Samsung devices and lots of tablets from companies such as HTC with their Flyer, Samsung which includes a pen, Motorola’s Xoom and RIM’s PlayBook, all trying to distinguish themselves from the absent iPad. Over my career I have become a technology "conference veteran" beginning with Comdex in the 80’s.

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Mobile Learning in Canada: an Update

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Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry. RIM – Chalk Pushcast - Waterloo, ON. In February 2011, I wrote a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. Since that time, I have become more aware of other mobile learning initiatives in Canada, especially being part of the “Taking Ontario Mobile” (TOM) project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU).

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Mobile Learning in Canada

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Research in Motion (RIM) – Blackberry. RIM – Chalk Pushcast - Waterloo, ON. This post is a brief overview of the mobile learning industry in Canada. This is of interest because i5 Research, my company, is located in Cobourg, Ontario.

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2 Events that Could Help Push Mobile Learning

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Microsoft announced that later this year it will release Windows Mobile 7 and RIM (maker of Blackberry smart phones) announced that it will release an updated WebKit based browser. Tags: Mobile Learning m-Learning mobile landscape mobile learning market mobile technology mobile user experience us mobile learning Android Blackberry Flash Google iPhone RIM Safari Windows Mobile In recent days a couple of technical events of note have given hope for mobile learning.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2012

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Apple’s iPad will continue to be the market leader in 2012 though a collection of tablet devices based on Android (in older Honeycomb to newer Ice Cream Sandwich flavors), Microsoft Windows 8 and possibly even RIM’s PlayBook 2.0 Here on the last day of the year, I offer my predications for the big and shaping trends we’ll see in the enterprise mobile learning space for 2012.

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My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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Apple’s iPad will continue to be the market leader in 2012 though a collection of tablet devices based on Android (in older Honeycomb to newer Ice Cream Sandwich flavors), Microsoft Windows 8 and possibly even RIM’s PlayBook 2.0

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

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The iPad isn’t the only game in town though as Android-based devices like Samsung’s popular Galaxy Tab and RIM’s upcoming Playbook provide alternatives that fill in some of the iPad ’s perceived gaps (e.g., A.K.A. How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out!

Reflections on WES 2010

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Thankfully, RIM’s international event isn’t filled with casual tire kickers or non-practitioners just wasting time or trolling for free giveaways. And we’ll all soon put that speed to good use as RIM announced the upcoming availability of their BBOS version 6.0

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CellCast App for BlackBerry 10

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What transpired next will become fodder for many future business case studies as the venerable RIM/BlackBerry began to lose market share to more sexy iOS and Android-based alternatives due to what the market perceived as a lack of innovation coming from the folks in Waterloo.

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January Hot List: Mobile Learning Content

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Best of Mobile Learning January 1, 2010 to January 31, 2010 Featured Sources The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. Beware critics of Connectivism !

mLearning Testing Tools & Methods

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Finally, the best simulators/emulators are from the device OEMs themselves including RIM/BlackBerry , Google/Android , Nokia/Symbian and Microsoft/WinMo. Windows-based RIM BlackBerry Simulators (for all devices & carrier-specific) – we have about 10 of these we use regularly.

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Addressing Mobile Security with What Else? An App!

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Companies like RIM, maker of the Blackberry, and others are focusing on systems where your personal life is separated from your corporate life and free from the security restrictions your employer provides.

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The Powerful Combination of Mobile Devices and Learning Apps

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That having been said, this reality is changing quickly with the likes of Palm, RIM and Microsoft also developing a marketplace and vendor space for apps that will increase and improve the availability of learning app for students.

New mobile platform arrives: Android

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While only available on one handset in the US at the moment, its open-source nature and backing from Google mean that it is destined to become a major new mobile platform alongside the existing Palm OS, Windows Mobile, RIM Blackberry, and iPhone OSX. By Jonathan Nalder of www.mLearnxyz.net As most geeks would know, the Google-developed mobile OS known as Android had its public unveiling last week.

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Mobile Landscape Really About to Change

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I think RIM (Blackberry) may be able to stay in at the edges too if they somehow create a real competitive OS, but right now I don’t hear much about them moving in that direction. There’s been a big stir of comments, reviews, predictions etc. surroungding the release of the newest Android device in the US. The Motorola Droid was released a few weeks back on the Verizon network and so far the reviews and comments have been pretty positive.

Are Apps the Future of Mobile Learning?

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And, the following companies have an app store or will have one very soon: Microsoft (Windows Mobile), RIM (Blackberry), Nokia and Sony-Ericsson(Symbian), Google (Android), Adobe (Flash Lite, AIR, Flex, etc.). As a developer, you constantly look for the “next big thing&#. Most of us will probably admit that there can be more than one of those “big things&#.

Cell Phones in Education Part 2: Assistive Technology

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More and more cell phone manufacturers including RIM and Palm are 0pening up their own app store with free and paid apps to personalize and extend the potential uses of their hardware.

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Apple announcement is excellent news for cross-platform app developers!

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But it does support more phones (iPhone, Windows Mobile, RIM, Symbian and Android) These three are the main players. The big news of the moment amongst App developers, is the surprise announcement by Apple that they are relaxing some key restrictions on how Apps can be made.

Media Encoding Tools for Mobile Learning

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As anyone who works in an environment where "device diversity" is a challenge (where you've got RIM BlackBerrys, Apple iPhones, Android phones, Windows Mobile, Symbian-based smartphones, netbooks, whatever!), RIM) may not play (or prefer) the same encoded media files as their newer siblings.

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mLearning Content Types - Level 5: Courseware

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Level 5: Content and Courseware NOTE: This is part 6 of 7 in a continuing series; please see earlier posts for more background information.

My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

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RIM bought Chalk for their mobile Chalkboard offering. Virtually all of top-shelf models from Apple, RIM, Motorola, HTC, Palm and others (save Nokia here in the USA) are available (subsidized via a 2-year plan) for around US$200. A recent Gartner Group report highlighted mobile device trends and included some compelling news on Android’s 3-year growth projections wherein Android will start to gain on Apple while also taking market share away from current leaders Nokia and RIM.

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Picking the "Right" Smartphone for mLearning

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Moreover, mlearning content that seems to work well on one class of mobile device, say an Apple iPhone 3GS, may not work well or even at all on other popular smartphones like the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8300 -- the most popular device deployed throughout the corporate market to mobile workers.

My mLearning Predictions for 2010

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We can all expect advances in next generation devices and capabilities from Apple, Google/Android, RIM/BlackBerry, Microsoft, Palm, Nokia and others.

m-Learning facet : IL&FS-Tata Indicom ’s English Seekho Initiative | CellBharat.com | Indian Telecom blog

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Home Buy Mobile Prepaid & Postpaid Plans Send Free SMS Sell Mobile Reviews Blog m-Learning facet : IL&FS-Tata Indicom ’s English Seekho Initiative Posted at August 28th, 2009 under Mobile Service Providers , TATA Indicom | No Comments » Now learn english from your mobile! A new dimension in our handy cellphone’s VAS platform is the M-Learning. IL&FS, in association with Tata Indicom launches the all new “English Seekho&# Mobile Learning programme.

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Reading the signs | Work, Learn, Play

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Right now, a very small percentage of the universe of mobile phones actually run Apple, RIM, Microsoft or Android operating systems. Work, Learn, Play Notes on people, information & learning Home About This Blog Hosted by.

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mLearning Trends: My "Top Ten List" for Mobile Learning News in 2009

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RIM bought Chalk for their mobile Chalkboard offering. Virtually all of top-shelf models from Apple, RIM, Motorola, HTC, Palm and others (save Nokia here in the USA) are available (subsidized via a 2-year plan) for around US$200. A recent Gartner Group report highlighted mobile device trends and included some compelling news on Android’s 3-year growth projections wherein Android will start to gain on Apple while also taking market share away from current leaders Nokia and RIM.

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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Educause 2010 Proves Learning is (Going) Mobile

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The couple ones that were the most memorable were the ability to see course registrar info on the smartphone or tablet of your choice (they had Apple and RIM products), figure out the semester course schedule and even email the instructor if the class was full.

iPhone 3.0, mobile learning and the ID

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As we're hearing from Apple about iPhones, from Steve Ballmer and Microsoft about the improvements in Windows Mobile OS, as RIM continues to rock with Blackberries for all, more Android and the G1 phones are on the way for 2009, and as Pre may give Palm another shot, there seem to be a number of places where US-based app developers can begin to anticipate what mobile learners want.

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More Mobile Learning - by GlobalEnglish

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Mobile Learning « Shijina’s Blog

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The factors that should be considered while choosing a mobile phone device for e-learning are operating system (Symbian, Linux, Windows Mobile, Apple, Android, RIM Blackberry, Palm), internet accessibility, screen-size, user interface, keyboard, memory, PC synchronization and security.

Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs: Questions to Ponder before Starting a Mobile Software Development Project for Handheld PDAs, iPhones and Smartphones

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Windows Mobile, Google Android, RIM Blackberry, Symbian , iPhone, etc.)? skip to main | skip to sidebar Mobile Strategies, Mobile Software, Handhelds and PDAs Mobile technology discussions, enterprise mobile computing strategies, reviews of PDAs, Smartphones, handheld computers, rugged mobile devices, windows mobile, iphones and much more.

PDAStreet: Software Reviews: Review: Qik - Quickly Share Mobile Video

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