Smartphones Will Offer Personalized Learning and Decision Support

Float Mobile Learning

Smartphones are getting smarter. Mobile Strategy Google Glass learning analytics predictive analytics sales enablement smartphones So smart, in fact, they''ll be able to easily digest data into learning analytics that will ultimately allow your business to grow.

The Value of Smartphones in a Disaster

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile learning is learning at the point of need, and the ultimate point of need is a disaster. Use your phone to help you prepare for and make life easier when disaster strikes. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning geolocation natural disaster point of need push notifications tornado

10 Big Pharma smartphone apps

Mobile Learning Edge

Big Pharma smartphone apps: Janssen's Care4Today app. Some of the work we do at Metrix Group includes partnering with pharmaceutical companies to develop product and disease training solutions for the business. We’re also on the forefront of the emerging field of mobile learning (mLearning) and are working with our clients from the initial idea of going mobile to fully deployed implementation of mobile-only sales forces.

Use Smartphones in class, say school principals


They actively encourage schools to accept smartphones, and social networking as part their educational provision, and offer a range of guidelines and advice to different levels of practitioner. The National Association of Secondary School Principals have been trying to make sense of the whirlwind that is Social and Mobile Technologies. They have just released a position statement , summarizing their thoughts on the matter … and it is surprisingly good!

Glossary III: Rise of the Smartphones

Float Mobile Learning

We’re just a little more than a month away from mLearnCon 2011, so it’s a good time to start boning up on some mobile learning terms. You don’t want to [.]. Android iOS Mobile Learning Glossary Mobile Technology

4 Ways Smartphones are helping People Learn a new Language

mLearning Revolution

Being a ubiquitous device in mobile learning, a smartphone has done almost all of the unthinkable, especially in helping learners master a foreign language. That said, here are effective ways in which the use of smartphones can help learners master a new language: 1. Nunez’s concept was simple: she devised a smartphone learning portal where students can exchange messages. Smartphone case for language-challenged students. Smartphone Applications.

Can your Smartphone do this?

uLearning Blog

Not to start any disputes as to which Smartphone is better because several modern platforms are now capable of the feat I’m about to report, but can your phone do this? Tags: remote access wireless communications mobile Connectivism smartphone homework mobile/miniaturisation wireless Future Can it: &# Look for files on your remote home or office computer and download those files to your device or e-mail them to a friend or colleague.

Key Mobile Milestone: Smartphone Sales Exceeded Feature Phones for the First Time [#mLearing]

mLearning Revolution

A new report by Gartner, which came out today, shows that for the first time, smartphone worldwide sales exceeded those of feature phones in the second quarter of 2013. The report shows that while feature phones sales continue to decline steadily (21% year-over-year), worldwide smartphone sales reached a whopping 225 million units, up 46.5 3 Smartphone vendor, overtaking Blackberry.

Gaming is Getting Increasingly Mobile, Smartphones are Getting a Larger Slice of That Pie.

Float Mobile Learning

The general public is putting more and more entertainment focused games on their smartphones and mobile devices. As serious games and gamification gain traction in learning circles, it’s not a [.]. Apps Mobile Technology Other

A Smartphone is the Brains of this Robot

Mobile Learning Edge

There are two things that struck me about this item. First, is the site I found it on – Kickstarter, which is a platform for collecting small amounts of money to back creative projects. Second, is Romo, a robot which gets smart when you add an iPhone or iPod Touch. And, it’s open and programmable, with hackers encouraged to play with the code, and develop new uses for this item. In the video, you can hear the two young engineers who created Romo, and see the robot in action.

How to compare PocketPc smartphones?


We end up buying an awful lot of smartphones - many of them PocketPC based. probably almost 3000 over the last couple of years) it is always a really messy business, haggling with suppliers to get the best price. And it gets extra complicated trying to compare different devices when network providers are rebranding and renaming what are often, essentially, the same phones. If this sounds

Typing With Our Thumbs Changes Our Brains

Float Mobile Learning

A recent study suggests that typing on our smartphones changes the relationship between our thumbs and brains. Comic Industry News neuroscience research smartphones

Picking the "Right" Smartphone for mLearning

mLearning Trends

The reason is simple: mobile devices -- especially smartphones -- were not created equal. Everyone talks about how smartphones are really "pocket computers" -- and to some extent they are -- but the reality is some of the older mobile device still in active service are more akin to an early Osborne 1 luggable portable PC (circa 1981) than they are to a sleek and powerful mordern Dell Precision laptop or Apple Macbook Pro.

Using Cameras as Powerful Mobile Learning Tools

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile affords us the opportunity to use cameras in our smartphones and tablets to engage users in learning. Mobile Devices Pedagogy and Learning cameras for learning mobile device cameras smartphone cameras tablet cameras

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Educational Applications for Palm SmartPhones

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How Good is the iPhone 5S Camera?

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Industry News Mobile Devices iPhone iPhone 5S smartphone cameras The new iPhone 5S''s camera offers a 33% increase in light sensitivity compared to the 5, and can shoot 720p at 120 fps, among other stats.

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What is Driving the Move to Mobile Learning?

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Technology Pedagogy and Learning communication mobile learning nomophobia smartphonesThe idea of mobile learning has been talked about seriously for only about 20 years, but the dream of using mobile electronic devices to communicate is at least 100 years [.].

Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility has unforeseen implications

Float Mobile Learning

Mobile Technology Android Google mobile Motorola Mobility patents smartphoneChances are by now you’ve heard Monday’s announcement from Google that it expects to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion, pending approval from federal antitrust regulators. Google said in its Aug. [.].

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Across Africa the Feature Phone is Not Dead – Your Weekend Long Reads

Steve Vosloo

Quartz Africa reports that last year feature phones took back market share from smartphones in Africa. The market share of smartphones fell to 39% in 2017 (from 45%), while feature phones rose to 61% (from 55%). There’s no need to stop planning and developing for a smartphone-enabled Africa. The trend is clear: smartphones become cheaper over time and their uptake increases. Overall, the world is going to smartphones.

Play and Learn

Mobile Learning Edge

Using smartphones to locate QR codes placed throughout the collection, each quest will end with teams reflecting on the document located and compiling their submission based on all their brainstorming ideas. Industry Learning Technologies ARG gaming m-learning QR codes smartphonesHeard of Jane McGonigal yet?

Death of the PDA

mLearning World

Perhaps this has been inevitable since the time when smartphone sales picked up. Indeed, my recent pick as my school’s next handheld was a Palm smartphone. What’s sad for Palm is that they are potentially killing off the TX, a large-screened, wi-fi mini-tablet, just as the iPod Touch is showing that there is life for non-smartphone devices that focus on being MID’s (mobile internet devices) rather than just PDA’s.

Android mLearning project- in Brisbane, Queensland (in today’s courier mail)

uLearning Blog

While there are many such trials occurring with PDAs and non-connected devices, I know of only one other k-12 trial where the students actually have fully connectable smartphones. Tags: mobile/miniaturisation uLearning wireless communications Android experimental mlearning smartphones

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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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. Mobile solutions are often used on laptops, Tablet PCs, Smartphones , PDAs , and rugged handhelds.

Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

Cell Phones in Learning

Such as Nokia's Sports Tracker needs you to have a Nokia Smartphone. Locoblog is a great example of a blog that documents people and their locations (along with images), but you need Bluetooth and a Smartphone in order to use the service (I know many students will not have a fancy smartphone or Bluetooth). From a post on Mobile Learning (Thank you Leonard Low!),

Mobile Learning: mAssessments Through Text Messages

Upside Learning

According to the ‘2013 Internet Trends’ report by Mary Meeker and Liang Wu, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), India is ranked fifth in the world in terms of number of smartphone subscribers, with a staggering 67 million smartphone users.

8 Ways to Use Sound With Your Mobile Device

Float Mobile Learning

Smartphones are capable of recognizing various audio inputs, allowing for secure authentication, annotation and translation. Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Newsletter audio mobile affordances sound

The Mobile Learner » The Web Literally Comes to Your Phone: Websignals

The Mobile Learner

9 Ways People Are Using Mobile Learning – Presentation

Upside Learning

While some of the first smartphones had touch […]. What began as an attempt to improve the telegraph, more than a hundred years ago, has evolved into the single most important piece of consumer electronics in the world, acting not only as a communications device but now as a learning tool too. It’s the mobile phone. Mobile Learning

Parent's thoughts on Cell Phones in Learning

Cell Phones in Learning

Some highlights from the research include: Smartphone ownership 8% of K-5 students own a smartphone 28% of 6-8 students own a smartphone 51% of 9-12 students own a smartphone Parent''s views on learning benefits of smartphones Overwhelmingly parents viewed smartphones as having many potential learning benefits including the following; promoting curiosity , teaching science, teaching problem solving, teaching math, teaching world languages, fostering creativity and teaching reading.

Android Will Show Us Why 2011 Won’t Be Like “1984”

Float Mobile Learning

Yesterday, February 2nd, there were two events and some news that came out that illustrated the very different paths that two major Smartphone/Tablet OSes are taking. One has apparently chosen [.]. Android Featured Mobile Technology iOS

New Book Details Mobile Health Examples, Trends, Obstacles and Benefits

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Gary Woodill reviews mHealth: From Smartphones to Smart Systems, a book edited by Rick Krohn and David Metcalf. Research Strategy mHealth research mHealth strategy mhealth-tag mobile health mobile health books mobile health research mobile health strategy mobile healthcare

Free Webinar: Innovations in mHealth and mLearning

Float Mobile Learning

The whole world has changed since the introduction and proliferation of smartphones, mobile learning and mobile health expert David Metcalf said to our own Jeff Tillett earlier this year. One major [.]. Webinars David Metcalf free webinar mHealth mhealth-tag

Location-Based Mobile Learning On The Way

Float Mobile Learning

Three-quarters of smartphone owners get real-time location-based information, says a new report from Pew. Location-based mobile learning apps like Float''s Wayfiler help you get what you need. Industry News Mobile Apps Uncategorized geolocation location research Pew Wayfiler

Place-based Learning and Mobile Devices – Part I

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mLearning Presentations using Google Docs

mLearning Trends

And, while Google Docs presentations work well on an iPhone or Android-based device, playback on virtually any BlackBerry - the current market leader for most enterprise mlearning deployments - WinMo or Symbian-based smartphone is not a workable experience at all.

Wearable Tech – The New Frontier for Learning

mLearning is Good

Wearable technology is an extension of mobile technology, beyond the smartphone and tablet. Smart watches ( Galaxy Gear , Pebble to name a couple): Right now, these watches are seeming to fit a real nitch in the way that they provide notifications, which is unique compared to smartphones. (This editor from the motley fool sums up how I see the current state of wearables.). I started learning about mobile technology in 2006 and I really saw the potential for learning.

eLearning is dead! Multi-screen learning is the next big thing.

mLearning Revolution

In 2014, Samsung alone had 56 different smartphones with different sizes and resolutions. A Tecmark Survey finds the average user picks up their smartphone 221 times a day? I believe the next big thing for us is designing learning that is flexible and fluid across multiple screens, including smartphones, tablets, desktops and other touch-enabled screens. iA Single Experience across multiple screens, as illustrated in the image above, is the world we live in today!

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10 Things Adobe gets Right about Mobile Learning with Captivate 8 [Review]

mLearning Revolution

Articulate for example has gone the native app route for deploying learning projects to tablets and HTML5 for smartphones like the iPhone and the Moto X. For the learner is yet another app to download to their smartphone and then there’s the issue of installing apps inside certain IT corporations. The more I test #AdobeCaptivate 8 for my Review, the more I realize this is the version for #mLearning I’ve been waiting for! eLearning. —

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The future is mobile, but will it be participatory or proprietary?

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E-learning in the Mobile World and the Right Business Model to Deliver It

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Smartphones like the iPhone and Palm Pre are quickly building a loyal following of application developers and end-users. In many ways, the popularity of the iPhone and these educational “mini” apps lends credence to the idea that smartphones will continue to take on increased importance in the educational media space. Tags: New Media e-learning instructional design mobile devices smartphones iPhone Palm Pre

The Single Biggest Myth about Mobile Learning [#mLearning]

mLearning Revolution

Mobile Learning is just the same eLearning shrunk down to fit on smartphone and tablets. It’s not about designing learning only for a smartphone, or only for a tablet, and certainly not about designing only for the desktop, mobile learning is about designing for ALL devices, ideally using a single project that gets published and delivered through a single URL. “Inspiration Exists but it has to Find You Working” – Pablo Picasso.

President Obama issues a directive Urging Focus on the growing Mobile Revolution

mLearning Revolution

This morning I came across this article on The Verge, on how our President Obama orders federal agencies to think about how they can optimize sites for smartphones and Tablets. ” In a note issued by The White House this week, Obama says “it is time for the Federal Government to do more” to assist American people using Government services on smartphones or tablets. Historically, the government has always fallen behind the private sector in embracing technology.

Android Tops in Q4 2010… What Does This Mean for mLearning?

Float Mobile Learning

A report published by analytics firm Canalys has placed Android ahead of all smartphone platforms in sales for Q4 2010, including Symbian. From the report: Shipments of Android-based smart phones reached [.]. Android Mobile Technology