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To all members of the Tablet TaskForce…

I would like to thank the TaskForce with your comments. This blog has been very helpful and I appreciate the opportunity to have met and corresponded with many of you. If there is anything that I can do to be of service to you regarding any technical issue with the iPad or Apple Products, please [...]

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Overview of Tablet Discovery…

I was fortunate to have had the luck of the draw and to test drive an Apple iPad for this task force. I have had virtually not complaints using this outstanding device. The iPad has worked extremely well while integrating with my coursework, data, management and professional tasks relating to academia needs.  I am particularly [...]

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Overall Impressions of the Nook Tablet

To begin with, I”ll start with the Nook as it was out of the box.  It’s adequate as a reader, which is its primary goal, but lacked a lot of the functionality that most users need and / or want in a mobile device.  It’s size is smaller than the larger tablets, but that size [...]

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Accessibility and the Tablet

There are some features of the Galaxy that would allow people with certain disabilities to use and benefit from it.  For example, there is a Talkback feature that basically narrates whatever you are doing and viewing on the tablet.  This could be handy for someone with limited or failing eyesight.  Also, there is a “tap [...]

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Establishing Security with Samsung Galaxy Tablet

Establishing a security feature was very simple using the Galaxy tablet. Screen lock out security is established using the tools function and turning on the security. The tablet has a choice of a swipe configuration screen lock out, and a pin or password screen lock out. I chose the swipe configuration. When the system starts [...]

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Printing using the tablet

I was able to successfully print a page from my Samsung Galaxy tablet to our UCO network printer. It was a matter of installing the Printer Share app on my tablet and installing the desktop version on my desktop. I had to create a PrinterShare account and when it was established, I was assigned a [...]

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Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Overview

This tablet project has been a very enjoyable experience and has made me come up with new creative ways to do the ordinary tasks I take for granted. I was assigned the Lenovo ThinkPad with Android Gingerbread OS.  The tablet itself is well made, a good size and feels substantial.  This particular tablet was purchased [...]

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Disabilities and the Acer Tablet

I have been thinking about our Acer Tablets and trying to decide if this would be the wisest choice for students, faculty, and staff who have disabilities.  The Acer is so similar to laptops, I really think a person with disabilities would need to download the same applications and software they would use for their particular [...]

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Nice use of tablet camera

This is less than innovative, but the  camera on the GalaxyTab is good.  And it is working well on my front porch!  The  case I purchased allows for both cameras to work well too! My tablet goal for the week is to figure out how to do video output to a projector.

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Dual Boot Nook Tablet

The dual boot was successful!  I followed the directions here, http://liliputing.com/2012/03/how-to-dual-boot-cyanogenmod-7-nook-tablet-os-with-a-microsd-card.html, and was successfully able to boot into an Android OS.  I then powered down the tablet, removed the micro-SD card and booted into the Nook OS.  So far I’ve installed the Google Play app which allowed me to download and install the WordPress for [...]

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