Here are the mobile access stats up to the end of September 2011. Little change in the overall pattern. Be interesting to compare this chart with October’s next month, as there are a bevy of new phones waiting in the wings, including the all important iPhone 5. That should cause a tilt back towards iOS […]
UPDATE, June 2011: Layar is now a live service, you can read more about how to get it here: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/students/life/layar/ Back in May last year I wrote a short blog post titled Augmented Reality – The Sleeping Giant?. Back then we were just starting to get a feel for the ways in which augmented reality […]
The other week I was lucky enough to secure a place at the Eduserv Mobile Symposium 2010 (note: all presentations from the day are now available online on their Presentations page). At least a couple of hundred of us gathered at the Royal College of Physicians in London, most of us from Universities across the […]
Apps have been the hallmark of the iPhone, but with the advent of the iPad and now the Google Chrome Web Store it seems they might become the new kings of the laptop and desktop as well.
What does Apple’s latest iThing mean for education? Whilst Apple are certainly not the first to enter into the tablet market, it’s iPad could make a significant impact within education. The word tablet is often used to describe a mobile computer with a keyboard and a rotating screen which can fold back on itself. Mobile […]
Well it’s been a busy week for mobile. Google has finally released it’s much talked about phone, the Nexus One, together with much hype, a fair bit of criticism and the odd court case – odd being the operant word, perhaps opportunistic might be closer to the truth. Meanwhile over at the Consumer Electronic Show […]
A hot topic at the moment is Augmented Reality, the idea of blending the virtual and the real in one place, to add an extra level of rich data on top of the real world. It’s actually an old idea, but one that is seeing a resurgence as where it used to require some quite […]