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Post-PC devises : a summary of early iPad technology

Murphy, Glen D. (2011) Post-PC devises : a summary of early iPad technology. e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 5(1), pp. 18-32.

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Abstract

In just under 3 months worldwide sales of Apple's iPad tablet device stood at over 3 million units sold. The iPad device, along with rival products signify a shift in the way in which print and other media products are purchased and consumed by users. While facing initial skepticism about the uptake of the device numerous industries have been quick to adapt the device to their specific needs. Based around a newly developed six point typology of “post PC” device utility this project undertook a significant review of publicly available material to identify worldwide trends in iPad adoption and use within the tertiary sector.

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ID Code: 44085
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: m-learning, Ubiquitous Computing, e-learning, Mobile Technologies, iPad
ISSN: 1835-9132
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Deposited On: 22 Aug 2011 08:35
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2012 08:03

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